Afrospection with Mappz
Matthew Kapofi aka Mappz is a man of many talents as a Hip Hop Artist, Producer and Radio Presenter on 99FM’s The Pulse. Here Mappz shares his learnings and lessons from the past year, his self examination from Africa… his Afrospection.
Q: How would you describe your 2017?
A: 2017 has been an exceptional year for me thus far because I was given the honour and opportunity to work with some extraordinary people and host some of the biggest events in Namibia.
Q: What was something good that came out of 2017?
A: First is my baby girl Penelao who was born in March, Second is hosting the Namibian Annual Music Awards alongside Uejaa Kazodunge & South African Personality Bonang Matheba, Third is hosting the Presidents Cup: Dr Hage Geingob Cup and lastly is hosting the East, Central and Southern African Employers Federation Conference on 14 & 15 Feb 2017.
Q: What challenged you in 2017 and how did you overcome this challenge?
A: The challenge for me was time management & stress that comes with organising events, I learned to cope with this by getting a mentor and selecting like minded people who are willing to put quality over quantity.
Q: What was your favourite Art in 2017? Theatre, music, movie, artist or art collection…
A: My favourite Art is The Boy Jay’s 2017 Mixtape, The Drive and the 2017 Namibian Film Salute.
Q: What was your biggest health and wellness learning of 2017?
A: I learned that drinking lemon water in the morning can do wonders for your body and discovered that life is what you make it.
Q: What was your biggest personal development learning of 2017?
A: I learned to be more accountable for my actions and more aware of my emotions when certain things happen.
As for the Holidays…
Q: What is your favourite food in December?
A: I enjoy Traditional Oshiwambo & sea food.
Q: What is your favourite Namibian destination?
Q: What book should we all be reading?
A: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do by Amy Morin
Q: Where do you find your inspiration?
A: I find it in music, nature, in sincere human beings and painful situations.
Q: What is your mantra for life?
A: My son, give your heart and let your eyes observe my ways. Proverb 23v26
Q: What is your wish for the world for 2018?
A: I wish my family, my fans and my friends success as well as a long fulfilling & passionate life.
Q: What is your wish for Namibia for 2018?
A: My wish for Namibia in 2018 is for our citizens to more patriotic, to respect the arts and to create various youth employment opportunities.
Q: What is your wellness goal for 2018?
A: My wellness goal is to start travelling more and put more effort in building my empire.