A photo of Scar sitting on stacked rims, gesturing as if he’s on a phone call.

Botswana’s hip-hop OG speaks to OkayAfrica about his storied career.

Screenshot from the “All I Know” music video, YouTube.

Botswana Hip-Hop OG, Scar, Keeps Reinventing Himself

We speak to one of Botswana hip-hop’s treasured talents, Scar, about his storied career — a convoluted mix of highs, lows, and impressive rebounds that have kept him relevant in the country’s entertainment scene for the past two decades.