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 3 covers our top 10 songs with picks from artists like Muzi, The Scorpion Kings, Huey, Zoe Modiga and more. Continue reading Next Gen Great’s Songs of 2020 – Top 10
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part covers song ranked No. 30 – 11 with artists like Tyson S.T, Moonchild Sannelly, Big Zulu, Filah Lah Lah and Kabza De Small Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2020: Part 2
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
Vibes, Love and Entanglements consists of 29 tracks released roughly within the last year by artists born or based within Southern Africa. Vibes sonically explores the R&B family through its differing sub-genres and moods from contemporary R&B, acoustic soul and trap-soul to quiet storm and vintage R&B and more experimental spaces. Continue reading Next Gen Playlists: Vibes, Love and Entanglements – 29 Songs Exploring Contemporary R&B and Soul in Southern Africa
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
More often than not producers are the architects behind great music. They create and mould the atmosphere for the world our ears inhabit. It’s a great balancing act one has to do when it comes to producing music with vocals … Continue reading Producers on the Rise: Volume 1
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.