Roho, the enigmatic alt-R&B singer from Pretoria, breaks down his debut record Ephemeral on our latest episode of The Next Gen Greats Podcast. Continue reading The Next Gen Greats Podcast, Episode 2 – The Ephemeral Experience: The Roho Story
An exploration of 10 of my favourite songs from the first half of 2020. Continue reading Favourite Songs of 2020 Thus Far – The Next Generation of Greats Selections
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
It’s been over 9 months since I started this blog and what a journey it has been. The Next Generation of Greats was a personal passion project I started to really push myself in finding and putting a spotlight on … Continue reading The Broke Ass Showcase Launch: A Celebration of Youth Creativity.
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.