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Pro’s ‘Dankie San’ and ‘Snakes & Ladders’ Albums Are Finally Available Online

Great, but what took so long?

The two albums the South African rapper Pro, who died last week, released under the label TS Records are now available online. Just like most of the TS Records discography (albums by Brown Dash and Mzekezeke among others), the two albums had been nowhere to be found online since their release.


Dankie San, released in 2008, was Pro's first album under TS, and it was a renaissance of some sort. Pro had a lot to prove. His previous album DNA, which was his sophomore and his last release under Gallo, was a dud. He had to prove he wasn't a one hit album wonder. Dankie San is a gem—it boasted the hit singles "Bhampa" and "Uthini Ngo Pro?" and every one of its 15 songs were impressive.

Snakes & Ladders, released in 2011, was his second album under TS. It gave us the hit "Sekele" in which Pro was doing a lyrical gymnast—he was using soccer wordplay throughout the song. Snakes & Ladders was another strong release from Pro, featuring heaters such as "Budget Speech" and "Ihlombe" among others.

While it's great that Pro's whole discography is now available online, it's sad that it took TS Records Pro's death to listen to fans who have been asking for those albums in the virtual realm for such a long time.

Cop Dankie San and Snakes & Ladders below:


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Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

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