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    What This Year’s Most Played South African Songs On Radio Tells Us About The Industry

    A Radio Monitor chart on the Top 100 Most Played South African Songs on radio from 1st January to 4th November found its way to social media recently; Radio Monitor provides music airplay data, media capture and media delivery to major record labels, artists, managers, label services and performing rights organisations. This is what the Top 40 Most […] More

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    Visuals: Sneakerness Joburg In Snaps

    The second sneaker event in Joburg in as many weeks, Sneakerness offered limited edition merchandise, a series of workshops, music, brand launches and speakers from the street wear and sneaker culture space. There were also sneaker and accessory traders, private sellers and collectors walking the floor throughout the event. As usual, we partnered with our friends at […] More

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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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