Mashabela Hastern born on 23 JUNE 1998 known professionally as Young Tee, is a Limpopo-based South African singer, rapper and performer from ga sekororo, known for his signature music genre called “Hip Hop”, infusing techno, drum&bass and beats with English and sepedi lyricism. Young Tee started his music career when he was still 13 years in a year 2011.
His first debut album Priceless Blessings was released on 05 DECEMBER with a lead single called MEPAKO featuring Toy Soultjer. Young Tee got his first major break after the Mepako track gained momemtum and got featured on TV. He also featured one of the biggest and famous bolobedu artist Promise Molewa well known as KING SALAMA with a hottest single called TSHWARA DI KEY.He also recently released a single hit track with one of the famous group known as their stage name PHB FINEST. While at it,He is also working on his second debut album tittled “PRICELESS BLESSINGS 2”. It comprises 20 tracks and features collaborations with producers and guest artists such as King Salama,Toy Souljah,PHB Finest,Dowpe,Truce Lyrical,Eagle Boy and many more.
Young Tee has described his sound as Hip hop Motswako, an acronym for the fusion of hip hop with a mixture of Sepedi and English language. His music draws from his daily life experiences. YOUNG Tee has been influenced by artists such as Kendrick Lamar,Cassper Nyovest,50 Cent and DJ Lenzo. Young Tee’s love for music was inspired by classical and orchestral songs like PLEASE DON’T KILL MY VIBE by Kendrick Lamar and DOC SHEBELEZA by Cassper Nyovest”. He was also inspired by Lill Wayne and his classic hit track LOLLIPOP and the sound. As energetic as Young Tee is,He believe in himself and love music with all his heart because he finds a lot of inspiration and encouragement for his big life goals and dreams.
After this massive and classic hit track,Young Tee decided to start a foundation called Young Tee foundation. The initiative focus on giving back to the community and those in need in an appreciation of the support he gets on his music career.