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5 Reasons why Cassper Nyovest’s #FillUpFNBStadium concert was a success

by: Lilita Gcwabe - 5 December 2017

5 Reasons why Cassper Nyovest’s  #FillUpFNBStadium concert was a success

Although Cassper didn’t fill up the FNB Stadium to its full capacity, it would be unreasonable to believe the concert was unsuccessful. With a target of 75 000 people to attend, an amazing number of 68 000 tickets were sold. On the 2nd of December 2017, we were stunned and inspired by Cassper’s relentless ambition...

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Why did hip hop stop being socially conscious?

by: Simamkele Matuntuta - 24 November 2014

Why did hip hop stop being socially conscious?

Since the controversy surrounding Cape Town hip hop outfit Dookoom’s song “Larney Jou Poes”, it’s made me wonder when last we heard a truly socially conscious rap song. The single is from the group’s latest EP A Gangster Called Big Times and the video of the song depicts farm workers taking control of the farm they work...

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Gun Clappers

by: Hakim Malema - 1 September 2014

Gun Clappers

“My one homie gotta gun In the cupboard…” These are AKA’s lyrics from his popular song Congratulate. In this somewhat carefree but paradoxically narcissistic record, Kiernan claims that one of his entourage own a firearm and the insinuation leads you to believe he might even use if you step out of line! Gun claiming to...

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