Essentials: Jakk Quill rips through beats on new EP, ‘Finding Flows’

Essentials: Jakk Quill rips through beats on new EP, ‘Finding Flows’

A forthright display of technical

Essentials: Manana delivers deeply resonant R&B-fusion on ‘But could the moments in between’

Essentials: Manana delivers deeply resonant R&B-fusion on ‘But could the moments in between’

Dissects running out of love within the concept of

Essentials: Kabza De Small reasserts his supremacy with new album, ‘KOA II Part 1’

Essentials: Kabza De Small reasserts his supremacy with new album, ‘KOA II Part 1’

A stellar sequel to his landmark

Essentials: Kaptain Proves Pop Credentials On ‘Beyond Any Reasonable Doubt’

Essentials: Kaptain Proves Pop Credentials On ‘Beyond Any Reasonable Doubt’

A confident move into the arena of rap-inspired pop

Essentials: Namakau Star successfully reinvents herself on debut project, ‘Landing’

Essentials: Namakau Star successfully reinvents herself on debut project, ‘Landing’

an ethereal debut for an artist carving her identity one deeply relatable song at a

Essentials: Zilla Oaks & Makama Are An Unstoppable Force On ‘MMXXII’

Essentials: Zilla Oaks & Makama Are An Unstoppable Force On ‘MMXXII’

A wonderful intersection between bars and

Essentials: Jess ETA Finds His Voice On ‘Playing With Fire’

Essentials: Jess ETA Finds His Voice On ‘Playing With Fire’

His finest offering so

Essentials: DND Section Comes Full Circle On New EP ‘Bad Things Will Not Happen Again’

Essentials: DND Section Comes Full Circle On New EP ‘Bad Things Will Not Happen Again’

a fitting follow-up to 2020's 'Love Lies

Essentials: Boy Spyce renders emotive tales on debut eponymous EP

Essentials: Boy Spyce renders emotive tales on debut eponymous EP

an introduction to Mavin's latest

Essentials: Detailmadeit realigns with his vision on ‘O.T The Mixtape, Vol. 1’

Essentials: Detailmadeit realigns with his vision on ‘O.T The Mixtape, Vol. 1’

A focused, brief and punchy set from the Abuja-based rap

Essentials: Kojey Radical is contemplative & triumphant on his debut LP, ‘Reason to Smile’

Essentials: Kojey Radical is contemplative & triumphant on his debut LP, ‘Reason to Smile’

With features from Masego, Tiana Major9, Knucks, and

Essentials: Meji Has A Lot To Say On His Sophomore EP ‘Two’

Essentials: Meji Has A Lot To Say On His Sophomore EP ‘Two’

His sophomore EP and best project so

Essentials: Asake comes into his own with eponymous debut EP

Essentials: Asake comes into his own with eponymous debut EP

A self-assured portrait of his

Essentials: BenjiFlow brings retro-futuristic & groovy vibes on ‘The Thrill’

Essentials: BenjiFlow brings retro-futuristic & groovy vibes on ‘The Thrill’

Romance-fuelled musings over soulful, eclectic

Essentials: Titose Makes A Statement With Her Debut EP ‘Was It Something I Said?’

Essentials: Titose Makes A Statement With Her Debut EP ‘Was It Something I Said?’

masterful storytelling about the demise of a

Essentials: De Mthuda reaffirms why he’s ‘The Landlord’ of Amapiano

Essentials: De Mthuda reaffirms why he’s ‘The Landlord’ of Amapiano

Building on his existing and experimental

Essentials: Tochi Bedford is enthralling on ‘After Eternity’ 

Essentials: Tochi Bedford is enthralling on ‘After Eternity’ 

More nuance to his humanity and

Essentials: Laime’s ‘If Summer Happened’ Is A Reminder Of Lost Times

Essentials: Laime’s ‘If Summer Happened’ Is A Reminder Of Lost Times

Music from the summer we

Essentials: NTS captures the vibrancy & experimentation of ‘Amapiano Now’

Essentials: NTS captures the vibrancy & experimentation of ‘Amapiano Now’

Featuring tracks from Vigro Deep, DBN Gogo, Kamo Mphela & much

Essentials: Joda Kgosi’s ‘Sour Milk’ digs into an expired love

Essentials: Joda Kgosi’s ‘Sour Milk’ digs into an expired love

A consolidation and expansion of the traits that brought her initial