Steez, born Vincent Mpho Tiro, grew up to be one of Botswana's most recognized and respected entertainers. He has always been hip hop driven from a young age. He grew up listening to Nas, 2 pac and Notorious BIG. He started writing rhymes and participating in school talent shows at junior school when he was only sixteen and other than that, he has always had undying love and passion for radio and television.
In his quest to fulfill his childhood dreams, he relocated to Gaborone and while still at University in 2003, he managed to secure a part time job with Botswana television hosting Botswana`s first one hour television hip hop show titled “Unauthorized’. He released his debut hip hop album Streets Are Calling on the 1st of March 2007 and his sophomore album titled “Mochine o ichenchang” was released on the 1st of December 2008.
Like many hip hop artists whose roots are embedded in the underground scene, he has always been active in the mixtape culture as a way of solidifying his street cred and growing his brand, having featured in the likes of Bk Proctor`s vol. 2 & 3 amongst others. Steez worked as an on air presenter with one of Botswana`s fastest growing radio brands, Duma FM ,hosting the station`s “top 20” after almost five years with the station. With years of broadcasting experience up his sleeve, he also joined e Botswana to co-host a show which celebrates local music and its diversity called “Tswaka” while still at Duma FM on part time basis. His third studio album (MOTSWAKO REVOLUTION) is due for release end 1st March 2015. Aside from being a star on the entertainment scene, Steez is a TV Producer (Pula Power on Btv and Prtv) and he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in Economics and Environmental Science from the University of Botswana.