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Play01 has released new song “Holiday” a new indicator of Aura album

“Holiday” is the latest single off Play01’s forthcoming and long anticipated album Aura. Last year he teased with “Nice” featuring JWatts. This new mood music samples MC Kats an indicator the creation has been recent. “I am on holiday, I can quit today”, says Mr. Katamba. This is the vibe of the track. Is Aura […]

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1Der Jr is vulnerable, reflects and reinvents himself on Keeper of the Flame Vol. 1 – Review

If you listened to Kampala you should remember the 1Der Jr on “17:4” – more retrospective and introspective. “Speak up” was the perfect single for Keeper of the Flame, as it introduced us to what to expect from the project. Linking the two notions is what KOFTF is about: self reflecting and letting what you […]

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Barna starts the year with new music for you – “Up Side Down”

Happy New Year to you; Barna has released a new track to disrupt titled “Up Side Down”. The track which was produced by Gamit has a dancehall inspired beat on which Barna raps over, giving him a more polarizing sound on which he still entertains. Barna is not a conformist! According to Barna Birungi “Upside […]

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DRUGS AND HIP HOP IN UGANDA

Over the past few years, some international rappers have died due to drug overdose, rappers like Mac Miller who died at 26, Juice Wrld who recently died at 21,just to mention a few. The Hip Hop industry in America has a bad image of rappers selling drugs, using drugs and misusing drugs at the same […]

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Five Reasons You Need to Listen to UGANDAN HIP HOP

Without making long introductions, let’s dive into the reasons you should be listening to UG Hip Hop. 1.Hip hop is beyond music but a lifestyle. If you have at all engaged yourself into effective communication, you will realise that it’s a mouth to mouth talk involving the speaking party and the listener, in most cases […]

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IS HIP HOP DEAD OR STILL TRENDY?

Following the hip hop music culture, one would ask himself if hip hop is dead or still trending! I will analyse this in two ways, basically looking onto the Ugandan artists that embrace both hip hop and  lugaflow! We have had rappers like Navio ,Enigma ,Babaluku, The Atlas ,BigTril and Recho Rey! The characters highlighted above do the so called urban hiphop mainly […]