PREMIERE: DJ Twitty ft Mampintsha, Bhar & Sir Bubzin – “Zulu Moto” | Video

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How far will you go for love?

For three young music makers, it seems as though the limits are non-existent.

DJ Twitty has just dropped the video to his latest single “Zulu Moto”. In it, his musical contributors, Mampintsha, Bhar and Sir Bubzin, battle it out for a shot at love with the girl of their dreams. Come secluded homes, rural distance or technology barriers, these guys stop at nothing to save their damsel in distress.

It’s a made-for-summer house tune that’s sure to get you dancing whether you’re aware of what a ‘Zulu Moto’ is exactly or not.

PREMIERE: Reason ft. Tumi, Ginger Breadman & Tall A$$ Mo – “Bump the Cheese Up” | Video

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You pay peanuts, you get monkeys!

Many a new artist (if not all) know the story all too well: you get to a gig, perform your heart out and you get shortchanged, and that’s if you’re lucky, because it’s likely you won’t even get paid.

But if you’re Reason, you’ve got a standard response: “Bump the Cheese Up”. Hanging out with rappers Tumi, Ginger Breadman and, everyone’s favourite funnyman, Tall A$$ Mo, Reason drops the video to his new you-are-not-getting-away-with-cheating-me-out-***** anthem! Mo provides the comic relief by playing the naïve, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed new artist who gets cheated out of his performance. Meanwhile, Reason, Tumi and Ginger Breadman hit the mic with some of the best bars we’ve heard this year.

Pump up the volume on this one and let your debtors know to bump the mother****** cheese up.

Watch: Trevor Rebello’s ‘Slow Horses: The Shortfilm’ Part II

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Are you in the business of selling your love?

The second and penultimate installment of the shortfilm Slow Horses sees our tragic hero lead begin his out-of-control spiral to peril.

Kudos to you Mr Rebello – we couldn’t think of a better song to go with the midway chapter than “The Love You Sell”. It is precisely this song that magnifies the violence that is Part II’s climatic end. Make no mistake: violence is inexcusable. But as it goes with the Othellos and Oedipuses of the world, there’s a part in all of us that tends to sympathise with particular offenders in particular circumstances. So perhaps one could understand – however not condone – the actions of one who defends the love he fell victim to purchasing.

Or maybe life just sucks and no matter how nicely you clean up for your girl’s house party, a leopard never changed its spots. Whatever it is, it’s a great motion picture underscored by great music.

FDBQ Exclusive Premiere: Moz Kidd – “U Know” | Audio

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Moz Kidd means business. If you didn’t know, now you know!

We first discovered the young rapper when he released the Blaze-assisted single, “Playing Games (Ladies.Is.Pimps.Too)”, early last month. From the looks of it, there are no games to be played here though – this young guy means business.

Moz Kidd debuts his next single, “U Know” today as a response to the critics – negative, positive, or otherwise – letting them know that age is but a number. At 16 years old, the flow you appreciated on his last single is taken the next level on this new cut. And how many artists can claim a quality music video that made its way onto to national television at his age?

It seems there’s no stopping this young guy and in case you weren’t so sure about that sentiment he makes sure you know on his new single.

Feedback Musiq got a first listen to the new Elvis Flybeatz-produced single, “U Know”, which is available for exclusive download here.

Stay with Feedbaq for all the latest on Moz Kidd.

PREMIERE: Michael Lowman – “Girl Saves Boy” | Video

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Michael Lowman captures summer in new video.

With summer finally here, Cape Town has got on its Sunday best. Michael Lowman was sure to take advantage of this for his latest visual offering.

Keeping in sync with the feel good groove of his hit song, “Girl Saves Boy”, Lowman captures an easy like Sunday morning love story in some of Cape Town’s most beautiful locations. In more obivous terms, it’s the feeling of your dream girl saving your heart. The warm, intimate feel of the video is the consequence of a Super 8-esque contrast inviting you to experience what true love feels like.

If you haven’t already, it’s time you slotted this tune onto your summer playlist. It’s what summer sounds like. It’s what summer feels like. And thanks to the new video, it’s what summer looks like too.

PREMIERE: Die Heuwels Fantasties – “Hou Aan” | Video

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Die Heuwels Fantasties inspire hope with a call to hold on.

A world class visual by a world class act – that’s what debuted online today.

Die Heuwels Fantasties have released their psychedelic visual interpretation of their new single, “Hou Aan”. Stunning cinematic visuals of a wanderer in a desert, a wander on an old farm road and a wanderer in a lonely town are artistically strung together to form a non-specific narrative. It is perhaps one of the best music videos to have come out of the country this year and well deserved for a song as epic as “Hou Aan”.

Of course the story ends not with the aimless wandering of the video’s concealed characters. As the inspirational song and its video illustrate, the sun always rises on over any dark situation so hold on to your seats and enjoy the shortfilm (because that’s actually what this music video is).

Pre-order the Wens Jy Was Hier EP on iTunes today and get the new single, “Hou Aan”, instantly. Support our world-class local music.

PREMIERE: Shaun Jacobs – “End of the Road” | Video

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When it all falls down, he’ll be standing at the end of the road.

Shaun Jacobs ignites the nostalgia of a band’s humble garage rehearsal beginnings. Except this video isn’t really shot in a garage and Jacobs and his band are lightyears ahead of any garage band.

What is true of the new “End of the Road” video is that it proves that all you need to profess your undying love to your partner is a guitar, bass, drums and sticky notes. The new visual is intimate yet larger than life, home video-esque yet worthy of MTV exposure. And let’s not forget that the song this mini motion picture complements is one of the hottest radio singles of the moment.

We’ll call this the end of road for this post so that you can get on your way to the new clip.

Be sure to support good local music by purchasing Shaun Jacobs’ Love Can on iTunes.

PREMIERE: Matthew Mole – “Take Yours, I’ll Take Mine” | Video

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Matthew Mole here. Matthew Mole there. Matthew Mole everywhere.

It’s been a stellar breakout year for Matthew Mole and today it all culminates in an epic first video.

No matter how much teasing came from the Just Music stable about the “Take Yours, I’ll Take Mine” video, no one could have expected this. The quirky yet characteristically timid demeanour of Mole’s is almost reflected by his initially well placed video which later explodes into a carnival of colour. If you’ve ever seen the young talent live, you’ll know that his performances parallel the trajectory of this debut video effort.

Follow Mole into traffic, follow him to the gym. Catch him in the park or by the lavatory. But look out for him canvassed by the vibrant lilac Jacaranda trees especially. You might even spot yourself or your car in the clip too.

PREMIERE: Shugasmakx – “Wathinta Thina” | Video

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Shugasmakx looks back to the future!

If you know anything about this country, you probably guessed from the title that this next song samples the world famous soundtrack to the award-winning musical, Sarafina!.

But allow me to take you to the West for a moment – one of the places in which the musical has found critical acclaim and popularity. If Shugasmakx is to Jay-Z and what all of Skwatta Kamp and Buttabing Entertainment are to the Billionaire Boys Club, then his latest single, “Wathinta Thina” is “BBC”. The track lauds the successes of his crew and their achievements and, truth be told, after so many years they have more than enough to be proud of.

Mfundi Mvundla’s original “Wathinta Thina” serves as a metaphor to emphasise the unshakable nature of the clique – “we will not move” – and what more rigorous of a test is there than time, which they seem to still be passing.

The video echoes this grand feeling with shots up on high rise buildings above the Johannesburg skyline and it’s quite a scene to witness. You’ll also get to witness Shugasmakx’s choreographic debut.

PREMIERE: Jack Parow – “P.A.R.T.Y” | Video

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Get down and party with Jack Parow!

The summer time is the right time to party and no one knows this better than Jack Parow.

Today saw the debut of his latest video to the single, “P.A.R.T.Y”. The single comes off the EP Eksie Ou Special Edition. Watch Parow live his rockstar party lifestyle as he treks with his mates around the country. It’s about the good times: grabbing a cold one and throwing a chop on the braai. If you have no idea, check it out below.

Now that you’re ready to take on the summer, be sure to purchase the Eksie Ou Special Edition EP on iTunes.

The party doesn’t end there though. Jack Parow will be out in Stellenbosch and Kirstenbosch to get the partying started all over again. Make sure you join in on the fun by checking out dates and details below.

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Date: Wednesday, 20 November 2013
Line-up: Jack Parow and Loveglove Pyrotechnics, MFM DJ
Venue: Klein Libertas, Stellenbosch
Cover: R50 at the door
Time: Doors open at 19h00
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/192757230913618/

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Date: Sunday, 1st December
Appearances by: Francois Van Coke, David Kramer, Schalk Joubert & Le-Roi Nel
Tickets: http://bit.ly/18lBM4U

More shows are set on Parow’s party itinerary – details to follow soon:

29 November: Synergy Festival, Cape Town (http://www.synergylive.co.za/capetown/)

3 December: KZN Rage, Balito

5 December: Plett Rage, Plettenberg Bay

5 December: Jolly Dolphin, Jeffrey’s Bay

6 December: Firkin, Centurion

14 December: Die Son’s 10 Year Birthday Festival, Sarepta Sports Grounds, Kuilsrivier

15 December: Rocca Bar, Durban

16 December: @The Park Music Festival, Kempton Park

20 December: Flamingo’s Rock Festival, Langebaan (www.flamingoslangebaan.co.za )

26 December: Jolly Dolphin, Jeffrey’s Bay

28 December: Ox Braai, Bathurst

31 December: VIP, Plettenberg Bay