A Soshanguve based 17-year-old writer, actor, music producer and a graphic designer, Mpho Gift Tharaga also known by his stage name Treasure,. describes himself as an ambitious, determined and passionate individual that loves to engage with different characters. The star said that he has a dream of being one of the biggest artists both nationally and internationally. He first began to produce hip hop and Afro pop music at the age of 13 years “I started producing in 2017, I used to record in studios around my block before I had my own studio, that’s when I discovered my passion for music production” he said.
During an interview with Tsa Pitori the upcoming star mentioned that he has one album that consists of 12 tracks, that was released in 2020 titled “Who am I” and also has an EP with 5 tracks called World War 8 featuring international artists namely Hodie from Peru, Virtuez from Nigeria, Ben Brainy from Ghana, Peng G from Zambia and Maluty from Lesetho, the EP was released this year July.
The star has also mentioned that he has recently started his own Magazine called Great Times Magazine. Treasure is also known for his poem writings, graphic designs and acting skills “I design posters, flyers, covers and other things. I am currently working with Namibia Daily News and Nass top Sterio FM. I write poems and I am also a main character in an unreleased movie called Family Dynamic and I am looking forward to start a TV show called Radio interviews with Treasure”.
Treasure said that he didn’t have one the best childhood, however music kept him going “I produce music everyday. Music is my painkiller, it gives me strength and motivates me. Without music I don’t feel well, I can’t stand 24 hours without music” he said.
By: Mbali Mabena.