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Sho Madjozi drops new album “Limpopo Champions League”

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 19 December 2018

Sho Madjozi drops new album “Limpopo Champions League”

The Huku hitmaker has just gotten bigger Right on the heels of her successful show at the SoleDXB festival in Dubai, rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi is ready for local and international success. Last week was a big one for the Tsonga queen, she launched two major projects: a collaboration with Edgars and her debut...

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Kwesta to release singles with Rick Ross and Rich Homie Quan

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 12 December 2018

Kwesta to release singles with Rick Ross and Rich Homie Quan

The Spirit star set to release singles ahead of Heineken’s #192Countries Campaign Kwesta will be releasing two singles with international rappers Rick Ross and Rich Homie Quan. The two American rappers will be performing the new singles with Kwesta for the first time at the Heineken event on the 14th of December at Mustang Room...

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Has South African Hip Hop overdosed on Nostalgia?

by: Precious Ngwenya - 17 October 2018

Has South African Hip Hop overdosed on Nostalgia?

When an ode is getting a bit old We can agree that nostalgia gave us some of the best hip hop songs in South Africa. When KO said ‘ Mina uk’jaiva ngak’qala ngingaka’ we felt that; maybe because we were hearing it for the second time. Was it really KO or were we just homesick...

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Riky Rick listening session

by: Rebabaletswe Shai - 3 April 2015

Riky Rick listening session

Local Hip Hop music is transcending barriers across South African borders, and just like American Hip Hop artists, Mzansi artist’s such as Riky Rick, AKA, K.O and Cassper Nyovest have succeeded at capturing the minds and hearts of many music lovers. Live SA was invited to a listening session of Riky Rick’s new album titled...

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Patty Monroe is so high fashion

by: Aluwani Ratshiungo - 20 February 2015

Patty Monroe is so high fashion

2014 was a big year for South African Hip Hop. The industry has been on a steady rise for a while and has finally found it’s own voice. We have the gear, the parties, the beef, the proudly South African flavour, the hip hop awards, but we still don’t have any women at the forefront of hip...

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REVIVING THE REVOLUTION

by: Neo Mahame - 4 July 2014

REVIVING THE REVOLUTION

Fresh off stage, after a crazy performance at the Basha Uhuru festival in June, the clique Revivolution slowly gathered around for an interview. Revivolution is a hip hop collective based in Joburg that is composed of six members, a producer and a graphic designer. They make music and videos that tell a vibrant, urban, inner-city...

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Cutting Edge With Reason

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 17 March 2014

Cutting Edge With Reason

  Wednesday afternoon. I wait for a lift from one of the most talented rappers in SA hip-hop game. He arrives, and we make our way to his place in the north of Joburg for a chat about his career and future. “Dude do you mind if I get a haircut while we do this?”...

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