Young Folk jazz group, Harmonic Angel tore the stage apart with an ecstatic live performance at the Motswrapoetry sessions on Saturday night, at Thapong Visual Arts Centre.
The group only performed three jazz tracks namely: Ntlo Ntlo, Matokgwe and Dikeledi, which left the young urban audience yearning for more.
Free spirited lead vocalist, Mimi Moje, set the stage on fire with her strong vocal and energetic dance moves while guitarist Bojosi Ntseane added some rhythm with her guitar.
Their much-loved track Dikeledi had the audience on their feet, dancing to the beautiful melodies.
Harmornic Angel was the only ensemble that used live instruments, which gave impetus to their performance.
Moje came out of her shell as she was all over the stage clapping along to the beat, doing different dance moves such as Marabi.
After their performance, the cheerful audience gave them a great stand ovation. Radio personality, DJ Gouveia went on stage and applauded the Folk Jazz group.
A number of artists who ranged from dancers, poets, comedians and rappers performed at the event. These included Ice Queen, Apolo D, Mokreste, Legacy and Simply different. The other highlight of the event was when legendary rapper Apolo D made a surprise appearance and performed two tracks Gotta Make It and Relationship Goals from his upcoming album. The rapper staged an emotional and personal performance. He said the two tracks were inspired by his personal life experiences.
Towards the end of the event, rappers and poets engaged in a freestyle painting battle.
Contestants had to do their own version of Zeus’ painting done by Motswrapoetry founder, Kenny Ketshotseng. At the end of the battle Femcee, Ice Queen won the freestyle battle and was awarded the painting by Ketshotseng worth P6, 000, which was presented by Zeus.