4 the Khaltsha is Exactly what the Title Implies

The meteoric rise of Odwa Situma, better known as Dee Koala, has frankly been unmissable but more on that later. Fortunately for fans she has now released her debut album  4 the Khaltsha; yet another milestone in the young emcee’s career. The title itself is an interesting point of departure where the album is concerned….

B_U’s Session 1 is a Deeply Nostalgic Blend

While they originally met in high school in Pretoria, it’s taken nearly a decade for B_U’s debut EP to come to fruition. South African performance artist/vocalist Koek Sista (Ulungile Magubane) and Ghanaian and Liberian producer/DJ blaqkongo (Brendan Witherspoon) are long-time friends and collaborators. The two originally created their first song together in 2012 whilst studying…

Bottils’ End of the Continent EP is Full of Hidden Treasures

Would you like to be somewhere else right now?  Well, lucky for you, I’ve found a teleportation device of sorts. While your physical surroundings might stay the same, put Bottils’ End of the Continent – Part One EP in your ears and you’ll be magically transported somewhere deep inside of yourself. Scenes play out in…

Laliboi Wants the Kids to Reconnect with Who They are

Great-grandson of Xhosa author W.K. Tamsanqa; Siphosenkosi Nkodlwane also known as LaliBoi Xhosa, draws a great deal of inspiration for his music from the works of his wordsmith great-grandfather who was an ever-present part of his life. From the artistic legacy of his great-grandfather, Laliboi draws inspiration specifically for his love of the Xhosa language…

Haich Ber Na on Everywhere’s Home

Haich Ber Na is taking a new approach to his sound on his sophomore E.P Everywhere’s Home. On this new project, the London based artist plays with darker undertones to create a sound that feels different from his previous work. “I wrote the music last winter, so naturally I guess it has a darker feel….

SEXXUS’s new EP is a Dystopian Dark Dance dream

To say dark dance is niche within the South Africa music landscape is an understatement. Our club scenes are dominated by Amapiano, House and whatever they use to play for the roided up boets at Tiger Tiger Fourways. Undoubtedly South Africa has a long and rich history of electronic music from Disco in the ’80s,…