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Mothipa and Instro are Konsider Kush, And It’s a Big Deal

South African emcee Mothipa talks new music, a new duo, where he’s been all this time and more.

Mothipa is one of the most respected lyricists in South African hip-hop. He was part of the then-emerging scene in the mid-2000s, alongside the likes of Optical Illusion, Mawe2, Last Days Fam and many other boom bap acolytes. His single, “Ode to Mary Jane” – a love song to weed – is an unquestionable classic, and so is his solid 2009 album, Cure For The Pain. The clarity of Mothipa’s delivery guarantees you never miss those clever punchlines he’s known for.

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