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  • From The Archives: 6-Year Old Interview With Bra Hugh Masekela!

    Six years ago when iconic American music magazine Rolling Stone published a South African version of the brand, Bra Hugh Masekela was the first artist to grace its cover. I got an opportunity to interview him at the time. I had forgotten this interview until his passing was announced a week ago. Listening back to […] More

  • A History Of AKA’s Major Samples

    During an argument with DJ Capital and Kwesta recorded for episode 4 of AKA’s Life On The Road web series, AKA can be heard saying ”You guys were inspired by me to make that song, don’t lie, are you saying no ways? I am not the pioneer of that style? You telling me I didn’t […] More

  • Solo and the BETR GANG’s Tour Dates Review

    As far as concepts go, Tour Dates is possibly one of the best concept albums to come out of SA. As rapper Solo has openly shared the team’s experience while putting together a conceptual album with 14 features, with exception of the intro, the beauty of the album really lies in the stories behind how […] More

  • Prince Kaybee In Studio With Castino & Thwenny

    On the back of a busy holiday season schedule, Bloemfontein based house music producer and DJ Prince Kaybee is kicking off the year in studio with rappers Castino and Thwenny Twenny. Prince Kaybee had a great year 2017, dropping his sophomore album IAMUSIC, launching his record label Low Key Records and his chart-topping singles Charlotte […] More

  • Consumers Don’t Necessarily Care How Much The Artist Makes

    As technology continues to transform the music industry, from Napster’s impact in the late 90s to the current debate of streaming vs pure download sales, the music industry has had to accept the internet as the new world order. The growth in music streaming, for the first time exceeding pure music sales in the last […] More

  • A Few Hip-Hop Drops To Look Forward To In 2018

    In terms of album releases, last year was a massive year for hip-hop, and by the looks of things, this year promises to be just as good. Drops from industry heavyweights K.O, AKA, Cassper and Riky Rick to the new school A-Reece, Shane Eagle, Emtee and Rouge made the past year one of the best […] More

  • Sneaker Brands That Made An Impact Last Year

    2017 was a big one for PUMA. The past 12 months saw a flurry of celebrity partnerships and technical innovations that have kept the brand riding the wave of success. You couldn’t talk about the brand in 2017 without talking about Rihanna and Fenty. The singer, again, looked into her sartorial crystal ball and presented us with […] More

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