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MTV Base Hottest MCs list for 2022 is out

MTV Base Hottest MCs

For over a decade now, the MTV Base Hottest MCs List has remained as one the most talked about mainstream yearly fixture in the South African hip hop calendar. While the jury is still out regarding whether the list still holds the same esteem it once did, there’s no denying that each time the list is revealed, it […]

Blxckie Emerges As MTV Base Hottest MC of 2021

Blxckie Hottest MC 2021

MTV Base Hottest MCs list reveal is an anticipated yearly fixture every December. This year was not any different and for the 2021 instalment, the affair was hosted by MTV Base Culture Squad member Tshego Koke. The panel assembled consisted of DJ Zan D, Shala The Unicorn, Kai, Buhle, Siya and French Fry, who debated […]

Her Majesty, The Queen. Busiswa for The Showmax Issue

At the apex of an artist’s creativity lies licence. Definitively, poetic licence is “the freedom an artist or writer has to change details, distort facts, or ignore the usual rules.” This doesn’t necessarily mean that lies are being shared; consider, rather, that conventions of storytelling are shifted to meet the vision of the storyteller. Bending […]

MTV Base Roundtable: SA’s Hottest MC’s List 2017

MTV Base is back with its polarizing roundtable which explores South Africa’s hottest MC’s for the period of November 2016 to date. This year’s panel consists of Slikour, DJ Speedsta, Caron Williams, Fred Kayembe, Thabiso Khati and iFani. Each of the panelists are tasked with compiling individual lists, based on the below criteria, which are […]