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Review of Stogie T’s Freestyle on Sway in the morning

by: Precious Ngwenya - 21 November 2018

Review of Stogie T’s Freestyle on Sway in the morning

How Stogie T raised the bar for South African Rappers It is not the first time we have a South African rapper on Sway in The Morning but Stogie T is probably one of the best to do it. On Friday morning, we woke up to the video of the OG delivering a dope verse...

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5 of the best South African new school diss tracks

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 23 September 2015

5 of the best South African new school diss tracks

Too many battles are being settled on Twitter. We want music, as one house music legend tweeted, after Drake released the diss track to Meek Mill “Back to Back” in July. Black Coffee tweeted: “Now that’s hip hop, not this nonsense some of our local hip hop artists do. Some even attacking tweeps. Put [it]...

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Back To The City of dreams

by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 29 April 2015

Back To The City of dreams

If you weren’t at Back To The City (BTTC) this year, well, all I would like to say to you is – You missed out! If you’re a hip hop fanatic and happen to rap to almost all the hip hop songs ever made (like myself), you shouldn’t have missed this event. Hippies everywhere and...

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In memory of Flabba

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 11 March 2015

In memory of Flabba

South African rap crew Skwatta Kamp’s contribution to South African hip hop is huge. The septet’s independently released album Khut en Joyn won the crew a South African Music Award (SAMA) in 2003. Their follow-up album Mkhukhu Funkshen went gold (25 000 copies sold). I was in high school when a single off Mkhukhu Funkshen,...

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Cape Town hip hop crew Rivln Clique on hiatus and plans for the future

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 14 March 2014

Cape Town hip hop crew Rivln Clique on hiatus and plans for the future

I had a quick chat with Phillipi spaza rap crew, Rivln Clique, about their inception, their dreams and ambitions and the current state of CPT hip hop among other issues. It went as follows: Could you fellas introduce yourselves? We go by the name Rivln Clique. “RIVLN” is an acronym made up of our names:...

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