Discovering ancestral home through music

Blake Murray, a hip-hop artist and an entrepreneur from Atlanta, United States of America (USA) aged 29 has relocated to his ‘ancestral home’ Africa.

The life changing decision brought Murray to Botswana. He told Showtime that he researched about peaceful countries in Africa and realised that Botswana was at the top of the list of the Global Index. Upon his arrival in Botswana, Murray fell in love with the country and has plans to stay amid his permit restrictions by the Botswana government.

The inspiration behind Murray’s relocation is because of his mom.  Murray explained that, “ My mission is to build a successful business empire and retire my mom.”  He revealed that Botswana makes him humane and at peace. 

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