Music

BudX Launches Kings of Music in Style

Words by Mercia Tucker One of the hallmarks of great artistry is the crafting of exceptional live performances that not only endear yourself to your audience bu...

YoungstaCPT: The King

Words: Ziyanda Ntloko Photography: Imraan Christian Creative Direction: Imraan Christian Assisted by: Justin February and Waseem Noordien Cover design: Mzo Gcwa...

MUZI And DEAD. Launch Pop-Up Store

Today, globally recognised South African Producer / DJ, MUZI drops his much anticipated 4-track EP, Stimela Segolide. A WE.THE.BUNDU re...

Fresh Music Friday – Week 6

Youngsta’s debut album has arrived. One of the hardest working artists in SA has released 3T which is narrated by his grandfather, and is a journey on his life ...

Nasty C: the Multifaceted

Words by Mercia Tucker Images by Jina Min In beginning the track “Another One Down” with “It's too many different spirits within me/ a personality is constantly...

Fresh Music Friday – Week 5

Recently celebrating 10 years in the rap game, Zingah (formerly known as Smashis, of the Cashtime Fam trio) has just dropped his highly anticipated single “Dlal...

Fresh Music Friday – Week 4

N’veigh has released his long-awaited debut album, Peanut Butter. After the surprise EP No Pineapples on my Pizza, the Pretoria rapper gave us 13 tracks that ca...

New: Episode 2 of Notes & Noise

Episode 2 of “Notes & Noise” is here.  A podcast hosted by Mercia Tucker, it sees her waxing lyrical about all things South African hip hop once a mont...

The Indelible Rise of Gqom

Words by Zee Ntloko The popularization of dance and electronic music in South Africa is heavily owed to township culture. The rise of house music and the birth ...

Op-Ed: Independence is Stifling Local Hip Hop

Words by Wiseman Ngubo There has been a notable absence of an outright viral local hip hop hit in recent times, the last two years have seen a pretty lukewarm s...

FRESH MUSIC FRIDAY – WEEK 3

Muzi has released his new single “We Are Growing – Muzi Rework” today. The single recognises his Zulu roots and pays homage to the Margaret Singana classic, whi...