BMK FAM Petite Noir has been hard at work touring Europe, being on billboards for some of the biggest brands in the world, just living life… but we get to show you some visuals which represent all the hard work … READ MORE
The end of an era draws near! Tonight the weekly Leggo party at the Waiting Room becomes a monthly party at a different venue. Alas! All is not lost! Tonight is Leggo’s last night the way it is and the … READ MORE
Welcome to our second edition of Who Got Sole? This week we feature the original Pretty Muthafucka aka Makhado aka Riky Rick aka one of dopest cats in the SA music game. I know Riky personally and I … READ MORE
Soooooooo you know by now that BMK is the premier sneaker and street wear blog on the continent and if you do not agree with this is then chances are you’re a shitty dresser with lame friends. So as the … READ MORE
If you follow the cool kids on Twitter and Instagram you would have seen the pictures of thr Corner 2 Corner Tour. The concept took SA skate culture and hip hop to the masses and was a Red Bull ZA … READ MORE
UMLILO is the delinquent musical brain child of the artist formerly known as Siya Is Your Anarchist. The first single ‘Living Dangerously’ just dropped, listen and download it below, the track features Kyla Phil of Exorsistahs.… READ MORE
If you were tuned into the episode of BMK Radio where we previewed the Black Vulcanite EP ‘Remember The Future’, then you’ll remember me promising you more Black Vulcanite soon. Well, I keep my promises (most days), and while this … READ MORE
Riky Rick, Choc, Okmalumkoolkat and Bhubesii aka Boy$in Buck$ aka the kings of JHB street fashion….fuck that make it South African menswear as a whole.… READ MORE
Here’s a download of a dope TNGHT track that’s been messed with by Mr. Apple Sawc, aka Wandile. Mr. Apple Sawc is a Joburg DJ doing some great stuff with local and international tracks. We’ll be watching out for this … READ MORE
Anelisa Mangcu, creative, tells us 10 things Bitches Must Know. Ready?
1. Events: The Wknd Social
The Wknd Social is the epitome of a dope event. As soon as I was told about the concept, I was sold. One can … READ MORE
So at last South Africa is in the papers for some positive Oscars news as last night Searching for Sugar Man the South African story took home best Documentary at the Academy awards. We all knew it deserved to win … READ MORE
Ill Skillz does it again! Produced by J-One, the boys are back with this track off their upcoming album ‘Notes From The Native Yard’. The track features a sample from Common’s, I Used To Love H.E.R and is the … READ MORE
This is dope, down hill skater speeds down kloof nek road to set-off traffic camera. Awolnation provides the soundtrack. Nicely done.… READ MORE
Local prodigy Haezer pushes the standard of music videos with his latest video “Troublemaker”. So Fresh. Love the fact that he is using South Africa context not trying to make it look like it was filmed in Europe or America. … READ MORE
I have known DDE for awhile now, from back in the day when chappies were only 5c, but he’s always had something that separated him from the other kids on the playground, and it was only a matter of … READ MORE
The Cape town based band the Dolphins have been around for awhile now doing what they do best, but they really seem to be starting the year off with some good momentum. I caught them live at Synergy at the … READ MORE
This is what we bumping at the studio today!!!… READ MORE
Smoke music… READ MORE
Theses mal naaiers did a song together!!!… READ MORE
Painting Cape Town, Graffiti from South Africa is the first book to cover the Cape Town graffiti scene in extensive detail. The 250 page book is focussed on interviews with 29 of Cape Town’s most prolific and recognised graffiti writers … READ MORE
Shout Out to our special guest on tomorrow’s show!!!… READ MORE
South African born, London based artist Warren Lewis is well kind of someone you just need to know about. I’ve been following him for years, while he was an inspiration during the days of Circus Ninja, and when Harrington st … READ MORE
If you live in our fair city of Cape Town, chances are you’ll have stopped to take in one of Faith47′s pieces around. In this video, we see Faith47 in Rochester, NY, doing her part for the Wall Therapy mural … READ MORE
Photographer Max Mogale entered this short fashion film into the 10 and 5 Fashion Movie Project as Cape Town’s version of Street Fighter and won. Watch the video above. Nice one, Max!
SWAG SWAG SWAG SWAG SWAG SWAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dope fucking mix from our boi Einstein Adonis…we suggest bumping this OD loud… READ MORE
This battle was fucking dope!
Shout out to Scrambles4Money for providing South African hip hop heads with these top class battles.
Personally, I feel Illite MC took it.… READ MORE
I haven’t been this excited about a local event in months. I think the title says it all… DJ Big Space is supplying the beats so you know the mood is gonna be dope!All the INFO BELOW
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WHAT SPOEK SAYS :
You need this for the Summertime. Hit up email@example.com… READ MORE
This is the first video off Mr H’s Stikkies en Blokkies Mixtape. To get hold of his music email Mr H at firstname.lastname@example.org
Izulu Lelam is the first video from Driemanskap’s forthcoming second album, Hlala Nam.
‘Izulu Lelam’, which, translated from isiXhosa, means ‘heaven is mine’, is a song of hope dedicated to anyone going through tough times in life. The message of … READ MORE
After their latest video fans and haters a like had a lot to say to DIE ANTWOORD, so they responded!… READ MORE
Last week DIE ANTWOORD dropped a heat video with Fatty Boom Boom, and this week Spoek Mathambo does us proud with the video from his acclaimed ‘Father Creeper’ album. South African Music on an International level. BITCHES KNOW!… READ MORE
‘Heart‘ is the latest single off of Toya Delazy’s debut album Due Drop. Watch the video above, its a super sweet stop motion animation piece which was released at the same time as the single. The fish and … READ MORE
Our boy Khuli Chana is back with another banger for the summertime. Enjoy.… READ MORE
Early this week Die Antwoord dropped their new video Fatty Boom Boom which took a not so subtle stab at Lady Gaga. It’s been no secret that Die Antwoord have not been fans of Gaga, since they refused to open … READ MORE
Another dope collaboration by South African Talent, we give you The Frown’s latest music video, which was initially just intended to be the campaign for the latest Rayne Collection! But as we all know when you put two creative forces … READ MORE
Don’t ask questions. just watch the awesomeness of what was the Redbull Live Stage at Rocking the daisies 2012.
Fuzzy Slippers one of South Africa’s own is doing big things abroad, he’s over in berlin at the momment doing a solo exhibition, this mural was done as a foretaste to his exhibition in Berlin. @ Raum für Drastische Maßnahmen, … READ MORE
Bitches Must Know is all about putting out and sharing talent and here is one of those talents, Kaylin Carollisen. Cape Town’s own sneaker artist adding flavour to fresh kicks on the reg. I already got a few pairs … READ MORE
I guess we … READ MORE
The latest from Die Antwoord… Can’t wait to see where they push this concept to! Coming soon…… READ MORE
YOUNGSTA does it again in collaboration with MUFFINMAN. HE destroyed Rocking the Daisies this past weekend, was awesome to see 1000′s of people loosing their minds to the future of South African Rap Music. If you know what’s good for … READ MORE
South African Electronic Heavyweight Haezer has headed over to Europe to do what he does best! He has taken along Adriaan Louw probably my favourite documentary videographer-photographer, and if this first installement is anything to go by it’s sure to … READ MORE
Its been a while since we showed the writers some love. Meet OPK aka Obscure Painting Klan. A collective made up of artists from CPT, JHB and DBN…so basically they can fuck shit up in different cities at same … READ MORE
For your listening pleasure BMK’s favourite Okmalumkoolkat has givin us (the world), an hour of dopeness. So press pause on your outdated itunes playlist, sit back and let iOMKHK III play. You’ll thank me later. Download it for free. More … READ MORE
Get the Chiano Album on Digital here (South Africa Links)
NOKIA MUSIC: http://music.ovi.com/za/en/pc/Product/ChianoSky/Hungry-/32701898… READ MORE
S/O to the homies from the Seruno Gang.… READ MORE
Battle Beyond the Stars is a DJ you can always rely on to get a party going. He once played me a set in my bedroom and my bedroom has had a sort of magical atmosphere to it ever since. … READ MORE
Introducing the official adidas All Originals ZA skateboard team members Pieter Retief, Jensen van Staden, Yann Horowitz and Khulu Dlamini. Determined to grow skateboarding in South Africa, the adidas All Originals team shows us what it’s all about and how … READ MORE
Cape Town city bowl skhotane DJ Big Space drops a slick mixtape for STR.CRD 12,… READ MORE
Just incase bitches didnt know…… READ MORE
Shout out to Paul Ward for getting his vernac on!!!… READ MORE
1. SPAZA$HOP consists of Jonny Joburg and Sir Charlie Macc. 1 half burbs and 1 half Kasi from Johannesburg.
2. We met up in 2007 and started pursuing music in 2009.
3. We have our … READ MORE
Pretty fucking dope documentary being made about the Staggie twins who ran the notorius Hard Livings gang on the Cape Flats in the early 90s. Cant wait til this shit drops in the mean time you can stay updated on … READ MORE
The second installment of the SCRAMBLES4MONEY series. There has been lots of talk about these battles breathing life into South African hip hop. Do bitches agree?… READ MORE
A while ago Dirty Collective caught BMK’s eye, and in this short time it’s grown exponentially. It’s so good to see local hustlers doing work, and reaping rewards! DC is is a concept store for local clothing brands, artists and … READ MORE
GET READY they are here, and after an impromtu dj set at Fiction on Tuesday they are ready for the main game, supported by a brilliant group of local acts, namely : Chrisitaan Tiger School, Jakobsnake, and Felix Laband. Tickets … READ MORE
Edited by : Spoek Mathambo
A video tribute to the blame game, protest sangomas, opportunist politicians, 10ft pangas, police shotguns, greasey mine bosses, dubious unions and falling share prices.The song is Grave Intro/Pt1 from my sophomore album, Father Creeper out
Click the link to see what went down
Threads the online fashion and style series has just released their 2nd episode, and this time they take us to Cape Town Fashion Week. Nicci and the Thread girls interview Cape Town’s style elite, aswell as highlighting the stand out … READ MORE
MATBLAC make some serious mad products. They super simple, but lekker sliek. Like if apple made leather/raw goods they make them like this. The products are handcrafted in Cape Town, but will stand up to the best from around the … READ MORE
Last Friday saw the launch event of a new Puma store, which might not seam to special as we have many Puma stores around the country, but trust me it’s special. The new premium Puma outlet is based in Braamfontein, … READ MORE
When I was younger, my Yiayia always told me to respect the water because it could “eat you up”. To be fair, she is from a tiny village in Cyprus where it is probably that you are related to your … READ MORE
Anybody who takes partying seriously respects and fears the word Grietfest. Last year saw 2000+ people losing there face to some of the best electronic music the world has to offer. This year it gets even more serious with the … READ MORE
CAPE TOWN IS AWESOME started when a few friends got together to make quality videos on the top extreme hikes & adventures in South Africa. A lot of the hikes most have never seen or heard about. Dangers include muggings … READ MORE
My brother from another mother doing it big. Proud.
Threads is an online series about fashion and style in South Africa, hosted by Cape Town based bloggers Aisha Baker, Anelisa Mangcu, and Nicci St. Bruce.
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In the first few webisodes we chat to … READ MORE
So Lil Wayne’s latest mixtape dedikation 4, was supposed to drop yesterday, but it didn’t. Lil Wayne explains and gives you a little teaser of what’s to come. He be to busy skating and shit, breaking shit and shit, and … READ MORE
South African Hip-Hop artist Kwesta is doing is his part for Woman’s month with a free download of his new track Suster, he’s taking it down soon so get on it…
The latest from the Pioneer Unit label, Bravo Papa by Jaak. Fresh local content you need to see now.
The second installment of adidas Originals Live Performances brings you Little Dragon. When the tour launched earler this year I’m not gonna lie I didn’t know who these guys were, but as the hype has built for the show I’ve … READ MORE
The second video release of this years most anticipated album Okmalumkoolkat & LV’s Sebenza. The album drops in September, but for now put this on repeat enjoy the visual interpretation by South Africa director Chris Saunders.
Taken from the album … READ MORE
STR.CRD™ 2012 - the annual leading urban youth culture calendar event in the areas of; fashion, music, sneakers, graffiti, skate and dance in Africa; returns back to Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg from the 27th – 30th September 2012.
STR.CRD™ 2012 … READ MORE