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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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Watch all "Bomboclat" visuals – Ykee Benda ft. Various artists

Ykee Benda released “Bomboclat” in December 2019 featuring Big Tril, Santana, Navio, Don MC and Enuf and we thought that was it. He later announced other rappers where jumping on the track for remixes which he calls ‘episodes’. We have curated the playlist in the order of all episodes from GNL, Jim Nola, to young […]

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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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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 […]

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WILL HIP HOP BE UGANDA’S BIGGEST GENRE IN 2020?

At the genesis of Hip hop, the worldwide appeal wasn’t foreseeable, but now, almost 50 years later; it’s impossible to imagine a planet without hip hop and rap music. On the Ugandan scene, hip hop has been described as a “wanna be” genre, with radio and television presenters not [most of the time] playing hip […]

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How to consume Ciphers in 2020

Last evening we released a list of 2019’s Ciphers, and I realised we missed out the newly released “Trip Cypher 3”. It is the third installment from Trip Music and geared by Trip Smith himself. It is already added. Of this morning, I woke up thinking about the fire that was between 2015 – 2017, […]