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5 Gqom artists you need to know

by: Sandile Ngwenya - 10 October 2017

5 Gqom artists you need to know

There are few things that are as infectious as Gqom, when the beat hits, you can’t fight the need to dance. With just two months until we hit the festive season hit, it is time to get acquainted with these 5 Gqom artists who will definitely be filling up the dance floor. Dj Lag Also...

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[Video] Electronic music duo Stiff Pap’s new single will have even hip-hop heads moving

by: Lufuno Ramadwa - 8 November 2016

[Video] Electronic music duo Stiff Pap’s new single will have even hip-hop heads moving

We recently took a walk around Cape Town CBD with electronic music duo, Stiff Pap. The group is made up of producer Mshindi AKA Jakinda (20) and rapper Ayema Probllem (20) who describe themselves as one of the most progressive new acts in the country. To switch things up a bit, we got hip-hop dancers from a crew...

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Babes Wodumo is the original carefree black girl. Give her the credit she deserves

by: Buhle Lindwa - 4 August 2016

Babes Wodumo is the original carefree black girl. Give her the credit she deserves

This talk of Babes Wodumo being ratchet or over-hyped is exposing our own hypocrisy when it comes to the narrative around the carefree black girl. Babes Wodumo’s image is kasi flair The current conversation about the singer and dancer made me think back to a tweet I read a few weeks back: “ghetto black girls...

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Rude Boyz on gqom, international success, their 2016 plans and more

by: Anam Joseph - 12 February 2016

Rude Boyz on gqom, international success, their 2016 plans and more

Durban gqom trio Rude Boyz were on the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival roster. After their performance, we asked them about how they felt about performing at the festival, gqom being loved abroad, touring and their upcoming 2016 release. Watch the video below: Keep in touch with Rude Boyz on Facebook Holding image: Storm Wright

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