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Take a trip down memory lane with our Heritage Day playlist

by: Cole Ndelu - 20 September 2017

Take a trip down memory lane with our Heritage Day playlist

We’ve put together a playlist that will have your parents and other relatives shouting, “Oh, that’s my jam!” and will have you singing along too. Music that everyone will enjoy and sway to. Listen to the playlist on Deezer Listen to the playlist on iTunes

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DooWap talks DJing and Deals

by: Cole Ndelu - 15 September 2017

DooWap talks DJing and Deals

From her music to her fashion style, everything about Khetsiwe Morgan is complex and eclectic. With her luminous neon braids and the triangle tattoo placed squarely at the center of her face, Khetsiwe who is commonly known as DJ DooWap defies the very concept of ordinary. This is evident with her music which draws inspiration...

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Remembering the iconic Hip-Hop crew Prophets of da City

by: admin - 15 August 2017

Remembering the iconic Hip-Hop crew Prophets of da City

Before there was Skwatta Kamp or even the long-forgotten Entity, there was a Cape Town based crew called Prophet of da City. In celebrations of 44 years of hip-hop, we remember one of the most iconic hip-hop groups that have come out of South Africa. The 8-man crew established in 1988 featured legends such as...

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Raw Bars got next

by: Mayuyuka Kaunda - 25 July 2017

Raw Bars got next

After a Shugasmakx co-sign, he got to work on a collaboration with JR through the #StartSomething campaign. Born Bhungane Hadebe, the 20-year-old rapper has been making waves since dropping his mixtape Road to Conscious Trap in November last year. He lives up to his name on the project, delivering his signature fusion of trap beats...

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Flex Rabanyan is ready to shake up the hip-hop industry

by: Lerato Motsiri - 17 July 2017

Flex Rabanyan is ready to shake up the hip-hop industry

It has been a month since season two of South Africa’s biggest hip hop talent competition The Hustle came to an end. And yet, people are still talking about the winner of the competition. We sat down with winner Flex Rabanyan to discuss rap, life and the future for the talented rapper.   Taking the...

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Here is what to expect from Anatii and AKA’s upcoming album

by: admin - 17 July 2017

Here is what to expect from Anatii and AKA’s upcoming album

The countdown begins with just a few more days until the release of the much-anticipated album Be Careful What You Wish For. The album from Anatii and AKA will feature 10 songs including hit track Don’t Forget To Pray. We spoke to Anatii on what to expect from their upcoming album. What can people expect...

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Dope lyrical references by South African rappers

by: Mayuyuka Kaunda - 23 June 2017

Dope lyrical references by South African rappers

Rappers often throw in some seemingly innocuous lines mid-verse, that let us know what they’re listening to currently, or what they were influenced by growing up. These lyrical references shed light on who some of rappers own favourites are.  It’s a dream to catch these lines and serves as a little gift for the discerning...

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Twitter Goes Off At Babes Wodumo’s Visa Woes

by: Lerato Motsiri - 23 June 2017

Twitter Goes Off At Babes Wodumo’s Visa Woes

Babes Wodumo had her fans in a frenzy on Thursday following rumours that she would not be making her way to the United States because she didn’t apply for her visa in time. While it seems Wodumo and her management have dismissed the rumours, insisting that she will be going abroad, her Twitter followers did...

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#BashaUhuru Freedom Fest: a must-attend for creatives

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 16 June 2017

#BashaUhuru Freedom Fest: a must-attend for creatives

The Basha Uhuru Freedom Fest, which takes place from 21 – 25 June, is going to be jammed packed with expression of artistic wealth among the youth of Mzansi. It is a must-attend event for creatives across all artistic disciplines. Make sure you attend or you will miss out on nice things. In its 5th...

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We’re here for Nasty C riding over afrobeat

by: Mayuyuka Kaunda - 14 June 2017

We’re here for Nasty C riding over afrobeat

Nasty C is set to spread his wings with a feature on internationally-renowned trio Major Lazer’s brand new track titled Particula. It seems the rapper brings out his best when rocking over afrobeat rhythms. It’s an exciting move for the young rapper and also sees him expand his sound by venturing into afrobeat territory on...

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