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  • Touch My Blood Is A Pop Album, Darling!

    Kanye West is widely credited with changing the fibre of hip hop when he released his fouth studio album 808s & Heartbreak about decade ago. The drum machine infused electronic sound together with more auto-tune assisted vocals exploring a more emotive theme in its content. This allowed for a new type of rapper to emerge, […] More

  • What Is Playing On Your Radio This Year? A Lot Of House Music!

    Prince Kaybee’s Club Controller is the most played song on South African radio this year, according to data from Radio Monitor, an agency that provides music airplay data, media capture and media delivery to major record labels, artists, and performing rights organisations. Data for the first six months of the year running from 1st Jan this year […] More

  • In Snaps: Sneaker Exchange Cape Town

    On Saturday 28th April, urban culture fanatics, sneaker heads and retailers came together at the Cape Town Cruise Terminal to share their love for music, kicks and everything dope at the bi-annual Sneaker Exchange. A platform for sneaker heads to sell and buy sneakers, share ideas and have a good time, Sneaker Exchange continues to […] More

  • 10 Tips For Rappers On The Come-Up! #Game

    In a time when just about anyone with a computer can make music, pursuing a career as a musician is one of the hardest directions to take in life. From finding your identity, moulding your technique, building an audience to putting in the time to develop into an actual musician, this career path requires sacrifice […] 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

  • What Leaving My Dream Job Has Taught Me

    Since leaving this so called dream job, I’ve had nothing but time to reflect on my life and decisions I’ve made thus far. The one thing keeps ringing in my head is, ‘be careful what you wish for’ , this could also just be my wife’s voice, as she’s forever saying this to me. My love […] More

  • Part 1: Slikour On The Art Of Making A Hit Record

    As a leader in the hip hop culture space through his position as an OG and connecting brands to the culture on digital platform SlikourOnLife, Slikour has his finger on the pulse of the culture. Before he introduced a self-upload feature for artists to upload their music on his site for free downloads, he received […] More

  • Here Are The Top 10 Biggest South African Songs On Radio This Year

    Radio Monitor an agency that provides music airplay data, media capture and media delivery to major record labels, artists, and performing rights organisations, released the top 100 most played South African songs on radio chart from 1st January to 4th November. Here are the Top 10 biggest South African songs on radio this year; House […] More

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