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Sprite Uncontainable kicks off their national tour!

As you know, the dope Sprite Uncontainable tour that will culminate with a grand finale in which Talib Kweli will judge and move on to mentor the winners in New York has officially kicked off. The tour will cov...
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Back To The City Line Up

As you know, the best attended hip hop show in the country is happening this Friday (27 April) at Bree and Henry Nxumalo under the bridge in Newtown. Make sure to get your presold tickets from the Ritual Store ...
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ICU – the new face of FUBU

FUBU recently announced their affiliation with hip hop newcomers ICU. Profiled extensively in the Feb/Mar issue of HYPE, these 5 youngsters are all about image. FUBU started out in the golden era of hip hop ...

Hip Hop weekly review with D.E.S

Welcome to the weekly review with D.E.S, it’s been a great week of hip hop music and positivity being shared with the universe. Young Money head coach announced that he has been working on a new album. Still wi...

Whole Train: A graffiti film

Graffitti is probably the most misunderstood art form today, frequently being labeled as vandalism, gangsterism and even Satanism. Many don’t know that Graffiti or Spray-can art is an integral part of Hip-Hop c...

B-boys Versus Krumpers Battle at Big Bang 4!

Freeze Frame are one of the illest dance crews in Mzansi, as demonstrated when they walked away with the HYPE Award in 2010 for Best Dance Crew.  Apart from dancing, the crew have always strived to give back to...
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THIS IS Y THEY STILL RULE THE AIRWAVES!

We all know around this time of the year, various radio stations get makeovers and revamp their line-ups right? Well Joburg’s leading Youth station YFM 99.2 has introduced the #YTKO theme which has had other ra...
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AKA vs Sleek Note

Yall remember Sleek Note right? That’s the crew with the Lil Wayne look-alike by the name of Young Nucho, who allegedly had that controversial brawl with Young Money executives during Weezy’s visit to SA in Dec...
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MTN SAMA 18 tickets now on sale

Tickets for the eagerly awaited 18th Annual MTN South African Music Awards are now on sale at Computicket, allowing fans to witness electrifying live performances and all the glamour and excitement of SA music’...