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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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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19 Feb Dwson drops Glimpses of You EP

Black Major artist, Dwson delivers his latest EP, Glimpses of You. As part of the roster of one of the strongest labels around (think Beateneberg, Bongeziwe Mabandla, and DJ Lag) his latest project was always going to be met with high expectations. Lucky for us,...

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21 Jan Mx Blouse performs No Match: Listen Now

The trials and tribulations of failed relationships take center stage in the latest single from rapper, Mx Blouse. Content notwithstanding, the song, produced by long time collaborators Albany Lore and Thor Rixon, plays like a summer-ready club banger to underscore the upward trajectory of one...

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