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Listen to The Big Hash’s New Single ‘Amnesia’

The Big Hash releases his first single of 2020.

As promised, rising South African lyricist The Big Hash has released a new singe. "Amnesia" is somber in both form and content. It kicks off with a muffled sample that lives under moody pads and prominent bassline on the beat that was produced by Elizee. It's the perfect atmosphere for the artist to pen a heartfelt song to a woman who's breaking up with him.


He sings in the first verse:

"You better not fuck with me/ 'cause all I have left is loving you unconditionally/ If you don't feel the same I'll take it personally/ FaceTime to facing the music/ Don't waste time and make shit confusing/ What's on your mind I'm tired of excuses?"

"Amnesia" has no raps, every verse is sung. But The Big Hash approaches his writing like the rapper he is—hitting internal and end rhymes like a pro.

"Amnesia" is the first song from The Big Hash, who last released new music in 2019 with the mixtape Young, which helped cement his name as one of the best rappers out at the moment in South Africa.

Stream "Amnesia" below:



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The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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