HashTag is a Solwezi based Hip hop duo made up of artists Joey QRious(Valentine Mukwemba) and D-Drex(Johnson Mwandila) also known as DJ Vyr0 who handles the production of their music. HashTag has been active since 2015 and have since released 2bodies of work as a group namely:The T.R.U.E mixtape(2016) and The Too Much LP(2018), both to positive response.
On the 30th September 2017, HashTag was nominated at the first ever annual Sun FM Kwacha Music awards hosted in the capital city Lusaka under the category “Best Artist North Western Province” to which they won, making them the first musical act from Solwezi to win a music award. The first song they recorded together was a track titled “Did It.” Apart from recording music as a group, they also have solo work.
D-Drex released an EP in 2016 entitled Ride or Die,in 2017 Joey QRious released a mixtape titled Talking 2 Pages. Both members appeared on the popular radio Hip Hop show “Eardrum Battles” hosted by DJ Sanga Tembo in Lusaka.Before coming together, the members were involved with other Hip Hop acts. D-Drex being in Toxic Flava and Joey QRious had just left E.V.S.A.