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Khuli Chana Ft. Notshi – Tswa Daar

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A new video by Khuli Chana, a South African emcee whose first album ‘the Motswakoriginator’ (2009) featured lyrics in Motswako, a slang based in Setswana, English and other languages.  His history in SA hip hop goes back to the early nineties when he was active with Jazzzadaz and Morafe....

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An ode to African Boss ladies

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Even though we celebrate women everyday and firmly believe that African women run most of the African economies (lets feed the world more stereotypes), I would like to use my first blog post since a decade to praise some grand African female artists. We’ve already promised you that we’ll...

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The Unseen Ones

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Kurt Orderson is a young film maker hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. His first documentary ‘Definition of freedom’ (2004) highlighted the role hip hop played in the struggle against Apartheid, and in ‘Prodigal Son‘ he traces the story of his great grandfather who had come from Barbados to...

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Watch the Throne turn Purple

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'Watch the throne' is barely out but Jay-Z and Kanye got the world talking about their much awaited collabo, and by now it seems like most people downloaded a leaked copy that was shared on forums and torrent sites. This download included the cd booklet which mentions all the...

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Burni Aman (Godessa)

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Burni Aman, best known as one-third of female rap group Godessa from South Africa, is in Europe to work on the Rogue State Alliance project. The exchange of hip hop artists from South Africa and Switzerland has already resulted in two albums and seven exchange trips. Together with mc...

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Vieira, Jitsvinger & Kyle Shepherd

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South African artists Jitsvinger and Kyle Shepherd join the African hip hop radio studio together with Vieira from the Netherlands (via Cape Verde). Rapper Jitsvinger, who previously released his debut album ‘Skeletsleutel’, is known to be one of the best Afrikaans lyricists, and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Shepherd at the young...

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