South African Hip Hop

Fat B Dat G is for the people

Fat B Dat G is a South African underground rapper from Pietermaritzburg Kwa-Zulu Natal. He hails from a township called Sobantu in Pietermaritzburg. It is his experiences as young black male growing up in typical township conditions, on the outskirts of society, in the middle of violence and poverty that informs his rap. To understand the content found in […]

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aWUY565Ask?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=281] The Good Brother Lazarus offers some hope, clarity and advice on hip hop culture in South Africa. Video is a bit grimey, the content was quite impromptu as well but yo you know the steez! Lets stay solid and lets build for positive social change in whatever we do. Peace to The Good […]

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The Precious Jewels…

Peace and Love to All… The Precious Jewels exists as an organization dedicated to preserving Hip Hop Culture through academic research; presentations; lectures/seminars; video-documentation and of course the aesthetic elements of Hip Hop – namely DJ-ing (turntablism); Breaking (B-boying/B-girling, Break-Dancing); Graffiti Art (Aeroglyphics); eMCeeing (rap; hyping; spoken word; etc). Also adding the extended elements, giving us a […]

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