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All of Skwatta Kamp’s Albums are Now on Streaming Platforms

You can now stream all of South African legendary group Skwatta Kamp's albums.

Skwatta Kamp recently shared news with their fans that all of their six studio albums can now be streamed on Apple Music, Spotify and other platforms.


From their debut album Skwatta Kamp-ain (2001) to their very last Fair & Skwear (2009) and everything in between—Khut en Joyn (2002), Mkhukhu Funkshen (2003), Wash' Umkhukhu (2004) and Bak On Kampus (2007).

The crew already has an Apple Music curated playlist of Essentials in case you need an introduction and a taste of what the seven-member crew is about.

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Skwatta Kamp is credited as the first hip-hip outfit in South Africa to make it to the country's mainstream music scene. They won a SAMA for their album Khut en Joyn in 2003 and for the album Mkhukhu Funkshen the following year.

Their hit "Umoya" is an era-defining hit and a stone cold South African hip-hop classic. Two of their albums Khut en Joyn and Mkhukhu Funkshen are considered SA hip-hop classics by many hip-hop heads.

Skwatta Kamp lost their member Flabba in 2015 and another member Infadizzle has since left. Relo, who appears on countless SK records, is still a part of the crew which still performs and has a recorded EP that could be released anytime. Skwatta Kamp paved the way for the country's hip-hop superstars alongside other pioneers like HHP, Amu, Mr Selwyn, who were all playing in the major league in the 2000s. Skwatta Kamp was inducted onto the South African Hip Hop Musuem Wall of Fame last year, alongside other pioneers.

Stream the whole Skwatta Kamp catalog on Apple Music and Spotify.


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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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