Odunsi’s the engine to Lagos’ nascent Alté scene. He revvs instinctually on his debut collection, drawing from 80s and 90s pop culture and personal reflections to craft… Read more “#Review | Odunsi’s Very RVRE Debut LP Knocks”
Right at the end, an interviewer asks the decorated artist a question: What have you not been successful at? Marriage, answers the artist. Laughter ensues.
Around March, I was asked by Apple Music to compile a set of 9 playlists, each containing 100 songs, across different genres. The series is called Mzansi… Read more “100 Greatest Kwaito Songs From The 90s And Early 00s”
Thandi Ntuli, the multi-part, genre-busting, mad-exciting yoda of da fonq — because we off that genre-labelling biz — is releasing her sophomore album sooner than you can… Read more “Thandi Ntuli’s Sophomore Booms Wit All Da Fonky Notes”
Melo B Jones is the Queen of Boom Bap Soul. This does not only apply in South Africa, the country she calls home. This is not up… Read more “Melo B Jones Got That Good Dope”
It’s been a while since AKA has had anything to lose. Between his 2012 album Alter Ego and the start of 2014, AKA’s stature had swelled to… Read more “#Throwback | Witness The Levels Of AKA’S Fitness”
Ben Sharpa charts specific enclaves as South African underground hip-hop figurehead-cum-electronic music practitioner. As producer, he is responsible for the dark, anti-pop leanings which marred both the… Read more “Ben Sharpa – 4DLS Album Review”