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Rudeboyz Diverge and Stay Solid with New EP, ‘Gqomwave’

NEW MUSIC: The diversions of this EP – from one of the pioneer crews of the genre – and the rest of the genre proves that Rudeboyz are going nowhere.

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Churn 2017 Celebrates Internationals Nozinja and Esa Williams

EVENT NEWS: The 4th session of Joburg’s best boutique all-nighter reverts to an all-local parade of pioneering excellence in rural Kempton Park on 2-3 Nov.

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CapeClub’s ‘Jac and Morto’ Features Omar Morto and Sumo Jac

NEW MUSIC: CapeClub label head and the Cape bass scene’s biggest fan colab on a 5-track Soundcloud bootleg-style EP using Cardi B and Pretty Ricky samples.

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Escapism Refuge Shares Debut Full-length, ‘Hold’

NEW MUSIC: LP releases in underground electronic music are rare, but the bass and down-tempo producer’s 13-track is an obvious choice, once you’ve listened.

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Zakwe and Cassper in Kyle Lewis’ Latest Problematic Video

OPINION: With the impact of ZA hip hop music videos on people’s consciousness in mind, we need to hold directors to higher standards of visual storytelling.

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Distruction Boyz Make Sure ‘Gqom Is The Future’

New Music: On their 13-track debut, they firmly ground gqom’s commercial success in its home town, a rare feat for a quickly trafficked underground sound.

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FAKA’s latest EP ‘Amaqhawe’ Available for Pre-Order

New Music: The follow up EP to 2016’s ‘Bottoms Revenge’ is out 27/10, and continues in their collaborative chameleon-like constant sonic reimaginings.

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K-$, BLK JKS, Zara Julius, Paul Waxon & More Launch KONJO Vol. 1

EVENT NEWS: The new event’s Pan-African mandate is a focus that’s sorely missing from the current scene.

Albums / EPs, Reviews

Sipho The Gift Releases Brilliant & Painful ‘Kintsugi’ EP

Kintsugi is a Japanese art of mending cracked and broken porcelain, using gold to highlight the new imperfections as opposed to hiding them.

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Morena Leraba and Mankind Mesmerise in ‘Impepho’ Video

NEW MUSIC: The video plays like an insider’s view of a rich landscape – highlighting the world of a group of Basotho shepherds in high definition.