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This Is Why Stogie T Can’t Be Labeled A Bitter South African Hip-Hop OG

"There's no space for nuance in this social media era."

South African veteran rapper Stogie T—also known as Tumi Molekane—is a bitter OG according to South African hip-hop fans, some of whom may be familiar with his work as a solo artist, or with his now-defunct band The Volume.

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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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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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