Articles tagged with: Botswana
The mining town of Jwaneng is a close-knit middle class community, remembers Apollo Diablo, and it is where he began to listen to worldwide prominent Hip Hop groups in the 1990’s – Digable Planet, Arrested Development, Tupac and Dr. Dre to name a few. Hip Hop in Jwaneng developed slowly because of the Kwaito revolution which had begun in 1993/4. Between 1994 and 1998 there were no recognizable or prominent Hip Hop acts on the national scene except 3rd Mind from Gaborone…
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“A 20-track album with a combination of hip hop, poetry and reggae has been put together by Botswana- born artist Nomadic (Tebogo Mapile), who also produced it. The artist, who was accompanied by his manager Ricardo Mathebula, was in the country last week to promote the project titled Soul Aqua. They visited different media houses before proceeding to House On Fire, where Nomadic was offered a slot during the coming show by Ready D.” Read the rest of the article here.