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.
ARTIST STORY: DJ/Producer The Gobbla reveals his beginnings and influences, sharing a journey of musical exploration and sustained perserverance.
NEW MUSIC: The video for Nyovest ‘Destiny’ plays out like a short science fiction film, with lots of intricate and beautiful visual effects.
HOW TO: Knowing how to get good press can be such a complicated and daunting prospect, we try and make it a little less scary.
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.
Nasty_C had a 2015 to remember. His single ‘Juice Back’ was a sleeper hit, taking its time to make it from the net to radio and finally into high rotation.
Anatii was responsible for some of the most arresting rap music coming out of the country last year. First his single ‘The Saga’ became a radio staple first in Jhb