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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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In conversation with Nakhane Touré on the eve of the release of his new EP, The Laughing Son

by: Shingai Darangwa - 24 November 2015

In conversation with Nakhane Touré on the eve of the release of his new EP, The Laughing Son

    Nakhane Touré tells me that one of his favourite moments was getting booed while performing an opening set for Simphiwe Dana at Bassline. “I loved it. I felt amazing because that moment was meant to destroy me, but I rose above it. This is quite arrogant actually. But being booed, I felt like I was...

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The musical genius Loui Lvndn

by: Raeez Jacobs - 16 April 2015

The musical genius Loui Lvndn

With his EP- Hikari (The Light), which also features the European phenomena and South African born, Petite Noir and Spoek Mathambo, slated to debut later this month, the enigmatic, musical prodigy that is Loui Lvndn (pronounced London), will soon emerge on the music scene with an unprecedented sound and image that will cast him in...

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Government and artists should work together to help grow our music industry

by: Jamie Petersen - 2 April 2015

Government and artists should work together to help grow our music industry

There’s little to no assistance from government to help record labels or artists  export local music. This is one of the main issues stifling the growth of South Africa’s music industry. This is according to Sipho Dlamini, the CEO of the South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO), a body that protects the rights of producers...

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DA LES STILL KILLING SH*T!!

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 9 June 2014

DA LES STILL KILLING SH*T!!

This guy needs no introduction. His work speaks volumes and he’s at a point where he is passed trying to make a name for himself in the local hip hop scene. Leslie Mampe, commonly known as Da LES, has to be one of SA’s biggest hip hop artists. He first stepped onto the scene collaborating...

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Die Antwoord unleash their pitbull terrior

by: Robyn Frost - 26 May 2014

Die Antwoord unleash their pitbull terrior

Quick hide the kids, Die Antwoord has released their new video, but where does the idea come from? They call themselves Die Antwoord- meaning “the answer” in English. They are music game-changers; words like “normal” and “generally accepted” don’t usually come to mind when thinking of Die Antwoord. They are not even outside the box....

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RIKY RICK’S HIPPY INNERVIEW

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 21 May 2014

RIKY RICK’S HIPPY INNERVIEW

“Who you know that took a break and came alive like I did!?” Those are the lines from rapper, producer, actor Riky Rick on his latest hit single ‘Amantombazane’ that took the local hip-hop scene by storm. Riky Rick states that, the line’s based on the huge break he took a few years ago after...

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