Una Rams hosted a listening sessions for his upcoming EP, Crush. These are some of the things he revealed about his new project. Continue reading Una Rams Set to Crush New Era and Isn’t Shy About It
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
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2021. Part 2 covers song by artists like Mas Musiq, Lordkez, Maglera Doe Boy, Tyler ICU & DJ Maphorisa and more Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2021 – Part 2
We’re back with another Hella Late To Heat Round-Up to recap on some of the music we’ve been jamming to whilst on break.
Artists include Blxckie, Xenia Manasseh, Kudz, Yolophonik, Thato Saul and more Continue reading Hella Late To Hate – featuring Yolophonik, Kudz, Xenia Manasseh, Blxckie and more
Our consolidate year-end list and review music that came out in 2020. All 51 songs and a playlist. Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2020: Full List
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part covers song ranked No. 51 – 30 with artists like Busiswa, DoouShii, Manu Worldstar and burningforestboy Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2020 – Part 1
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.
As the Yanos wave continues to ride its gargantuan momentum, a separate tidal has been bubbling within the Pitori streets and digital airwaves and the current lockdown conditions have provided a platform for its relevance to come to the fore. With consistent releases from its indie sector that keep scaling the charts from ThandoNje to Thato Saul, I’m talking about Pretoria’s burgeoning and eclectic hip-hop & R&B scene. Within this piece I aim to explore the development of this sector, especially amongst its younger participants and the tight-knit community that seems to surround it. Continue reading That Pitori Spirit – An Exploration of Pretoria’s Burgeoning Hip-Hop & R&B Scene
The sun sets on a chilly afternoon somewhere within the Midrand area. A stream of flickering Christmas lights lead towards a sold-out crowd filled with a disarming number of trailblazing creatives; from producers and artists like Zarro, Francis Jay, Una … Continue reading Tron Pyre’s City of God: The Genesis of a Star
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2021. Part 1 covers song by artists like Young Stunna, Shekhinah, A-Reece. Musa Keys and more Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2021 – Part 1