Born: July 15, 1989
Birthplace: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Career and Life
Yuvir Pillay aka Sketchy Bongo, is a South African record producer from Durban. Bongo has worked with artists such as AKA, Da Les, Shekhinah and Aewon Wolf. His signature is the ski mask that he is constantly seen wearing. Bongo is also the only South African producer to have his own feature on MTV Base. Together with Shekinah, the two created the hit "Let You Know", which got Bongo a record deal with Ultra Music and Sony Music.
Yuvir Pillay grew up in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He started producing music from the age of 13. He started off producing mainly hip-hop music, and was influenced by producers like Pharrell Williams and Kanye West. He thereafter moved on to producing house and pop music as well.
Sketchy is part of a group called Wolf Pack, which consists of a group of producers, artists, graphic designers, rappers and kwaito artists. Wolf Pack includes other notable artists such as Aewon Wolf and Kyle Duetsch.
Sketchy's hit collaboration with Shekhinah, "Let You Know", made the BBC radio 1 playlist in the UK. This track turned out to be his big break, and got him his record deal with Ultra Music.