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Forever dope: Stahhr on lessons from DOOM

DOOM collaborator Stahhr shares game from the masked villain and how they crafted some of hip-hop's dopest songs

The Portfolio: Sabelo Mkhabela

Sabelo Mkhabela, a ‘writer who can take photos’ tells us about the image he took of American rapper Joey Bada$$ at Oppikoppi in 2017

Abracadabra: The magic of Jay Electronica

The elusive rapper’s recent confounding and reluctant releases are rap as liberation theology

Nostalgia, connection and the nomadic sound of Mx Blouse

Mx Blouse talks about their sonic influences and how these fused together to shape their debut album, 'Elementality'

Laliboi channels his heritage

The Xhosa rapper’s journey to making his first album drew on his family’s indentity

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