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An insight on Rap guru ‘Stevo’

“I couldn’t choose between music and education, so I decided to fuse the two.” ‘Rap guru Stevo’ whose real names are Stephen.E.Mwale says education is vital for an for any one to succeed in life.

“I couldn’t choose between music and education, so I decided to fuse the two,” said Stevo.

Stevo attests to the fact that combining music and school is complicated because they both require equal attention. But he has managed to combine the two by adhering to his set principles.

“I had to break the barrier between school and music by allocating time for both because I cannot manage to live without music,” said Stevo.

“I believe that with God all things are possible and when one's talent is embodied, it becomes easy to deal with the two,” he said.

“I urge upcoming artistes to set trends by educating the nation through their music in addressing issues that are causing havoc in our society,” says Stevo.

‘Instead of self-praising, artistes should cover issues that are affecting the youths such as gender based violence, HIV and AIDS, STI’s, violence and corruption”. 

Stevo is currently studying public administration at the University of Zambia.

Stevo started his music career in 2011 with MB’S generation music. Even though he never had the passion for rap music he still got inspiration from International Hip Hop artistes like Motto Technique, Diabolique, Canipas.

He has worked with music producers such as Dj Mzenga Man, Blood pressure and Winsula, and later on joined the X.Y.Z.

Rap guru Stevo has had a couple of shows within and outside Lusaka,he was one of the many artists that performed at the UNZA freshers’ bash held on the 15th of November 2013. His performance was backed by the X.Y.Z crew.

Stevos’ video “paya flow” will be contesting this year for the born and bread awards as best upcoming Hip Hop video.Apparently Stevo is working on his new album that will be released early next year,his album has artists like Roberto,T-sean,Petersen,Slap D,Zonefam.

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