Get to Know: Kommanda Obbs, A Leader in Lesotho's New School of Rap

From AfriPOP! Mon Dec 17 2012, 03:06:09

(photo credit: © Hlompho Letsiel via Mahala) Sounds Like: Busta Rhymes went on a pilgrimage in the Maloti mountains and came back a Sesotho poet. The low-down:  The self-described pioneer of ts'epe (steel or iron)- a sub-genre of hip hop unique to Lesotho - has meticulously refined his craft to develop a distinct flow that sets him apart from many of his peers. He entered the music industry in 1998 [...]

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