“Tryna make a M from an mp3”, Dee Xclsv has released his new EP, G-Park Genius. Executive produced by Profound, the beats are laid back and relatively simple in structure, the perfect foundation for Dee’s introspective raps. “Passive Aggressive” is the perfect example with the beat sampling Kool & the Gang’s “Summer Madness” as he […]
Musical idolatry is a fickle thing; faced with your role models in the flesh, the idea that you held of them in awe may turn out to be one cloaked in the emperor’s new clothes. Didintle Mothine joined the second season of the rap reality show The Hustle intent on impressing his rap elder statesmen, […]
The Plug presents a quick, behind the scenes look at our Punchline Media shoot for Youth Month. Featuring Manu Worldstar, Luna Florentino, Dee XCLSV, and Tony X, head over to the Covers tab to peep their stories. Video shot and edited by Loddy Thabang.
To coincide with their cover of The Plug for Youth Month, we have the exclusive on Punchline Media’s new single “Party Up, Get Paid.” Out on all streaming platforms tomorrow, have a look at the official cover art below. Look familiar? 😉
In choosing the the creative direction for the group cover, we wanted to pay homage to the one of the greatest hip hop covers of all time; the Vibe Death Row Cover of 1996. 96 was an iconic year for hip hop. Referencing that cover meant showing – just like Death Row at the time […]
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 moved into wavy parties at streetwear stores (hello La Familia), and backpacks have been traded in for moonbags and fanny packs. The aesthetic transformation of […]