The late Pro is the greatest of all time. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

These Are The Greatest South African MCs of All Time According to MTV Base

Let the G.O.A.T debates begin.

MTV Base has done it again. A lot of heads and artists are touched (though some may not admit it). A week after releasing the list of the hottest South African MCs of 2018, the channel gathered a set of panelists to decide on the definitive list of the greatest SA MCs of all time.


Just like the hottest MCs list, the G.O.A.Ts list is decided on based on a list of criteria that includes bars, buzz, commercial success, intangibles and how they shifted the culture forward.

The panel, which included this writer, and debated it out in an episode that aired earlier today, weren't themselves satisfied with the list. South African hip-hop is way too complex to be discussed in one hour.

Below is the final list:

1. Prokid (R.I.P)
2. HHP (R.I.P)
3. Stogie T
4. AKA
5. Khuli Chana
6. Cassper Nyovest
7. ProVerb
8. K.O
9. Kwesta
10. Flabba (R.I.P)


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Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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