South African hip hop has slowly worked its way to being a genre of note in the South African music industry. The number of hip hop artists winning SAMAs and dominating radio playlists is the highest it has ever been. Recent chart-toppers such as K.O.’s “Caracara”, AKA’s “All Eyes On Me” and Cassper Nyovest’s “Doc Shebeleza” were all made by producers under the age of 25. Peep our list of five young producers that are behind your favourite hip hop tunes.
5 Bizz Boy
The man behind relaunching DA L.E.S’s career, Bizz Boy, supplied us with a proper street anthem, like “Heaven”, that made the rap game take note. He continued his winning streak with “Fire” by Da L.E.S which turned out to be another hit that would set the tone for the rapper’s Mandela Money album.