In 2003 kwasa kwasa muso Frank “Franco” Lesokwane formed a group called Rockers.
One of the group’s dancers was Karabo Pholele, who has now re-invented himself after a break from the music industry to pursue an IT course at Gaborone Technical College.
Callio as he prefers to be called while on stage captured the hearts of many at Game City during the AFCON finals in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. He was one of the many artists that entertained revellers at the Orange Fan Park and has left a lasting impression on music lovers.
The ambitious young man said after he completed his studies he decided to go solo in a quest to rediscover himself.
“Entertainment is my life, and after a breather I have come back an ambitious and focused person,” he said.
The youngster who combines kwaito and hip hop is due to drop his debut album early on April.
His song “Zonge” featuring Pipzin is a strong teaser of things to expect from upcoming project.
The song was recorded at ER Records and exceptionally mastered by Benjamin Black.
“Production is already at an advanced stage. I’m currently shooting videos for some of the songs to be included in my album and curtain-raising for some established artists at their shows,” he said.
Callio’s passion goes beyond music he is currently working on a sports television show under the programme YBAG (Young, Black and Gifted) which is also expected to air in one of the television stations in the country.
“It is an exciting sports show that will interact with Batswana at football grounds and all other sports grounds in the country. We intend to make a feel good kind of show, where everyone regardless of age would be able to enjoy,” said Pholele.