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The Latest Hip Hop Releases to Set the Summer Tone

by: Tshepiso Sibeko - 2 October 2018

The Latest Hip Hop Releases to Set the Summer Tone

We look at some of the latest hip hop releases The festive season is fast approaching. With only two months left, it comes as no surprise that all our favourite musicians are releasing music to compliment our soon to be jovial mood. It will be interesting to see which offering will stand out and be...

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9 hot singles from the man who brought you “Ngud'”

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 28 June 2016

9 hot singles from the man who brought you “Ngud'”

If you’re only hearing about Kwesta’s greatness now that you’re jamming to “Ngud’“, you’re late. The Katlehong-native has been killing it since 2007 when we first introduced to his infectious brand of kasi-inspired, punchline-driven hip hop. Don’t believe us? Here are nine hits that prove he’s not too far off when he calls himself Da King of...

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Hip hop unifies

by: Tshegofatso Mphahlele - 31 March 2015

Hip hop unifies

  If you had asked me to write about anything  even remotely related to hip hop before this past weekend, I probably would’ve laughed in your face. I kid you not. I’m very clueless when it comes to the genre. I’ve always thought it was characterised and supported by angry black men with mommy issues....

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Top 3 Hip Hop Movements

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 7 October 2014

Top 3 Hip Hop Movements

With K.O causing heavy traffic on Youtube and AKA touring the continent with his music for the LEVELS tour , summer time is definitely a time to look out for the heat that will drop from the local hip hop scene. I decided to sit down and compile a list of the most relevant movements...

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Kid X on the come up

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 2 July 2014

Kid X on the come up

“Eisan bebasbiza omalambane now sidla izambane lika pondo,” these are the lyrics of Bonginkosi “Kid X” Mahlangu. Loosely translated; “they used to call us poor but now, we are making money.” At this point in his career, X can certainly back up a statement like that. He has come a long way. Dressed in camouflage chinos, a matching...

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