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Battle Rapper Tech 9 dies

One of the hottest MC battle rappers right now Tech 9 (not to be confused with the rapper Techn9ne) has passed away. Tech 9 was a battle rapper who had been powerful in his community for over 10 years. Though he never branched over to mainstream, radio rap music, he was well respected by many […]

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Profile: Zimbabwean rapper Shonaman

  The Zimbabwean born rapper known as Shona man hails from Gutu, Zimbabwe now residing in South Africa since 2012. Clearly a talented minister, his first music video was nominated for best music video of the year by LIMHOP awards in 2015, while in secondary school Shona man began his music career by doing cyphers during […]

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TOP MISTAKES THAT NEW ARTISTS MAKE WHEN STARTING OUT

Written by Max Solomon After many years of listening to local underground artists such as Mr Douw, Rheebongs, Buntu Jobela, Vegita, Dangatye, Simphiwe Kasi Rap, King K Bone, Catalyst, Simbone, Dj Gibbz, Earl and Agemi etc… I’ve noticed that most artists get a large fanbase in their respective townships and think that they’ve made it, […]

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Handling rejection as a musician.

If you can’t handle hearing “no” from time to time, you’re probably not going to get very far in the music business. Any independent artist with any talent is going to be passionate about their music, and that’s a good thing. But rejection is part of the game, and you’ll run into people who don’t appreciate, […]

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Convert Listeners Into Fans

If you want to get anywhere in music today, fan interaction is a major part of it. There are so many options in music, and so many ways to obtain it (legally or not) that fans are only going to be loyal to musicians who truly give something back. This is a problem that we see more […]

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2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Video Collection

The BET 2014 Hip Hop Awards took place on Tuesday night, there were a lot of festivities, starting from T.I’s performance to Drake being the biggest winner of the night, and of course the most anticipated cyphers from various rappers and battle rappers such as, Wiz Khalifa with his Taylor Gang, Smack with his URL […]

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