Competition: Maribou State live in S.A.

It’s almost the end of 2017, and what a year it’s been. The festive season is almost upon us, and we can’t wait to get the party started. In the rare event that you haven’t heard, Maribou State is playing live in South Africa in a few weeks, so it’s time to Save The Date, buy your tickets, and put on your dancing shoes. What better way to kick off the holiday season, than jamming till your feet can’t take anymore, and then some.

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New EP: Chron Burgundy x Huck Finn – New Rap City

Wassup my Mzanzi peeps,

I know it’s been a minute, but I came out of the shadows to give ya’ll some of that crack that ya’ll been fiending for. We have been chronicling Chron Burgundy and Huck Finn’s recent journey building up to the release of their debut EP “New Rap City”, and guess what folks…. It’s finally arrived!!!!

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In Retrospect: Scrambles 4 Money – “Talk is Cheap 4”

On Saturday, Scrambles 4 Money – “Talk is Cheap 4” happened, and as depressed as I was for not being able to make it, we enlisted the help of another soldier of the streets to check it out and let us know how it all went down. Not only is he a general pushing the local underground/independent scene, as well as a prolific local emcee, but has battled in the Scrambles circuit and is highly respected in the scene. With no longer adieu, I introduce to you Anti-Bullshit aka Da HIP HOPrenuer. So homie, tell us how it all went down.

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New EP: S!ck – “Reincarnation – Forgotten Scripts”

We live in an age where music and the essence of artistry, has been watered-down and corrupted corporate agenda’s. If video killed the radio star, commercial platforms …. killed artistic expression… Well almost. There’s an army of independant Hip Hop artists around the world that refuse to conform to the music industry, and challenge the current status quo. One of the soldiers on the frontline of the war between real/plastic, Hip Hop/ Hip Pop, fighting the good fight, is my man S!ck.

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“Talk is Cheap 4” live via PPV

Calling all Hip Hop heads. I repeat, calling ALL Hip Hop heads. This Saturday is the highly anticipated Scrambles 4 Money – “Talk is Cheap 4”.

The event is going down on Saturday 29 October, at Grayscale – 33 DeKorte st. Braamfontein, doors open @11am and the battles start at 12:30pm, the event kicks off with the Draft League battles, and once that’s over, it’s going to be pure lyrical carnage. If you’re a part of the local Hip Hop culture, and follow the global battle scene, you’ll know that this is one of those events that you cannot miss. The fourth edition of “Talk is Cheap” is set to be the best one yet, featuring a whole host of South Africa’s top tier battle rappers, as well as 6 international contenders, who are coming to Mzanzi to try steak their claim as being part of the world finest.

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Yugen Blakrok is making BIG moves!

One small step for Yugen Blakrok, one giant leap for Mzanzi’s independant Hip Hop. The Scribe of the Yugen Clan and Guardian of Crow?s Nest dropped some epic news on Saturday, and it’s step in the right direction towards getting our local indie Hip Hop artists know and respected internationally.

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