Hella Late To The Heat, a format where I can discuss artists and/or songs I may have missed, overlooked or was not aware of during my last breakdown periods. This edition includes Melania Amoy, Nu Edison, Nalu, LOOKATUPS, Joda Kgosi and Poptain Continue reading Hella Late to the Heat featuring Joda Kgosi, Lookatups, Nalu, Poptain, Nu Edison and Melania Amoy
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 a minute and this one has been long overdue but here we are with the sixth edition of SA Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On. This is an article series where I cover independent artists who I believe are … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On, Sixth Edition
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
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.
We’re closing in on six months since this blog started! On this journey, I’ve been exposed to an incredible amount of young artists on the come-up creating good music and there are too many to individually cover at this point. … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping On, First Edition.