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[3 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Afrikaans rapper HemelBesem has released the music video for his 2013 album’s title track “YMCMBesem”.
The music video for “YMCMBesem” is the third music video after previously having released music videos for “Kêrels By Candlelight” and “Hoe Salla”. The new video was shot in the city of Utrecht in The Netherlands and was directed by Arno De Haas and his Careface Productions team. It features cameo appearances by a few of The Netherlands top hiphop artists, as well as South Africa’s own EJ Von Lyrik, previously of Godessa. “YMCMBesem” is a …

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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tour promoters Airey Scott and Miller Genuine Draft today announced that the Miller Boomtown presents Kendrick Lamar SA Tour has been postponed to February 2014.

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[5 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

The inaugural Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival will bring communities together through music and celebrate our South African heritage on 28 September at the Soweto Cricket Oval (The Elkah Stadium).
During a recent interview with Bra Hugh, as he is lovingly referred to in the music circles, he passionately spoke about music, heritage and traditions. Hugh continued to speak about his time growing up and the importance of ones’ heritage:
“A country’s heritage is kept alive by the community and it is visible that the South African society is one of the few societies imitating …

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[29 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

There has been a call for all spontaneous dancers in Gauteng schools, to partake in a life time opportunity to showcase their talent on huge platform. The Dance 2 Yo Rhythm, Hip Hop talent competition forms part of the Gauteng Carnival 2013. This project is powered by the Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation with the intended effect of powering the youth through fun mediums like dance and to also highlight safety in these communities by combating teenage pregnancy, underage drinking and drugs in the community. The carnival has over 15 000 people in attendance, thus creating the biggest platform in the country for an upstart dancer, graffiti artist, poet or emcee.

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[29 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Miller Genuine Draft yesterday announced the return of Miller BOOMTOWN featuring international acclaimed rapper Kendrick Lamar LIVE in SA this summer. The three-city South African tour kicks off at the CTICC in Cape Town on the 7th November before moving to Johannesburg Stadium on the 8th November and Durban’s Wave House on the 9th November priced at R350-R1900.

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[27 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Durban producer rapper Prinston is back with another smashing single to follow up to the B-Boy favourite JUICED UP. His new single “LOOKIN AT ME” features SK (who’s a Tv presenter / actor / singer) on the hook who just takes the song to another level. Prinston never dissapoints when it comes to music quality and visual quality and after all the hard work he’s been putting in independently throughout the years he’s time has finally come. The single drops free for a limited time.

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[27 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Jozi’s biggest festival is back! From food to movies to live music, theatre, gaming, street entertainment, comedy, children’s activities and more, the MTN Festival at Montecasino is BIGGER and BETTER!

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[10 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

At the end of this month, Jack Parow will release his gevaarlike Live DVD – Welcome to Parowdise. It is packed with live tunes, behind-the-scenes footage and all his music videos. This Live DVD will bring you so close to Parow that you can smell his sweat.

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[10 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Many will celebrate their birthdays but none like THIS Jozi personality does it. DJ Naves, synonymous with amplifying any party experience is back for the 11th Annual Naves Experience this month.

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[10 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Spring here and Jozi based entertainment company Trademark Entertainment is at it again. Known for their various show stopping intimate events, Trademark today announced their partnership with Café Del Khuze to host the first annual Spring Jam TakeOver this September. The concert will feature four international DJ’s alongside of seven of SA’s finest.

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[18 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Although The Public Interest album date has not yet been revealed, today we bring you the album artwork designed by Soul Acadamy’s Callan Grecia.

Artwork Explained
The image of the president embodies the theme of the album. He’s autonomous with the public interest and being its custodian (keeping it, keeping the public’s interest). The title is also a factor here, because, even though it is Black Moss’s personal experiences, ‘public interest’ insinuates a more universal viewpoint, rather than an individualistic take on the views expressed. Although the image of the president may …

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[4 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Celebrate with South African Hip Hop pioneer Emile YX? Jansen at his 45th birthday “B-boy to being a Man” party and the official launch of “Mixed Mense” at Princess Vlei, in Grassy Park, on Saturday 20 July, 2013.
Known as the judge with the Afro on ETVs reality dance show Step Up or Step Out, Emile YX? will be releasing his fifth album with his latest project called “Mixed Mense”; a mentorship-style album which was developed with a group of  youth from Lavender Hill, on the Cape Flats.  “Mixed Mense” members include Leeroy Phillips (B-boy Malis), Stephan Benting (B-boy Mouse) and Charlton …

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[9 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

The South African Hip Hop Awards are an annual award ceremony, managed by the Ritual Media Group (R.M.G) which also runs the Back To The City Youth Festival, Ritual Stores and O.S.T lounge in Newtown.

Books »

[18 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]

This is a training manual for hiphop entrepreneurs and so-called hiphop heads from all over the world. A self-help book for business people within hip hop.

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[18 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

This is a book Queueone Dambuza spent 14 months writing, attending hip hop sessions, watching whats happening on South African hip hop, Tv and whats playing on radio. This book is about the current state of South African Hiphop.