Monwabisi Jack aka Catalyst (“Tha king of the street”) (Producer/composer/ writer/ – owner Hidden Prospects) was born in the Eastern Cape in a small town called Uitenhage(Etinarha) has been recognized as one of the most versatile, dope producers and talented MC’s in the Nelson Mandela Bay .He is the biggest thing to ever come out from Uitenhage and he has produced and worked with well established artists in South Africa at large.
Catalyst has worked with artists like, Sphiwo and Menzi from H20, Loyiso Bala, Dangatye, Nyambz, Malik G (2009 hype magazine’s best new comer),10 Digits, Meta4 , Jbux , Ciza , Phira, the list is endless.
He has Shared the stage with Dangatye, Abantu, JBux, Phira, Jkaotic, Synoptic, Ciza the journalist Fohloza, Zonke, Mxo, Jaziel brothers, Bongi Dube at Enoch Sontonga festival in Uitenhage and at the Grahamstown Arts festival. Recently, Catalyst performed at the Mabida birthday party sharing the stage with Ciza tha journalist, Zonke, Lulu, MXO and Camagwini.
Catalyst released his solo project entitled L.A (Long awaited) EP on the 16th October 2010.He has produced so many mixtapes, singles , albums , approximately three executive albums and two mixtapes. He is signed under his label Hidden Prospects which als has 10 Digits and Slick signed to it. Catalyst is also a member of the group 10 Digits and his solo project the “Long awaited” album dropping in September this year , Catalyst will be introduced as a solo artist