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Pope Troy

100 Hallelujahs

This young upcoming South African hip hop recording artist from Johannesburg recently announced the release of his first independent album titled TCOE (The Chronicles of Ezra).

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kwesta

7 Day Hustle

Kwesta is a young rapper and Buttabing Entertainment's newest signing who recently released his debut Hip Hop album Special Rekwest here with his first single off the album.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Bittereinder

A Tale Of Three Cities

This newly formed Pretoria band represents conscious Afrikaans rap that is light and spirited.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Paper Tray

A.D.E.D (All day every day)

Some dynamic new hard-edged Hip Hop sounds from Sunnyside Pretoria produced by Paper Tray.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Shane Q

Abortion

Shane Q is an actor/rapper and has been in and around music in many capacities as both a hip hop musician and producer with great success.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
JustDan

African Legend (Nelson Mandela)

A track dedicated to our iconic hero off the album Best in My World from this Eastern Nigerian artist otherwise known as Daniel Chukwuemeka.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Chronic Clan

Akekho

Some homegrown beats, roots and other healthy musical ingredients from the Chronic Clan and DJ Dope off the African Dope Soundsystem collection.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Infamous

All on her own ft Hurricane Ceasar

This is the third offering from Infamous, formerly known as The Infamous Milkshake, which tells the story of the struggles, hustles and hard work done by an artist to reach a wide audience.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Una Rams

All Out

A fresh new single with a catchy hook and rhymes that were designed to instigate turn-ups from this young rapper/singer/songwriter from the Venda region in Limpopo.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
M.O.

Amanzi ka Gesi

Debut track from this new SA artist currently picking up a lot of attention for his attention-grabbing sound and talent.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ill-Literate-Skill

And You & You

A track off this hip new rap-hop album called Off The Radar from the Cape Town based Ill-Literate-Skill collective of musicians and MCs.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Angelo

Angelo - Kaapstad

Bored by American R&B and hip-hop chart attacks? Tune into this Proudly South African urban contemporary shout out from Mother City rap mover 'n shaker Angelo Collins off his debut album, 'Today'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Angelo

Angelo - These Are the Times

Hunky Cape Flats soul brother gives fans of Danny K and Loyiso their smooth R&B fix on this uplifting urban contemporary jam about perseverance and positivity. It's a funky midtempo Channel O and MTV Base jam off his new album, 'Today.'

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Angelo

Angelo - Today

Cape Flats R&B hottie gives Danny K and Loyiso a run for their R&B money on this uplifting urban contemporary jam about seizing the day. It's a funky Channel O and MTV Base jammer off his new album, 'Today.'

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Archetypes

Archetypes - Verbally Spark

Cult ikapa crew give bling rappers a wake up call on this blazing lyrical rhyme fest off the pioneering Planetary Assault compilation of undeground SA hip-hop.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Arsenic

Arsenic - Still Smokin (Ft Archetypes)

New kids on the Mother City hip hop block fire up this lyrical, jazzy rap ode to all things green. Off the Metalloid Lab release 'The First Toke'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Arsenic

Arsenic - Super Zero ft Fungus

Prolific CT hip-hop producer (cf. Writers Block, The Maniac Metalloids, and Metaphysical Misfits) gives blunted heads and beat freaks their fix with this chilled out, headnod construction off his "The First Toke" EP, released in anticipation of his upcoming debut. "Slowboat Sessions vol.1".

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Ashwell Erasmus

Ashwell Erasmus

Ex-Port Elizabeth gospel rapper fires off another schizophrenically funky electro groove off his debut solo CD, House Party Vol.1.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Emile YX

Babblers From Babylon

A track off Roar - Live It Loud, African & Proud from Emile - a pioneer of SA Hip Hop and a founder member of SA Hip Hop Group Black Noise.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kwesta

Babhemi Ft. Sandile Ziqubu

A smoking hot track from this emerging artist off the popular album Special Rekwest .

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Backyard Crew

Baby Girl

Backyard Crew consists of young artists from Khayelitsha who have grown as lyricists within the maturing realm of South African hip-hop, colloquially called "spaza", hardcore hip-hop on a vernacular (Xhosa) tip.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mc Norman

Bam Bam

This hot new single from this SA-based Ugandan muso and producer showcases his multi-genre style featuring elements of raga, pop, reggae, afro beat and gospel.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Ben Sharpa

Ben Sharpa

Tune into this beat-bopping rap by Mzansi’s most accomplished lyricist inspired by acoustic-rock legend Neil Young’s classic “Hey, Hey, My, My (Into The Black)”.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ben Sharpa feat Rato

Ben Sharpa feat Rato - Trash Talkers

SA's most agile rap lyricist hooks up with underground mover 'n shaker Rato on this funky freestyle about looking beyond the beef off Pioneer Unit's Planatery Assualt compilation of scorching hot SA hip hop.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Ben Sharpa, Terror MC, Rato, Jaak

Ben Sharpa, Terror MC, Rato, Jaak

Welcome to ekapa aka Cape Town with this reggae-flavoured joint taken from Damian “Jr Gong” Marley’s classic “Welcome to Jamrock” tune.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Dillinger

Big Trouble

The sound of SA Reggae and Hip Hop mixing it up, off the legendary African Dope Soundsystem compilation.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Navigator

Bitsa Maphodisa (ft. Skroof)

Here’s a taster from the upcoming debut album from this talented emerging Soweto artist looking to move on lyrically from his "previous toxic life".

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Dillinger

Black Dillinger – Do Good

New South African reggae artist shares this groovy plight to "Do Good" off his album "Live and Learn".

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Black Noise

Black Noise

Pioneering SA hip-hop crew drops this contagiously funky, Cape Flats rapped consciousness-raiser off their album Rotational High.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Dillinger feat Zoro

Black Repatriation

This dynamic ragga track off the legendary African Dope Soundsystem album will soon have you bouncing along with musical joy.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Teba

Blackness Anthem

Some seminal deep bass grooves, off the classic African Dope Sound System collection, from Teba, now one of South Africa’s top reggae stars.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Slikour

Blacks R Fools

Skwatta Kamp’s legendary MC with an unabashedly political rap off his new album ‘Slikour Ventilation Volume 3

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ricardo Dyson

Blow My Mind

A song off the EP Now That I've Got A Girl by this emerging artist and independent singer-songwriter.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
B-Traq

Blue

B-Traq is an exciting new funk-pop band to hit the South African music scene, with a sound on their album Outatime that is both fresh and funky. B-Traq's original music fuses several genres; Funk, RnB and Rock

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mr J

Bollywood Fantasy

Mr J runs a small recording studio from his home where records his own creations and also records young aspiring artists from his local community. His first solo album The First Step sets an impressive standard for his peers to aim at.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Sleek Him

Born Freaky

A hot new track from this Midrand artist dedicated to and inspired by all the Born-Frees, who are considered too different by past generations, which makes them “Freaky”, in the eyes of many - from Grind Addiktion Productions.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Sylvester

Bout To Blow

Some stirring and melodic R&B rap pop on this, the title track off the new debut album, from this emerging South Artist artist.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Brettfish and No_bob

Brettfish and No_bob

Crazy-assed wigga who dropped the “Squishy Fruit Conspiracy” returns with this slapstick rap parody of Snow's “Informer”. Infamous stuffed dolphin No_Bob adds the X-factor.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Angelo

Bring it Back

Angelo (Collins) is a Cape Flats musician who is looking to redefinine the South African RnB/Hip Hop dance and music scene.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
B-Traq

B-Traq

A new single off the album Outatime by this exciting new funk-pop band on the SA music scene, with a sound that is both fresh and funky fusing several genres like Funk, RnB and Rock.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Canine

Canine - Proudly South African

2010 World Cup woemonger? "Get a grip, don't lose your team spriit" is the message of this choice hip-hop joint from the Mother City rapper formerly known as Cobin Recardo Olivier, aka Canine Mac Gee or CoBurn. Off his debut solo album, 'Jaws Of Life'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ricardo Dyson

Changes

This young and very talented singer-songwriter is back with a new single off his excellent EP Now That I've Got A Girl .

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Chronic Clan

Chronic Clan

These groovy dudes get straight to the point with this skanking track off the 'African Dope SoundSystem' compilation.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Claire Phillips

Claire Phillips - Hold On

Sama-winning sister keeps it soulfully funky on this first single off 'African Shockwave Volume One'. Written by Claire Phillips and Trevor Jones, the urban hip shaker provides a tasteful introduction to DJ Azuhl and Grenville Williams's (High Voltage) eclectic mix of South African music ranging from Funk, Ragga and Hip Hop.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Exmile

Click Song

This emerging Zimbabawean star shakes not only the stage and the people's hearts but makes them feel like the roof is gonna be blown away. On AU Records.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Coda

Coda - It's Still the Music

Fans of funky retro disco soul pop are going to groove on this feelgood Saturday Night Feverish hip shaker off the upwardly mobile Mother City sax, strings, 'n vocal combo's brand new second album, 'African Renaissance'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Craig Kallis

Craig Kallis - Feels So Good

Rising Mother City pop soul star gives fans of Jamiroquai and RJ Benjamin a reason to party with this funky love song.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Crosby

Crosby

Tune into this hip-swinging and head-nodding mix of dancehall, dub and hip-hop.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Da Profit

Da Profit - Hustler

"I'm a hustler 24/7, trying to set a record like Ocean's 11" raps this hot new Nigerian emcee off his 'Money On My Mind!' mixtape.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Da Profit

Da Profit - Me 'n You

Hot new Nigerian rapper hooks up with his homeboy Inferno to give all the shawties a shout out on this funky flow off his 'Money On My Mind!' "Mixtape".

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Danny K

Danny K

Danny K is known as much for his music as for his girlfriends. He takes a break from the women to focus on the music.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
DarkBlood

DarkBlood

The battle of the sexes gets booty-rapped by this lyrical Mother City emcee on this ass-tapping jam off Model A362 MPD - My Personal Demons.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Enegitik G

Deep Soul

This self-taught emerging producer and vocalist from Mafikeng is on a journey to create his mark on the house music industry with the release of his Deep Soul project.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kallitz

Die Ding Ruk Mal

The title track off the scorching debut album by this popular Cape hip hop trio.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Dokte

Dokte

An addictively illbient Cape Flats hiep-hop head-nodder about looking byeond the beef. Off the legendary Kallitz's word surgeon's solo EP.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Dokte

Dokte - Agte Op'ie Bakkie

More tough Cape Flats rap from the voice behind the legendary Cape hip-hop crew, KALLITZ, off his debut solo EP 'Maak Mekaa Sterk'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Dokte

Dokte - Koep 'n Gatsby

An appetisingly illbient Cape Flats hiep-hop shout to CT's classic stomach-filler that's dedicated to 'al die kos monsters'. Off the legendary Kallitz's word surgeon's solo EP.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Masta-Li

Don Wanna Go to Work

A hip hop artist, songwriter, singer, and record producer from KZN whose newly-released Durban Kings album rocks the house with pumping sounds and great beats.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Driemanskap

Driemanskap

Don’t know who Driemanskap is? Follow the instructions, homeboy! Head bopping, fresh and funky: vernacular hip-hop at its best.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Driemanskap feat. Macho

Driemanskap feat. Macho

You’ve just got to admire the ‘clicks’ in these Xhosa rhymes from this three-man crew from Gugulethu.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kaapse Rap

Dukgesuip

Here’s Dokter and Boere with the title track off their second successful Kaapse Rap album on the Mothermix label.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
EJ Von Lyrik

EJ Von Lyrik - Show Me Nothing

Former Godessa MC adds her lyrical consciousness to this funky urban hip shaker. It's a sassy sampler off DJ Azuhl and Grenville Williams's (High Voltage) eclectic mix of Mother City music ranging from Funk, Ragga and Hip Hop.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Emile YX

Emile YX - Is 'n Cape Flats Ding

Black Noise frontman gives this Kaapse klopse sokkie a funky hiep-hop twist. Off his solo album, Roar - Live It Loud, African & Proud.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Emile YX?

Emile YX?

Cape Flats Hip Hop legend Emile YX? calls on Africa’s young lions to emancipate themselves from mental slavery on this hypnotic tribal-reggae-rap off his new CD, Roar - Live it Loud.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Emile YX?

Emile YX? - Soul Shine Bright

The frontman from pioneering South African Hip Hoppers Black Noise gets his ragga groove on with this inspirationally ierie jam off his debut solo album, 'Roar - Live It Loud, African & Proud'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Fortune

Emoyeni

This talented soul and alternative musician from Nelspruit in Mpumalanga has just released his debut single off his EP Dawn.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Ephniko feat. Terror MC

Ephniko feat. Terror MC

Latin America meets Africa in this unique blend of English, Spanish and Afrikaans rhymes with traditional Zimbabwean folk singing undertones.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
ETC Crew

ETC Crew

Fans of De La Soul and Arrested Development are going to groove on this cool funk remix of the Mother City crew's live favourite.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
ETC Crew

ETC Crew

Multicultural rap crew drops another galactically funky cocktail of jazzy, beat-bopping, hip hop off their debut CD, What's In A Name?

R&B / Soul / HipHop
ETC Crew

ETC Crew

Multicultural rap crew drops this galactically funky cocktail of jazzy, beat-bopping, head-nodding hip hop off their debut CD, What's In A Name?

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
ETC Crew

ETC Crew - The Journey

"Be creative by delievering more skills" declare these rising Mother City hip-hop stars on this funky fresh new boom bap rapper off their new mixtape, 'ETC FAM' released on Sleepy Hedz Records.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mingus

Fallin

Mingus is a well respected figure in SA Hip Hop who gathered all his friends from Germany,Sweden, the U.S. and South America to contribute to Beneath The Underdog his highly jazz influenced debut album.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Chronic Clan

For How Long

A winning blend of contemporary South African hip hop and reggae, with a dash of politics, from the essential African Dope Soundsystem compilation.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Franki M

Franki M - Ain't Got You

A track off the eponymously-titled debut album from Francois 'Franki M' Mallum, a talented young Cape Town artist, open lyricist and an exceptional guitarist whose music fuses hip hop, jazz, rock and pop.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Franki M

Franki M - How I Ride

Rising Mother City smoothie gives Danny K and Loyiso a run for their R&B money on this sexy ladies jam off his eponymously-titled debut album.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Tone Deaf Junkies

Fred Is Dead

The strange and quite unique Cape Town hip-hop act with their track off the African Dope-compiled accompanying soundtrack to the Lauren Beukes sci-fi novel, Moxyland.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
The Abbot Network

Freedom Is My Mood

New single off the recent album, Chapter One from this acclaimed hip Cape Town fusion jazz studio outfit, also known for performing live as the backing band to solo artist Lindiwe Suttle.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Khobi King

Friday Night Lights

A hot new track from this emerging indie Pretoria-based music producer/songwriter/rapper specialising in Electronica, Pop, Hip Hop and Alternative music.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
G.P.B.

G.P.B. - Gonna Be There

Rising Zimbabwean hip-hop stars give the shawties a shout out on this funky auto-tuned club rap off their first mixtape called 'KINGzville's Finest Vol.1'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Camo

Galaxy ft Nonku Phiri

Progressive electronic hip hop soul with a jazz edge is what best describes SA's hip hop artist, here with his new single off the Shaolin Jazz EP.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
The Rudimentals

Gangsta

A classic track off this still performing and still very popular Cape Town ska group's first album, More Fire, which blends the essential, tried and trusted elements of Ska with both rural and urban African music.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Gin-I Grindrith

Gin-I Grindrith - By Your Side

Gauteng's funkiest wigga-rapper drops another off his dope debut album.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Gin-I Grindrith

Gin-I Grindrith - Why Bother

Hot new Gauteng wigga drops some "old skool flava in your lunchbox" on this killer Caramel produced first single off his dope debut album.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Camo

Give Me More ft Sakhile Moleshe

This exceptionally talented Cape Town based rapper, MC Camo, has dropped his hot new Shaolin Jazz EP.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Camo

Give Me More ft Sakhile Moleshe (Prod J oNE)

MC Camo has released his debut Shaolin Jazz EP. With top notch production by J-One, White Nite, Saturn Beats and Hipe and guest features from Sakhile Moleshe, Nonku Phiri and long time collaborators Ill Skillz.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Noise

Global Ghetto

You always get food for thought with great hip hop sounds when Cape Town’s favourite rap step up to the mic. Off Rotational High.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
E.j Von Lyrik, Isaac Mutant & Teba

Goldmine

 E.J Von Lyrik, Isaac Mutant & Teba - Goldmine (Shockwave Edit) - The current sound of funky Cape Town featuring these three hip artists combining their talents on the 'African Shockwave Vol 1' collection from DJ Azuhl & Grenville Williams

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Jono Grayson

Gotta Love Me

A very strong debut R&B/Soul single from this emerging SA pop talent from KwaZulu-Natal who has his debut album on the way.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Luna Paige

Green Eyes

On her album, Wonderful Life , this Cape-based songstress sings about the light and dark side of life, the undeniable relationship between these two opposites, and how we cannot exist without either of them.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ras Sheehama

Greetings

This opening track off Ras Sheehama’s third Afro-reggae album, Pure Love is infused with indigenous Namibian music in the Oshivambo tradition.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Canine

Hardelewe

Cobin Recardo Olivier is a well known Rap musician in the Cape Town,Stellenbosch area, where he is better known by his stage name Canine.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mr J

Here I Am

The debut solo album from Mr J (Joel Martins), one of the original "Hermanus Pavarottis", who once sang on street corners of Hermanus for pennies.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
GlamaBoy

Heyo

Fabian Josephus (aka GlamaBoy) started free-styling at parties and worked with many underground hip hop artists from the Cape Flats before starting GlamaBoy's Risk Taking, the group that won the Western Province Talent Promotions.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
MC Norman

His Work Is Done

Here’s this emerging star’s new single, the first to be released since he signed to his new label BET (Black Entertainment Television) and it is a tribute song to Madiba.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ben Caesar

Hold Me Close

The first single from Ben Caesar, who will soon be launching his debut solo albumLe Tigra, an original and modern mix with insightful lyrics to express the theme of "the dynamic contrast between the grace and fierceness of the tiger".

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Teba

Hustlin'

Remember this reggae-rap hit, off Teba’s excellent debut album called 20-5-2-1, asking what would you do "just to drive a beemer?"

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
DK

I Have A Dream

More evocative R&B soul on the title track from the debut album by this very talented emerging SA artist.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Re-Illest Crew

I Need It

Some edgy new hip hop from this hot Capetonian rap act. (Warning: Explicit lyrics)

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
DJ MuZI.GP

I Need U

DJ MuZI.GP produces and plays house music. When behind the decks, he rocks the crowd using CD jams and Vinyl. Here with a track off his recent album 'Muzimania Unleashed'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
MC Norman

I Remember The Day

This Ugandan-born musician and music producer has merged raga, pop, reggae, afro beat, and gospel on his hot new album .

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
MC Norman

I Remember The Day

First single from the album Ndiyabuza featuring the mix of pop, reggae, afro beat and gospel by this Ugandan-born musician and music producer now based in South Africa.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mingus

I Write What I Like Pt 2

Mingus a.k.a. X the 24th Letter, is a Jozi born, Capetonian Hip Hop artist and is the founding member of the Writers Block crew and the Metaphysical Misfits.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ill-Literate-Skill

Ill-Literate-Skill – MC from Guguletoire

Mother City hip-hop collective explode the ghetto rap stereotypes with this soulfully jazzy 'translation' of Sting's 'Englishman in New York'. It's a passionate shout out to emcees everywhere off their album 'Off The Radar' which features lyrically conscious versifications from the Ill Skillz Playas.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Morgan Mafu

In The Desert

A few months after the debut of his first single, Life By The Beach, Durban artist Morgan Mafu has released his second Alternative Soul single titled In The Desert taken from his debut EP Life By The Beach [Deluxe Edition].

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Shane Q The Genesis

Isithandwa

On his debut album Life & Death , hip hop artist Shane Q sings about growing up with a love of music and his musical inspiration, American rapper 2 Pac.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Lions of Zion feat. B-wise

Iternal Fire

The Dancehall movement is growing in SA headed by bands like Lions Of Zion with this track off the Cape Of Good Dope album.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Jaak

Jaak

Chill out with one of the most respected Afrikaans lyricist in Cape Town’s underground hip-hop scene on this head-nodding urban groove.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Jean Pierre

Jean Pierre - A Universal Message

Rap, soul and rock come together on this mouth-watering fusion about the search for global truth. Off the Mother City artist's debut 13 track album, 'A Universal Message'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
A Universal Message

Jean Pierre – Dos Os Old Can You Break The Code

Fans of lyrical conscious old skool rhymes are going to dig this Mother City artist's funky fusion of urban grooves with a global theme. Off his debut 13 track album, 'A Universal Message'.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
JJ

JJ

DJ Dope and Juan Thyme provide the beats; JJ provides the words on this hip hop track from the 'African Dope Soundsystem' compilation.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kallitz

Kaapse Paatie

The Cape Town Hip Hop heroes celebrate in the traditional Cape Flats style on this opening track off Dukgesuip , their wild second album on the Mothermix label.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kallitz

Kaapse Paatie

The Cape Flats Hip Hop heroes with the opening track off their great second album called Dukgesuip, released on Mothermix.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Kalahari Surfers

Kalahari Surfers

Iconic sound sculptor Warrick Sony continues his adventures in tribal modernism. Afro futurism begins at home. Dig it?

R&B / Soul / HipHop
KALLITZ

KALLITZ

Here's Dokter and Boere with the title track off their second successful "Kaapse Rap" album on the Mothermix label, now available at Rhythm Records.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Noise

Keep On Dancing

Kudos to Emile and his dedication to the Cape Town Hip Hop movement for keeping the flame alight all these years! Here with a classic Black Noise track.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ras Sheehama

Kings Music

A track from the reggae master off Afromagic, a spellbinding feast of magical African music showcasing the best artists on the African continent.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
KONFAB

KONFAB

Tune into this urban hip-hop poetic rhymes on whether change and transformation will ever arrive.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
KONFAB

KONFAB

One of the most inspired and agile wordsmith to have come out of Maseru tells us popular culture rocks in this hypnotic jam.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
HemelBesem

Kullid Celebration

This feel-good Afrikaans Hip Hop song from HemelBesem celebrates the good times and togetherness of friends and family in coloured culture.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kuti Kult

Kuti Kult - The 7th Horn

Emcees Mayihlome Tshwete and Mpumelelo Bomvana give Spaza rap fans their fix with this brassy shout out off Pioneer Unit's Planetary Assault collection of killer sounds from the Mother City hip-hop underground.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
K.I.A.T.

Let It Rain In Africa

This acclaimed new group from Khayelitsha is back with a new track off their debut album, Afamba Apota (The Journey Beyond The Horizon).

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
E.M.P.I.O.R.

Lexus

They go by the name of Empior -[E]lite [M]usicians [P]robably [I]nspired [O]ther [R]ebels – and are an emerging Hip Hop/RnB foursome from Alberton.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Liberate Yourself

First single off the excellent debut solo studio album entitled Street Life from one of the hardest working rappers to emerge on the South African scene.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Camo

Lights, Camera, Action

A hot new track from MC Camo off his brilliant Shaolin Jazz EP with guests and long time collaborators Ill Skillz.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Masta Li

Live from the Kitchen

The newly-released Durban Kings album by this hip hop artist, songwriter, singer, and record producer from KZN, rocks the house with pumping sounds and great beats.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Emile YX

Live It Loud

The first single off Cape Town rap legend Emile's second solo album, Roar: Live It Loud, with some fresh and different SA hip hop sounds and styles.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Red Lion

Lock Down

This pumping track off the African Dope SoundSystem collection features lyrics by Red Lion over some tasty beats by DJ Dope and Juan Thyme.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Keith Ramaila

Love

A new track from this Khula Records artist currently gaining a lot of attention on the SA soul-pop scene.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Love Constant

Love Constant

A song from this SA vocalist's debut album Love Constant, on which her sultry soulful sound and poignant lyrics are the perfect ingredients for an adult contemporary album.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
MC Norman

Love To Love

MC Norman is a Ugandan musician and music producer who returned to South Africa to work on a full album Ndiyabuza featuring the South African artist Tumza K as a vocalist.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Lungelo

Lungelo

He's smart, his songs are sexy, his video is sexier. Lungelo is one to watch.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Dokte

Maak Mekaa Sterk (Ameen Remix)

After fronting the brilliant Cape hip hop group Kallitz, Dokte is back with this great remix.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Canine

Maak Staan

A top new track from Cobin Recardo Olivier, the well known rap musician better known as Canine Mac Gee in the Hip Hop Community in Cape Town.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Madeleine Barnard

Madeleine Barnard

Half-Afrikaans and half-English Cape Town journalist makes her music debut with this slow ballad off her new album Unsung Heroes dedicated to undocumented heroes who’ve made a huge impact on her life.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Maggz

Maggz

From Maggz comes a conscious message for all to take note of.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Maggz

Maggz

These deep and down thoughts from Maggz off the Silvertab Harambe Dope Sessions collection still have some sweet vocal silver linings.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Sylvester

Make The Stars Come Out

Great new single from this popular R&B sensation off his album Bout To Blow.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Make U C That I Will Give

Some tough-talking Hip Hop from one of Cape Town’s most dedicated rappers off the album, Street Life.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Mandambela

Mandambela

This first single off 'Tetuatiukila', the upcoming debut album from this new Angolan hip hop artist now based in SA, focuses on the rights of women in Africa.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Mason Black

Mason Black

Sounds like Fort Minor in a minor bout of depression. An intriguing fusion of hip-hop with alternative rock. Listen in on ‘The Letter’ from Mason Black off his debut EP An Experiment in Kindness

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Shane Q The Genesis

McDonalds

First single off his debut album, Life &Death from this hip hop artist whose inspiration is American rapper 2Pac.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
ETC Crew

McMission (The Phone Track)

A track off What’s In A Name from this Cape Town-based, multi-racial, cross dimensional hiphop rap group with their fresh yet energetic, jazzy sound.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Middle Finga

Middle Finga

The whole Ghetto Ruff staple better watch out because this ghetto fabulous MC hailing from Gugulethu is about to take over kasi culture with his ‘Spaza’ hip-hop.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Middle Finga

Middle Finga

Middle Finga takes us on a journey to the streets of ekasi with his unique ‘Spaza’ hip hop ‘vernac’ raps backed by exceptional traditional Zulu vocals.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Middle Finga, Cozi G, Oracle Flo & Ben Sharpa

Middle Finga, Cozi G, Oracle Flo & Ben Sharpa

Bored by American bling rap boasts? Tune into this kasi-fuelled collab off underground hip-hop label Pioneer Unit’s Planetary Assault all-stars compilation.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Middle Finga, Oracle Flo, Rattex, aNon

Middle Finga, Oracle Flo, Rattex, aNon

These young lasses dedicate this raw-tongued tune to all the so-called fly chicks. “No one is perfect,” they profess.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ras Sheehama

Midnight

An Afro-reggae New Year’s celebration, off the album Pure Love infused with indigenous Namibian music in the Oshivambo tradition.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
340ml

Midnight

Some languid, jazzy hip hop off the dynamic album Moving from this Mozambican group.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Moodphase5ive

Miles

An evocative and beautifully executed tribute to Miles Davis from the adored Cape Town hip hop group that featured Ernie Deane on vocals off their album, Steady On.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Godessa

Mindz Ablaze

A reminder of why this hip Cape Town female hip hop trio, featuring EJ Von Lyrik, and their Spillage album were so popular.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
CatMan

Mmino

Funky new single from this emerging South African artist off his recent album, Western Sotho.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Moet My Nie Testie

Terror is a new Cape Flats Hip Hop MC, best known for his conscious rhyming, off his first album, The Terrorvision Mixtape.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Moodphase5ive

Moodphase5ive

Soulful diva Ernestine Deane and lyrically conscious MC 'Neon Deon' Denver share this acid jazzy Hip Hop joint off their classic debut, Steady On.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Moodphase5ive - Miles

Moodphase5ive - Miles

Ernie Deane gives us a sample of her quirky fusion of hip-hop, dub and soulful jazz vocals on this mellow jam off their album, Steady On.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Moodphase5ive

Moodphase5ive - Rhymedrop: Mimes So Dark remix

Fans of Portishead's supernaturally sexy trip hop cool are going to groove on this yearning broken beat remix off Ernestine Dean (vocals) and her cosmic trip-hop crew's seminal 'Super Deluxe Mode'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Navigator

Mr CEO

As we await the debut album from this emerging and massively talented Soweto Hip Hop star, here’s his new offering, produced by TruHitz.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kwesta

Mr Cool

New single from this hot new South African kwaito-rap artist off the popular Cape Hip Hop album Special Rekwest.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mtkidu

Mtkidu - Forest Song

Jozi-based digital heads Murray Turpin (M18J92T), Nicholas Nesbitt (Kidu), and Hayley Junkin (Chinxxx) drop this atmospheric electro-acoustic tale of taking a meander down love's lost byways. Off their debut album, 'Shakawon'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mtkidu

Mtkidu - I Love Zulu Girls

Jozi-based digital crew decolonises the dancefloor on this non blunted bass rapped dose of voyeuristic electro hop about KZN ladies. Off their debut album, 'Shakawon'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Luka ft RPK, Natasha and AMPLifire

My Hero

The very cool debut single from the man just known as Luka from Pretoria, released on his own Brandon Records label.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

My Space

A track off Street Life, the hard-hitting debut album from this emerging Cape Town Hip-Hop artist.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
LuKE9ine

Never Been Better feat Tsholo

LuKE9ine (whose real name is Lukonde Mwila) is a young rapper from Lusaka, currently based in South Africa who has made the decision to pursue the journey of recording rap music that glorifies the Lord.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Godessa

Nguwe

The opening track off the brilliant debut album, Spillage, by Cape Town’s hottest ever all-female hip hop trio featuring EJ von Lyrik.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ricardo Dyson

Now That I've Got A Girl

The sexy new R&B track with smooth lyrics, tight vocals and harmonies and a storyline that will keep every R&B lover hooked from this emerging artist and independent singer-songwriter. From the Now That I've Got A Girl EP.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Tykoon Suit

Office Girlz

Tykoon Suit is a Hip Hop trio from Cape Town with some trademark escapist blue collar hip hop with funk and jazz influences off their debut album, Smart Casual.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
MrGstout Nation feat Xclusive

Old School or New School Love

This hot new Hip Hop track is a blend of South African hip hop on an old school Tip from MrGstout Nation Records.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Veraz

On the Otha Side

On Veraz's debut album, From Joburg to Jamaica , this hip new local artist sings songs about ordinary life in Jeppe Street, xenophobia, love, nature and unity to workers.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Oracle Flo & Rattex

Oracle Flo & Rattex – Imbadla Yez'rhumsha

Spaza rap kingpins team up to drop this ragga-fired, vernac rap party starter off Pioneer Unit's Planetary Assault collection of hip new sounds from the Mother City rap underground.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
ETC Crew

Organic Boom Bap

ETC Crew is the Cape Town-based, multi-racial, cross dimensional hiphop rap outfit well-loved for their own fresh hip hop sound.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Re-Illest Crew feat Akapella

Our Lives (explicit)

This hot new rap act from the streets of Cape Town is starting to get a large following for their edgy and tuneful Hip Hop tracks. Hear more on Soundcloud.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
OZ

OZ - Imal 'Yam

Durban’s new Hip Hop sensation, OZ produces this fresh energetic Inanda wrapped tune, "Imal 'Yam" (aka “The Money”) off his 2010 EP Direct Translation. OZ explains: "My chorus depicts a young adult's longing for a bigger house, a bigger ride and a healthier financial status. Something we all openly want." Honest, or what?

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Masta Li

Party Tonight

A big new single off the album, Durban Kings , the popular album by this hip hop artist, songwriter, singer, and record producer from KZN.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Permanent Damage

Permanent Damage

Weez deserts the suburbs to pull a drive-by hit on 50 Cent on the streets of inner Pretoria.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Piet Potent

Piet Potent

This is the second single off the independently released EP by this dynamic new Cape rap artist which was recorded at the Rockitdog Studios.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
ETC Crew

Play feat Bricknote

A great track from this Cape Town-based, multi-racial, cross dimensional hip hop rap outfit’s album, What's In A Name .

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ernestine Deane

Praha Paradise feat. Tim Parr

Affectionately known to her fans as ‘Ernie’, Ernestine Deane emerged as lead vocalist for live hip hop band, Moodphase5ive, before releasing her debut solo album, Dub for Mama.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Proverb

Proverb on his accident

Proverb on his accident

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Purple Simba & Shyam

Purple Simba & Shyam - My People

London underground grime MC Purple Simba hooks up with vocalist Shyam on this leftfield lyrical rhyme off the recent 'Planetary Assault' compilation. Seriously funky.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Ras Sheehama

Ras Sheehama

Namibian reggae star preaches African unity in this indigenous Namibian music flavoured tune off his Pure Love album.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Rato

Rato - Nyaka Nyaka

Top Mother City indie hip-hop label Pioneer Unit shares this funky ragga-rapped joint off their already seminal 'Planetary Assault' compilation.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Rattex

Rattex

Pioneer Unit's latest 'kasi' hop star gives us another taste of what to expect from his debut CD, Bread and Butter with this dope vernac rap.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Rattex

Rattex

Pioneer Unit's latest 'kasi' hop star gives us a taste of what to expect from his debut solo CD, Bread and Butter with this dope vernacular rap.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Rattex

Rattex - Township Storm

Spaza rap pioneer fires off this edgy ghetto life versification off the classic 'Planetary Assault' mixtape CD featuring rising SA hip-hop stars released on the Cape Town-based independent label Pioneer Unit.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Roar

Roar

The first single off Cape Town rap legend Emile's second solo album, Roar

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ill-Literate-Skill

Rocoflo Wit Da Ill Skillz

Lukhona Sitole (Jimmy Flexx) and Uno July (Tommy Jinx) are the two Cape Town hip hop stars behind the hottest rap duo around, here with their big single off their recent album, Off The Radar.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Noise

Rotational High

There's plenty of that trademark energy and passion on this title track from the famous Cape Town hip hop group’s recent album .

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Rus Nerwich

Rus Nerwich

Madiba, Bob Marley and Martin Luther King get a shout out on this fabulously funky jazzy-soul rap joint off the Mother City sax man's brand new CD, Under the Poetree.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Rus Nerwich

Rus Nerwich - Thank You For the Music

It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that spiritual swing is the message on this outta sight acid jazzy rapped joint off the Mother City sax man's smoking new CD, Under the Poetree.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Rus Nerwich

Rus Nerwich - The Groove

Funky Mother City sax man gives fans of Miles Davis' hip-bop and US3's acid jazzy blue notes a reason to groove on this choice hip shaker off his double SAMA-nominated CD, Under the Poetree.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Rus Nerwich

Rus Nerwich - Under the Poetree

Madiba, Bob Marley and Martin Luther King get a shout out on this fabulously funky jazzy-soul rap joint off the sax man's brand new CD.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ash

See Yah

Ash (Ashwell Erasmus) - See Yah  - Something fresh from this very popular Port Elizabeth-based Gospel-Rap artist off his debut solo album, 'House Party Vol.1'.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Sharkbrother

Sharkbrother

The second single off the highly-anticipated new album from the cult Johannesburg band.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kwesta

Sharp Fede (Remix)

Buttabing Entertainment's newest with his single "Sharp Fede", feturing special guests Proverb, Flabba, Nveigh, Red Button off his debut hip hop album album, 'Special Rekwest'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Frog

Sigiya Ngengoma

A new track from Doctor "Frog" Kumalo who is currently working on his new album called Phoofolo with Sebata, Junya Skillz from 985 Crew, Star and Mathematix.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Noise

Simple Man

The original legendary South African hip-hop crew since their inception in 1982, and still spreading the good Hip Hop word, and working hard for the upliftment of their Cape Flats communities, off their album Rotational High.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kallitz

Situasies

A reminder of why this potent Cape-based Afrikaans Rap trio’s debut album, Die Ding Ruk Mal, won the GMT Music Award for Best R&B Hip Hop Album.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Skwatta Kamp

Skwatta Kamp

Skwatta Kamp are a rowdy, cursing and endearingly conceited bunch. You can’t help but love them. We did when we spoke to them.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Lucky Dube

Slave

A reminder of why Lucky Dube was one of the world’s finest reggae artists and why we still miss him, off The Essential South African Trip.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Dubula 2.0 ft Kabelo

Slikour

The album Ventilation Vol 3 is by by Slikour who is regarded as one off the freshest and most influential Hip Hop entertainers in SA these days.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Richard The Third

Slip (Dank Remix)

Richard The Third is a force in the local electronic music scene, producing and DJ'ing as Richard The Third, Biscope or with Spoek Mathambo and Mshini Wam, here with his new EP 'Dragonfly Slip'

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
RJ Benjamin feat Can Skylark

So High

This hot, new single from the Johannesburg based singer-songwriter is yet another top-quality piece of work from this talented SA artist.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Brown

So You Wanna Be A Gangsta

Off the album Hangin' in and Hangin' on by Brown, the musician behind the worthy Brown Foundation which assists the youth in disadvantaged Cape communities.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
The Muffinz

Soldierz (Fight For Peace)

The Muffinz have unleashed their mysteriously beautiful world of eclectic soul to the South African public and they are set for world domination. Listen to the debut eleven track aural adventure called Have You Heard?

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Bronwyn Reddy

Solo

Bronwyn Reddy’s debut album, Love Constant, is produced by the world renowned, SAMA award winning Mark Fransman. Her sultry soulful sound and poignant lyrics are the perfect ingredients for an adult contemporary album.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Effect

Speak With Pride

Using his adopted name, Effect, Ntokozo Bhengu is a hugely-talented poet and rapper from Durban who is looking to establish himself on the SA music scene.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Spin the Flava

Spin the Flava

Reckon hip-hop’s lost it soul? Not when this KZN crew spread their message of peace and love by encouraging kids to live a moral life, say no to drugs and respect their parents on this bonus track off Combined Forces.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Spin The Flava

Spin The Flava

"What are you doing about the AIDS epidemic?" ask this conscious KZN hip-hop crew on this funky retro rap jam off the Combined Forces CD.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Teba

Stand Up

Some chilled raggae/rap sounds from the very popular South African dub master off the legendary African Dope Soundsystem collection.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Jam Jarr

Suck My Underground

A track off new album Suck My Underground, a 5-track journey into glitch, bass, rap, and debauchery from the African Dope label.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Kallitz

Suikerbossie

The Cape Town rap sensations’ exclusive new version of the classic SA tune off their revamped album, Die Ding Ruk Mal.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Black Noise

Summerbreeze

Best Of MotherCity Records Vol 1 is a compilation of some of the best music Cape Town has to offer, here’s a track from one of Cape Town’s best known rap groups.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mc Norman

Sweet Babe

New track from the album Ndiyabuza featuring a mix of pop, reggae, afro beat and gospel by this Ugandan-born musician and music producer now based in South Africa.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Masta Li

Syajayva

A hip hop artist, songwriter, singer, and record producer from KZN whose newly-released Durban Kings album rocks the house with pumping sounds and great beats.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ill Skillz

T.T.B.Y. (To the Beat Ya'll)

A hot, new song off the album Notes from the Native Yards from one of South Africa’s premier rap duos, consisting of Uno July & Jimmy Flexx.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Teba

Teba

Teba is regarded as one of South Africa's finest MCs and here's one of his songs off the 'African Dope SoundSystem' compilation.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Arsenic

Techno Planet (ft. Endz The Otherness)

A track off The First Toke from this talented Cape Town muso who breaks out on his own, carving a unique identity with his chilled out constructions.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Terror MC - Ek Drop It Straight

Cape Flats emcee keeps it conscious on this edgy Afrikaaps rap about life in the ghetto. Off Pioneer Unit's seminal hip-hop primer, 'Planetary Assault'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Terror MC - Kaapse Vlagte

"Skrik wakker dis dag, want mense word dood in die nag" declares this Cape Flats ghetto rapper on his hardcore hip-hop shout out to his home turf off his excellent second album, 'Street Life'.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Terror MC - Liberate Yourself

One of the Cape Flats' hardest working emcees shatters the ghetto rap stereotypes with this ragga-rhymed versification about emancipation from mental slavery off his highly anticipated first solo studio album, Street Life.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Terror MC

Terror MC - My Space

Cape Flats emcee gets in touch with his funky side on this soulful jazzy rap jam off his his hard-hitting debut album, 'Street Life'.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Thando Mtyhobile

Thando Mtyhobile

Stellenbosch slickster seduces hearts and hips with his unpretentious urban contemporary cocktail of Afro-pop, soul and hip-hop off Shadow Proves The Sunshine.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
The Abbott Network

The Abbott Network - Shouldn't Let Me

Soul, funky reggae, jazz, dub and pop rub shoulders on this fresh new dose of future fusion from the Mother City ensemble's forthcoming debut album, 'Chapter One'. Fans of Sade's cool urban pop siren call, this gem's for you.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
The Beat Bangaz

The Beat Bangaz - Flow Factor

Ricardo Nunes, aka DJ Azuhl drops this battle break with Africa's iconic turntablist group The Beat Bangaz (alongside Ready D, E-20 and Shamiel X). Off Azuhl and Grenville Williams's (High Voltage) showcase of Funk, Ragga and Hip Hop artists, 'African Shockwave Vol I'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
ETC Crew

The Effect

Some fresh jazzy and funky hip hop sounds from this new Cape Town collective known for their energetic live gigs.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Mason Black

The Letter

A mixture of hip-hop fused with rock and electronica influences from this new SA artist off his debut EP called An Experiment In Kindness.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ras Levi

The Life We’re Living

A hot new song from this talented Rastafari musician who combines Roots, Reggae, ska, rock steady, dub, afro latin, and African into his passionate music.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
The Swordsman

The Swordsman - Da Bong

Rising Cape Flats rapper, The Swordsman (alias Krishna) drops a blunted braggadocio rhyme about looking beyond another hit from the bong. Off his abum, 'Steady K The Swordsman'.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Thirty Seven (37) mph

Thirty Seven (37) mph

This lost hip hop classic is the first track on the Silvertab Harambe Dope Sessions collection and suggests another way to fly these days.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
TOP & Macho

TOP & Macho - Kakalaki

Spaza rap duo drops this deliriously dope, kasi conscious vernac rap off the cult Mother City hip-hop compilation, Planetary Assault.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Exmile

True Love

This hot new track from this emerging performer from Zimbabwe shows clearly why he is being touted as the next big thing from up north. On the AU Records label.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Trusenz ft Wanda

Trusenz ft Wanda

Pay tribute to all wasted lives with this jazzy joint by Mzansi’s new kid in hip-hop taken from his debut album, Nomadsland.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Sylvester

Trust Me Girl

Some stirring and melodic R&B rap pop on the title track off the new debut album from emerging South Artist artist Sylvester.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Lloyd Jansen

Turn It Up

First single off the highly anticipated debut album release by R&B powerhouse Lloyd Jansen - released through Cape Town based label, Stereotype Records.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Tykoon Suit

Tykoon Suit

Booty raps and braggadocio rhymes are tossed into the funk jazz blender on this delirious dose of blue collar hip hop escapism off Smart Casual.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Desibo

Vula Amehlo

A track from this new South African Afrosoul singer whose songs are fuelled by sensuality, motivating content and creativity and a strong desire to incorporate Afro African elements.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Vundras

Vundras - Sweety Mabhebeza

Hip-hop fans after more than another booty-rap attack? Tune into this deep bass driven slow rap groove about real love from this rising star who is currently one of the brightest hopes on the hip NY-E-ZI Records label roster.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Piet Potent

Waar’s Die Pote

This is the second single off the independently released EP by this dynamic Cape rap artist which was recorded at the Rockitdog Studios.

R&B / Soul / HipHop
Weez

Weez

20-something Tswhane wigger drops this dangerously blunted gangster rap joint off Get Ready. It’s huge on 5FM and is going global having been included on a compilation by Terror Squad’s DJ Khaled.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Weez

Weez - I See You

Tshwane-based wigga sets his sights on seducing a shawty in da club with this banging gangster rap hustle 'n flow off his album 'Get Ready'.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Weez

Weez - Unstoppable

Pretoria hip-hop takes a hit from the braggadocio bong on this deliriously dope radio rap off this emerging wigga's CD, Get Ready.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Infamous

Welcome To My Hell

Pay attention to this new hip hop star from Gauteng whose style is influenced by Eminem and ProVerb, adding some African drums in with his old school hip hop sound.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Exmile

Woze Khaya

A fresh single from this Zimbabwean star currently gaining a strong following down south with his power act and tough lyrics. On AU Records.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Writers Block

Writers Block

Cape Town hip-hop adds some electro-production polish to its lyrically-conscious spit on this slick opening gambit off The Brainstorm EP.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Wyclef Jean feat. Will.i.am & Melissa Jimenez

Wyclef Jean – Let Me Touch Your Button

Exclusive! Download the ex-Fugee urban pop hero's funky new single featuring Black Eyed Pea Will.i.am and Melissa Jimenez.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
X

X

Hear why this conscious cat is rocking the underground eBhayi hip-hop scene with his intelligent lyrics and infectious beats.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Yang Weapon

Yang Weapon - Nyama

Waddy Jones (aka Max Normal, aka Die Antwoord's Ninja) shares this early acid jazzy rapped joint about love from one of his many alter egos. Off the classic 'Cape of Good Dope' collection of hip-hop, ragga, triphop, dub and breakbeat from the legendary African Dope label.

 
 
 
R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Ashwell Erasmus

You Don't Pay My Rent

A new single from this very popular Port Elizabeth-based Gospel-Rap artist, off his debut solo CD, House Party Vol.1.

R&B/Soul/Hip Hop
Keeno Lee

Your Man

"Funk 'n B" is what they're calling it. A genre combining old school Funk with New School R&B. Add some great songwriting, catchy hooks, smart lyrics, incredible production and heaps of personality, and now we have 'Revolution' the debut album of singer/songwriter/actorKeeno Lee.

 
 
 
R&B / Soul / HipHop
Zuluboy

Zuluboy

Zuluboy once called his music conscious rebel music. We find out more.

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