South African rapper Khuli Chana, winner of several Sama awards, was shot and injured by police in a case of mistaken identity on October 28, 2013. Chana’s car was mistaken for that of a criminal. It is not clear why the police opened fire on it rather than trying to stop the car. Chana was lightly wounded and is pressing charges for attempted murder. Full story at 360nobs. Click through for Khuli Chana’s “Wannabeez”.
Mmabatho (South Africa) born Khuli Chana is a musician who practices the skill of rhyming in vernacular rap, Motswako. Motswako encompasses elements from various musical backgrounds. It involves street-talk and influential messages in Setswana, English and other South African languages.