26 Mar Espacio Dios is just getting started

It's easy to turn a cynical ear to the work of young musicians. Entitled, untrained and festooned with face tattoos and colourful hair, their more conservative contemporaries tend to look at the next generation of young hip hop artist with a level of disdain. The...

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19 Mar TUNE INTO THE BICYCLE DAY PROGRAMME

From Cape Town to the world, SA producer Cordovan Ghostal may just be the country's best up an coming beat-maker.   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Opening with a warped cut from Gil Scott Heron's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" is an early indicator of the taste level Ghostal...

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18 Mar Watch now: Double video drop

More powerful than a double shot of espresso, we present a double shot of local music excellence courtesy of DJ Lag and the ethereal Alice Phoebe Lou. Words: Tshiamo Seape   Serving as muse and creative director for the DJ Lag's "Switz" music video, Mette Towley, brings the...

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14 Mar Get Out: where to go in Johannesburg

As the prospect of colder weather seems more like a reality and less the anxiety of a former version of yourself, you may want to use those last remaining weeks of sunshine to create some outdoorsy memories for when thick sweaters and non-negotiable appointments with...

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08 Mar Video of The Week: Sjava – Umama

Everyone loves a homecoming and South African B.E.T Award-winning and Grammy nominated artist Sjava's new music video for the song "Umama" is that and then some. Showing just how genuine the man is, instead of following rap video clichés, Sjava decided to show his mother...

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06 Mar Burna Boy needs a dollar

Picking up right where he left off in 2018, 2019 sees the "Sekkle Down" star release his first official single of the year: "Dangote." With a smooth arrangement and vocal performance to match, the song is a must listen. Named after the richest man in...

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01 Mar Stiff Pap drop “Maradona”

It's energetic, infectious and at this point, probably better than the songs's namesake. Whether you call them Future Kwaito or Alternative Rap, Cape Town duo Stiff Pap have delivered another banger to add to their repertoire. Stream"Maradona" featuring SimmySimmyNya below. ...

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25 Feb The many faces of Dada Shiva

Cape Town has become  known as a hotbed for stellar electronic and pop music over the past few years however, Hip-Hop has struggled to find a place of pride among the city's creative class. For every  Christian Tiger School, Thor Rixon and Hyroine,  the number...

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