MsCosmo drops “Baningi” featuring Sho Madjozi, Dee Koala, and Nelisiwe Sibiya

MsCosmo has dropped a powerhouse of an anthem for Women’s Month titled “Baningi”. She features Sho Madjozi, Dee Koala and Nelisiwe Sibiya on the track as well, continuing her tradition of well curated collaborations on her singles. Of the track, she says, “I’ve always wanted to make a proudly South African song and the combination […]

The New Wave’s new normal

In its evolution, hip hop’s newer entrants are taking the genre in a different direction. Misa Narrates defines and interrogates the “New Wave” in 2020. South Africa‚Äôs hip hop community has grown in numbers over the past five years. This flood of newcomers genre-bend with ease, and wear a lofty, devil-may-care attitude towards the dysfunctional […]

5 Women In SA’s Urban Music Scene You Have To Hear

Hip-Hop was born out of struggle and the desire to tell a more relatable story than what existed in American pop culture in the 1970s and 1980s. In the South African context, hip-hop was not nearly as recognized as the soundscapes we associated with pop, traditional or any other genre of music. However, today, South […]