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5 SA Hip-Hop Artists Who Crossed Over

5 SA Hip-Hop Artists Who Crossed Over

Hip-hop is a gateway hustle to pretty much any industry. Rappers are always trying to expand, and sometimes, beyond music to fields like tech, film, fashion and even media. South African hip-hop is young, but it has already produced several slashies in the form of rappers who branched into other industries or disciplines, and made a killing. We feature five SA Artists who have branched out and became prominent figures in the process.

Future Africa Release Emotional Music Video for Ntombi Endala

Future Africa Release Emotional Music Video for Ntombi Endala

Durban-based music group Future Africa was introduced to the world in May of 2018 through the music video presented by Aewon Wolf. The debut single Ntombi Endala tells the story of the close bond between a mother and her child. The visuals of the music video reflect this bond deeply as it […]

Etan Comics Publishes First Ethiopian Superhero Comic

Etan Comics Publishes First Ethiopian Superhero Comic

The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he is […]

Nyamakop studio launches new video game, Semblance

Nyamakop studio launches new video game, Semblance

A small video game design studio based in Johannesburg, Nyamakop, are the creators of Semblance, an adorable little puzzle game set in a world made of play dough. Newly-released Semblance is also the first  African-developed game to ever be on a Nintendo console. The studio’s permanent members are Ben Myres and Cukia […]

Sounds of Suid Tronica//Volume I

Sounds of Suid Tronica//Volume I

Sounds of Suid Tronica  is an independent record label from South Africa, owned by Matthew Fraser and Alex Coetzee. The label is devoted to showcasing the cross-pollinations between different musical languages. Their first compilation offers an absorbing insight into the label’s tastes and sonic territories. With 15 tracks from a wide […]