Urban video jukebox

2007-07-31 16:52
 
Kasi 101
Kabelo talks to The Dogg Part 1 Kabelo hits Namibia and hooks up with local kwaito star The Dogg. That’s right, kwaito is big in Namibia. Find out more about the scene there.
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Part 2
What’s the one thing that sets kwaito artists apart from everyone else? Their insane names, of course! The Dogg tells Kabelo about the late dog behind his name.
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Part 3
Kick it with the boys in the studio as they “discuss and discover” Namibia and its music. Kabelo finds out about the market there and The Dogg raps about his albums.
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Part 4
The Dogg takes Kabelo to the ghetto for a little street rap. Check out Namibia’s very own Soweto and watch Kabelo getting clued up on the local lingo.
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Part 5
The Dogg shares a few stories about his days as a member of the Amasilkies gang and his education in the school of hard knocks. Kabelo also learns about the challenges Namibian youths face.
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Part 1
Kabelo learns how to keep it down in OshiWambo, the Namibian language in which Kwaito rapper, Sunny Boy, spits out his lyrics. Schooled in hip hop by a stolen Naughty by Nature CD, Sunny Boy reminisces about the early days of his career.
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Part 2
As a guy from the township, going to the big city of Windhoek “was too nice” says Sunny Boy. He tells Kabelo about the wild days but Kabelo seems more interested in finding out where the fly honeys are at.
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Part 3
Jump on a taxi with Kabelo and Sunny Boy and eavesdrop on their conversation about suffering for your art. Kabelo asks why Sunny Boy has no wheels and is filled in on the common misconceptions people have about the pockets of kwaito stars.
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Part 4
Kick it in da club with Kabelo and Sunny Boy and check them maxing in the VIP lounge. Sunny lets us know where he hopes we’ll see him in a couple of years.
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Go Urban extras
Catch up with producer Draztik as he speaks about “what’s cracking, what’s coming up” and who’s hot with his record label, Unreleased Records. Also get a few words of wisdom about the industry.
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Natalie Sineke De Freitas
Africa is doing it for herself, especially when it comes to music. With the Urban Video Jukebox you can catch exclusive interviews with slamming artists from across the continent. You might learn a few dance moves and pick up hot phrases in a sexy language. You’re also guaranteed to find out what’s going down in the mother continent’s music scene.

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