Our Songs of 2022 – Part 3 of 4

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

That Pitori Spirit – An Exploration of Pretoria’s Burgeoning Hip-Hop & R&B Scene

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

South African Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On, Third Edition

This is an article series where I cover independent songs and artists who I believe are releasing great stuff and have amazing potential. At the end of each of these articles there’ll be curated playlists with the featured artists’ music … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On, Third Edition

South African Artists You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping On, Second Edition.

This is an article series where I cover independent songs and artists who I believe are releasing great stuff and have amazing potential. At the end of each of these articles there’ll be curated playlists with the featured artists music … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping On, Second Edition.