KENDRICK LAMAR just released the visuals to one the dopest tracks off his album… Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe. … READ MORE
She’s back! This time shes under some indian influence but still dope as ever… Enjoy…… READ MORE
AKA dropped the visuals for his track “Kontrol” this past weekend. The video says him kitted out in W.A.T.E.R apparel, with a guest appearance from the designer himself, the one and only bmkfam member CHOC. enjoy… … READ MORE
We outches at Assembly tonight for Button Bashers Volume 3 ft all of your favourites! Don’t sleep on this one kids…
The hype has been building for a long time for this one… but finally it is here… Jay-Z’s contribution to the much anticipated soundtrack to the Great Gatsby Feature filming dropping 10 May.
SNOOP DOGG AKA SNOOP LION – LIVE IN CONCERT
Entertainment icon and multi-platinum artist Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion is booked to tour South Africa. The “REINCARNATED” rapper, singer-songwriter, producer, actor Snoop Lion, is set to perform in Johannesburg on … READ MORE
We’ve all seen Ray J’s first video featuring Kim Kardashian in all her glory, this is the music video sequel… And that’s all I have to say about that.… READ MORE
You know when your 27-year old psychologist cousin introduces you to a song that you fall in love with, you have been sleeeeeepying hard. So apologizes for being late on this one… but rather late than never. This is one … 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
This probably just made your day. The latest visual treat for Ciara latest single, she says “My body is your party” and we couldn’t agree more…… READ MORE
The build up hype for this video was mad real and it doesn’t disappoint. It’s on some trippy Die Antwoordesque aesthetic but its an intriguing direction for the Harlem rapper. This track is gonna drop on her new album, Broke … READ MORE
One of my favourite things to do on a Monday morning is sit down and find the songs that I’ll be bumping for the rest of the week. Sometimes, it’s a throwback, and sometimes, just sometimes, a gem like this … READ MORE
2013 XXL Freshmen, Action Bronson, jumps on the Statik Selektah beat for “Live From Kissena Blvd” record. This track is off Funkmaster Flex’s up coming mixtape Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself? First and foremost, the tracklist to this … 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
The world watches Jay Z and his Queen Bee like we’re in a bad episode of Hip Hop Big Brother. Listen and download Jay Z’s new track below, which he wrote after he was under scrutiny for visiting a communist … READ MORE
Happy Midweek! It’s all downhill from here. This Midweek Mixtape is brought to you by DJ Bibi, DANCE YA’LL!
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
IS IT MY BIRTHDAY? BECAUSE INDICUD HAS LEAKED.
Cudi’s mad chilled about it though:
Which makes no sense because I’m all like:
So, while I have a cold shower to calm down, listen/download this track below:
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
What a pairing of artists, even if not for the first time. Check out the track below and don’t forget to download!
Last month we saw Drake drop this new track, we able to show you the freshly released visuals for the track.… 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
BMK favourite Bronson is back, and it’s been to long since we heard his signature elegant flow. Compliments 2 the Chef, features Lauriana Mae and is taken off Peter Rosenberg’s upcoming New York Renaissance mixtape dropping tomorrow. Enjoy!
Share your thoughts…..… READ MORE
Last month we saw the CTEMF grow to new heights of epicness… If you experience it, now you can get a glimpse into what you missed… Already getting excited for next year, and the many more years to come…… READ MORE
In a way, I feel a little bad for Baauer. I mean, the one day the dude is making trap music and living his life, and the next day millions of people around the world are getting stupid to a … READ MORE
If you know me or listened to BMK Radio then you know what a big Curren$y fan I am. In the “Fairytale” era of rap he is the one emcee that still keeps it 100. This beat is immaculate and … READ MORE
Featuring the Delfonics’ William Hart, Ghostface keeps his friends close, but enemies closer on the latest cut of his and Adrian Younge’s joint album, Twelve Reasons To Die on April 16.… READ MORE
DOPE!!!!… READ MORE
Well deserved!… READ MORE
I’ve been saying it for awhile 50cent is making a come back, and must have not convinced many with my arguments, but with his latest track dropping ft Kendrick Lamar and Kidd Kidd, I think we just might win some … READ MORE
Roosh Williams lets go of his latest track ‘Beautiful Thing’ featuring Action Bronson and produced by Trakksounds. The record is off his project “Deja Roo: Times Have Changed” dropping March 5th, and also features Scarface, Bubba Sparxxx, Tony Williams, Doughbeezy … READ MORE
How fresh is this shit…fuck a Pitbull and Flo Rida this how you blend EDM and rap. Too dope!… 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
Rihanna is mesmerizing with more than just her voice in her latest video for her latest single “Stay”. I think ever guy wishes shes could stay like this forever… A Great song and beautiful visual execution. … 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
Don’t really know what to say, I know this doesn’t make sense, but how can something be wrong if it sounds so good. The Skeetwood Mac Ep is dropping next week, the latest from the Melker Project.… READ MORE
This is a fucking BANGER!!!!
Musical god Just Blaze teams up with Baauer and drops trap joint. Its the type of shit white girls take tits out to. Had this repeat for the last hour. They even say “Bitches” in … READ MORE
Shout out to our Lonely Island fam. Yes we know them personally. Kendrick killed it!… READ MORE
Moog, the company that innovated the analog synthesizer, have recently unveiled a new synthesizer called the “Sub Phatty.” The equipment is not the usual synthesizer you’ll dabble in, but emits “grinds and screams with a uniquely aggressive voice.” Flying Lotus … 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
GQ’s sexiest woman of the 21st Century give us a glimpse into her life behind all the fame and fortune. The film airs on HBO on the 16th of February, so expected the rips to be on the internet very … READ MORE
DDDDDDDDAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!… READ MORE
Smoke music… READ MORE
So with the news of the the 3some joining forces once again, we now able to show you their first new single “NUCLEAR”, not sure how long this link will be online for but MASHABLE got you the official link… READ MORE
For many years there have been rumours that Justin will never go back to music, that he is purely an actor now, much to his fans dismay. We’ll last night the internet freaked out with the rumour of his new … READ MORE
This Throwback Thursday goes out to these girls, princesses of the 90s!
Hayden has often referred to me as the female RiFF RAFF, something which deeply offends me seeing as he is a redneck hillbilly, but this video makes me feel a little better about it. (Still gonna get Hayden though.)
If you’re going out in Cape Town tonight, The Assembly is where you need to be (unless you are keen for a bad case of FOMO).
Sellah are a group from Brooklyn who have taken temporary residence in our fine … READ MORE
Theses mal naaiers did a song together!!!… READ MORE
The rebels of the american Hip-Hop scene do it again, with the I dont give a fuck mentality, they have a produce a 12-minute clip that you probably wont understand but will still enjoy. I’m not sure if you can … READ MORE
The way he cusses that little kid out…classic!!!… READ MORE
Shout Out to our special guest on tomorrow’s show!!!… READ MORE
Here at BMK we support independent rap especially if its an low key advert for various streetwear lablels… READ MORE
So Steve Aoki is finally in town… TONIGHT it goes down. He’s playing in Drubs and Cape Town in one night. It makes no sense but it’s the truth, he is goooood like that. The local support line-up is ridiculous. … READ MORE
If you tuned into our show on Friday then you heard us tell you about the Mainstay Synergy Live ticket give away!
Yes, we are teaming up with the good folks over at Mainstay to give away 2 … READ MORE
What a video, what a track! This Throwback Thursday goes out to TLC, 3 girls who didn’t give a f***, and who showed us that just doing you is the sexiest thing you can do.
SWAG SWAG SWAG SWAG SWAG SWAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dope fucking mix from our boi Einstein Adonis…we suggest bumping this OD loud… READ MORE
You can’t stop Chippy Nonstop!
This track is catchy in the best way. Check the vid above!
New shit from the MMG artist. This beat goes hard!… READ MORE
NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW MIXTAPE MOTHER FUCKERS! CATCH THIS EXCLUSIVE PREMIER OF CHOCLATE SERUNO’S TRACK ‘OLD SKOOL STILO’! … READ MORE
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Makes sense… READ MORE
Action Bronson & Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers
B.o.B. – Fuck Em We Ball
Vinny Cha$e – The Golden Army
Square Off – The Preface
Fashawn – … 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
20 years ago, UGK (Bun B & Pimp C) released their first full-length album, Too Hard To Swallow. Since the release of their debut, UGK has gone on to influence two generations of MCs; this mini-documentary explores the influence of … READ MORE
NEW MUSIC MONDAY: Lana Del Rey & Kanye West – Can’t Tell Me Nothing (Money Is The Anthem) [Urban Noize Remix]
Today’s New Music Monday features two of my favourite artists, amazingly mashed up into a perfect track, available for listening/download below. Enjoy!… READ MORE
Following on from the low-fi aesthetic which we showed you last week in Spoek Mathambo’s new video, we present to you the latest from Azaelia Banks, ATLANTIS. … READ MORE
Earlier today The Weeknd released the official music video for their collaboration with Drake, entitled ‘The Zone’. Released last year August on the album ‘Thursday’, the track was well-received and hopefully the video will experience the same approval. The video … READ MORE
Cudi wants you to watch his directorial debut. So watch it!
G.O.O.D. Music emcee Kid Cudi teamed up with King Chip to drop the first single off of his highly anticipated ‘Indicud’ album dubbed ‘Just What I Am.’
The song … READ MORE
WHAT SPOEK SAYS :
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
In celebration of Synergy’s announcement that Prodigy will be headlining this year’s festival, here is a fresh remix by Noisia of Prodigy’s ‘Smack My Bitch Up’. Only Noisia could do this song justice, going big on highlighting all the bests … READ MORE
Earlier Bruce brought us some Throwback Thursday tunes but I thought Id add to the mix too. I mean it is only appropriate to bump this shit today.… READ MORE
This week’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to Destiny’s Child’s ‘Say My Name’. This is one of the first albums I ever bought with my pocket money. I was 9, and ‘The Writing’s On The Wall’ still kills. Have a listen … READ MORE
Spitta Andretti is back with another “race cars and weed jars” type of banger. BMK approves.
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
You don’t get a more quotable artist than Kanye West. The man is awesomely arrogant, and isn’t one to think before he speaks. Or tweets, for that matter.
Here are my top 20 Kanye quotes, be they lyrics from one … READ MORE
Obviously only Diplo could put out a mix with this name and get away with it on a Sunday night.
Download below, or just listen and chill out to some of the old beats that we know and (mostly) love.… READ MORE
Can you match the musician to their school picture?
We introduced their latest music video to you last week, SAME LOVE which comes off their successful album The Heist, which debuted at number two atop Billboard, Jabari Johnson captured an insider’s look at the rapper/producer duo of … READ MORE
MEEK MILL is due to drop his debut album Dreams & Nightmares soon!, and if this is song anything to go by then your ipod about to make a new friend.… READ MORE
“If at first you don’t succeed
Dust yourself off and try again
You can dust it off and try again”
Impossible to forget her, today’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to the beautiful Aaliyah. She’s been gone for just over 11 … READ MORE
After their latest video fans and haters a like had a lot to say to DIE ANTWOORD, so they responded!… READ MORE
Check out the new video from Danny Brown, ‘Wit It’. The man debuts this video filled with plenty of energy, women and drawing inspiration from .GIFs and No Limit.… 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
“The Symbol” is the first single from Action Bronson’s forthcoming Mixtape ‘Rare Chandeliers’… 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
It finally dropped. T.I’s latest video ft. Lil Wayne is due to be out on December 18, as a feature on Tip’s upcoming album Troubleman.… READ MORE
Check out the new video from Riff Raff and collaborators. Never a predictable artist, Riff Raff forgoes rapping with this track and instead lays down the vocals for the smooth chorus, leaving the verses to Mike Stud, Mod Sun and … READ MORE
Our boy Khuli Chana is back with another banger for the summertime. Enjoy.… READ MORE
This is Death Grips lastest film collaboration, it’s more than a music video that’s for dam sure. The project was a collaboration with director and animator Galen Pehrson for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and if you love … READ MORE
Is it just me or is Mac Miller getting a little podgy?
Anyways here is his new joint
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
The latest from one of Hip-hop’s strangest and most talent kats. Mykki Bianco the cross dressing rap “sensation” goes hard in his/her latest video, cape town even gets a shout out, so maybe we’ll see him on our shores soon???… 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.
I’m not sure if this is a Epic music video or a short film? but it’s beautifully done and puts Del Rey on another level, props to all involved. Credit where credit is due.… READ MORE
FRE$H MUSIC FROM THE UNTOUCHABLE MAYBACH EMPIRE… READ MORE
The latest from NY rapper Angel Haze, she been making some noise in the industry, time to see if her video is as well accepted. But the girl has skill, no doubt.… READ MORE
Peaches has just released her new video for ‘Burst’,directed by Vice Cooler, and it is testament to how far she has come since she sang about sucking on her titties. GO PEACHES. The song is produced by Boys Noize and … READ MORE
BMK type of rap.
Digging this fresh style.
BMK type of rap.
Digging this fresh style.… READ MORE
THIS JUST DROPPED! Available on iTunes now! http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/burn-feat.-big-sean-single/id557092058… 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
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
Music video by Juicy J featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz performing Bandz A Make Her Dance. … READ MORE
S/O to the homies from the Seruno Gang.… READ MORE
Fucking nice. Lit dropped a few minutes ago… READ MORE
Awhile ago die Antwoord sent out an open request for djs/producers/people who think they are dj’s to rework there latest tune, meanwhile Ill.Gates already reworked this 9 months ago., he even remade the video. It just so happens he’ll be … 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
We warned you it was coming. The A$AP ROCKY doccy just went live.A really interesting story, as you gain insight in to the rapid rise of the pretty boy$ career.… READ MORE
Cape Town city bowl skhotane DJ Big Space drops a slick mixtape for STR.CRD 12,… READ MORE
BMK Jakobsnake is one of Cape Town/South Africa/World’s finest. If you read up about him on the internet you’ll find he has been into music since he was a lighty, his pop’s had a lekker vinyl collection, for his Bar … READ MORE
Follow Ray-Ban through the eyes of Jeremy Loops at Oppi-Koppi 2012.… READ MORE
BMK we had a party last Friday at The Assembly, Cape Town Premium live music venue. While Ready D & Youngsta dominated the main stage, Youngsta whipped this BMK Freestyle up from nowhere. We all know he has talent, but … READ MORE
It’s officially been a year since Big Sean became “Finally Famous”, and what a year it has been. If you didn’t know this dude 365 ago, chances are you’ve now dropped it low to ‘Dance (A$$)’ and have acknowledged his … READ MORE
1. SPAZA$HOP consists of Jonny Joburg and Sir Charlie Macc. 1 half burbs and 1 half Kasi from Johannesburg.
2. We met up in 2007 and started pursuing music in 2009.
3. We have our … READ MORE
This is that BMK type of rap shit. Luxury raps. Fucks with it.… READ MORE
Dr Dre owns the game with more than double $$$ on his closest rival Diddy, Jay-Z and Kanye follow neck on neck, will Lil Wayne rounding your top 5, with Nicki Mianji the only female in list at no. 7… … 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
Pretty fucking dope song. But then again any song that starts out with “Lemme see your titties…” is gona be a hit in our book #BMK… READ MORE
Kenyan born Stella Mwangi is the feature for our first Fre$h Music Friday…
Stella’s break onto the African hip-hop scene came with her guest appearances on the Senegalese rap duo Wageble’s debut album “Senegal”, which was produced by Big City … READ MORE
Assembly is South Africa’s premium live music venue, it’s fact. Whenever you wanna hear good quality live music you head over to Assembly and you know you gonna wake up with a headache and a smile. But now they have … READ MORE
Edited by : Spoek Mathambo
A video tribute to the blame game, protest sangomas, opportunist politicians, 10ft pangas, police shotguns, greasey mine bosses, dubious unions and falling share prices.The song is Grave Intro/Pt1 from my sophomore album, Father Creeper out
It’s finally here, the much hyped up A$AP MOB release, “Lords Never Worry”. It’s got some fancy .gif artwork to go with it by by SHOWstudio’s Matthew Williams and Supreme’s Ricky Saiz. The album is downloadable for FREE!!! and includes … READ MORE
SCRAMBLES4MONEY South Africa’s Premium Hip-Hop Battle circuit has just released the video of their first battle, which took place on the 18th August 2012. S4M hosts bi-monthly battles held at Grayscale Gallery, and if this first battle is anything to … READ MORE
Searching for Sugarman looks like it could be one of the best documentary’s every to leave the shores of South Africa. The documentary uncovers the mystery behind the musician Jesus “Sugarman: Rodriguez as two South Africans set out to discover … READ MORE
Get on this download by the Exorsistahs! Our girl crush has been reborn.
My brother from another mother doing it big. Proud.
The title says it all. Rakim: The Definition of a Classic, takes a brief look back at the career of one of the best MC’s ever to walk the earth. With Mtv ranking his colab album with Eric B, … READ MORE
The experimental psychedelic band Animal Collective is set to release there 9th studio album, Centipede Hz, on September 4th. They tantalize your ear buds, or just freak you out abit with the release of the first music video off … READ MORE
Dancers of Kanye West in flight during Australian Tour 2012.… 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
Fresh new shit straight outta Cape Town
The #freepussyriot movement has blown up over the past few weeks, with the protests spreading around the world, and activist be making more and more noise. This latest video comes from Berlin were about 400 people joined Peaches on the … 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
Fresh off his tour to South Africa, Diplo comes at you hard with his collaboration with Three Loco. This shit is next level, Diplo even raps, Farmer SWAG.
Three Loco strikes again with “We Are Farmers,” another single from their … 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