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It’s Here! AKA Engages Stogie T In First Single From Upcoming Album

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AKA on Tuesday released Star Signs, the first single from his highly anticipated third studio album. The song comes just days after the rapper promised fans new music ahead of his 30th birthday on January 26th.

Now atop South African iTunes merely hours after being availed for your coins, the single features distinguished Hip Hop lyricist Stogie T, whose verse on the track is laced with sublimated wordplays that do the likes of Cassper Nyovest and Riky Rick dirty.

ALSO READ: AKA & BONANG CALL IT QUITS, AGAIN…

A certain ‘Queen B’ also gets mentioned with references to bad grammar but breaking that one down is beyond the scope of this article (Thanks for understanding 😋)

It makes sense, the collaboration.

AKA and Stogie T have more in common than their well celebrated artistic virtuosity. They are both judges on The Hustle, and, they share rivals.

The rappers revive their collaborative chemistry on the mid-tempo bop as they dish out multiple references for the culture. The two, who previously collaborated on Miss Joburg, partner up to deliver multiple meanings and a potent hook on the song that potentially sets the pace and mood for AKA’s next solo body of work after Be Careful What You Wish For.

Amongst other quotables in AKA’s autotuned verses, he lashes local rappers for foregoing their heritage “trying to sound American”, a charge he once tossed on Twitter during one of his occasional, impassioned culture reconnoiters.

That said, it is Stogie T’s verse that has sparked more reactions on social media, thanks to double entendres that drag aforementioned rivals to filth.

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Kwesta Debuts Vur Vai & Shoots To #1!

Kwesta continues his winning streak with the premiere of his latest chart topping bop – Vur Vai

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Kwesta on Tuesday thrilled fans and shook the game when he debuted a brand new single.

Entitled Vur Vai, the mid-tempo kwaito flavoured banger sees the rapper continue his winning streak as he continues down the path of a revival of kwaito with a modern day twist, a formula that produced him two of the biggest South African Hip Hop hits back to back.

Kwesta Vur Vai

Trending the whole day upon its release, thanks to the instant hype the summer bop received,  with some fans already plugging it as the biggest record this year.

ALSO READ: BLACK COFFEE ANNOUNCED CONCERT AT THE DOME 

Vur Vai shot atop the South African iTunes chart merely hours after being availed on digital platforms, marking the K1 bred hitmaker’s latest chart-topper, a catalogue which now boasts such classics as Ngud’, Spirit, and amongst others Mayibabo.

Your thoughts on the jam so far? Scroll down to leave your comment!

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Black Coffee Has Announced A Concert At The Dome

He’s thrilled massive crowds globally, and now Black Coffee is bringing his deep house sets to a concert at the Dome this December!

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South Africa’s biggest house music DJ and Producer, Black Coffee, has announced a concert at the Dome this December!

Black Coffee concert at the Dome

The announcement comes just days after Coffee walked away with the Best Deep House DJ gong at the DJ Awards in Ibiza, Spain, where he is also currently completing a successful residence.

RELATED: BLACK COFFEE’S DRIVE IS HERE 

Entitled Music Is King, the show will be taking place at the TicketPro Dome on the 15th of December. And it because the show will be happening just a day before the Day of Reconciliation public holiday, you’ve got a bundle of partying joy lined up for you this festive.

RELATED: HUNTER’S HOSTED ONE HELL OF A PARTY WITH BLACK COFFEE

Following the exciting announcement, #MusicIsKing trended all day on Twitter, with music fans and artists complimenting Black Coffee for bringing his globally celebrated deep house sets back into our shores.

Tickets are already available at WebTickets

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AKA’s Fela In Versace Video Premieres To Mixed Reviews

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Photo: Austin Malema via Instagram

AKA’s Fela In Versace music video was met with mixed reactions from fans when it premiered on Wednesday.

While die-hard fans are thrilled by the first motion picture from the Touch My Blood album, others are let down by the visual’s aesthetic, creative direction and technical quality.

The video arrived on Wednesday following a promotional drive that began last month, when the rapper first teased fans with lush looking behind the scene photos.

AKA Fela in Versace behind the scenes photos

Photo: Austin Malema via Instagram

Delighting his social media followers with glimpses of the video, AKA debuted his gold box fade as he showcased his outfit, which included a R25 000 Cornici Balletto print shirt.

RELATED: AKA’S TOUCH MY BLOOD ALBUM REVIEW

Shot in Joburg. the music video centers on showcasing the skhothane subculture, which is defined by, amongst other things, the setting of expensive brands on fire. That happens here in between freeze frame edits that produce these cool body doubles of AKA.

Some fans have slammed the video – likening its “disappointing” quality to that of an amateur Powerpoint presentation, while some have drawn comparisons to rival, Cassper Nyovest’s Tito Mboweni video.

Others are vibing with AKA’s latest music video, complimenting SUPAMEGA for continuing his winning streak

What are your thoughts on it? Scrawl down to post a comment!

 

 

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