June 26, 2024

Fastest Rapper in Mzansi - Lection talks; The Influence behind his Fast Rapping Skills | Basadi | Hip hop in his Hood + More

Lection is a Rustenburg born Beatmaker, sound engineer, producer, performing artist, events organiser, voice actor and videographer just to mention a few skills God has granted me. I spent most of my childhood years in Mafikeng so a lotta people kinda confuse the two.

Who or what got you into hip hop?

The culture and freedom to express yourself through words and beats. I have my Brothers to thank for that as they played a lotta Tupac, Biggy, Snoop, KRS back in the days.

What is the good and the bad thing about being a Rapper around your hood?

Pros of being a rapper is expression, it’s easier for the next person to know how you view the world through your music or lyrics half the time.

The Cons are the stigma behind being a rapper or musician for that matter, most people rarely think anything postive or don’t see it as a good career choice.

You are one of the fastest rappers in SA, what inspired you to rap like that and how do you feel about the reaction from people towards your fast rapping skill?

Bone Thugs and Harmonony and Busta Rhymes were my big influence in terms of double time rapping so I just flipped it to my home language which is Setswana. The most rewarding thing about that skill is how people react to it especially on stage.

What is this one song that made a lot of people to know or love Lection?

I got into the commercial scene through “Basadi

Lection… what’s the story behind this stage name?

Lection is a combination of all my names Thebe Jairus Solomon Lekhonkhobe (Lek/c, T from Thebe, I fro Jairus and On from Solomon)

What is this one thing you wish to change about SA Hip hop?

More than just the genre I’d really love to see more opportunities for artists so that the industry can grow.

What do you Love Most about your fans when you are on stage?

I love how engaged fans get when I’m on stage, that’s priceless.

Follow Lection On:

Facebook - lection

Instagram - @iamlection

X - @Lection

Shout Outs

S/O to each and every individual who has played a role in my career and you Rap Type Mag for this opportunity to chat with me. Bless, hope it grows bigger and bigger with each breath you take.

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