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2 May 2011 One Comment
The Hipe Biography

The Hipe Biography

Cape Town born Wayne Lee Robertson is infamous for his classic sample-based boom bap style and impeccable sense of composition.  Having started in 1995 he is fast becoming the go-to producer after having worked with South Africa’s heavy hitters namely:  Driemanskap, Rattex, Ben Sharpa, Jaak, Imbube, Zubz, Young Nations, Proverb, Nemza, Malik G and Tumi. Internationally artists such as John Robinson (US), Mode9 (Nigeria) and Euphon (US) have had classic productions from him.

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.

Discography:  Hipe has produced for the following projects:

Ready DNot For Tha Faint Hearted Vol.1
(CD, Mixed, Comp) KMD 2004

  • Strong In Babylon

ProverbManuscript (CD, Album)

Gallo Record Company 2006
Nothing On Me

  • Keep Your Eyes Open

RattexBread And Butter (CD, Album)

Pioneer Unit 2008

  • My Life
  • Welcome To Khaltsha
  • Shona Phantsi
  • Hurts So
  • Nguwe
  • Dankie

ImbubeHip Hop Theatre (CD, Album)

Unreleased Records 2008

  • Yeah Yeah
  • Senza So
  • Bambolwame
  • Letha iGlass
  • Umile
  • Love Your Child

Hipe Presents Jaak Flêtse Maniere (16xFile, MP3, Album, 320)

Pioneer Unit 2009

DriemanskapIgqabhukil’ Inyongo (CD, Album)

Pioneer Unit 2009

  • Mama
  • iZtreets Zam
  • Better Tomorrow

Young NationsUnited States Of Africa (CD, Album)

Unreleased Records 2010

  • I Know (What Girls Like)

RattexStreets, Raps & Us (11xFile, MP3, EP, 320)

Pioneer Unit 2010

  • Kuse Khaltsha La
  • Ewe Nje
  • Ngu Rah
  • My One
  • Ngu Rah (Hipe Remix)

MALIK-G – Back in Time (International Mixtape)

N.B.L Entertainment 2010

  • Spaceship

ManqobaThe Winner (2 versions)

Pioneer Unit 2011

  • Manqoba
  • Real Rappers
  • Shit Hits The Fan
  • Thanks 2 My Parents

KONFABThe Lost Tapes

Pioneer Unit 2011

  • What ft Jaak







Videos (with music produced by Hipe):

HC – What’s Love

Jaak – Sweet

Rattex – Welcome To Khaltsha

Malik-G – Spaceship


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