Hip Hop Trivia
Jan17

Hip Hop Trivia

Not many albums can claim the honour of selling close to a million copies in its first week of release, but these brothers  made it big in that week . Eminem holds the top title. Drake can be added to this list with his hit album  “Views” ,which  sold a million copies .     Source:...

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Drake , one of Hip Hop Wealthest
May09

Drake , one of Hip Hop Wealthest

Drake has replaced 50 Cent on the Forbes Five club of the wealthiest hip-hop artists in the world There are many hip-hop artists in the world who, by our standards, are doing extremely well, but only a select few have the privilege of making the Forbes Five club of hip-hop’s wealthiest. Drake recently released his fourth studio album, Views, which went on to do better than Beyoncé’sLemonade, selling an estimated 600 000 copies in the...

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Nicki Minaj heading to SA
Jan27

Nicki Minaj heading to SA

Hip-hop sensation Nicki Minaj will be heading down to our local shores for a series of concerts. The announcement was made by 5FM on their official Instagram account showing a poster which featured the concert dates and locations. According to the poster, Minaj’s concert kicks off in March of this year, with the songtress scheduled to perform in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. The poster adds that the Super Bass singer will...

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All eyes on new hip-hop talent Emtee
Jan20

All eyes on new hip-hop talent Emtee

He won several awards at the SA Hip Hop Awards and will be a marvel to watch this year as he reveals more of his music talent. The first time I heard his song Roll Up I thought it was an international artist until I heard parts “Krapa fasa baba lets”. It was instant love. Even my 10-year-old daughter knows it’s her old toppie’s song. It was imperative that I speak to the boy behind the hit that won him several...

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SA, Nigeria top of the African pops
Jun12

SA, Nigeria top of the African pops

The music battle lines have been drawn and the rands and the nairas lead the pack … as expected. Last night the nominees for the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards were revealed and, as predicted, South African and Nigerian acts got the highest number of nominations across the 13 categories. This will see industry favourites like South Africa’s AKA, Bucie, K.O and Mi Casa vying for bragging rights against Nigeria’s Davido,...

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