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Zakifo: A Different Kind of South African Music Festival

If you’re tired of going to music festivals with 37 different versions of Shortstraw, or if you’re tired of 40 straight hours of trance ...

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Carlo Mombelli: Composing emotional stories

Writing and playing music has been a lifelong pursuit for self-taught bassist and composer Carlo Mombelli whose interest in music was sparke...

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Otarel Seeks Balance Through Her Raps

In the current era of hip-hop, it says something about a rapper when they approach Ready D to mix and scratch on their mixtape. It says they...

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Femme in Music: On Tour with Ikonika

A short film was put together on that time that London-based electronic musician, producer and DJ Ikonika spent in South Africa on a teachin...

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CAPECLUB: A platform for producers on Cape Town’s fringes

Born out of the mind of DJ and producer Andriques Petersen, aka Omar Moto, and Jodie Williams, one half of Surreal Sessionz, CAPECLUB is a l...

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How PatricKxxLee burnt his life down

Zambian born PatricKxxLee describes his music as a dark cloud and atmospheric. His lyrics touch on human topics such as hedonism, pain, love...

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FARAI- Warrior Sounds

The post-punk of the late ’70’s and early 80’s fused dystopian politics with danceable music. Artists like Talking Heads, ...

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Go with Flohio

UK MCs are straight up killing the game at the moment. Literally everyone has heard of Skepta and the Boys Better Know crew, Stormzy’s ‘...

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Spoek Mathambo – Mzansi Beat Code

Spoek Mathambo’s fifth solo album, ‘Mzansi Beat Code’, is both a culmination of years spent trying to find his own voice and sound, as...

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Bubblegum Club mix Vol 10 by OWABOWA

In her SoundCloud bio Canadian DJ OWABOWA explains that she wants people to “get in their bodies and connect with each other on the da...

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Wet Dreams Recordings presents Work Not Hype

With the launch of their first official compilation Work Not Hype, South African underground electronic label Wet Dreams Recordings is comin...

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Lady Leshurr is Coming for the Throne

You know how Kanye has said that he knew when he wrote the line “light-skinned friend look like Michael Jackson” on “Slow ...

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