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    Review: Riky Rick’s “Stay Shining” EP Is Everything You’d Expect It To Be!

    After dropping what he called ‘Scooby Snacks’, a 3-track EP earlier this year, Riky finally dropped 8-track EP Stay Shining, his first full project since dropping his successful debut album Family Values in 2015. Stay Shining opens with his 8-year old daughter repeatedly singing ‘shine’ on Jordan’s Intro, as we swiftly get into Joy, a quintessential kwaito-inspired Riky […] More

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    5 Ways Cassper Nyovest Changed The Game Forever

    As we get closer to Cassper Nyovest’s FillUpFNB Stadium, the biggest hip-hop concert in the world, ever, we take a look at how this music maverick has changed the game forever; Free Music; Cassper dropped Doc Shebeleza in Jan 2014 on the back of his breakthrough single Gusheshe the previous year. To a large extent, we […] More

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    Kwesta Dropping Major Features In The Coming Weeks

    Kwesta recently dropped his latest single, Spirit, featuring Nigerian-born American rapper Wale. Although many criticized Wale’s verse as disconnected, it is still a massive feat for a South African rapper to feature an American rapper of that stature. The Spirit Chaser-sampled track is a colossal summer hit in spite of Wale’s bland verse. The K1 […] More

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    We’re Giving Away 10X Double Tickets To Sneakerness This Saturday!

    The good news is, you don’t have to be a hypebeast to attend Sneakerness, a global sneaker event hosted in major cities across Europe as it makes its Joburg debut this weekend. Although sneaker culture surged in part due to the growth of hip hop, sneakers remain a casual fashion staple across age, race, class and gender. […] More

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    Visuals: Sneaker Exchange Joburg In Snaps

    Sneaker Exchange is a platform for sneaker heads to buy, sell and barter kicks and other exclusive accessories on the day. In addition to SXC’s very own store Lost Property, Magents, Cop Capital, Mr Sponge and a host of other indie apparel outlets were on show. Didier from Magents, Fred Mercury and Mome were on […] More

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    AKA & Cassper Nyovest Lead SA Hip Hop Award Nominations!

    On Monday afternoon the SAHHA panel announced the nominations for this year’s award ceremony hosted at the Lyric Theater in Gold Reef City on 13th December, this year’s awards will be pre-recorded for broadcast on SABC 1. All entries were judged through a process that involved independent experts drawn from radio, TV, newspapers, Media and the […] More

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    3 South African Faves Hypebeasts Ruined

    There are always those everyday products used by the vast majority of society, so much so, that these brands are embedded as part of our culture. Although these products achieve iconic status in society, the price point tends to remain reasonable, ensuring mass market appeal. This has started to change; There are 3 products in particular […] More

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