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AKA’s ‘The World Is Yours’ Finally Available For Purchase

AKA premiered The World Is Yours last Sunday on Idols SA finale, and now the song is available for streaming and downloads on your fave digital platform.

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He first premiered the joint to raving reviews at the Idols SA finale last week Sunday.

And after a dreadful wait, AKA has finally liberated the full track for purchase at a digital platform near you.

AKA The World Is Yours

As of Friday, fans can now grab themselves World Is Yours on iTunes, Apple Music, Deezer and Google Play. The song is available on iTunes HERE

The release of The World Is Yours comes as #SAHottestMCs list is being revealed.

Since the release, fans have taken to Twitter to thank the Supa Mega for finally allowing them to be able to have the song in their own mobiles. Because although the song has been highly requested on radio stations in the past week, it’s only now that legal download links have been availed for the masses.

 

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J Cole Is Ready To Leave His Comfort Zone

J Cole covers the latest issue of GQ, talks all things music, the possibility of collaborating with artists and leaving his comfort zone.

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J Cole is known for being somewhat introverted – almost always eschewing the very public display that comes attached with a life in show business.

While most of his contemporaries must keep feeding the insatiable system of relevance that is seen as the most effective vehicle to bankability, Cole has gone opposite route.

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In a new GQ interview, J Cole shot down rumours that his next album will be the last . Photo: GQ

His last three #1 albums were without collaborations, and his fans have revelled at how the work has continued to achieve impressive commercial success without having the need to parlay someone else’s star power.

On the latest issue of GQ Magazine, the rapper is definitely chuffed about this little impressive feat, but he admits that “it’s getting embarrassing.”

He’s also been able to keep dropping new projects with little to not promotional buzz – which makes him perhaps the only rapper on his floor who can still count on artistic enigma.

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Although J Cole has been able to thrive on the periphery of overexposed culture to maintain his privacy like no other, 2019 might mark a shift in his approach. The 34 rapper tells GQ that he’s now willing, more than ever, to be more open about the ways he navigates fame.

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Tell tale signs of the new openness to embrace a a bit of the spotlight started with the release of his Middle Child, which became the musician’s first stand alone single in more than 5 years.

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TELLAMAN’s Debut Album, God Decides, Has Arrived

Tellaman has premiered his debut album – God Decides

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Last week, we had the privilege of attending Tellaman’s album listening session for God Decides, which took place at his musical home merely hours before the album premiered.

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The preview of the looming body of work was a showcase of what sounded like a mellow record from one who’s created the kind of anticipation only a handful of artists can, particularly in the age of streaming. The rules have changed – Kanye set precedence for a 7 track album not long ago. Singles are the new destination and, it seems, their lifespan is now down to just about a month.

Give or take.

The excitement around the soulful vocalist’s first studio album is, therefore, quite telling of the unique space he takes up in the South African soundscape, where we see names replace each other’s relevance with quick succession.

RELATED: TELLAMAN TALKS TO QUENCHSA ABOUT LOVE & MAKING MUSIC 

His has been a steady journey; he was certainly in a different space when we had a conversation with him two years ago.

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The place he is now, though, informs the not just the work itself, but the many talents behind it.

“For the first time, I wasn’t trying to prove anything. I wasn’t trying to prove that I’m the best producer or writer. I just wanted to bring this idea to life and make sure that it’s exactly how I’d imagined it; if it sounds simple and cheesy or complicated and complex, that’s because I wanted it to sound that way.”

The inspiration behind the album is being in a relationship and trying to make it as a musician, two important aspects of life to balance, and something Tellamanhas yet to figure out. God Decides is about Tellaman meeting a girl he believes he loves and trying to make it as a musician whilst trying to make both work and his relationship work, but she fails to understand, and the industry gets the best of Tellaman.

BUY/STREAM:  TELLAMAN – GOD DECIDES

Based on his religious background, Tellaman titled the album God Decides.

“I was taught that I can only do the best I can and let God take care of the rest. I chose ‘God Decides’ as the title of my first album because I have always felt like somehow, I am not fully in control of everything that is happening in my life. I chose the name because I believe I would not be where I am in my life if God didn’t allow it and I wouldn’t have gone through things I write about if God didn’t allow it.”

Featuring Tellaman’s signature melodies, smooth vocals with instrumental highlights, the story of the album is the bigger picture, with each song being a compiled episode that forms the bigger picture. But most importantly Tellaman brings a simplicity in his music in which a young or old person can find something to relate to. Fans can look forward to a new insight into Tellaman’s life; a lot of flaws, love and hope in the form of the music from his debut offering.

“If you want to put a specific style to the album, you can call it ‘Hip Hop/RnB’, but I like to call it good music and just leave it there. This is my life from 2014 until the day I stopped recording it. My mistakes, my good and bad moments in love. I hope what I have gone through will help someone do or choose better than me.”

Look out for our full album review soon.

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Boity Long Awaited Second Single Is Here – [LISTEN]

She’s no one hit wonder! Boity debuts triumphant follow up to Wuz Dat with new single, Bakae

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Boity on Friday delighted fans when she availed her hotly anticipated second single.

Entitled Bakae, the scorching track comes hot on the heels of the up and coming rapper’s debut single, Wuz Dat, which  was first availed for public consumption in August, 2018.

Bakae arrives as debates on whether or not the 28 year old media personality would be able to sustain the hype she was able to build with Wuz Dat, the collaborative project with Nasty C that has amassed over 700 000 views on YouTube, peaked online.

RELATED: BOITY STARTS JANUARY WITH A CASE FULL OF CASH!

This wouldn’t be the first time Boity had much to prove ahead of premiering music.

A successful acting and entertainment broadcast career notwithstanding, the multi-hyphenate star’s first single not only debuted atop the iTunes chart within hours of release, but continued to help Boity mark her own territory as the country’s hottest female Hip Hop Act.

RELATED: THIS IS BOITY’S APOLOGY OVER THOSE OLD HOMOPHOBIC TWEETS 

Bakae builds on this momentum to find Boity showcasing the lyrical gravitas and flawless flow we never knew she had.

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