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
Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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