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[18 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]

The phenomenal response by fans to the announcement that hip-hop’s biggest selling artist ever, Lil Wayne will perform on African soil for the very first time has created hype and excitement across the country. To accommodate the unprecedented demand for tickets, Canoc Productions, promoters of the South African leg of the Lil Wayne worldwide “I Am Still Music Tour” and media partner, Channel O today announced an extra 2000 tickets are available for the show at the Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg on Friday, 9 December 2011. Booking at Computicket is open.

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[10 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Party People is the brain child of the well known DJ Kenzhero who has been a big industry shaker in terms of social interaction in South Africa. These are monthly events that highlight the growth of Hip Hop and Soulistic cultures. Featured artists include Masta Ace, Marco Polo, Bahamadia, J-Live and many more.

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[29 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Copywrite is an underground hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio. He is also a member of the Columbus crew MegaHertz (or MHz for short). Copywrite will be performing at the Gauteng Hip Hop Expo 2011 during December along with many other artists. Read on for more info.

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[24 Sep 2011 | 21 Comments | ]

He’s hip-hop’s biggest name, its deadliest lyricist and the genre’s most flourishing touring act; he’s an in demand performer with fan bases across the globe; he’s Lil Wayne and in December he’s bringing his worldwide “I Am Still Music Tour” to South Africa.

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[21 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

This weekend Sole Position will be delivering the 5th Floor video premiere at Cape Town’s The Waiting Room on Saturday the 24th September 2011. Featuring MC Camo, White Nite and Minguz. Starts at 8pm and it will cost you R20 to get in.

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[19 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Fordsburg Film Festival is part of the unfolding narrative of reconnection, rejuvenation and remaking of the historic locality of Fordsburg. It is presented by The Fietas Festival and The Bioscope Independent Cinema as part of the Jo’burg Arts Alive International Festival programme.

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[17 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Phenomenal EP comes after Phenomenal Affiliation inhouse producer Fr3aky Cee dropped his Psychopathic beat tape in May this year. The three man crew consist of Psyklone Domoina who’s real name is Donald Mahlangu an emcee and aspiring beat maker (from Kwa-Mhlanga), Fr3aky Cee real name Caspar Khanyile an emcee beat maker and producer (from Mamelodi) and Salvage real name Lucky Mthimunye an emcee and former beat maker (from Kwa-Mhlanga).

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[16 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

EWOK (South African hip hop artist) now joins the growing list of artists and cultural workers who have cancelled or refused to perform in Israel or at Israeli funded events. These artists include: Gil Scott Heron, Roger Walters, Pete Seeger, Bono of U2 plus many others.

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[3 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The latest issue of Word Up Ezine for August/September 2011 is out now. In this issue there are music features on Nadine Matthews, QBA, Blaq Pearl, DJ Hamma and El Phoenix. In addition there are many articles and art features. Recommended.

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[31 Jul 2011 | 7 Comments | ]

Straight from the depths of Gauteng Province, Tembisa natives H.I.4.P or affectionately known as “Metal Jackets” is a trailblazing 6 man hip hop crew of innovative and skilled lyrical architects, The naturally born headbangers are Mas aka Mastamind, Dummy, Mduza the Burden Bearer, Saenz aka P.O Des, Mad Pro aka 3LA and Fungi.

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[31 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

‘THROW DOWN’ is celebration of independent acts that are doing very well for themselves and the show seeks to allow the platform for appreciation. These acts could be dj’s as well as performers. The headlining act for the month of August is Bhubesii who hails from Diepkloof Soweto and has the personality of a Jozi JUGGERNAUT.

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[31 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Johannesburg, Gauteng, 27 July 2011 – Afrikaans rapper Dokte releases a new Hip Hop track called ‘Baas Mentalityt’ (translated as: “Boss Mentality”). Look out for ‘Baas Mentaliyt’ on his new upcoming album called “Die Afspraak”.

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[2 May 2011 | One Comment | ]

His skills have seen him provide the backdrop to TV documentaries and adverts with Godessa, Cellblock and the late Mr. Fat of Brasse Vannie Kaap and the late great Mr. Devious. With Hype magazine nominating him for best producer at their 2009 awards and Pioneer Unit making him their in-house producer in that same year Hipe is definitely the perfect beatsmith to prepare the canvas for you to paint your masterpiece on.

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[27 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Classic Dirt is a compilation by San the Instru-Monumentalist (Lesotho) and Phil the Kritik (Uganda). Classic Dirt brings together on one record, some the world’s finest emcees, producers, vocalists and poets. The album is available for free download, read on to get link.

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[21 Apr 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

A few years ago Sifiso Sudan blessed the AG Forums with his now classic track “Once Upon A Time In Africa” which also featured Tumi.  This week we received word of his new single titled “Swazi Gold”, another quality track featuring outstanding production from Nyambz.   Read on to download.