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    Amerikana represents in Africa!

    September 29th, 2014

    If you aren’t familiar with @AmerikanaAfrica then head down to the heart of Braamfontein, Johannesbu[...]

    TUMI set to perform at historic APOLLO THEATER (NYC)

    TUMI set to perform at historic APOLLO THEATER (NYC)

    September 25th, 2014

    Fresh off his 3 week European tour, it seems that international success doesn't get much better than[...]

    Cassper Nyovest: I never fitted with them light skinned

    Cassper Nyovest: I never fitted with them light skinned

    September 25th, 2014

    Hip Hop has always been art. It has never been enough to just have an ear for music, great lyrical c[...]

    Chef turned rapper Lacostaration dishes out his plans

    Chef turned rapper Lacostaration dishes out his plans

    September 25th, 2014

    The Hip Hop scene seems to be booming with raw talent in Durban and as always HYPE is here to tell y[...]

    SA represents at Red Bull BC One Middle East & Africa Final this friday

    SA represents at Red Bull BC One Middle East & Africa Final this friday

    September 23rd, 2014

    This Friday, 26 September, the iconic one-on-one break-dancing championships descends upon Algeria. [...]


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    Weekly International Review with D.E.S

    Weekly International Review with D.E.S

    June 3rd, 2013

    Hype Meets UJFM The DesNation will be more than happy to know that we now have a radio slot on UJ[...]

    Weekly Local Review by D.E.S

    Weekly Local Review by D.E.S

    June 3rd, 2013

    Local Weekly Review with D.E.S It’s about to be a hip hop and HYPE winter for a minute. Your boy [...]

    The SHVT Up

    The SHVT Up

    May 28th, 2013

    Undeniable After a hard hitting sophomore article I thought it best to write about a phenomenal a[...]

    The SHVT UP

    The SHVT UP

    April 30th, 2013

    The Jig is up! Verse 2, my second 16 bars of opinion based utter for all of you who care about th[...]


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    Pick of the Week – Loot Love VS Amanda DuPont

    Pick of the Week – Loot Love VS Amanda DuPont

    July 25th, 2014

    By now you already know the drill. We have two lovely ladies who we at HYPE go crazy for, and we nee[...]

    PICK OF THE WEEK

    PICK OF THE WEEK

    May 19th, 2014

    It's been a while since we've brought the heat with Pick of the Week so it's only right that we come[...]

    Pick of the Week - Moneoa VS Nadia

    Pick of the Week - Moneoa VS Nadia

    September 16th, 2013

    It’s been a minute since we’ve given you some new candy for your eyes in the form of Pick of the Wee[...]

    Pick of the Week - Khanya Mkangisa VS Eda Rose

    Pick of the Week - Khanya Mkangisa VS Eda Rose

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    It’s been a minute since we’ve given you some new candy for your eyes in the form of Pick of the Wee[...]

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