AKA (artist)

 
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
Bluebird garage Christmas Market: Find food, clothes and kitschs from local designers and traders to gift to loved ones this...
Who is the real revolutionary?
Who is the real revolutionary?
So much can change within the space of a generation, but perhaps even more within the space of a few months. It was only a few months ago, in May,...
AKA, Burna Boy and the African unity concert that wasn’t
AKA, Burna Boy and the African unity concert that wasn’t
"The green passport. Official travel document of Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa. Entitles the holder to extra scrutiny and...
Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism
Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism
This Saturday marks the 56th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), which became the African Union (AU) in 2002. This day is known...
Red Bull Culture Clash: The beat of two cities
Red Bull Culture Clash: The beat of two cities
As first impressions go, Atlanta is all about heat.
Heard it on the radio: Musicians need the airwaves to make it
Heard it on the radio: Musicians need the airwaves to make it
Rapper Riky Rick captured media and public attention last week when he announced his departure from Mabala Noise, the controversial label to which...
For better or worse, SA rap has become all about the money
For better or worse, SA rap has become all about the money
On his 2012 hit song I Want It All, AKA raps: “I be running in the streets like a fly Hector Pieterson/ With my Adidas on/ They say the...
[Video]AKA's Black Coffee thirst
[Video]AKA's Black Coffee thirst
Rapper AKA and the house music pioneer's feud took a nasty turn after the rapper got a bitter taste of Black Coffee.
Can we get more South Africa in our hip-hop? It’s time to stop picking up stompies.
Can we get more South Africa in our hip-hop? It’s time to stop picking up stompies.
When Atteridgeville-born hip-hop artist JR released his 2009 hit Make the Circle Bigger, conspiracy theorists interpreted it as a diss...
‘Niggaz’ are scared of revolution: Some artists avoid rocking the boat
‘Niggaz’ are scared of revolution: Some artists avoid rocking the boat
In a recent appearance on Sway in the Morning, a nationally syndicated American radio show, South African rapper AKA told host Sway Calloway that...
[Video]Rappers rapped over the knuckles
[Video]Rappers rapped over the knuckles
Principal Juju steps in to bring an end to the ongoing feud between rappers AKA and Cassper Nyovest, with interesting results.
Entertainment News: Creator of Wallander crime novels dies
Entertainment News: Creator of Wallander crime novels dies
Swedish writer Henning Mankell, author of the Inspector Wallander novels, has died at the age of 67, his publisher said on October...

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