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Focalistic sets Pitori alight with sold out show

Focalistic Straata Nation Address

Focalistic hit a new high in his career milestones with his sold-out show, the Straata Nation Address. Held at the Pretoria National Botanic Gardens this past weekend, Foca had 15,000 fans in attendance at a show that solidified the artist as President Ya Straata. The muso took to Instagram to thank his fans and show […]

Focalistic reps Garankuwa in sophomore album Ghetto Gospel

Focalistic Ghetto Gospel

Focalistic has become a mainstay in the music industry since his debut album in 2020. Seen as a torchbearer for the amapiano genre within the South African music landscape, he has gone on to enjoy immense popularity, going as far as touring overseas numerous times with other notable amapiano artists. His debut album Sghubu Ses’ Excellent housed his […]

Focalistic Joins The Late Great HHP On Posthumous Release “Nkaofa”

Focalistic HHP Nkaofa

On what would have been his 41st birthday, the wife of the late great rapper HHP, Lerato Sengadi, celebrates her husband’s birthday by releasing a posthumous remix to a previously recorded song that features new kid on the block – who’s been running it since he arrival – Focalistic, called “Nkaofa 2.0” The newly released […]

Opinion: Focalistic is a contender for 2020 MVP

This year has been one of the hardest to hit the entertainment industry in a while. Due to the national lockdown, some parts of the entertainment industry have been at a complete standstill. Many artists had to go without any income from performances and many hosted their own virtual shows as a result. Some were […]

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’s 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 […]

Top 10 Local MC’s Who Got Next

Words by Joey Drumz Very few genres require you to be on your toes and aware of yourself, and those around you, like Hip Hop. Everything can change in a matter of months and your current successes hold little weight with an audience whose overwhelming love for you today is equal only to their insatiable […]