Music
Beat Bangaz. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Beat Bangaz’ New Album ‘7785 Disrupters’ Is a Grand Gathering of Cape Town’s Finest MCs

The legendary trio's debut album features the A-listers of Cape Town hip-hop.

Cape Town DJ and producer trio Beat Bangaz (DJ Ready D, E-20 and DJ Azuhl) is South African hip-hop royalty. And their debut album, 7785 Disrupters, matches their stature.

The project features the A-listers of Cape Town hip-hop, from both the old and the new school. Look out for appearances from the likes of Uno July, Deff Eff, Kanyi, YoungstaCPT, Driemanskap, EJ Von Lyrik, Andy Mkosi, Linkris The Genius, Early B, Cream, Chase, Dope Saint Jude and a whole lot more.

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Video
Photography by Haneem Christian and Thandi Gula.

Dope Saint Jude’s New Music Video Showcases Black Grrrl Magic

Watch Dope Saint Jude's latest music video for 'Grrrl Like.'

South African rapper Dope Saint Jude's latest music video will make you jump for joy. The music video for her latest song "Grrrl Like" showcases black women triumphing in their own terms. In the song, the MC rides a bass-heavy electronic instrumental with her customary verve and conviction.

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Events

The Women of Cape Town International Jazz Festival Showed the Beautiful Diversity of 'Africa's Grandest Gathering'

This year’s festival welcomed Dope Saint Jude, The Internet, Laura Mvula and Andra Day whose sets reflected the evolving genre of jazz.

This year’s 18th annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival had some heavy-hitters when it came to performers, but the highlight were the women who graced the stage.

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