Lerato Lichaba is a self-taught guitarist, composer, producer, arranger, and all-round conceptualist. He is the founder of the prolific Soweto ensemble, Urban Village signed to Parisian label, NoFormat, and non-profit creative hub, House of Kuumba.
His music style is inspired by his life experiences and how different cultures and traditions blend in the language of his music.
Lerato’s brainchild band Urban Village has released their album, Udondolo in January 2021. The band independently released its sought after six-track EP, Bantu Art.