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Spoek Mathambo's 'Escape From '85' Mixtape

Check out Spoek Mathambo's latest project "Escape From '85," featuring a twelve track mixtape and an interactive video game.


The incredible Spoek Mathambo is out here once again, this time dropping his newest mixtape titled Escape from ’85. This one of a kind project is said to be a culmination of inspirations from his birth year, putting us in the passenger seat of the DeLorean as the old intertwines with the future. As if the mixtape wasn’t enough, Spoek goes in even further, adding a VIDEO GAME to give life to his already lively set of tracks. The game includes eleven levels featuring some of our favorite characters of the 80’s, reviving old school icons like Mr. T and Grace Jones amongst others. With selected songs from the mixtape playing behind each level, this video game is sure to be nothing short of a dope experience for both gamers and audiophiles alike. Peep the ‘cloud below to hear and download the mix tape! Play the game over at Spoek's site.

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The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

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Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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