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PREMIERE: The Kiffness ft. Shortstraw – “Find a Way” | Audio

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If you’re a Kiff type of music fan, you will already know that The Kiffness’ forthcoming studio LP of the same name drops 25 August. Ahead of this winter-end premiere, a new Shortstraw-featured single, “Find a Way,” has been released.

While “Find a Way” remains true to The Kiffness’ musical DNA it also possesses all the elements of…

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Jul 29
PREMIERE: The Kiffness ft. Shortstraw - “Find a Way” | Audio

PREMIERE: G baby Da Silva – “You” | Audio

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G baby Da Silva releases new break up single

Short and sweet may help you understand just how good G baby Da Silva’s latest effort actually is but it’s perhaps not quite accurate. Short and bittersweet is the more appropriate summation of G baby Da Silva’s new break up single “You”.

Because break ups are never easy but this song goes down like a good wine. Part hip hop track and part ballad, G…

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Jul 29
PREMIERE: G baby Da Silva - “You” | Audio

Slikour Has Got 37618 Reasons to Support Local Music

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Image: Slikour’s new single is available now on the 37618 Store

In case you haven’t already heard, SAMA award-winning Skwatta Kamp graduate, Slilkour, has got 37618 solutions to making local music profitable and iTunes isn’t one.

Now more than ever, local hip hop is beginning to foster its own culture. Having grown up in the kinds of circumstances which I did, hip hop, and much less South African…

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Jul 29
Slikour Has Got 37618 Reasons to Support Local Music
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They thought it was over. We came back even stronger. The Premier Online Source of South African Music. www.fdbq.co.za

NEW: Reason Teases New Single, “2 Cups Shakur” | Listen

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Twitter and Facebook have both been buzzing with the excitement ahead of Reason’s latest single, “2 Cups Shakur” off of his latest album Audio HD.

On 28 July at 8PM, he released what everyone thought was the single itself but was in fact only a mere teaser. The full track drops on 1 August following a scheduled live performance on SABC 1′s Live…

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Jul 28
NEW: Reason Teases New Single, “2 Cups Shakur” | Listen

Ill Skillz Announce ‘Ill Beings’ Listening Workshop

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“Notes from the Native Yards” product is the result of a process and Ill Skillz will be unraveling their album in a self-­‐ styled listening session

Ill-­‐literate-­‐Skill, generally known as Ill Skillz, is a cutting edge South African rap duo, exploring the frontiers of Hip Hop. Established in 2005 and having already achieved local cult status, members Uno [July] and Jimmy Flexx [Sitole] have…

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Jul 28
Ill Skillz Announce ‘Ill Beings’ Listening Workshop

NEW: Priddy Ugly ft. Vanilla Blaq – “Reminder to Myself”

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Priddy Ugly releases Vanilla Blaq-featured mellow hip hip ballad

Priddy Ugly puts his thoughts on intimate subject matter into a Vanilla Blaq-featured track called “Reminder to Myself”. It seems the plight of every modern day artist is the blessing and curse of success and fame. And even then his only fear that he’ll never here his fans clap.

It becomes apparent by the opening line, “There’s…

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Jul 28
NEW: Priddy Ugly ft. Vanilla Blaq - “Reminder to Myself”

The Lumineers Confirmed for First Ever SA Tour

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Presented by Virgin Mobile South Africa. Powered by 5FM.

US folk-rock stars The Lumineers will make their South African debut this December when award-winning agency Seed Experiences, Virgin Mobile South Africa and 5FM bring the band to local stages. They’ll perform at Cape Town’s iconic Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on 4 December and at Johannesburg’s Emmarentia Dam for a daytime concert on 6…

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Jul 28
The Lumineers Confirmed for First Ever SA Tour

PREMIERE: Umlilo – “Magic Man” | Video

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Umlilo releases video to first single off forthcoming EP

Ahead of the release of the Aluta EP, Umlilo has released the video to the new and first single off of the forthcoming EP, “Magic Man”.

The psychedelic single grapples with issues of the ‘other’ and how what’s seen as eccentric is sometimes just a form of expression. But it’s more than that – it’s a call to Magic Man to wake up and realise…

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Jul 21
PREMIERE: Umlilo - “Magic Man” | Video

Naima McLean Takes Over Glasgow Commonwealth Games

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Image: Facebook – Naima McLean takes Glasgow

Naima McLean is set to perform at this year’s Commonwealth Games

The First Lady of Urban Soul, Naima McLean who recently released the video
to her second single “Ride” (Remix) featuring Reason, which has been played on
high rotation on South African radio stations, will be performing in Glasgow
at the Ekhaya Village during the Commonwealth Games.

The…

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Jul 21
Naima McLean Takes Over Glasgow Commonwealth Games