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  • 9/10 Most Played Songs On Radio This Year Are South African!

    Its been a year and half since the SABC decided to scrap its controversial 90/10 local music policy introduced under the disastrous leadership of former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng. At the time, many a radio station, public broadcast stations in particular, claimed to have already prioritised local music on their playlists. Public broadcast and community radio […] More

  • Stogie T Sway In The Morning Freestyle Lyrics

    Stogie T, one of the best to ever do it, went on Sway In The Morning for an interview of his part in building South African Hip-Hop, the political landscape, apartheid, exile and the game as he sees it. One of the more fearlessly opinionated artists; He didn’t mince his words on what he thinks […] More

  • The Sobering Needs To Organise Its Chaos

    Internet content creation is still in its infancy in South Africa, although there are some breakout creators growing the online content scene through podcasts, vlogs and blogs, in terms of mass appeal, the audience is yet to catch on. The Sobering podcast is one of a few podcasts consistently putting out compelling content, especially on […] More

  • DJ Maphorisa Accused Of Stealing Cape Town Duo Tarenzo no DJ Ngamla’s Gqom Song

    DJ Maphorisa recently dropped the sophomore follow-up to his collaborative Gqom Wave compilation series. GQOMWAVE II features as many as 16 featured artists and frequent collaborators including K.O, Moonchild, Busiswa, Zingah, Stilo Magolide, Mlindo The Vocalist and many more. The second track on the album, Asambeni featuring Kalawa Jazmee star Busiswa, is alleged to be stolen. Cape […] More

  • More Snaps From Sneaker Exchange 5

    Sneaker Exchange, a popular platform for sneaker heads to buy, sell and barter kicks and other exclusive streetwear accessories was held at 1 Fox in Joburg last Saturday. Established streetwear brands Styla Gang, Butan Wear and Magents were part of a host of other indie apparel outlets on show. Armed with Street Talk, a talkshop […] More

  • Sneaker Exchange Joburg In Portraits

    Sneaker Exchange, a popular platform for sneaker heads to buy, sell and barter kicks and other exclusive streetwear accessories was held at 1 Fox in Joburg last Saturday. Established streetwear brands Styla Gang, Butan Wear and Magents were part of a host of other indie apparel outlets on show. Armed with Street Talk, a talkshop […] More

  • What Brands Can Learn From Beauty Content Creators

    Beauty brands have recently discovered the marketing and advertising potential of beauty content creators within the social media space. They are not only taking advantage of that gap but are also making great use of realised customer value benefit derived from sponsored content. Beauty content creators have mastered the technique of governing what information is […] More

  • Q&A With Shane Eagle On His Yellow Tour, Merch & New Music

    Undeniably in the top 3 of South Africa’s next generation of hip-hop superstars, Shane Eagle carved his own lane when he dropped his debut album Yellow almost a year ago. First introduced to us through reality-tv show The Hustle, the rapper surprised many when he left fellow rapper JR’s record label Feel Good Music, to […] More

  • We Need A Serious Conversation About The Creative Industry’s Exploitative Culture

    One of the biggest entertainment stories last week was the revelation by stylist Didi Simelane, popularly known as Didi Monsta, that one of the country’s premier artists, Cassper Nyovest, owes him over R60 000. This is for work done on Cassper’s #FillUpFNB concert and styling his music videos for Tito Mboweni and Baby Girl including […] More

  • Touch My Blood Is A Pop Album, Darling!

    Kanye West is widely credited with changing the fibre of hip hop when he released his fouth studio album 808s & Heartbreak about decade ago. The drum machine infused electronic sound together with more auto-tune assisted vocals exploring a more emotive theme in its content. This allowed for a new type of rapper to emerge, […] More

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