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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 […]

Pdot O pays tribute to HHP with surprise release “My Last 20”

Pdot O has released a single in which he raps from the perspective of Jabulani “HHP” Tsambo. Taking his life in 2018, Jabba had spoken publicly on his battle with depression in a few interviews, a recording of which was used in the outro of the track. The single is “giving listeners an idea of […]

The 10 Best KG Hooks, Ranked

KayGizm has delivered some of the most memorable choruses in South African hip-hop. In honour of his birthday, we rank the 10 best hooks he has contributed to in his legendary career. Often credited as Kay Gee, KayGizm or KG, Kgaugelo Choabi is one of the most skilled songwriters, with the most recognizable voices in […]

The Indomitable Cassper Nyovest

Words by Mercia Tucker Photography by Austin Malema Styling by Didi Simelane Sometimes, things look different in the light. Refraction of light can produce optical illusions such as a mirage or the twinkling of stars in the night time sky. Reflection of light will produce the image looking back at you in the mirror. The […]

Maftown’s Impact on SA Hip Hop

Words by Mercia Tucker   Mafikeng is home to some of South Africa’s most talented and celebrated artists.  When considering the cultural capital of South African music and entertainment spaces in the 90s, however, Maftown hardly came to mind. Kwaito took the urban youth by storm as the centre of a cultural revolution that validated a […]