Photo by Ference Isaacs

Lyricist, metaphysical poet, artist and professional  b-boy extraordinaire describes Bliksemstraal in a few words. He has made several international appearances including the South African Heritage week in Vietnam, the World Cup in France and the Afrika Circus who performed in Belgium and Austria. He is known on home soil for his work with Cape Flats hip hop crew ‘Brasse vannie Kaap’ and ‘Handbraketurn’. Bliksemstraal is also an active cultural activist and teacher who uses hiphop to reach, teach and bring positivity to his community. Bliksemstraal is also a member of the Afro Galactic Dream Factory – a funky futurist African science fiction musical.