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DJ Lag and Moonchild Sanelly unveil the video for “Uhuru Dis”, an impossible Durban love story
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DJ Lag and Moonchild Sanelly unveil the video for "Uhuru Dis", an impossible Durban love story

Taken from his latest EP “Uhuru” released in 2019, the video for “Uhuru Dis” was imagined as the first Gqom musical. The EP title is a reference to a Durban club considered as the cradle […]

Blue, the introspective hip hop abstract by South African Buli
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Blue, the introspective hip hop abstract by South African Buli

On his new album Blue, the South African Buli presents an ethereal electronic music, between abstract hip-hop and bass music. Discussion with the interested party. Photo credit: Anthony Bila “It all started when I heard […]

Dope Saint Jude returns with ‘Go High Go Low’, a love letter to Cape Flats
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Dope Saint Jude returns with 'Go High Go Low', a love letter to Cape Flats

South African rapper Dope Saint Jude praises her hometown in her new video “Go High Go Low”. Originally from Cape Town in the Cape Flats region, Dope Saint Jude is an artist who defends her […]

Visionary pianist Nduduzo Makhathini releases new album on Blue Note
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Visionary pianist Nduduzo Makhathini releases new album on Blue Note

Nduduzo Makhathini will unveil his next album Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds on the mythical Blue Note label. Nduduzo Makhathini grew up in the lush and rugged hills capes of umGungundlovu in South Africa, a […]

Amanda Black announces upcoming album Power with new track ‘Kick Fight Scream’
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Amanda Black announces upcoming album Power with new track 'Kick Fight Scream'

The South African artist delivers a pop rock cut before releasing her sophomore album Power. Amanda Benedicta Antony, popularly known by her stage name Amanda Black, is a South African R&B and soul singer-songwriter who achieved […]

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Gqom Oh! showcases the richness of gqom on Commando Mixtape
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Gqom Oh! showcases the richness of gqom on Commando Mixtape

Commando Mixtape displays the fresh underground sounds coming out from Durban townships. Inspired by their official dancer Esi.J, underground collective Gqom Oh! named the mixtape ‘Commando’ a powerful dance move which sums up the compilation of hits […]

Hip-hop breakthrough artist Tshego is South Africa’s Deezer Next Act
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Hip‑hop breakthrough artist Tshego is South Africa's Deezer Next Act

South Africa’s very own multitalented singer, songwriter and producer, Tshego is the latest addition to join ‘Deezer Next’ class of 2019. Deezer, continues to help emerging talent bring their music to fans across the globe with the […]

WhatsApp: South Africa’s hub for gqom
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WhatsApp: South Africa's hub for gqom

It’s mostly on WhatsApp that South African gqom music is traded today, to such an extent that producers, artists and audiences got massively involved in the messaging service, now a defining place for the creative […]