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Stiff Pap Reference Past Eras In Their Progressive New EP ‘Stiff Pap Radio’

The Cape Town duo take a leap forward.

Stiff Pap is a duo from Cape Town consisting of the producer Jakinda and the rapper Ayema Problem. In the last two years, Stiff Pap has refused to be ignored. In just a few years of meeting in the University of Cape Town, where they are students, they have managed to become mainstays in the alternative scene.

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RHEA BLEK Gets Summoned to a New World in The Afrofuturistic Video For Micr.Pluto’s New Single ‘Metanoia’

Watch Micr.Pluto and RHEA BLEK's music video for 'Metanoia.'

Joburg-based producer Micr.Pluto stays pushing the envelope. The mainstay of the country's beat scene recently released an EP, Sonic Atlas. The three-track project features Durban singer RHEA BLEK and veteran rapper Raheem Kemet.

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Muzi. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Muzi’s New Song Knocks Really Hard

Listen to the 'other' version of Muzi's 'Questions.'

South African electronic music producer and artist Muzi just released a new scorcher titled "Questions (feat. Tiro_Other Draft)". The song is another version of "Questions" from his debut album Afrovision.

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Batuk Keep Kwaito Alive With ‘Move!’ EP

You need to check out South African duo Batuk's latest EP.

Last week when the nominees for the South African Music Awards were announced, the kwaito category faced a lot of criticism. Many fans felt some of the artists nominated—Busiswa, Trendsetters and others—weren't really kwaito. To each their own. Not many genres still exist as they were when they started anyway.

Kwaito as a pure genre is pretty much dead. But the genre still lives vicariously through other genres. Hip-hop, a few years ago, gave birth to new age kwaito a few years ago with artists like OkMalumKoolKat, Spoek Mathambo, Cassper Nyovest, K.O., HHP and a few more adulterating their hip-hop with kwaito sensibilities.

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