Biography Of Focalistic.
Our focus here in this article is on one of the splendid and talented rapper in South Africa music scene. His name is Focalistic
Lethabo Sebetso (born on 26 May 1996), professionally known as Focalistic, is a South African rapper and songwriter.
Born and raised in Pretoria, Sebetso was a footballer prior pursuing a music career as a rapper, released his debut studio album Sgubhu Ses Excellent (2020).
Full Name: Lethabo Sebetso.
Stage Name: Focalistic.
Date Of Birth: 26 May 1996.
Age: 26 years (2022).
Place Of Birth: Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.
Country Of Origin: South Africa.
Parents: Kgomotso Sebetso (Father)
Occupation: Musician (Rapper, Hip Hop).
Genres: Amapiano, Hip Hop
Year Active: 2016 – Present.
Record Label: 18 Area Holdings
Net Worth: Updating…
Lethabo Sebetso born 26 May 1996 in Zone 6, Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, is a son of the former political journalist who worked at SABC. Lethabo graduated at the University of Pretoria in political science degree.
In 2016, he won Artist on Rise competition. His single “Fak’mali” debuted number 1 on YFM Hip Hop music charts.
Then in early 2020, Focalistic established his own record label which he called “18 Area Holdings”. Recording a good success in the business, his label joined in partnership with The Vth Seasons.
Meanwhile, on 10 April 2020, the Artiste’s “Extended Play Quarantined” was released. Furthermore, in April 2020, his single “Ke Star” which hee featured Virgo Deep; was released. The song “Ke Star” was certified gold with sales of 25,000 copies.
In November 2020, he joined RADAR African programme by Spotify. Focalistic revealed track listing and announced release date in 25 November. Sghubu Ses Excellent was successfully released on 4th. December, 2020.
Success still on records, in February 2021, decided to expand his fanbase in Nigeria and he collaborated with one of the Nigeria’s finest singer Davido (OBO) to remix “Ke Star”.
The single received enormous international success and charted at number 16 on Billboard Top Triller Global chart in the U.S. At 2021 All Africa Music Awards he received seven nominations in the Best male artiste, Artiste of the Year, Best African collaborations, Best Artiste African dance, Best Artiste in African Electro, Break out artiste of the year, Song of the Year.
In early September 2021, he headlined to AmaFest Tour in the UK, to further promote Amapiano genre. On n 27 September, his studio Extended Play, President Ya Straata, was released with its lead single, “16 Days No Sleep”, featuring Kabza De Small, DJ Maphorisa and Mellow & Sleazy.
Focalistic was nominated for Best African Act at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2021.
In early March 2022, Focalistic performed at 02 Arena in London alongside with Nigerian singer Davido.
In 1 May, he embarked on North American Tour, the tour will visit 12 cites includes; Washington D.C, Houston, Dallas, Orlando, Minnesota, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta and New York.
In October 15, he announced his upcoming studio album Ghetto King which is set to be released on November 18, 2022.
“Tabela Hape” featuring Kabza de Small, Mello and Sleazy, and Myztro is scheduled to be released on October 28, 2022, as album’s lead single.
Focalistic Personal Life.
His father Kgomotso Sebetso died in a car accident in his hometown of Ga-Rankuwa in 2011.
FFocalistic though notwithstanding, is currently dating South African DJ DBN Gogo.
Ke star (2020)
Sgubu ses Excellent (2020)
President ya strata (2021)
All Africa Music Awards:
Best Male Artist in Southern Africa (2022).
Best Male Artist in Southern Africa — won in 2021.
Best Male Southern Africa — won 2021.