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7 reasons you should put some respek on HHP’s name

by: Xoliswa Qoni - 30 October 2018

7 reasons you should put some respek on HHP’s name

Last week a video of Jabba saying he was going to “moer” rappers who mention his name and disrespect him, surfaced on the Internet. He’s got a point, and here’s why. 1. He mixed hip-hop and kwaito before it became cool Jabba was rapping over kwaito beats and repurposing popular kwaito lines, before it became...

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Why motswako is the biggest South African hip hop movement

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 30 October 2018

Why motswako is the biggest South African hip hop movement

About three weeks ago (November 7), motswako rapper Cassper Nyovest announced that his debut album Tsholofelo had gone gold (20 000 copies sold) after just three months on the market. The rapper, who first appeared on HHP songs “Wamo Tseba Mtho?” (2009) and “Padapa” (2012), has seen a rapid rise.  He is the latest star...

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HHP made every song better

by: Tshepiso Sibeko - 30 October 2018

HHP made every song better

A nostalgic look at HHP’s most memorable collaborations There are a few musicians who have managed to change people’s lives with their craft. Only a dime a dozen have managed to change the game and pave the way for an entire genre. HHP is one of those people. As he would say, “what would summer...

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Oppikoppi 20: The Odyssey

by: Thabiso Molatlhwa - 11 August 2014

Oppikoppi 20: The Odyssey

It finally happened mama! Your son is official an Oppikoppian! Okay… so like everyone else, I too have a bucket-list which got shorter this past weekend as I partied my youth away on the dusty Oppikoppi street farm for three consecutive days. Initiated in ’94, this year’s festival was themed “The Odyssey” and was conceptualized by the AAA...

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Docetones – Sweet Sounds

by: Ncedo - 8 May 2012

Docetones – Sweet Sounds

Docetones is a four-man band with a unique and soulfully up-tempo sound. They started performing in 2006. “Doce means ‘sweet’ in Spanish, we are a group of young and talented musicians with an interesting musical background”, says lead vocalist Jose Vilandy. This is truly one innovative band, fusing up-tempo Latin music with the soulful sounds...

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