NF slowly but surely making his way up the Hip Hop ranks internationally.

In an era where Hip Hop music no longer carries a lot of substance in its lyrics spewed by artists, where only a handful of rappers are holding on to the title of real or true hip hop or better yet are keeping Hip Hop alive, those rappers I am talking about are the likes of Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Eminem, Joyner Lucas, Logic and now NF etc.

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NF is an American rapper who started rapping from an early age, he has released three albums to his name namely “Mansion” 2015, “Therapy Session” 2016, and “Perception” 2017, the latest project perception is what propelled him to the Hip Hop world.

NF’s albums carries a powerful message of self-discovery, dealing with fear, anxiety, depression, most of his songs are emotional and very relating to one struggles, one thing I like about NF is his unique approach to music, he is a sort of artists who doesn’t do a lot of interviews or speaks much, you can only hear what he is about in his music and or he doesn’t do a lot of features on his albums.

The rapper takes his music seriously to a point that you can hear his raw emotions in his lyrics and whoo!!! his delivery is something else, he sort of reminds me of the younger version of Eminem, not trying to compare him to Eminem though, NF has his own aggressive style and doesn’t even curse in his music, just like he says in his single “Green Lights” “Who you know droppin’ clean records, but they nasty?

I first heard of NF in 2016 when I was watching a Youtube video of Kendrick Lamar, under recommended videos and I decided to take a look at his music, the first song I listened to was “How could you leave us?” which it’s about his mom who died because of drug overdose, well that song did something to me that I’ve never experienced before when listening to a rap song, it left me emotional cause I related so much to his lyrics and you can also hear from his voice that recording that track was not an easy feat.

NF real music as he is affectionately known is here to stay, and I believe he is going to be in people’s lips for a long haul, his triple platinum selling single “Let you down”  from the gold selling album “Perception” (Gold is 50 0000 in America, in SA its 20 000, 3 million sold according to American standards, in South Africa a platinum track is 50 000 sold) was an eye opener that brought him a lot of new fans the video of Let you down was even in rotation in SA’s biggest music channel Channel O.

NF recently released a new single titled “Why” which immediately hit more than 1 million views in less than a day.

Watch the video here:

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Music Video Premiere: Igwegweleza by Nico Kuna

This is the latest installment by House DJ Artist Nico Kuna, under the record label “Sibahle Music” enjoy his latest music video #Igwegweleza

 

 

16 Bars Challenge is back #KMM16

Attention to ALL rappers from anywhere in Africa, we are bringing you the latest contest known as the #KMM16 (Kasi Music Magazine 16 Bars Challenge) we are proud to announce that this year’s event is proudly brought to you by the Frunt Runnaz Movement.

The prize money for this year’s event will be R2000 in total that is an equivalent of US$150 the first prize will be R1000, the 2nd prize winner will receive R700 and the third prize winner will get R300 in prize money.

To enter:

  1. Download the beats provided below and CHOOSE ANY ONE of these beats
  2. Record Your Vocals on the beat and then do a video of yourself using the track, it doesn’t matter what you use for the video, it can be your cellphone or anything that you can use to record your video.
  3. Submit your video ONLY at this e-mail kasimusicmagazine@gmail.com the subject must be: KMM16 Bars Challenge when sending the video.
  4. We will then upload the video on our Youtube Channel and share it across our social platforms once, then the rest of the marketing for your video will remain solely upon you. You can share your link as many times as you want BUT DON’T FORGET TO WRITE THE HASHTAG #KMM16 when sharing your video with the link we would have provided to you.
  5. The video with the most views on our Youtube channel will be the winner.

Winners will be announced on the 30th of June 2017. Please make sure when you send us the video you include your social network links so that we might tag you once we’ve uploaded your video.

Here are the Beats:

Beat 1

Beat 2

Beat 3

Beat 4

Beat 5

Good Luck to every participant, if you have questions feel free to interact with Max on whatsapp 072 272 1595 or on our Facebook page Kasi Music Magazine.

Limpopo Hottest DJz Destructive Twins Release Single

Limpopo based house music group Destructive Twins (Kgaugelo & Thapelo) have released their most anticipated single titled #Thandaza which is more like a tribute song to the Muvhango Actor Thandaza.

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In this track the twins have brought in Malawian sensation Don Kalonga, this is a great house track to vibe with, the quality is on another level, and I am sure house music fans would enjoy this crispy fresh single from the Twins:

Stream and Download the single on our SoundCloud page:

Follow the Destructive Twins on your favourite social networks.

Twitter:@distructive_T
Facebook: distructive twinsSA
Facebook page:distructive_twins
Email:Distructive twins@gmail.com
Whatsapp:0762921398

Lmass #ShutItDown Single release

It is that time of the year when everyone is out to get some love in their life. Lmass, comes through with a smooth and love centered song titled “Shut It Down”. With the aim of experimenting with all genres, he released his debut EP “A” which has a sound contrary to that of Shut It Down.
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Shut It Down is an urban blend of Rnb, synonymous to new age hip hop, it is filtered with synthesizers and a catchy lead that is looped from start to end. Through its smooth, enchanting and captivating lyrics, concerning a girl who is a knockout on account of her beauty, confidence, demeanor and charm, the song has a melody enriched with 808’s and a drum line which caters for a club scene.
The base filled mellow beat, dance feel sound and gracious vocals of the song evokes feel good vibes. This track promises to speak for all the guys who are clueless about how to approach their loved one. On the musical side, it promises to be another hit sensation from Durban.

twitter : @Lmass_SA

Profile: The multi-talented Bulinki the Tailor

Known for his extra ordinary voice “Bulinki” is a Multi-disciplinary artist and aspiring
businessman, who was born and bred in the streets of Namakgale, Phalaborwa within
the Limpopo Province.

2016-07-02 17.39.22.jpgBulinki is a talented singer, songwriter, producer, composer, fashion designer and rapper. Fondly known to his audience as
Bulinki The Tailor, he is a young artist with a distinct husky but soothing voice, that
gives a rich sound to his music.

He recently released his debut EP project
BLACKLIPS TAPE with the smash hit A RE FIHLA featuring Pretoria-based MC Mloper. The song air-played live on various radio stations and gained popularity, although it was just a teaser from his catalogue of upcoming hits.

Listen to “A RE Fihla by Bulinki”

The Tailor is also a founder of the aspiring record label TAILOP MUSIC, which seeks to provide fellow Limpopo artists a platform to showcase their skills. Bulinki, as well as long-term confidant/manager Joshua Chauke, have both been involved in the organizing of the newly formed social market, THE STREET MARKET PHALABORWA™“SMP” that promotes multi-faceted artwork in photography, painting, beading, music, fashion, craft work, among the youth.

The events hosted by The Street Market movement, are developed by a young intercultural crew who pursue art as a tool of improving their communities, social standing and themselves as individuals.

Bulinki recently delivered a highly captivating performance at a Phalaborwa event which definitely left the audience in awe. From humble beginnings, this musician is tailoring the path for ALL Limpopo youth towards a crime- and drug-free, brighter future.
Major Performances
1. VIP Magazine launch (University of Limpopo, 2016)
2. Miss Mopani 2016 (Namakgale, 2016)
3. Freedom Madness Weekend (Mpumalanga, 2016)
4. State theatre weekly sessions (Johannesburg, 2015)
5. ANC Rally (Seshego, 2014)
6. LA Crushers 25th anniversary (Phalaborwa, 2014)
Major Collaborations
1. Charmza De DJ
2. Mloper
3. Vic Mash
4. Mopedy
5. Mlazah
Contact Details

Trevor Bulinki Mangena

078 536 1391

Joshua Chauke
 072 045 9977

bulinki22@gmail.com

Joshua.jpe01@gmail.com

Profile: Lewy Dalyricist rapper from Rustenburg

12249599_693821607386052_6531370735854722491_nLiwis Nyirenda also known by his stage name, Lewy Dalyricist, is a rapper/producer from South Africa. He is the C.E.O and Founder of the music group Rustyville Records. He uses words and music to inspire the youth and every music lover as a whole. He was featured on the international COAST TO COAST MIXTAPE hosted by KIRKO BANGS(USA) in 2014.

He has been on MAFISA fm, VILLAGE fm and other local radio stations and recently appeared on SHIZNIZ on Etv. He was lucky enough in 2016 to share a stage with JAY MAKOPO at the CASSPER NYOVEST #FILLUPORLANDO.

He hosted his own show at the RUSTENBURG INFORMATION CENTRE to promote the release of his LIMITLESS EP in 2015, has performed in almost half of the cities in the country, was also nominated for best local hip hop in Rustenburg in the PLATINUM YOUTH AWARDS in 2015.

He has been on major stages like ORLANDO STADIUM, RUSTENBURG SHOW GROUNDS, CLUB SILK, RUSTENBURG INFORMATION CENTRE AND MANY MORE. He has been on major stages as the likes of THE MUFFINZ, THE FRIDGE, THE SOIL, KELLY KHUMALO, THEBE, DJ DIMPLEZ, DJ MOSADI, KWAITO, DJ CLOCK,DJ TIRA,DJ FRESH,MGARIMBE, DOC SHEBELEZA, BLACK MOTION, BUCIE, KWESTA, MINNIE DLAMINI, DJ VIGILANTE, ZIYON( LIQUIDEEP), MR X(MAGGS’ DJ), SKINDEEPSA, CASSPER NYOVEST, RIKY RICK, BABES WODUMO, WIZKID, NASTYC SA, AREECE, EMTEE, ROGUE, GIGI LAMAYNE AND MANY MORE LOCAL ARTISTS.

Watch his videos here:

Living the Moment music video:

Motivated music video:

LINKS TO SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER HANDLE: @lewydalyricist

INSTAGRAM HANDLE:
@lewy_dalyricist

FACEBOOK page link:
https://mobile.facebook.com/Lewy-Dalyricist-1537209823160520/?_e_pi_=7%2CPAGE_ID10%2C8613059908

Profile: Soweto Kwaito Sensation “Styzin”

Israel Mahlatsi Rakoma, known to his fans as ‘STYZIN’ is one of South African’s most inspiring artist,producer and live performer the world has ever come across. Despite having been persistently branded as eccentric  for much of his career, STYZIN has continued to develop his whimsical repertoire, deepen his surreal catalog, and expand his devoted audience beyond the boundaries of cult stature.

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Starting his career in Soweto, Southern African ,STYZIN has been compared to such other African music figures as BoogaLuv, Bricks, MDU and Tokollo, specifically because of his versatility in writing, composing and live performance style, though his production/composition bears shades of Spikiri and The LB. Switching gears early to front STYZIN as a solo artist/producer , an artist specializing in melodic, chiming jangle percussions and native African sounds (Ncoba Album remains a classic offering by STYZIN), Prior to fronting his solo act, STYZIN has already achieved 3 top charting singles that saw him signing his first synchronization deal with a T.V drama called “INTER SECTION” which broadcasted nationally on one of the biggest commercial T.V networks known as S.A.B.C .

STYZIN PHOTO 2TSEPE TSA BONA (2010) confirmed his reputation as an oddball thanks to his amazing writing skills and his sensational vocal performance, among others. The incredible I PANTSULA (2011) followed, as did the all-acoustic LOVA Ep (2012). By 2013, STYZIN ‘s unpredictable musical ability , saw him achieving his debut studio album immediately after signing a record deal with one of the fastest growing independent record label famously known as LB Recordings, which was founded by his close friend, engineer and executive producer known as The LB.  .

Upon releasing the first studio album( NCOBA), STYZIN has been blessed with a number of things, primarily his debut music video for his hit single titled “TSEPE TSA BONA”, selling over 5000 copies (from the boot of a car), digital distribution of the album on world wide online platforms like ITUNE, AMAZON, E-MUSIC and more, sharing stage with some of African top acts like BRICKS ,K.B, KHULI CHANA, CASSPER NYOVEST, DAVIDO, D’BANJ just to name a few, he has collaborated with both local and international artists like SkroofNoJive, NDUKUMAN, Jay-Popular, Wayne Cooper and many more.

STYZIN is currently in studio working on his second album, in which he decided to again partner with one of the best African producer and long time friend famously known as THE LB to exclusively handle the entire production department of the album. The official release and title of the album is yet to be confirmed.

Follow STYZIN on your favourite social network:

Facebook: STYZIN

Twitter: @styzin1852

Email: lbrecords.djlb@gmail.com

Listen to his tracks on Soundcloud