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Riky Rick And Sibot Go 'Tick Tick Boom'

Download Johannesburg rapper Riky Rick and Cape Town beatmaker Sibot's frenzied club single "Tick Tick Boom."


Johannesburg rapper/producer and BOYZNBUCKS crew member Riky Rick (aka Rikhado Makhado) links up with seasoned Cape Town beatmaker Sibot for the frenzied club single "Tick Tick Boom." The track, made as a collaboration for Captain Morgan rum, is an energetic party joint built on stabbing synthesizer lines, air horns and Riky Rick Makhado's rhymes. For more from these two, check out Riky Rick's massive Cape Town-Johannesburg-Durban music video for "Boss Zonke" and Sibot's futuristic "Nice Shandees" collaboration with Okmalumkoolkat. Sibot was also featured in Spoek Mathambo and filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba's Future Sound of Mzansi documentary. Stream Riky Rick and Sibot's "Tick Tick Boom" below and download it here.

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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