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Listen to K.O., Omen, Lee Kasumba, DJ Azuhl and More Pay Tribute to Pro In An Episode of ‘SA Hip-Hop Fix’

Listen to Pro's peers pay tribute to the rapper who died last week.

Tributes are still pouring in for the South African hip-hop legend Pro, who died last week Thursday. SA Hip Hop Fix, the hip-hop podcast hosted by Cape Town-based legendary DJ trio Beat Bangaz, released a 'ProKid Special' episode last night.


In the episode, several of Pro's peers— radio show host Lee Kasumba, Skwattakamp member Shugasmakx, fellow rapper Mr Selwyn, co-founder of the clothing label Loxion Kulca, Wandi Nzimande, and more—each share endearing words about what type of person and artist Pro was. Some share anecdotes of Pro in his prime. For instance, Omen, who produced a lot of Pro's hits from his classic debut album Heads & Tales, remembers an event they performed in.

"Kwaito was the order o f the day," he says, "and uMzekezeke had just performed. And the crowd was lit, and we were up next, you can imagine… David versus Goliath situation. But I tell you, man. When we came on… I used to do this thing, when Pro raps, every fourth line is a punchline, so I would kill the music, and he would just hit it. The crowd went berserk. I've never seen people go nuts like that." K.O. remembers Pro showing him love during the launch of his hit "CaraCara."

Some memorable songs by Pro such as "Uthini Ngo Pro?," "Soweto," "Budget Speech," "Soweto," "Ghetto Science," "Syeke Ngey'ndaba" (by Young Nations), and more, are played to remind you what a powerhouse Pro was. There's also a spectacular freestyle in which ProVerb and Pro freestyle over Jay-Z's "Encore." How monumental!

Listen to the episode below:

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The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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