Weekly Wrap Up

03 May 2024
Welcome to your weekly upload of the latest in local music and popular culture.
Weekly Wrap Up

The streets may be cold, but Channel O is hot with the latest in music and entertainment! Let’s dive straight into this week’s hottest and latest:

Songs of the week:

• Jayclux x Stand on Business

• Tems x Love Me Jeje

• Adekunle Gold x Rodo

• Yaba Buluku Boyz ft Iyanya x Mandlozi

• Ice Prince ft ODUMODUBLVCK and Psycho YP x Untitled

• Ezra Collective x Ajala


Redbull 64 bars returns with season 3

Season 3 returns with one of Cape Town's finest, Youngsta CPT and neighbourhood hero, K.Keed being announced as one of four artists to kick off the season. Mzansi’s coolest artists step up and speak their minds creatively. Who are you looking forward to seeing?


Maglera featured in ASAP Rocky Puma Campaign

This comes after the South African rapper has been working with the brand Puma with his stylist and appearing as a judge on last year's Sportscene Puma Put Me On Challenge. The rap star shared photos from the campaign, including a screenshot of Rocky in his dms asking him to be a part of the campaign.


Divine Wayne drops new single ‘Free Dem Boys’

Cape Town-based Hip-Hop artists, Divine Wayne and Kashcpt, have united to release a compelling new single called ‘Free Dem Boys’. The song acts as a call to action for justice and empowerment, addressing pressing social issues.

In ‘Free Dem Boys’, Divine Wayne and Kashcpt use their lyrical prowess to highlight the unjust imprisonment of individuals in marginalized communities. “This song is more than just music; it’s a movement,” says Divine Wayne.


Stogie T drops new single ‘Shallow’

‘Shallow’ serves as the title track and second lead single ahead of Stogie T’s upcoming EP which will be dropping on May 24th. 


Blxckie previews new music

Following the release his collaboration release A-Reece, Blxckie took to TikTok to preview his upcoming single. The rapper delves into matters of the heart with the new snippet which landed after the release of his acclaimed joint with A-Reece, ‘Baby Jackson’.


K.O teases new song with Maglera Doe Boy

South African rapper K.O has teased his forthcoming single 'Let Me Cook' featuring 018, rising star Maglera Doe Boy. The anticipated single is set to drop on the 10th of May 2024.


Gunna and Tyla make a special appearance at Konka

American rapper, Gunna joined Tyla in South Africa for the shoot of her song ‘Jump”. After filming in the streets of Johannesburg, the fun continued as they went to popular lifestyle venue, KONKA – where Gunna also surprised the club with a surprise performance of ‘Fukumean’.


Roii teases new music

Talented Hip-Hop artist, Roiii is gearing up to release his second single of the year titled ‘Hustlers Radio'. The rapper took to socials to share a snippet of the upcoming joint, flaunting his searing verse over a hard-hitting beat.


Stilo Magolide shares a new freestyle song titled 'Batman'

After the success of his crowd acclaimed track ‘Shein Cart’, Stilo Magolide solidifies his return to music with a snippet of his upcoming single 'Batman'.

With a haunting all black visual, audiences were excited to hear the preview of his base heavy new release.


Flvme wraps up upcoming album

Flvme has been in the studio carefully crafting his next album masterpiece, and this week he took to social media to signal the completion of his album. Satisfied with his work, Flvme has also announced, “After this album, I’m leaving for a while”.


DJ Clen celebrates 2 million streams

DJ Clen lives up to the title of his debut project, by going ‘Viral’ with 2 millon Spotify streams. Co-produced award-winning rapper A-Reece, the album is laced with songs – hit after hit.


This month promises to be a month of the best in music and entertainment, and Channel O promises to be your plug into the pulse of music culture.


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