Botswana Gets Rare Shout-Outs From US Rappers


Relatively unknown in the global rap world, mainly because of a not so robust and vigorous marketing for local artists, out in the United States of America, the country has been receiving a few shout-outs from well-known rappers.

With talent ranging from Oracle, Scar and Fosta Juliano (formerly Mr Doe) to new skills, amongst them ATI, Botswana has not been able to penetrate the world market.

Despite being on par with some of the continent’s successful rappers talent-wise from South Africa and Nigeria, local rappers have found it tough to hit the world stage. With a limited budget, the local promoters have also found it tough to bring in international rap acts, which would have probably opened gates for local rappers for some form of collaborations. Outside rap and music, Botswana has been well recognised because of its democracy, diamonds and tourism.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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