K.O drops new single, “Lucky Star”

Following up Skhanda World’s “Cold Summer” release a few weeks back, K.O is back with a solo release, “Lucky Star”. “Fashioned around the popular tinned fish brand, the song goes beyond the idea of a quick meal fix but more about relatability and culture.” Wanting to embody deeper meaning in an ordinary household object, he […]

Skhanda World Drops New Winter Collection

South African streetwear brand Skhanda World has just launched their latest range, a fresh new collection of winter wearables. Known for its signature colour palette, the clothing label released five pieces in the collection with 3 tracksuits in black, white, and aqua, as well as two long sleeve t-shirts in black and white. Influenced by […]

K.O: Defining a Decade

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Skhanda World’s Loki drops “Section” featuring K.O

It’s a new [Skhanda] World, and Loki is making his mark in it. After a series of interactions on Twitter last year, the rapper caught the eye of SA rap legend K.O and a musical mentorship ensued. Durban-born, the rapper made his debut in the Skhanda World collaborative single “Killa Combo” last month but drops […]

Love & SA Hip Hop – Our Valentine’s Picks

It’s that time of year again when your timeline is filled with either cynical thoughts on the capitalist drive behind Valentine’s Day or the sweet mushy stuff between lovers celebrating each other. Hip Hop is not averse to the mushy stuff, the rappers usually don’t wanna let you know that they’re some of the biggest […]

K.O is back with a new album “PTY UnLTD’

His first album release in two years, the Cashtime Tsotsi is back with “PTY UnLTD”. The 13-track album has songs such as Better Choices which features his protégé Loki, and his long-time friend and former Teargas band member Ma E. Some songs to look out for include Bushiri a song about his confessions to the […]

K.O & Nandi Madida Say U Will

K.O and Nandi Madida have teamed up once again, this time on the track “Say U Will”. Their first collaboration on the 2014 hit “Skhanda Love”, the pair get together for another ballad as he leads up to his third solo album, to be released in summer 2019/2020. Check out the single here https://sonymusicafrica.lnk.to/KOSUW

K.O launches Skhanda World Winter Collection

Skhanda World

K.O is in the business of fashion and merchandise once again. While he debuted the Skhanda Republic fashion line in 2017, on Wednesday night he unveiled the Skhanda World winter range to be distributed through Studio 88. The unisex collection currently has a few styles in vibrant colours, but the Supa Dupa hit maker has […]

Fresh Music Friday – Week 4

N’veigh has released his long-awaited debut album, Peanut Butter. After the surprise EP No Pineapples on my Pizza, the Pretoria rapper gave us 13 tracks that can be found on iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, and Google Music. After teasing fans with the title song of his album, the first full length offering from TTGO has arrived in […]

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 […]

K.O Drops Two Piece EP feat. AKA and Cassper Nyovest

K.O dropped a two punch combo over the weekend aptly titled “Two Piece”. The EP features two songs … “Fire Emoji” co-stars the Supa Mega AKA and “Waya Way” features Family Tree supremo Cassper Nyovest. It’s quite a coup that K.O was able to get two of the biggest rappers in the game to feature […]