rap music

 
The sky’s the limit for ‘DIY’ Eagle
The sky’s the limit for ‘DIY’ Eagle
Shane Eagle is the latest rapper to receive the coveted best hip-hop album trophy at the South African Music Awards (Samas). “It was about...
Kwesta’s snapshot of home
Kwesta’s snapshot of home
My parents etched out a comfortable existence for our family in the imprecise terrain that often forms in the fissures between working and middle...
Mr Tap's vision to inspire others
Mr Tap's vision to inspire others
As the sound of music bleeds through the walls of Bomba Records, a music studio in Braamfischerville, Soweto, Tebogo Aubrey Poopedi bounces his...
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...
Rapper Dope Saint Jude has found her cause — it's reimagined and redefined
Rapper Dope Saint Jude has found her cause — it's reimagined and redefined
As you listen to the opening tracks on Dope Saint Jude’s debut EP, Reimagine, there’s no doubt the Cape Town rapper is doing things on...
Big Sean: Coming to SA a dream come true
Big Sean: Coming to SA a dream come true
Rapper Sean Michael Anderson, known as Big Sean, performed at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Johannesburg for a one-night only performance on Saturday...
Ice Prince seeks a new honour
Ice Prince seeks a new honour
Local fans of Nigerian rap artist Ice Prince (born Panshak Zamani) will see him joining the likes of JR, Morafe, Reason, AKA, Khuli Chana and...
Big Sean and Kendrick Lamar to hit SA
Big Sean and Kendrick Lamar to hit SA
Rapper Sean Michael Anderson, known as Big Sean, is headed to South Africa for a one-night only performance on Saturday February 1...
The 5 best Kendrick Lamar reactions in memes
The 5 best Kendrick Lamar reactions in memes
I took some time out on Tuesday to figure out who Kendrick Lamar was and what this whole Twitter "battle" was all about. Because...
Snoop Dogg is dead, long live Snoop Lion
Snoop Dogg is dead, long live Snoop Lion
Snoop appears, as if by magic, in a puff of his own smoke. The rapper, actor, gangster and stoner extraordinaire has reinvented himself as a...
Introducing Omar Hammami, the jihadist rapper
Introducing Omar Hammami, the jihadist rapper
Some would argue that glamourising violence in hip-hop music is nothing new, but Hammami, perhaps the world's only jihadist rapper, takes the...
'First' Afghan female rapper seeks reason with rhymes
'First' Afghan female rapper seeks reason with rhymes
Sporting a long leather coat and western jeans under a headscarf, Soosan Feroz looks like many modern women in Kabul.

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