Next Best Thing?

Featured artist: Yung Saint BW – Next Best Thing?

As part of our ongoing “Rap’s New Generation” series, today we sat down with the upcoming underground artist Yung Saint BW from Gaborone to talk about his recent music, his upcoming projects, his career advice and his overall experiences being in the music industry and he did not disappoint…

Thanks for taking the time to talk with us, Yung Saint BW! Let’s go back to the beginning of your career. How did you decide to become an artist?

Yung Saint BW: One day me and my boys were just freestyling when I was in the 8th grade and I started developing interest then. I started by writing poems for my crush at the time. People kept viewing them and telling that they are good, at the time I was just doing it for fun but eventually I started taking them seriously. I started writing music and recording then. I released my first track in the 8th Grade and my first Mixtape this year under my label "1807 Entertainment"

Never give up on your dreams, we all start somewhere.

Yung Saint BW

What about concerts? Do you play live?

Yes I do. Haven't officially started performing but I have performed at a few places.

Best punchline you ever wrote?

She my Cinderella coz her dress is coming off at midnight.

Yung Saint BW

What are you currently working on? Did you release something in the past?

I'm currently working on the extension tape to my recent project July 18. I released July 18 in October.

Last but not least: Would you sign a record contract with a major label?

Nope, I like being independent. I love having creative control over my music and being able to release when I want to. I don't like being put under pressure, I like doing things at my own pace. Being able to work on my craft in the environment I love is everything to me. I don't like being put under pressure to do something because that way I won't be putting out my best work.

Any last words?

I would love to give a shoutout to the whole 1807 crew, Kgosi CJ, Sean Sam and the rest of the crew.

Where can people follow you to stay up-to-date?

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Thank you for your time. We wish you and your career the success it deserves.

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