When the mother calls, you go home… PB 1067

When the mother calls, you go home…

A few months ago I migrated back to my motherland South Africa, after being out of the country for 29 years, with no job, a suitcase and a dream. It has had its moments as any move, but it truly has been the b...
Schoolboy Q: Man of the Year schoolboy q1

Schoolboy Q: Man of the Year

One of the special things all Hip Hop fans look forward to every year, are the BET Cyphers. Some years the hip hop anticipation is too much to contain. After a few months of Hip hop's siege in the most unexpec...
Illy Amin – Straight Outta Grimetown Mixtape Review illy amin

Illy Amin – Straight Outta Grimetown Mixtape Review

Earlier this year I started gaining a hectic interest in the rap collective from Joburg, REVIVOLUTION! Along with this interest came a particular one in member Illy Amin. Not conforming to the route that many u...
#BoxingDay: AKA VS Cassper – who’s the better MC? akacasp

#BoxingDay: AKA VS Cassper – who’s the better MC?

AKA   AKA is easily one of the biggest rappers to ever come out of South Africa, prompting the MC to crown himself as ‘SA’s rap prince’ over the years through consistent string of hits. From when I started list...
Joey Bada$$ VS Isaiah Rashad – who’s the realest? merge

Joey Bada$$ VS Isaiah Rashad – who’s the realest?

Joey Bada$$ With the rise in the Beast Coast movement happening on the East Coast with the likes of Flatbash ZOMBiES, The Underacheivers and Pro Era all flourishing there’s been an undeniable growing in Pro E...
Are Record Labels Necessary in 2015? immortal technique

Are Record Labels Necessary in 2015?

I’m glad I’m not a rapper. Between the constant beefs and record label stress, being a rapper in the world of today can leave you questioning your sanity multiple times a day. So when looking at record labels a...
J.Cole, changing the game with new album j cole

J.Cole, changing the game with new album

“She don’t wanna be saved, don’t save her!” The first time I listened to the song 'No Role Modelz' by J. Cole I knew that I would not be disappointed. I really couldn’t wait to get an eargasm from the rest of t...
SA Hip Hop Awards – and the winners are! AKA

SA Hip Hop Awards – and the winners are!

With 20 years of Freedom the theme for the annual coveted hip hop awards that went down earlier this week, it was all eyes on AKA and Cassper as they went head to head in various categories, with AKA eme...