Multiple artists are known as Arthur. 1. Arthur is a popular South African recording artist recording in the local style of hip hop known as kwaito. All of the playable tracks on this page are by this artist, whose full name is Arthur Mafokate. 1. Arthur was also used as a side project of MxPx featuring all three members of MxPx and their tech assistant. They released an EP called Loneliness Is Bliss. The band members went by their middle names: Arthur (where the band name came from), Edmund, Zane, and Alexander (Mike Herrera, Tom Wisniewski, Yuri Ruley, and Neil Hundt, respectively).