Op-Ed

Cassper Nyovest Is the Poster Boy For Biting in South African Hip-Hop

How long are we going to allow Cassper Nyovest to get away with biting?

South African rapper Cassper Nyovest just released the video for "Baby Girl," a single off of his gold-certified third album Thuto.

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Op-Ed

I Miss The Days When AKA Rapped More Than He Sang

"AKA's venture into pop is cool, but his rapping is way better," writes Sabelo Mkhabela in his South African hip-hop column.

In a series of since-deleted tweets, on the 12th of March 2016, the rapper AKA announced his forays into pop music. “I hereby renounce my title as 'Prince of SA hip-hop," he tweeted in all caps. “You will now address me as 'the king of pop'."

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Music

AKA, Anatii and the Gospel of Money & Power

South African rappers Anatii and AKA preach a different gospel on their joint album, 'Be Careful What You Wish For.'

SOUTH AFRICA–AKA and Anatii’s recently released joint album Be Careful What You Wish For could have been anything.

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