The Gqom sound runs the gamut of township flavor until it teases Afro-house and eThekwini (Durban) groove without fully admitting to its Kwaito influence.
The writer and musician Sabelo Mkhabela picks a selection of some beat tapes in his possession and writes about them for us.
The producer and beatmaker, Tweezy, is behind many of 2014 and 2015's most successful South African hip hop somgs.
Sean Magner takes a peek into the world of production duo Christian Tiger School by way of
Ts'eliso Monaheng meets with Cape Town's beatmakers, including the celebrated jazz bassist, Shane Cooper, known as Card on Spokes.
This article is part of a series of articles on music producers throughout the African continent