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The Wolves of Grail Street

Words by Neo Mtshali Picture snaking lines oozing from the mouths of any of the esteemed streetwear retailers for days on end. Hundreds, sometimes thousands, o...

Interview: DJ SuperNova

DJ SuperNova has enjoyed an illustrious career spanning over 10 years. Of Dominican decent, the Bronx native emerged from the birth place of hip hop set to make...

5 Things Streetwear Can Learn From Hip Hop

Words by Neo Mtshali Hip-Hop is a lifestyle that has carved out some of the most resilient individuals (from street hustlers to an American president), given u...

Interview: K-$

K-$ has emerged as one of the most refreshing talents we've come across within South Africa's night life scene. Reppin' Cape Town, the talented DJ is exposing t...

Should Artists Still Sign To Record Labels?

Words by Caron Williams Jay Z released his triumphant 13th studio album, 4:44, last year and dropped countless gems as he has since his Reasonable Doubt days. ...

Priddy Ugly – E.G.Y.P.T Album Review

Words by Sizwe Ray Shabalala In 2012, Priddy Ugly released his first debut solo project titled The Ugly Truth. However, I only caught wind of it at the end of ...

Is Lyricism Still Important in Hip Hop?

Words by Mzonke Maloney How many purists may characterize lyricism in hip hop is through a template that insists on overt complexity, density and the multi-lay...

10 SA Rappers To Watch In 2018

Words by Kenny Wood 2017 has been an interesting year for South African hip hop. The culture has had a hell of a face lift. The cyphers under bridges have move...

Cassper Shifted The Paradigm of SA Hip Hop

Words by Glenn Kisela Hip hop has always held a level of romanticism. It’s carried the hopes of many and provided soundtracks to our deepest yearnings and most...

Sneaker Review: The Curry 4

Words by Leslie Nteta Sneaker culture is heavily informed and influenced by the game of basketball. Some of the most iconic and sought-after sneakers were initi...