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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.

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[18 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Word Up Ezine, the Digital Culture magazine edited by Cape Town’s Big Dre, just got released. This edition features Auriol Hays, Youngsta, Blakrok, DJ On-Q, inspirational artwork from DAL plus much more. Read on to view/download.

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[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Born and raised in Pretoria JP better know as the Joint Pusher has always had passion for music. His passion led him to move to Johannesburg where he was able to mc in the underground scene. He studied sound engineering and holds an advance diploma in sound engineering and sound technology.

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[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Coming from the M.F.U. (Mfuleni) townships in Cape Town near Khayelitsha, Massive Turn, also known as Massive Ten, is a hip hop crew determined to make serious moves in the SA hip hop scene.

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[15 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

While clearing out the attic we came across some old issues of the Mobshop magazine. The magazine was founded by Ferdinand Isaacs in the mid 90’s and was a South African hip hop orientated magazine. Distribution was tight in those days and only a few copies exist.

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[14 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Focus World is proud to bring you AFRICA FIRST: VOLUME ONE, the first in a series of short film collections from some of Africa’s most compelling new talent. Focus’ Africa First program is an initiative designed exclusively for filmmakers of African nationality and residence, and presents annual awards to the best and brightest from around the continent.

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[13 Apr 2011 | 5 Comments | ]

The premium glitzy venues La Toscana and Beira Alta Restaurant in Montecasino played host to this years star-studded annual industry party that kicks off the MTN SAMA17 celebrations. A glamorous yellow carpet celebrity affair, the party saw the cream of South African music stars, celebrities, recording industry executives and top media from across the country celebrate the news in style.

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[7 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Back to the City is South Africa’s premier hip hop festival, a gathering of heads from across the country and the world, in Newtown Johannesburg – South Africa. The festival will take place on the 27th April 2011, read more to get all the detail.

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[6 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Dokte – member and producer of award-winning Afrikaans Rap group Kallitz – has delayed the release of his highly anticipated new album ‘Die Afspraak’ to make way for a Special Edition version of his ‘Maak Mekaa Sterk’ album.

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[1 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

The second round winners of the Afrikaans HipHopKop competition was recently announced. After receiving around 90 entries the following 5 winners (as chosen by the judges EJ von Lyric, DJ Azhul and Gian Groen) are: Cream, JBux en Schaik, Hakkiesdraad Hartman, Ill Huminatie Getuies and Lee Ursus. The popular vote winner is Slim X. For more information check out the hiphopkop website.

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[30 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

This week we profile Shynin Armour, a member of the Black Army Movement (BAM) crew. Shynin Armour was born in Meadowlands, Soweto (South Africa) and started following the Hip Hop movement during the mid 90’s. We also feature the first single called “Word Play” which features Dark Spark [Prod. Tuxman, Dynami & P2daoH] from his 3rd album titled RUGGED 3//3 dropping 27th April 2011.