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Nasty C collaborated with French Montana last year. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabeka.

The 10 Best SA-US Hip-Hop Collaborations

These 10 South African-US hip-hop collaborations hit the spot.

It was the rapper HHP (aka Jabba) who made it look easy circa 2009 when he started collaborating with renowned US hip-hop artists that were otherwise thought of to be out reach. On his double album Dumela (2009), alongside African superstars such as Naeto C and Nazizi, Jabba collaborated with Nas. The song, titled "Keledimo" was okay. In a confusing turn of events, Nas would then go on to re-use the verse he had given to Jabba on "Leaders," a song he did with Damian Marley from the Distant Relatives album.

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Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Kommanda Obbs Favors ‘the African Dream’ Over Western Standards On His New Single ‘Mabelebele’

Listen to Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single.

The music on renowned Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single "Mabelebele" is largely inspired kwaito. For his vocals, the rapper opts for a more melodic style on the track.

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Watch Kwesta and D.EE XCLSV Cruise the Streets of Joburg in the Video for ‘Flex Life’

A great video for a great song.

Budding South African rapper D.EE XCLSV teamed up with Kwesta for his latest single "Flex Life."

The song leads with mellow keys wrapped around a bass line that refuses to be silenced. D and Kwesta each spit great verses, alongside a solid sung hook.

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