He is arguably one the most sought after music promoters and commentators in the country.
This week, Seabelo Modibe, popularly known as Sbizo, was the talk of the town after he delivered an emotional eulogy during his long time friend and South African star, Hip Hop Pantsola’s (HHP) funeral service. Celeb Edition visited Modibe for a chat about Jabba and his thoughts on the local music industry.
Q. How would you describe Seabelo Modibe?
I am a Mokgatla
Q. As one of the pioneers of the local music industry, what do you think needs to be done to improve and cultivate the music scene?
The arts have seriously turned into orphans for Government Development projects.
There is need for political will because in the past our political leaders saw musicians only as crowd pullers for the political rallies and not businessmen and women.
Q. You recently buried your music and business partner, the legendary Motswako star, HHP. How did you receive the news of his passing?
I was flying out to Spain so I switched my phone off.
When I eventually landed and switched it back on I found around 1, 402 WhatsApp messages, including yours!