Writing Rap is a newspaper-format collection of South African hip hop writing, some of which has been published previously, produced specifically for the first edition Lephephe Print… Read more “#Download | Writing Rap, A Publication Produced For Lephephe Print Gatherings Vol. 1”
Rouge’s New Era Sessions is one of the best out this year, but the South African Hip Hop Awards seem to think that she’s only worthy for… Read more “How To Fix A Broken Industry”
Ku-album yakhe yesibili, leligama layo kunguManando, umrepha locavile waseNingizimu Africa, Emtee, utfola liphimbo lakhe.
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… Read more “Rouge: Coming In From The Cold, Redda Than Red”
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… Read more “#Review | Rouge’s Live Show’s So Dope, It Eclipses Her Sick Raps”
When planning the roll-out of his latest project, 4AM In Jozi, rap artist Sam Turpin made sure to include the oft-ignored casual cassette tape listener — it’s… Read more “#Photos + #GIFs | Proof That Sam Turpin Is The Wavviest Cat To Come Out Of Jozi”
Bra Hugh never cared about fashion when growing up.
There were too many great things happening at once. The emotions were overwhelming. I cried a lot during this show.
“I have more faith in the music than I do in the PR and in the imaging,” says Stogie T frankly. “I think people, once they hear… Read more “Stogie T’s Rebirth Is Kool”
When power cut in the middle of his studio session in November 2016, Gugs-born Uno July took a short break in the Red Bull Studios’ lounge in… Read more “#Phototessay | Behind The Scenes At Uno July’s ‘Isukile’ Videoshoot”