LY The NomadPoet


LY The NomadPoet

LY The NomadPoet

Hip-Hop, Psychedelic, Experimental
From: Walvis Bay, Namibia

About Artist

Born on a cold winter morning in 1985 July the 7th was a young man with devine destiny written all over him. The only son to Yolande & Louis Beukes descendants from 5 of the original 6 Baster families who moved from Cape of Good Hope to settle in #Tjanes aka Rehoboth, a town situated on the tropic of capricorn just 87 km South of Windhoek in Namibia.

An above average learner with a keen interest in poetry & literature, he grew up with music playing all around him, telling him what to do & encouraging him to write down his inner most thoughts. After 16 years of live in Rehoboth, moving from house to house, skwatting with family & friends etc, they moved to Walvis Bay. A harbour town on the WestCoast of Namibia known for it's metropolitan feel & vast divarsity of characters. The same town in which his love for Hip Hop finally starting germinating into the tree that is BluntMindzWorld, a collective of like minded artist who strife to bring back REAL MUSIC.

6 years along the line he is finally making inroads, generally accepted as the most gifted young lyriscist in Namibia & slowly gathering international momentum on websites such as africanhiphop.com, namibianhiphop.com, red room, Facebook & myspace.

Recent achievements include sharing a stage with the Godfather of namibian reggae Ras Sheehama, as well as upcoming Namibian Reggae artist Ras Levi. A seasoned performer, previous winner of the annual Bigger Than Hip Hop talent search as well, he is looking at using his gift of words to spread the messages so often forgotten bout.

 

He released a 15 track mixtape EGOLIWOOD last year as well as a 17 track mixtape LOST IN TRANSLATION 30th Jan 2009, both of which is FREE DOWNLOADS (link up on myspace page, www.myspace.com/thenomadpoet )

Currently in studio working on his Debut Album EgoliWood as well as the BluntMindz mixtape and numerous colaborations with varies artist such as JitsVinger (SA) , Lil Moh & Ameen (London) and producers BeetRoot von Beetz (Namibia), Ismus The Alkemist & Doc Uno (USA), SimonAyEm (Switzerland), Nylon Sky (Norway) & Clebo (SA) .....

 

Keep watching this space for more from The NomadPoet .....

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