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Rise of the Hip Hop revolution

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Ever since Nas called it, rappers have been like carrot-deprived donkeys. Head bowed and poses struck they solemnly mutter that “hip hop is dead”. Well, stop licking the commercial lollypop and say hello to hip hop, alive and well and living in Cape Town. Smacking the mic with socially conscious lyrics over killer Cape Flats beats, ‘sturvy kind’ Brandon and ‘lazy musician’ Jon are on a mission to breathe new life into hip hop.

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Anti-mainstream, living the revolutionary dream. Meet Jy7even - hip hop underground cats.
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