The Kid Frankie

Hip-Hop Concerts and Church are the same

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From being a vocalist on BOP’s “thatimpahlako” to making killer house tunes with flash republic and now banging out new beats with death by misadventure. I’m a huge fan. Happy birthday Ms. @tamaradey

From being a vocalist on BOP’s “thatimpahlako” to making killer house tunes with flash republic and now banging out new beats with death by misadventure. I’m a huge fan. Happy birthday Ms. @tamaradey

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Rapping has no gender

This past Saturday, many South African women from different cultural backgrounds came together to celebrate women’s day (9th August). Keeping to the women’s day theme, not forgetting that August is womaen’s month. I saw it befitting for me to pen an article about a culture very close to my heart (Hip-hop culture) and the women in involved in it. Choosing to focus my dedication to the women who are better known as MCs/Rappers, the spoken word (rap) of hip-hop culture. Focusing on South African born artists. From the extremley skilful lyrical poweress of Jean Grae to the totally zef Yolandi Vi$$er (Die Antwoord). Touching on topics such as the emergence of Godessa in the SA hip-hop music scene to the legitamacy of the artist Nadia Nakai being referred to as an MC/Rapper. I’d like to open up to the reader the vast rapping talent that is being “slept-on” in South Africa.

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