#Throwback | When #FillUp Was Still A Dream In Cassper’s Dome

Imagine if Cassper Nyovest failed to fill up the dome. How would South African Hip Hop look at him? What would #TeamAKA think and say? Most importantly, how would social … Continue reading #Throwback | When #FillUp Was Still A Dream In Cassper’s Dome

#GuestPost | Cassper, Respect Us Pls!

Back in 2015, Cassper set his sights on the TicketPro Dome in the peak of his popularity following the release of his first studio album Tsholofelo, and filled up the … Continue reading #GuestPost | Cassper, Respect Us Pls!

Rouge: Coming In From The Cold, Redda Than Red

In 2013 Deko Barbara-Jessica Weidi, who is of Congolese descent, was an upstart R&B singer who’d recently started rapping because of the push her producer friends gave her. She was … Continue reading Rouge: Coming In From The Cold, Redda Than Red

#Review | How To Make It Pop: Red Bull Culture Clash [In Pictures]

Red Bull Culture clash delivered the niceties on Saturday night in what turned into a lesson in how to package South African pop culture for a fickle audience.

#Review | Rouge’s Live Show’s So Dope, It Eclipses Her Sick Raps

Rouge’s live rap show’s so dope, it threatens to eclipse her ill raps. When on the mic she’s in control, focused, with the promise to get progressively better, from one … Continue reading #Review | Rouge’s Live Show’s So Dope, It Eclipses Her Sick Raps

#Photoessay | Jozi’s Live Music Scene: Faces + Spaces [2013 – 2017]

I started to follow the black band scene closely once I got to Jozi 5 years ago. I would get asked by people then — and it still happens today … Continue reading #Photoessay | Jozi’s Live Music Scene: Faces + Spaces [2013 – 2017]