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MTV Base Hottest MCs list for 2022 is out

MTV Base Hottest MCs

For over a decade now, the MTV Base Hottest MCs List has remained as one the most talked about mainstream yearly fixture in the South African hip hop calendar. While the jury is still out regarding whether the list still holds the same esteem it once did, there’s no denying that each time the list is revealed, it […]

K.O’s Smash Hit “SETE” Continues To Soar As It Reaches 10 Million Streams

K.O Sete

The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA), which publishes The Official South African Chart (TOSAC), has recognised K.O’s smash hit “SETE” as having reached an impressive 10 million streams. K.O released “SETE”, featuring Amapiano star Young Stunna and fellow rapper Blxckie, in August 2022. It was released as the second single off the then upcoming 4th album […]

Brown Dash’s Mthandazo Wabolova Is Released for Streaming on Digital Service Providers

Brown Dash Mthandazo Wabolova

Keeping with the odd yet welcomed trend of works by deceased artists being uploaded on streaming platforms way later than they should have been, late kwaito great Brown Dash’s seminal album Mthandazo Wabolova is the latest to receive such treatment. Released in 2004, it was Brown Dash’s sophomore album after his star-making debut, 2002’s Puff ‘N Pass. With his […]

Lelowhatsgood is Joined by Dee Traits For Musical Debut Next Level EP

Lelowhatsgood Dee Traits

Popular international DJ and jack of ‘most’ trades, Lelowhatsgood is making a foray into music with his musical debut, Next Level EP, alongside Dee Traits. In the past months, the DJ has teased at new music, by including unreleased songs of his into his DJ sets. Now this August he has finally announced that he […]

Listen to Trap Money Therapy, Nikki Newlands’ New Mix Series

Nikki Newlands Trap Money Therapy

Hailing from Durban, Johannesburg-based hip hop DJ, Nikki Newlands has steadily built a name for herself in the city’s music scene. Now known as one of, if not the most booked female hip hop DJ working currently, the DJ recently launched a new mix series called Trap Money Therapy. The series is aimed at uncovering […]

A Recap of The SA Music Awards Winners for 2022

SA Music Awards SAMA28

The entire list of winners for this year’s SA Music Awards (SAMAs), which is the 28th edition of said awards, were announced at a ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl in Rustenburg on 28 August. The award ceremony consisted of two legs, with the first group of winners being announced at the same venue […]

Jägermeister’s Night Embassy brings Kombonation’s Kaofela Kaofela to life this weekend

Jägermeister Night Embassy Kombonation

Jägermeister’s Night Embassy has returned to Joburg nightlife. The mission? A residency programme centred around ‘Freiraum’, a space for unbridled self-expression and unlimited creativity. They relaunched on the 15th of June by hosting an epic party down at the Old JSE Building in Newtown, with sets by DBN Gogo, Blxckie, and ByLwansta. The mission continues […]

The SA Music Awards nominations for 2022 are out

SA Music Awards 2022

On June 7th, the 28th annual SA Music Awards nominees were announced during a nomination party held in Randburg, Johannesburg. The event was also shared via livestream on the SAMAs YouTube account and was attended by A-list celebrities, some of whom were announced as nominees as well. The SAMAs were last hosted in person two […]