Based: Johannesburg

Thato Madonsela (born January 30, 1982), better known by his stage name L-Tido, is a South African hip hop recording artist from Alexandra, Johannesburg.

He is best known for being one of the few independent artists in the country to reach commercial success, winning the Best Newcomer in Africa award at the 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards.

L-Tido has performed several times in the country’s major cities and in many small towns, and has opened for Rick Ross; The Game; Slum village; Maino and Usher