2 minutes read July 8, 2014 Pretoria’s Forgotten Hip-Hop Scene In 2010, documentary filmmaker Sara Chitambo packed up five years’ worth of life in Cape Town and relocated to the eGoli, ePitori to be precise. Among her long list of….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 16, 2011 Music Break. Rattex Long after midnight, once the tourists and the party-goers have left Cape Town’s Long Street, the city’s darling hub looks pretty vacant, apart from the accidental taxi-driver — it forms….. Read More 8 minutes read July 25, 2011 Planet of Hip Hop Cape Town-based Driemanskap’s ‘I will make it’ is not new, but the video for the track is. We threw 5 questions to Damian Stephens, founding partner of Pioneer Unit Records,….. Read More 1 minute read March 15, 2011 Hip-hop's Language Problem Rob Boffard writing in The Guardian: Hip-hop in South Africa faces the same problems all music faces – how do you reach as wide an audience as possible? But it….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read March 5, 2011 Konfab's Lost Tapes Pioneer Unit’s on fire. Yet another release by the Cape Town label, this time a collection of ‘lost tapes’ by Lesotho-born musician Konfab, who describes himself as a “presently disadvantaged,….. Read More 1 minute read December 17, 2010 Music Break Ever since they started putting out records in 2007, Cape Town based label Pioneer Unit has been catching the local music scene off guard. (Remember them introducing Rattex, KONFAB, Ben….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.