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    Nas headed to SA to perform at Castle Lite’s Extra Cold Music Concert

    April 15th, 2014

    On 7 June, Supersport Park Centurion is gonna be filled to the brim no doubt, as Timbaland, Nas, Mi [...]

    B.O.Y Wonder on the up and up

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    April 11th, 2014

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    Khuli becomes only rapper nominated for Record of the Year at SAMAs

    Khuli becomes only rapper nominated for Record of the Year at SAMAs

    April 8th, 2014

    Khuli Chana has just received another SAMA 20 nomination, this time for Record of The Year for his[...]

    Turn up verses longevity

    Turn up verses longevity

    April 8th, 2014

    “I be in the club like it’s my house” - Miley Cyrus was definitely turning it up when she was featur[...]

    Razor dakid on the rise!

    Razor dakid on the rise!

    April 8th, 2014

    Repping the east rand, Razor dakid is fast on the come up. From the same hood as current hit maker[...]


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    Weekly Local Review by D.E.S

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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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    Pick of the Week – Battle of the Caramel Brownies

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    We know it’s been a while since we’ve brought you a new pick of the week but ya’ll were enjoying the[...]

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