AKA Releases Statement on the Death of His Fiancée

“I wish to convey my gratitude to all the people who have supported me during this difficult time in my life.” – AKA shares his feelings regarding the loss of his fiancée, Anele Tembe. Speaking publicly for the first time following the untimely passing of his fiancée, Anele Tembe, AKA released a statement through his […]

God of the Game. AKA for The Showmax Issue

Kiernan Forbes begins his Showmax documentary, Orchestra on the Square, saying “Excellence to me is a mind state. The gift that I’ve been given, I believe is a gift from God, and God is the perfect example of excellence. God is excellence. And I consider myself the god of the game.” In Greek mythology extreme […]

Zingah Drops New Album ‘Sessions At the Crib’

After Zingah’s 10 years on the hip hop scene, the rapper has released a second album, Sessions at the Crib. Together with the album drop, today he releases the visuals for his latest single “Collab” featuring Emtee the Hustler. Teaming up with Cashtime alum K.O on the head-bopping “Lead the Way”, Zingah pays homage to […]

AKA kicks off his Bhovamania release with new single, “Casino”

AKA announced that his new project Bhovamania will drop on the 6th November and dropped a new single today featuring Sho Madjozi and Flvme. “Casino” samples the 2014 dance track “My Love” by Route24 and follows up “Python” which features Moozlie and Don Design. “Python” is also included in the EP, along with the three […]

AKA Tests positive for COVID-19

Multi award-winning South African musician, AKA, has tested positive for the novel COVID-19 virus.  In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and to caution citizens to be more careful in their daily interactions with others, AKA has chosen to make his results public.  AKA pleads for everyone to adhere to social distancing guidelines, […]

Don Design releases “Python” feat. AKA & Moozlie

After a week of hinting on AKA’s social media, the “Python” has finally been released. Don Design makes his musical debut with this single featuring AKA and Moozlie. Calling himself a ‘creative consigliere,’ he’s a DJ and also the Creative Director of the MondayToMonday brand of clothing, which saw the release of the infamous “Sandton” […]

AKA goes public with the details of his Reebok deal

AKA took to his social media yesterday, speaking on his relationship with Reebok as it relates to his range of footwear, the SneAKA. The rapper signed a seven-figure deal in 2017 as the face of Reebok Classics Africa and later partnered with the brand for the manufacture of his custom-made SneAKA. Limited to only 600 […]

AKA TV has arrived

Taking to Instagram Live on Wednesday, AKA announced the details of his new channel, AKA TV. It’s available on app stores, and functions as one, but the muso was hesitant to describe it as an app, but rather as a channel. In so far as the content available on the app, he’s launched with exclusive […]

Rouge features AKA on “One By One”

Known for her typically high-energy tracks, Rouge has slowed it down a bit with her new single “One By One”. Featuring AKA, the track is one for the lovers. With a few rappers having walked down the aisle last year, they’ve laid out the love they have for their wives on verse. Kwesta’s “Khethile Khethile” […]

South Africa’s Best Dressed Rappers

Words by Tinuke Eboka Fashion and music have always been inextricably tied but this connection has become more significant as the explosion of streetwear meant rappers were able to take centre stage, not only as influencers, but even as designers in their own right. Today, rappers are more than just mere musicians but rather cultural […]