30minutes to Soweto is a conscious rap song that uses Woody Guthrie’s American folk anthem This Land is Your Land as a reference to paint a portrait of his own home grounds.
The track is a sobering listen that sees Priddy Ugly recounting tales from his family and upbringing. Continue reading 30minutes to Soweto – Priddy Ugly [produced by Shooterkhumz], Top 22 Songs of 2022
Kick It With You is a grand display of affection that finds Thato Saul trying to show how serious he is about a girl. It is finely-tuned hip-hop soul that doesn’t relent on Saul’s general optics in its pursuit of romance, and that’s really what makes this such a captivating listen for me. This isn’t just a love song, it’s a Thato Saul love song tightly fitted to his image. Continue reading Kick It With You – Thato Saul featuring Marcus Harvey [produced by MashBeatz], Top 22 Songs of 2022.
2022 saw the world start to properly re-open following multiple pandemic lockdowns and the musical floodgates came with it. If 2021 was breathless then 2022 was unrelenting in it’s release of music. From big mainstream acts to smaller and newer … Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Top 22 Songs of 2022.
Welcome to Part 3, the penultimate choices before we announce our Top 22 of 2022. If history is anything to go by the penultimate list is usually the most reflective of where our core musical tastes have been within the past year. These are often the songs that just hit the spot from first listen and the ones I ran to the most to vibe out to and get lost in. Continue reading Our Songs of 2022 – Part 3 of 4
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part 3 covers our top 21songs with picks from artists like The Scorpion Kings, Msaki, Tyson S.T, Blxckie and more. Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2021 – Top 21