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

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 […]

[Video] K.O Drops ‘Swagganova’

Although many had written him off, the Skhanda King K.O is back with a vengeance. His sophomore album hasn’t done the numbers that his debut did but it has made a statement nevertheless. The statement is: don’t be too quick to write off one of the most gifted hip hop artists SA has ever produced. […]

[VIDEO] K.O drops ‘Call Me’ Video

K.O dropped the official music video for his latest single, Call Me. “The story in the video follows a couple that is going through some trials. He often chooses to go out and hang out with his friends at her expense. Yet as soon as the tables are turned, he starts to get paranoid and […]

[VIDEO] K.O Drops ‘No Feelings’ Video

K.O has released his brand new music video for the hit single, No Feelings. The music video is inspired by S.A’s cultural elements and sees the Skhanda Gawd step out of his comfort zone and provide social commentary on ageism, racism and religious issues “We took simple ideas and turned them into something visually enticing […]

[VIDEO] K.O Drops ‘Pretty Young Thing’

K.O just released his highly anticipated single ‘Pretty Young Thing‘. The song is now available for download and streaming on all digital platforms including YouTube, iTunes, Tidal, Google Play and Deezer.