Watch Solo’s Music Video for ‘Two by Two’

The video shows highlights from Solo's wedding.

This morning, Solo shared the visuals for "Two by Two," the lead single to the South African rapper's latest album C.Plenty.Dreams.

"Two by Two" features BETR Gang member, Solo's long-time collaborator and producer, Buks. "Two by Two" sees the rapper open up about his admiration for his wife and admits he will always seek guidance from his parents.


The song's visuals are fitting, as they are essentially a highlight video for Solo and his wife Dineo Langa's wedding. The wedding was turned into a three-part TV special on 1Magic last month.

The video shows scenes from both Solo's traditional and western ceremonies. The viewer of the music video will be able to relive the series of ceremonies in the clip which lasts for three minutes and some change.

C.Plenty.Dreams, Solo's latest album, is the last entry in a trilogy that explores Solo's journey in real life and in the industry. C.Plenty.Dreams follows .Dreams.A.Plenty (2014) and .Dreams.A.Plenty (2017), and focuses on Solo's family, marriage, spirituality, money and success.

Read our in-depth interview with Solo about C.Plenty.Dreams here and watch the music video for "Two by Two" below:

Solo - Two By Two ft. Buks www.youtube.com

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Interview: How Stogie T’s ‘Freestyle Friday’ Became a TV Show

Freestyle Friday started as lockdown content but is now a fully-fledged TV show on Channel O. In this interview, Stogie T breaks down why the show is revolutionary and talks about venturing into media.

When South Africa was put under a hard lockdown in 2020, Stogie T started Freestyle Friday to "make SA rap again." Freestyle Friday, hosted on Instagram, saw a different cohort of rappers each rap over the same beat picked by the veteran rapper. From niche and emerging rappers to some of the most notable names in South African hip-hop—the likes of AKA, Focalistic, Ginger Trill and several others all participated.

In the last few weeks, however, Freestyle Friday has found its way to cable TV. The show airs every Friday on Channel O, one of the continent's longest-running music TV channels. Freestyle Friday as a TV programme isn't just about freestyles, it's about the art of rapping and the music business, particularly SA hip-hop. Guests range from lyricists to record executives and other personalities aligned with the scene—Ninel Musson and Ms Cosmo for instance.

But Freestyle Friday is only the first media product Stogie T is working on as he is in the process of starting a podcast network, a venture in which he is collaborating with Culture Capital. In the Q&A below, Stogie T breaks down the relationship with Culture Capital, how the show moved from the internet to TV, why it's a revolutionary idea, touches on his venture into media and his future plans.

This interview has been edited for clarity and length.

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