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The Big Hash. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Listen to ‘Circles,’ a New Song From The Big Hash’s Upcoming Album ‘Young’

"Circles" is the latest song to be released from The Big Hash's upcoming debut album.

Rising South African rapper The Big Hash is about to drop his debut album, titled Young, in a few days. "Circles" is the latest song from Young to be made available as part of the album's pre-order/pre-save.


"Circles" is just another instance where Hash's grandeur shines. The young artist exhibits adeptness in songwriting and structuring rhymes into effective patterns. The song is somber with a face-contorting bassline banging against mellow keys. He sings and raps melodically about an ex who's now acting brand new, when in actual fact, she's the one who lost.

"Circles" is the third song to released from Young. His luxury raps summer anthem "Palm Trees" featuring Tshego and "Outcast" featuring A-Reece and Flame came out sometime last year.

Young drops on the 29th March, and at this rate it looks like it will be a gem. Which is not far fetched given the man's track record—he has two solid EPs under his belt: The Big Hash Theory, Life+Times of a Teenage Influence, which both raked in thousands of streams especially on SoundCloud. "Dark Horse," his single with Riky Rick was also a heater.

Listen to "Circles" below and pre-order/pre-save Young, it arrives this Friday.

The Big Hash – Circles www.youtube.com



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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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