Hailing from the streets of the western townships of Tshwane Pretoria better known as Atteridgeville, it is there where “B.O.Y Wonder” forged his path in becoming a multi-disciplined performer whose talent knows no bounds.
With more aliases than James Bond, this multifaceted performer most known as “BOY Wonder has been dubbed a “jack of all trades” by his fellow colleagues and affiliates in the industry.
He is able to transform himself from a “kick ass” street performer, mime, MC, comedian, rapper, theatrical stage performer to mainstream television actor with effortless ease.
Influenced by legendary ” Out the box” thinkers such as French Director and Cinematographer Michelle Gondry and actor and script writer Rowan Atkinson, “B.O.Y Wonder” 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.
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.Y Wonder’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.
Batsile has had numerous mainstream television appearances as an actor, presenter and performer. He has featured on SABC 1 Soapy Generations The Legacy assuming the character Mr Nathi Sokhulu, On SABC 2 Bone of my Bones playing relentless Thabiso as well as eTV’s Broken Vows portraying the slippery Journalist Bongo.
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