South Africa

South African Rapper Jub Jub Gets 20 Years in Drag-Race Deaths
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African judge has sentenced a hip-hop star and his co-accused to 20 years in prison for the killings of four schoolchildren in a drag-race crash.
The South African Press Association reported Wednesday that Magistrate Judge Brian Nemavhidi handed down the sentences to Molem…
Jay Electronica Teases ‘Act II’ Mixtape With Video
Though much was made about Jay Electronica's signing with Jay-Z's Roc Nation back in November, very little has been heard since from the enigmatic New Orleans MC. Just when it seemed like everyone had forgotten about the 'Exhibit C' rapper, Jay Elec returns with 'The Making of Act II,' a cryptic vid…
Emile Jansen Reaches South African Youth Through Hip-Hop
South African artist Emile Jansen is one of those rare, selfless characters that seems to honestly operate out of the goodness of his heart. He has been active in international hip-hop culture since the '80s and recently returned to the neighborhood where he grew up in Cape Town in order to hel…
Alicia Keys Has Her Unborn Child Blessed in South Africa
A 5-months pregnant Alicia Keys and expectant father Swizz Beatz recently traveled to South Africa, where the Grammy-winning singer headlined the World Cup opening concert in Soweto.
Following their kick-off performance, Keys and her producer fiance took a trip to the South African coastal city of Du…