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Black Coffee explains how his collaboration with Drake came about

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 28 March 2017

Black Coffee explains how his collaboration with Drake came about

Black Coffee is the man of the moment. Getting shouts from his BFF Diddy, and also appearing on Drake’s record-breaking “playlist” More Life, which dropped last week. He recently sat down with American music website Pigeons & Planes to discuss how his collaboration with Drake came about. The song followed Drake playing Black Coffee’s song...

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Watch the latest Street Player video featuring legendary house DJ Black Coffee

by: Onele Liwani - 16 March 2017

Watch the latest Street Player video featuring legendary house DJ Black Coffee

Our latest Street Player video, shot in Langa township in Cape Town, features legendary South African DJ Black Coffee. Dancer, Leo Picasso Jose, shows us how to move to Inseparable by Black Coffee (Ft. Ribatone). “Street Player”, is a YouTube-based dance music curation platform that features exclusive original tracks accompanied by young people dancing in...

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#RBMAJozi: 7 acts you have to see at the Red Bull Music Academy weekender in Jozi

by: Buhle Nikelo - 31 August 2016

#RBMAJozi: 7 acts you have to see at the Red Bull Music Academy weekender in Jozi

This weekend (1 – 4 September), the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender Johannesburg will bring a diverse line-up of artists, to different parts of Jozi. The Bassline, And Club, Kitcheners, Carfax, Great Dane, 1 Fox Newtown and Zone 6 Soweto, will host a total of 60 artists. We understand it can be overwhelming to choose...

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Listen to this playlist by one of Cape Town’s dopest DJs

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 15 January 2016

Listen to this playlist by one of Cape Town’s dopest DJs

Older and established musicians should use music to help groom young talent. This is the principle that guides DJ Fosta’s work and life. “I come from a musical background. My father is a musician and so is my uncle. My uncle’s actually Duke Ngcukana [the late, legendary jazz musician who founded the jazz outfit The...

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Top 5 South African house DJs

by: Ndimphiwe Gilili - 24 October 2014

Top 5 South African house DJs

South Africa is one of the biggest producers and consumers of house music. Behind this mega industry are even bigger talents, who have contributed a lot to the local house music scene and taken our music to the global stage. These are, in my opinion, the best five house DJs in South Africa, based on...

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Cape Town Jazz Festival 2014 preview

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 25 March 2014

Cape Town Jazz Festival 2014 preview

For as long as I can remember I’ve been crossing my fingers, toes, legs, arms and anything else that could be crossed, in the hopes that I’d get to see Erykah Badu perform on South African soil. After years and years of waiting and holding my breath, I had left it to some sort of...

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The Cape Town Electronic Music Fest

by: Linda - 22 February 2013

The Cape Town Electronic Music Fest

Were you at the Cape Town Electronic music Fest? Did our photographers snap you? Or do you just want to know what went down

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DJ Nababes – On The Rise

by: Vusumzi - 8 May 2012

DJ Nababes – On The Rise

Ladies and gentlemen, young and old, I present to you: DJ Nababes, one of Cape Town’s rising and promising female dj’s, WHOOP WHOOP. Ok so my introduction skills needs a little bit of polishing, but believe me when I say that in the near future Nababes is going to be one of Cape Town’s iconic...

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