Nadia Nakai- “40 Bars”ft. Emtee, DJ Capital
Brains and Talent! Unlike Waka Flocka and a list of other artists who have been given an honorary doctorate degree in philanthropy and humanitarianism, this beauty attended Monash University, Johannesburg where she got her bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, and media studies. Yes, introducing to some and presenting to others South African-Zimbabwean rapper, songwriter, and
Brand New Day – Emtee
IG/Twitter: @emteerecords Emtee, a hip hop artist in South Africa, recently came out with a song titled “Brand New Day.” Ever since a very young age, he had a passion for music. He is best known for his single “Roll Up.” This past year, he created his record label by the name of Emtee Records.
Trap music was established in the early 2000s in Atlanta. The vision for trap music at the time was to be a platform for young people who were living in the city’s streets to express their struggles and come up. While simultaneously flexing about women, cars and jewelry. T.I. coined the term “trap music” when
Mixtape Assignment-South African Trap
South African Trap Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLY09Wu4yS3xvdwPfZFCabZEEh459ezMtQ Being born and raised in Compton, Ca, known for its high crime rates and violent reputation, I was naturally inclined to create a mixtape in the South African trap genre because it involves lyrics and stories that I can relate to firsthand. The theme of the songs I chose are
South Africa vs. the U.s.
For today’s post I analyzed “Roll Up” by Emtee and “Kid Cudi” by Blac Youngsta. Because South African hip hop is mainly focused on politics and activism, Emtee’s video was unexpected. He performed completely outside the norm. His video began with him smoking a blunt then arguing with what I am assuming is his girlfriend.
Suburbs vs Slums, Pop vs Hip Hop
The pop video I chose was called, “Jombo” by Kiss Daniel, and the hip-hop video I chose was called, “We Up” by Emtee. Emtee is an artist based in Mataiele, South Africa and Kiss Daniel is from Ogun State, Nigeria. The first distinct difference I noticed between the two videos was the mood. The mood
PSquare VS. Emtee
African hip-hop and African pop differ greatly in terms of style and lyricism. In comparing the video and song of PSquare and Emtee, the differences are exhibited without a doubt. PSquare uses traditional African beats to guide his lyrics, whereas Emtee pushes the agenda with a more rough, hip-hop vibe. The upbeat song “Bank Alert”
A Commercialized Sound
After listening to the song a couple times, African Hip Hop artist eMTee’s song “We Up” in my opinion was on the outskirts of the being a commercialized hip hop song. The artist rapped about his status, as he has come up in the world of hip hop. I feel as though this song would
Emtee & Mavins
The first African-hip Hop song that I every listened to on my own was by an South African Superstar called Emtee, the song was “We Up”. My first impession of this song was the liking of the similarities the song had to American Hip hop song , except for the parts where he speaks in
EmTee “Roll Up”
Born in Matatiele, Eastern Cape, South Africa, Mthembeni Ndevu, better known by his stage name EmTee has been in the South African scene for less than a year now. Roll Up was his debut single and won song of the year at the South African Hip Hop Awards in 2015. Many people did not foresee this