We reached out to Mpho Sebina a few weeks back regarding her work, music plans and just an all round catch up on all the things she’s been busy with. In the weeks since we did this interview she’s done the Okavango Music Festival, collaboratively dropped a song with Thato Jessica and been working on new music which we’re hoping to share soon. Read up
EBW: Summarise your music plans for the next 6 months whats Mpho busy with project and music wise?
Mpho Sebina: I wanna give my peoples some music. It’s been a tough year in terms of production but I hope to share some of my work . Also collaborating with some artists locally and some I’ve met along my travels
EBW: You recently did a ‘residency’ in Germany? Explain to us what that was about
Mpho Sebina: The Goethe Institute as well as Pop Kultur festival put out a scholarship for musicians around the globe. I applied and 10 of us where selected . It was 11 days of networking , workshops, creating , performances and interviews. A beautiful eye opening experience
EBW: What were some of the key takeaways out of that
Mpho Sebina: I met a lot of amazing artist whomst I hope to Collabo with also it inspired me to be more involved in the music making process in terms of production, it’s a direction I’d like to take
EBW: How important is performance and PR in your life as an artist?
Mpho Sebina: I love to perform it’s a space where I can connect with my listeners one on one and I also feel free on stage
EBW: You recently announced that you did work on Zulu Wedding, how did that come about.
Mpho Sebina: The director of the film Lineo Sekeleoane reached out to me and we had a meeting in Sandton about making music for the film. Charles Favi Motsemme of Goldenchild productions and I sat down and created the music in Gaborone which can be heard in the film!
EBW: Congratulations on that by the way, how was the experience for you.
Mpho Sebina: It was awesome. Never in a million years did I think I’d be making music for films!
a big thank you to EBW for the continuous support