Le’Afrinique Presents Ode To SA Hip Hop Visual Book For #50YearsOfHipHop

This book is a tribute to the remarkable journey of South African Hip Hop over the past four decades in parallel to the global celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary this year. From humble beginnings to international acclaim, South African Hip Hop has been a transformative force, uniting generations and empowering the marginalized.

Download the full visual book with over 60 key moments in this beautiful genre!

If there’s a moment you think we missed, hit us up on socials #OdeToSAHipHop and shout it out for inclusion!


    Quick one on the Ebook, why was Little Steven added to the book? I couldn’t connect him and his song to the SA hip hop lineage.

      Not a direct link to SA Hip Hop but that album had some influence to SA Hip Hop in fighting against apartheid which was what most crews pushed in that era as well. There’s more info on the album to see the hip hop artists involved here as well https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_City_(album)

    Senyaka’s song was titled “Fuquza” .
    If Emile YX had a magazine in 1993 “da juice how come you still say Hype Mag was 1st?
    Maybe I might be wrong but Baphixile introduced the masses to Motswako (I repeat it might be wrong).
    Ddnt Zwai (Tkzee) get 1st rap SAMA??
    Happy birthday to SA Hip Hop been a journey watching it grow

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