This past week, the South African music scene was dealt an immense blow. On Sunday, social media was buzzing with the sad news of the passing of one of Mzanzi’s most prolific artists, Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala, and reinforced the idea that the year 2016, will be remembered as the “legend killer”. In appreciation and celebration, of his immense impact on the music industry, we decided to dedicate this weeks #FrobackFriday, to the man, the legend, Mandoza.Continue Reading
Do you remember that one Kwaito artist, the one one who wore a balaclava? Ya, that guy. He had hype and then all of sudden dropped off the radar, like he disappeared. I’m talking about Mzekezeke.Continue Reading
Punk, punk, punk – all the world needs is more punk.Continue Reading
Khuli Chana was introduced to the South African audience through the Mafikeng bred rap collective, Morafe. They released their first album titled ‘Muruapula’ in 2005 and their most recent one ‘A Ene : The Revelation’ in 2007 on Ghetto Ruff Records.Continue Reading
All hail the Froback that has now become the staple of South African Fridays. Today we pay tribute to the legendary Soweto emcee Thulani Ngcobo, aka Pitch Black Afro!!!! (the man with a massive afro wig)Continue Reading
Versus The Wolf were a Hard Rock band based in Cape Town, previously known as ?New Altum?, who had formed back in 2004. Later on they made the name change to Versus the Wolf with a slight change in their sound as a group.Continue Reading
Teargas is arguably the most successful rap group in South African history with multiple award nods coming from the Channel O MVA’s and SAMA’s since their introduction in 2006. They have released four albums including the groundbreaking and game changing “Dark Or Blue” album released in 2009.Continue Reading
I remember it like it was yesterday. It was at the Jamaican eatery street bash, Westdene, 2005 and I watched 16Stitch live for the first time.
The extra looped interlude to Anyone started and one by one the band came on and within an instant started owning the stage.
Dah, da, da, dahm… Dah da, da DAHMM! And I feel something, what you feel boy, the HEAT! Dah, da, da, dahm… Dah da, da DAHMM! Oh I feel something, what you feel boy, the BEAT!Continue Reading