4+20 Songs to Roll Up and Blaze To on 4/20

4+20 Songs for 4/20

Today is 4/20! Man, who would’ve known that the exploits and escapades of five high scholars from California in the 70s would start a worldwide “holiday” observed by multitudes of weed aficionados the world over? Well, I’m pretty sure half of you reading this are already levitating off the high and aren’t interested in thinking […]

Da L.E.S. drops new single ‘Elon Musk’ ahead of album launch

Da L.E.S. returns with a long-awaited new album, Caution To The Wind, an array of summer hits, experimentation and innovation, that showcase the artist’s creativity and collaborations with AKA, Focalistic, Nadia Nakai and Major League DJz, amongst others, launches on Friday, November 20th, 2020. “This album speaks to overcoming challenges, reaffirming a belief in oneself, […]

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 […]

The Plug 100: Most Influential People in SA Urban Culture

The Oxford Dictionary defines influence as “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself”. Additionally, it can also be concluded that influence is “the power to shape policy or ensure favourable treatment from someone, especially through status, contacts, or wealth”. When we embarked […]

Successful Local Brand and Artist Partnerships

Words by Sanele Mawisa Marketing as a method to effect sales has been around since time immemorial. In Economics you learn about demand and supply and the value chain. The last decade has seen the meteoric rise of two forms of marketing – digital marketing and influencer marketing. Utilizing the two in conjunction has been […]

Clark & Sons To Take Over Joburg with Mega Launch

Spring is around the corner and Clark & Sons has you covered! With an industry that is ever evolving and constantly seeing new players in the market, Clark & Sons introduces a new legendary mixer brand that is about to land at an outlet near you, a range of mixers like never before. Fresh off […]

[VIDEO] Da L.E.S Drops ‘Train Ride’ Video

After dropping his High Level album, the Fresh 2 Def Productions rapper has been hard at work touring the album across the country. He lets fans in on his travels with his latest music video release for the album single – Train Rides. In the music video, DA L.E.S gives fans a taste of the […]

Capsule Fest Playlist

As the hugely anticipated Capsule Fest draws near, we’ve compiled some the hottest tracks from Capsule Fest’s mind blowing line-up. Check out our video playlist below and holla with your faves. A$AP Ferg – Shabba (Explicit) ft. A$AP ROCKY AKA – Dreamwork ft. Yanga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wrzx10q4xqU Nasty C – Juice Back Kwesta – Ngud’ ft. Cassper […]

[VIDEO] DJ Switch Drops ‘4Ways’ Feat. Da L.E.S & Yanga

DJ Switch has teamed up with DA Les and Yanga for “4 Ways”. The video has a unique music treatment which showcases an almost futuristic life in the northern streets of Fourways. “It’s been a long time coming as a Hip Hop artist and one major learning is that the support of local and international […]

Best Dressed Rappers in SA

Words by Kendra Hunsley  Historically, the focus was primarily on artistic offerings and talent. Today, it takes more than 16 bars to solidify your place at the top. Rappers are now style icons; a notion that the OGs in the game probably offer a side eye to. Having the full package has become paramount and […]

Da L.E.S, Gemini Major & Yanga part ways

The partnership between Da L.E.S’s Fresh 2 Def Productions, Gemini Major and Yanga has ended. The musicians announced this morning that the two month business deal came to an end and they all walk away on good terms. “There is no beef or big issue. I wish Gemini only the best with the future,” Da […]