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ABOUT / BIO

Transcending the underground with the utmost credibility, BatsileRamasodi is undoubtedly and unmistakably a burgeoning force within the entertainment and performance arts realms. With more aliases than James Bond, this multifaceted performer is commonly known to the entertainment world as "B.O.YWonder", a persona well known for delivering crazy yet memorable and energy filled stage antics. Hailing from the streets of the western townships of Tshwane Pretoria better known as Atteridgeville, it is there where "B.O.YWonder" forged his path in becoming a multi-disciplined performer whose talent knows no bounds. This saw him being dubbed "Jack of all trades" by his fellow colleagues and affiliates in the industry.This is testament in his ability to transform himself from a "kick ass" street performer, mime, MC, comedian, rapper, theatrical stage performer to a mainstream television actor with effortless ease. It is these acumens that have seen this young modern maverick inducted in the class of a new generation of industry leaders in the South African entertainment scene.

Influenced by legendary " Out the box" thinkers such as French Director and Cinematographer Michelle Gondry and actor and script writer Rowan Atkinson, "B.O.YWonder" went on pursuit of perfecting his craft as a performing artist by attaining a degree in Drama from the Tshwane University of technology (TUT) in 2004, where he remains to this day an active and influential member among his peers. Since the completion of his degree, Batsile has embarked on a journey of realizing his dream of being an accomplished actor and musician, this is evident in his vast and growing efforts in the underground and mainstream entertainment spheres.

"This multifaceted performer is commonly known to the entertainment world as "B.O.Y Wonder", a persona well known for delivering crazy yet memorable and energy filled stage antics. "

As a Rapper and an all-round musician, "B.O.Y Wonder's inclusion of live elements to his stage performances serves to demonstrate his commitment to real musicianship, a quality forgotten by many artists in the current performance arts platforms. He offers an eclectic palette of references from old school Hip Hop, Jazz and soul to maskandi, in creation of a before unheard array of sounds mixed into a seamless nonstop experimental lyrical masterpiece. "B.O.YWonder's relentless artistry in the Hip Hop game and his element of performance at the peak of his agenda has dubbed him "The cat to overtake if you take your stage game seriously". He's shared the stage with some of South Africa's renowned artists including but not limited to the likes of Tumi of the Volume, Zubs, Skwattakamp, Proverb, AKA, Zeus and Reason just to name a few.

"B.O.Y Wonder" has released a number of mixtapes that have seen his name rise from the underground to mainstream TV and radio. "

Over the years "B.O.Y Wonder" has released a number of mixtapes that have seen his name rise from the underground to mainstream TV and radio. In 2004 "B.O.Y Wonder" independently released his first solo mix tape titled "Cyphers from the underground" which was a statement that a new force is at play. "B.O.Y Wonder" which showcases Batsile's skills as a grown performer and artist. This project is a bridge between current and an upcoming project that will serve as his gate way to the mainstream album release.

"He's shared the stage with some of South Africa's renowned artists including but not limited to the likes of Tumi of the Volume, Zubs, Skwattakamp, Proverb, AKA, Zeus and Reason just to name a few."

B.O.Y Wonder continues to push the envelope with his latest Mixtape titled "Life in Retrospect" Side A. This tape is a true reflection of his growth as a lyricist, artist and simply as an individual in society. It's a 12 track master piece sorely produced by one of Cap city's heavy weight beat makers Trompie of BeatMachineMusicGroup and the faculty. B.O.Y Wonder is currently in studio working on the follow up project to "Life in Retrospect side A". The current project is the continuation of the body of work already heard in side A and will be titled " Life in Retrospect side B due for release in January 2014. This project goes deeper and introduces him to the listener in more depth as an individual and person. It boasts 12 tracks with features from acts such as Blaklez, N'veigh, PdotO, Flexboogie and singers ZaZa and Nontu.

"2014 saw BoyWonder grace the Annual Back To The City Hip Hop festival yet again and this time around next to fellow rapper Nadia Nakai and in front of a 21k deep crowd!! This proves beyond a doubt that BoyWonder is the MCs' Emcee! A big thank you to Ozmic Menoe, Thapelo TTP, Rashid Kay and the Hip Hop Fraternity as a whole."