The Wrecking Crew’s A-Reece, Ecco and Wordz claim their greatness with Long Lost Letters.

Youth Day Weekend has been one of the most action-packed weekends of the year for hip-hop consumers, both internationally and locally. South African mainstays AKA and Stogie T released Touch My Blood and God’s Eye on the same day that Nas … Continue reading The Wrecking Crew’s A-Reece, Ecco and Wordz claim their greatness with Long Lost Letters.

Producers on The Rise, Volume 2: Elizee, Bubele Booi, Zarro and 808x.

More often than not, producers are the architects behind great music. They create and mould the atmosphere and world our ears inhabit within any piece of music. It’s a great balancing act one has to do when it comes to producing music with vocals; one has to find a way of establishing an indelible sonic footprint whilst providing a canvas for the performing artist to soar and explore their creative vision. In this blog series, I’ll be spotlighting young music producers I’ve found on the net who I feel are making great strides and/or have the potential to be our next great architects in music. This is the second edition. Continue reading Producers on The Rise, Volume 2: Elizee, Bubele Booi, Zarro and 808x.

Are South Africa’s future giants of cinema working the music video circuit: The Golden Age of the South African Music Video.

The South African music video as a platform is currently within a golden age of churning great visual spectacles. In the last year alone, we’ve been subjected to an incredible amount of carefully crafted videos of cinematic quality and scope. … Continue reading Are South Africa’s future giants of cinema working the music video circuit: The Golden Age of the South African Music Video.