Best of 2016

The 25 Best South African Hip-Hop Songs

Sabelo Mkhabela breaks down his annual list of the best new South African hip-hop songs of the year.

Okayafrica resident SA hip-hop wizard, Sabelo Mkhabela, breaks down his list of the top 25 best South African hip-hop songs of last year. 

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The Top 10 Best Youngsta Songs

Here's our own top ten list of Cape Town rapper Youngsta’s best songs from his already prolific discography.

The Cape Town rapper Youngsta (or YoungstaCPT) is one of the most prolific emcees in South Africa. Earlier this month he released his 26th mixtape, The Cape And Good Dope, which is produced entirely by the trio Ganja Beatz. The man has collaborated with the likes of Tumi Molekane, DJ Ready D, DJ Switch, Stilo Magolide, Arsenic and a whole lot more.

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The 15 Best South African Hip-Hop Albums of 2016

We present you with the top South African hip-hop albums and releases of 2016.

Here’s What Went Down When House of Vans Came to Johannesburg

Photographer Siyabonga Mkhasibe takes us inside Vans’ 50th anniversary celebrations in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

25 South African Rappers Under 25 Killing the Game

Meet the next generation of South African hip-hop.

6 Highlights From Sneaker Exchange Cape Town 2016

Rofhiwa Maneta breaks down the best performances from this year's Sneaker Exchange in Cape Town.


10 Highlights From Back To The City 2016

A complete breakdown of South African hip-hop festival Back To The City.