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Impeccable lyricism, polished wordplay, and substance are what come to mind when you hear Ladi Miz, and her latest single “Freedom” is no exception. The NY lyrical stallion enlists Maison and Uncle J for this revolutionary, yet invigorating track. Bar for bar listeners can feel every raw emotion from Miz, “I can’t breathe cause I get no respect get your foot off my back and your knee off my neck, we suspect cause our skin is black we say black lives matter but they always deflect.” Liz goes on to vividly describe being under attack while trying to break free from genocidal chains.

R&B singer/songwriter Katherine Swain and Fantomusic release her latest single “Make Up Your Mind.” The hit single is produced by Billboard, Platinum, Grammy-nominated Fantom of the Beat (The UMC’s) and is available through Sony/Orchard on digital platforms.

Stiques is one of Africa’s untapped hidden musical gems. He is a multi-disciplinary vocalist, songwriter, performer, producer, audio engineer and sound design artist, currently based in Antwerp and Amsterdam. He made his debut in 2017, teaming up with Solange’s multi Grammy-award winning engineer Nino Villanueva, on a rhythmic record titled “LAMBA”. His music blends Afrobeats […]

Toronto, Canada-based MC Fortunato releases his new single/video titled “Man Myth Legend” featuring Che Uno and Royce Birth (also on production), with cuts by DJ Matto. The track is taken from Fortunato’s and Birth’s ‘Blood Sweat and Tears’ album, available at BlackBuffaloRecords.ca. Classic Hip-Hop cuts, knocking bass and drums drive the track along with intermittent […]

Hip Hop indie veteran Shabaam Sahdeeq releases his new single titled “A New Beginning” produced by Cuth. Sahdeeq has proven to be one of the most consistent MCs and figures in Hip Hop culture who carries an extensive music catalog under his belt. “A New Beginning” comes just in time for Spring and Summer and […]

 Yves Paquet, music artist from Belgium. Released his first album EVERY NOW AND THEN, this month: Sample the Album: ‘Every Now And Then’ was written by Yves & produced by Ant Whiting (MIA, John Newman, Ella Eyre). “In essence, this is a very positive, colorful album”, Yves points out. “There’s no slow ballad on it, but there are romantic […]

Having been behind some of our favorite South African Hip-Hop records, Tru Hitz and Co Kayn collaborate and release “The Wave” mixtape. “The Wave” sets as their duo’s (DreamTrax) full body project debut however, they individually have earned their stripes and solid production repertoires. Co Kayn is a SAHHA nominated producer with production credits ranging […]

09 April 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa – Emster Adams better known to fans as MCE has finally dropped the long-awaited visuals for his buzzing single titled Loco. This comes after the release of his Broke Rich Life EP that dropped in 2020.   After gaining traction after performing at various 2010 fan parks during the […]

  Multi-Platinum Selling, Multi Award Winning South African Artist, Holly Rey is set to release a second EP in 2021. The first single titled “Spend My Time” ft Mr Luu and MSK drops on the 26th of March. While working on her EP Holly Rey was invited to take part in the South Speaks Songwriting Camp with […]

10 February 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa – Vaal rapper Mata is going for gold with her new single titled “Golide”. Golide, which means gold in Zulu, is the reason why Mata is in the City of Gold, Johannesburg.   Known for her colorful hair and even more colorful flows as well as switching between South […]