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REVIEW: Solo – Dreams.B.Plenty

Oct 11, 20161 Comment2186 Views

  “It’s the craft man, its what you supposed to do…bleed for it”   Sophomore albums suffer the sometimes-unfair scrutiny of being expected to supersede

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You Don’t Know Priddy Ugly Yet

May 18, 20161 Comment8560 Views

Question that beckons humans is, do you ever know a person? With people taking up amphibian characteristics due to circumstances and environment, one has to

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From Giyani With a Beautiful Album

Nov 11, 2015No Comments4667 Views

  ​I’ve never really been to Giyani but only as a stop on my way to Musina. Its a beautiful view to take in.  

8.7

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Album Review: Zubz – Dragon Lion_Full...

Feb 19, 2014Comments off4343 Views

Zubz has one of the most impressive discographies in SA hip hop, or even Africa at large. The Last Letta takes his time when crafting

7.3

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Album Review: Eminem – Marshall Mathe...

Feb 02, 2014Comments off4140 Views

Album sequels are problematic. To try and re-create the mood and success of the original is almost impossible and instead creatively regressive. When rappers make

8.7

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Album Review: Drake – Nothing Was The...

Feb 02, 2014Comments off4667 Views

Drake’s rise has been nothing short of phenomenal. He has single-handedly changed the hip-hop landscape by creating his own sound and forcing the culture to

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Album Review: iFani – I Believes in M...

Nov 14, 2013Comments off7189 Views

iFani (pronounced Eye-funny even though his real name is Ayifani. Isn’t that funny?) is not your average rapper. He brings something completely new to South

4.7

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Album Review: Jay-Z – Magna Carta Hol...

Jul 23, 2013Comments off3928 Views

It’s a mid-life crisis of an album. That’s the gist of it. Decoded was published and he did an interview with CNN. His stature as

8.3

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Album Review: Kanye West – Yeezus

Jul 16, 2013Comments off1755 Views

Yeezus is Kanye West’s most brilliant middle finger to the world. No radio singles and guerrilla-style promotions hint that the album itself is the product

7.3

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Album Review: J. Cole – Born Sinner

Jul 16, 2013Comments off1439 Views

Born Sinner is the product of a rapper who is so conflicted in terms of what his music should be that instead of trying to