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Rewind of the day: “Competition is Dead” – a career defining posse of the 2010's

Competition wasn’t actually dead when the historical “Competition is Dead” dropped; it just escalated at the time – this was a time camps came up and the future of Ugandan hip hop would be shaped. Some of the rappers who featured on the 15 minute track (likely one of the longest UG Hip Hop tracks) […]

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Video: Watch Onkuba “Kamunguluze” by Pryce Teeba off African Stories – as we hope for Kash Crop this year

Pryce Teeba has consistently released new music every year for about five years. Just last year he had several collaborations including his album with Baru – African Stories. It is on this album that the new “Kamunguluze” single and visual is off. The Lord Mayor seems to have stopped work on the long awaited Kash […]

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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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Toast to 2019: the year of Parte After Parte, Fresh Kid,and many promising acts

By the time you read this it’s prolly’ 2020 and you might be in reflection of 2019 or what to listen to or catch in 2020. Time really flies but it even flies more when you are busy – to all those hustling I salute you, keep grinding! Like Sylvester says “LEMERAKO“ 2019 like any […]

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STRAP’s Certitude is satisfaction and rejuvenation from a Young Elder

The six track project is entirely grown man talk. A transition. It is a clearer and better poised knowledge giver STRAP who has been for a long time seeking knowledge himself.

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Spiritual references on Baru’s Magdalene ft. Precious

Magdalene is spiritual. It’s human vulnerability put out for us to observe and absorb. Magdalene at it core is not necessarily a hip hop album. Precious has the hip hop edge to her (if you remember “Enough” on Drugs EP), but on here she delivers soulfully over experimental and intentioned trap and rnb beats.

The cover art to this album is a painting of Jesus’ appearance to Magdalene.