Game Goabaone Bantsi

  • 2016 Dartmouth Mandela Washington Fellow

  • Entrepreneur/Artist, Do It Yourself Entertainment

  • Botswana

Game Goabaone Bantsi is a 29-year-old independent hip-hop recording artist. He has 11 years of experience performing and recording, primarily through his own company, Do It Yourself Entertainment, as well as major labels, including Universal Music South Africa. His academic qualifications include a Business and Commerce undergraduate degree majoring in Marketing and Management. More recently, he did a BA Honors in Motion Picture, Film and TV, majoring in Producing, as a way of expanding the catalog of creative products that the Botswanan and African creative industries offer, and to tap into wider markets. He is the co-founder and co-director of an events business called Jam For Brunch, which hosts monthly lifestyle events in Gaborone. He is looking to leverage the strength of the growing brand. Strategy, creativity, synergy, and innovation are some of his favorite words.