New Music: The frustratingly enigmatic a capella jazz crooner shares gorgeous cuts from 2010, pre-Soil album and pre-Fridge. Where the album doe?
ARTIST STORY: Cape Town Xhosa rap group Backyard Crew conquer tragedy to return after a long hiatus, looking to return truthfully to a changed-up game.
NEW MUSIC: After a power outage cut things short, Uno July and Reason’s collaboration was put on ice – until now.
NEW MUSIC: With AKA’s switch-back into rhyme and Anatii’s versatile ambidextrous verses, ‘Don’t Forget to Pray’ signals an exciting moment in SA rap.
FESTIVAL NEWS: South Africa’s biggest hip-hop festival returns for its 11th year this Freedom Day at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Jozi.
UPCOMING EVENT: As one of the most important events in the hip-hop calendar, BTTC 2017 anticipates the future while honouring the past.
BEHIND THE SCENES: Reason was in Cape Town working on new visuals for a track off kind-of-released/leaked new album ‘Girls’. Sabelo Mkhabela tagged along.
NEW MUSIC: The poptimist jazz musician debuts her full sound in a massive 23-track album, and every track is worth your while…
UPCOMING RELEASE: Reason teases new songs from his forthcoming album, ‘Girls’, exploring women in all their glory and complexity.
NEW MUSIC: Cape Town rapper Kanyi offers tongue-twisting wordplay and playful percussion on new track, ‘Ngqangqa’.