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Sasa Klaas- The Queen of Rap
For this assignment, I looked into the work of Botswana artist Saroni Motlhagoni, professionally known as Sasa Klaas. She was born in 1993 to a single mother who was a political figure. Sasa Klaas dabbled in multiple parts of the music industry holding the titles of singer, songwriter and finally hip hop rapper. She debuted
Sasa Klaas and Her Impact on Women Empowerment
Sasa Klaas was a Botswana hip hop female artist from Botswana who has introduced a unique sound that makes her stand out from other female artists. While most female artists cater to the R&B scene, Sasa prefers the upbeat style that allows her fans to see her vibrant personality. In the song “Vapors,” Sasa aims
Botswana’s “Queen of Rap” Gone too Soon
Earlier this month, 27-year-old artist Sarona “Sasa Klaas” Motlhagodi passed away in a helicopter crash. A musician, actress, and media personality, Sasa Klaas built a reputation as a female rapper, earning herself the title of the “Queen of Rap.” One of Botswana’s most celebrated talents, Sasa was recognized by former Botswana Musicians Union president Pagson
Sasa Klaas: Motswana Nicki?
Sasa Klaas is regarded as the most recognizable female rapper in Botswana. Not only her music albums are popular in Botswana, but her presence in television, social media, and on the dancing scene makes her a prominent female emcee in the country. She was born in 1993, which makes her age only 27, but her
Exploring Lyrical & Artistic Feminism: Botswana’s Hip-Hop Star, Sasa Klaas
The Hip-Hop industry, like many others within patriarchal societies, remains male-dominated. However, the growing presence of talented female artists who challenge and question the status quo and defy gender roles with their lyrics lends hope to a future of non-gender-biased music. Sarona Motlhagodi, more popularly known as her stage name, Sasa Klaas, is a hip-hop
African Women and Hip Hop
One positive trend is the groups of female emcees in various countries in Africa coming together to release collaborations or cyphers. It gives female emcees the spotlight and a chance to display their skills. It also promotes unity instead of beefs between femcees. Some of these emcees are underground. Some of these emcees perform pop
“No Sleep” is an all female hip hop track with a collective of young emcees from Southern Africa: DJ Naida of Zimbabwe, Gigi LaMayne and Devour of South Africa, Sasa Klaas of Botswana, and Ru the Rapper of Namibia.