Sunday, May 22, 2022

Slizer rocks Serowe residents

Scores of fans for the enterprising music muso, Naledi Kaisara, aka Slizer, left Serowe Main Mall wet in the eyes because they were too many to get a satisfactory glimpse of their idol performing live, resulting with the free-show becoming a flop.

The super chain store, Choppies, unveiled the second supermarket in the village last Friday, inviting the sizzling songbird, along-side Mokarakana producer, Ntsoro, as the master of ceremony to dish out a few songs to the prospective customers only for the event to become a crowd puller with no space for the Bobirwa-born girl and her dancers to perform.

With fans as young as three years old clinging to their mothers, hordes of adults were seen in trees while the rest jostled and shoved each other on the ground.

Even the police authority could not control the crowd, resulting with their favourite idol performing only a single song and leaving the stage for fear of a stampede.

“Ha e ka bo e le show ya madi nka bo ke popile (If this was a real show with entrance fee I could have made a big killing),” Slizer could be heard whispering to fellow friends, as they waited for the crowd to calm down for them to resume her sizzling and suggestive dancing techniques laced with her husky voice.

But that was not to be.

The former backing vocalist for various renowned local groups, including Franco and Alfredo Mos, Slizer shot to fame with her O Tswa Kae album in 2008 and currently a the house-hold name to many Batswana with O letse kae master-piece, which has cemented her musical prowess even more.

Even though it was clear the show would not resume anytime soon, scores of Batswana, especially the youth and school going kids, who had just finished the afternoon lessons, could not be fooled to move anywhere. They mobbed the combi the artist had boarded.

Still in her early youth, Slizer has become a house-hold name overnight, outwitting big names in the industry and giving them a good run for their money.

She scooped the best Botswana Musicians Union female artist award, beating artists like Mercy in 2009.

At every street corner, local bars, shebeens and night clubs, her Kwasa house music vibe riles Batswana crazy and it was not surprising that scores of Bangwato jostled and shoved to get a glimpse of the young star.

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