That Fire Release – March 2021; featuring Elizée, Andrei Damane, Phiwo, Benny Afroe, Westside Kam & more

That Fire Release is be a round-up of my thoughts on recently released singles that I mess with. Featured singles from Elizée, Andrei Damane, Phiwo, Westside Kam, Noshow and SOAW. Continue reading That Fire Release – March 2021; featuring Elizée, Andrei Damane, Phiwo, Benny Afroe, Westside Kam & more

The Next Gen Greats Podcast, Episode 1 – Scaling The Snake’s Skin: The Tyson S.T Story

So… we’ve started a podcast and let’s talk about it! Next Gen Greats is moving into the podcasting space and I’m so excited about it because it feels like a natural progression to what we’ve been gradually building. Our first … Continue reading The Next Gen Greats Podcast, Episode 1 – Scaling The Snake’s Skin: The Tyson S.T Story

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