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Riky Rick Joins The Big Hash On The 17-Year-Old Rapper’s Latest Banger

Listen to The Big Hash's latest single "Dark Horse," featuring Riky Rick.

Riky Rick keeps highlighting young rappers that move him. At this year's Back To The City, Riky brought out the 17-year-old rapper The Big Hash to perform his own song during Riky's set.

Riky joints the young rapper on his latest single, "Dark Horse." Just like most of The Big Hash's song, the bass and kicks thump hard while he devours the instrumental with high-precision flows and an unmatched conviction.


Riky Rick takes shots at the establishment in his verse, rapping, "Peep my credentials/ I'm the one who killed the Metros." Later on in his verse, he reveals there's a bounty on his head. Huh?

The Big Hash is one of the hottest up-and-coming South African rappers at the moment. His latest EP The Life+Times of a Teenage Influence… is a compelling listen that lets you know that the future of SA hip-hop is bright.

Listen to "Dark Horse" below, and revisit our review of EP The Life+Times of a Teenage Influencehere.


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Photo: Courtesy of Emerald East

Check Out RIMON's Beautifully Intoxicating Live Performance

The excitement around the songstress and her ever evolving sound, look and feel is very real in "Never Learned how To Cope + Feed Me."

Eritrea-born singer-songwriter RIMON has just released a live performance of her tracks "Never Learned How to Cope" and "Feed Me." The Amsterdam raised and London based songstress delivered a psychedelically beautiful performance live on her YouTube page in such a way that we questioned our sobriety.

The session, originally performed for Eurosonic, acts as a rebirth for the artist as her musical and visual journey continues to evolve before our eyes—while teasing new unreleased music to look forward to. It seems as though those around the singer agree, as she was then honored with a Music Moves Europe award.

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Listen to Makhalanjalo's New Single 'Thand'izinto'

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