Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.
South African Rapper Stogie T’s BET Cypher is one for the Books
In pure Stogie T fashion, the emcee raps like his life depends on it.
Stogie T, formerly Tumi Molekane, is one of the best to ever do it. He recently participated in the South African BET South African cypher, which played during the award show last week Saturday.
In pure Stogie T fashion, the emcee raps like his life depends on it. He kicks off the verse with poignant lines that speak of the never-ending struggle of being black, with subtle but mind-blowing wit and wordplay.
"I'm from three generations of criminals/
My grandpappi and daddy shooting the system/
And got cousins shooting for a living/
Can you forgive him?/
A nigga living with these bars is not a euphemism
It's youth in prison"
Later on in the freestyle, T seems to be taking swipes at weak rappers, and one of them being Cassper Nyovest. He raps, "Yeah, I know they fill stadiums/ But lyrically they couldn't fill Ginger Trill's Palladiums." Ishuuuu!
Watch T obliterate the BET cypher below, and listen to his latest single "Honey and Pain" underneath.
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