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
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!
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 Gatherings, a marketplace … Continue reading #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 the Best Female … Continue reading 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 her. She was … Continue reading Rouge: Coming In From The Cold, Redda Than Red
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.
I’ll never, ever probably write a pop song — a pop pop pop song — because I know that that doesn’t feed me.
SUBS is a series on subcultures filmed and edited by myself, and produced by Tshego Mosiane of ReconnectED, a plaftform dedicated to casting a critical eye on issues that emerge … Continue reading #Featured | Fashion Film On Subcultures Is The Official Selection At Fashion Film Festival Milano
Luvuyo Njeje le Lungelo Ntombela ke majita a boima, a tjapalletseng sebaeng sena sa gqom. Khoeling tse ‘maloa tsa ho feta ba ile ba nts’a setlabolane sa bona Gandaganda.
Crazy White Boy was my first dip into the commercial pool.
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