Sokool’s Pick of the Month: IV and Neptune – Still Waters EP

SoKool knows whats up. This is evident by her Move Hip Hop blog, the fact that she produces for The Fresh Cut on Gagasi FM, and by her sweat-inducing DJ sets at the dopest jols around the city. That’s why we asked her to write about what she’s been bumping each month so you can know what’s up too. First up: IV and Neptune’s Still Waters EP.     IV and Neptune have become a persistent presence in the Durban rap... Read More

Listen to The Fire by Raheem Kemet

Over the years Raheem Kemet has been part of some notable musical projects (T.H.O.T.S, The RA Project) but now it seems he’s going solo and he’s bringing The Fire. His latest track is all about keeping the fire alive and pushing through adversity. It’ll put a bounce in your step and if you don’t find yourself moving to the beat, you have no soul. Give it a listen below and download it for free if you dig it.          Read More

The Ra Project – GAWS | Video

031 Hip-Hop has regained a one of it’s most talented members. It seems Raheem is back in town and is doing some solo vibes with his latest project, I_Killed_Kenny (The Ra Project.) We’re not sure what it’s all about at the moment but this song is too sick and the video is ominous so check it and we’ll try find out more.     You can follow Raheem on Twitter    Read More

Black Moss – Better Day | Video

Black Moss is quite simply one of the best rhyme spitters to come out of the 031 and has recently been making a go of it overseas. The video below is a slick edit of one of the coolest shows to ever hit TV, Adventure Time, and features Better Day, a track off Black Moss’s Bit’s and Pieces (Which you can download here.) Make that day of yours better and go on an adventure with Finn, Jake and Black Moss.  Read More

DIY Presents: D’urban Knights – Pat The Cat

Drain rat rappers, D’urban Knights, may have had a couple changes to their line-up of late but it hasn’t stopped Viv and Kurt from pushing forward with new sounds and new songs. Their latest offering, Pat The Cat, is a poignant exploration of female sexuality set to some 80’s synth. We had a short chat with Kurt Peinke about chimpanzees whacking off and offending old people, check it out and then give Pat The Cat a listen. DIY:... Read More

Grandmaster Flash (Aaaaaah!)

“All the good acts skip Durban.” If this is you, you’re wrong. Want proof? Well Grandmaster Flash was in Durban last week and Ty Jay Ay was there to document it. You’re doing good Durbs, you’re doing good…     I’ll tell you right off the bat that last Thursday night was a blast. Fuck me, did Durban have a good time.   Starting with an entry level ciggy, beer and pizza combo at Spiga, I engaged... Read More

Point of View (Free Download)

  First they brought you Banana Clip and then Houston, We Got Problems, now D’Urban Knights are giving you their Point Of View with this track about the Point area. It’s a poignant track about the hardships of an area in our city that most of us just drive through. Give it a listen and if you dig it, you can download it.   D’urban Knights-“Point of View” by kurtreynolds  Read More

Bass Thugs 2

Friday night saw Origin hosting volume 2 of Bass Thugs featuring Cape Town favourites, P.H. Fat. Bob Perfect nods his head but doesn’t get down like an animal. I walked into Origin on Friday night pretty amped for another Uber Cool event. I’m not much of a bass-head, but they usually throw a good party, and anyone that is going against the Top 40 mentality is okay in my books. The reason I was amped though, was that P.H. Fat had made the... Read More