Elias Maropeng Maela (born July 4, 1993) known professionally

as Flashcruise is an African rapper, songwriter, producer, record executive, and mechatronics engineer by profession. Considered among the best  African rappers of all time.

Born and raised in Lephalale, Flash first began his music career after founding the record label Hord Records Inc. in 2008, and subsequently released his studio album Fog With Future, although due to poor sound quality, this album was not for sale, download it on datpiff. He went on to work with L-Squad for their album (name missing) and released the following mixtapes: Kings [1], Childhood Memories [2], and Smoke [3].


2017 Black Dream

Flashcruise and Hacktor started working on a black dream from 2015 ~ 2016 whereby they managed to promote it through multiple live shows, the album was publicly announced on the radio station (Lephalale Community radio station) at the end of 2016 and was released in 2017.  The album managed to sell 500 physical copies. The album is also available on iTunes. The album got more plays and downloads in the United States of America, Spain, United Kingdon, Canada, Brazil, Denmark, Malaysia, Poland, Thailand, Ukraine, Germany, Netherlands, France, Sweden, Colombia, Ecuador, Australia, Mexico. Japan, and more countries. With over 5000 plays in overall.