Spoek Mathambo (aka Nthato Mokgata), is a South African rapper and one of my favorite emcees out there. His debut album (finally) will drop on BBE late summer. Can't wait. This is how he introduced himself in the recent e-mail :))
I AM SPOEK MATHAMBO. NTHATO MOKGATA.
I AM FROM SOUTH AFRICA. JOHANNESBURG.
I AM A MC. JIVETALK MACHINE. DESIGNER. ILLUSTRATOR. DJ. UNCLE.
I MAKE MUSIC AS SWEAT.X + PLAYDOE + MOLEKE MBEMBE
I DJ AS SPOEK MATHAMBO (H.I.V.I.P)
I MAKE MIXES FOR JIVING
Spoek released a new video of post punk township tech with his live band Mshini Wam: Richard the Third, Jakob Snake, Yolanda & Avuyile. Watch and don't be scared :)
SPOEK MATHAMBO & MSHINI WAM - GWABABA (DON'T BE SCARED) from spoek mathambo on Vimeo.