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Driemanskap and friends to feature at Youth Day Celebration in Gugs

Youth Day Celebrations

Come and celebrate Youth Day (Sunday 16th June) in Gugulethu with Driemanskap and many other of your favourite Cape Town artists including Kanyi, Ill Skillz, The Ruffest and Chronic Clan. There will also be a full DJ line-up, 5-a-side street soccer, basketball and a soup kitchen. It’s a full day of entertainment and it’s totally FREE.

The main aim of the event is to give back to those in need. Please bring any blankets, books, kids toys, clothes or food (preferably tinned or dry). It’s a free event so please give generously!

Time and Date:
Sunday June 16th, 2013.
11:00 – 18:00

Place:
Gugulethu Sports Complex
NY1, Gugulethu 7750.

View Gugulethu Sports Complex in a larger map

Price:
FREE

Live Performances by:
Driemanskap
Kanyi
Ill Skillz
Chronic Clan
The Ruffest
The4four
Four Seasons Marimba Band

On Decks:
DJ Zwai
DJ Milli Bala
DJ Digital
DJ Sticks
Kaunda Muzical

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Jaak featured on the BBC’s Africa Beats

Jaak on Africa Beat on the BBC

In September 2012 Jaak shot an episode of Africa Beats, a series of short films shot by the BBC that exposes up and coming talent from the African continent. The episode featuring Jaak recently aired on BBC World and is placed permanently on the BBC website.

In this episode, Jaak talks about reclaiming the Afrikaans language for black and brown people, so they can take pride in it, rather than being ashamed of its association with the former oppressors. He also performs an acoustic version of ’63,000′, a track from his forthcoming album, ‘Galant’, which vividly describes how his slave ancestors were brought to the Cape. Jaak is joined by Tebz (violin), Jonette (vocals) and Nossie (drums).

Jaak’s second album, ‘Galant’, will be out later this year. Stay tuned for more information.

As always, let us know what you think in the comments below…

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Driemanskap to perform at Castle Lite Extra Cold concert & street party

May 21, 2013 Live, News No Comments

Driemanskap Extra Cold Live Ad

Cape Town get ready for the Castle Lite Extra Cold Concert and street party this coming Saturday 25th May! Your boys Driemanskap will be bringing FIRE to this massive event in downtown Cape Town.

In a nationwide consumer participation campaign – a first for South Africa – the SAB beer brand mobilised its loyal followers in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban to create their own concert in their city. Beer drinkers were asked to pick their favourite acts from a list of 25 leading artists.

In Cape Town, some of the hottest names in the music industry, including F.eU (DJ Fresh and Euphonik), AKA, Professor, Teargas, DJ Ready D and Driemanskap, are on the bill. The multi-genre show is set to take over Buiten Street – a connecting road between Long and Loop streets – and surrounding businesses and restaurants.

Party-goers can create their own experience by chilling at various venues: VIPs get access to Fiction Bar and Lola’s Café, while media and representatives have access to Maremoto. Buiten Street serves as the all-round dance floor and party area, and Chez Ntemba club is also open to all.

This 8-hour street bash – it starts at 4pm – also features a range of activities and mini-events before the main attractions take to the stage, including market stalls, as well as break dancers, BMX bikers, MC battles, skaters, and graffiti artists.

Full line-up_
- DJ Ready D
- AKA
- DJ Wags
- Professor
- F.eU (DJ Fresh and Euphonik)
- Driemanskap
- Teargas
- Shugasmakx

Tickets for the 2013 Castle Lite Extra Cold Concert_
Tickets are available via Computicket.com and Computicket outlets and cost R324 p/p for VIP access and R165 p/p for general access. Please note that VIPs access the street party via Long Street, and general access ticket holders use the entrance is in Loop Street. VIP access includes entrance to Fiction and Lola’s VIP Area and four drink vouchers.

For more information check the Castle Lite website.

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Cream performs ‘Stamina’ live at park jam

January 15, 2013 Live, Video No Comments

Check out Afrikaans hip hop superstar-in-the-making, Cream, killing the crowd with a live version of ‘Stamina’ at a park jam in Paarl. It’s great to see a crowd rhyming along and showing love for real Cape Town hip hop!

‘Stamina’, which was produced by Pioneer Unit’s super producer Hipe, is the first single from Cream’s debut album, ‘Bruin Brood’, which was released in September 2012.

It’s never been easier to support good music!…

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Where to Buy CD
Ozmic’s Ritual Store, Nr. Carfax, Newtown, Johannesburg
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Driemanskap and friends live at Trinity (FREE event)

December 17, 2012 Live No Comments

DRIEMANSKAP REEBOK PARTY

Come party with us on Tuesday at Trinity – Mahala!

International sports apparel brand, Reebok, have chosen Driemanskap to feature in their forthcoming global TV campaign. As part of the campaign, our friends at Kool Out Entertainment are putting on a free show featuring Driemanskap plus a full line up of some of Cape Town’s illest hip hop talent. The show will be be filmed and selected highlights will appear in the commercial.

The event is completely free and a free bus service will be operating from a variety of locations in the hood (see below).

Tuesday 18th December.
Trinity (15 Bennett Street, off Prestwich Street, Greenpoint).
19:00 – 00:00
Entrance FREE.

Featuring LIVE:
DRIEMANSKAP
Rattex
Kanyi
Illverse
Raptile
Mic Substance

DJs:
EMI
I.D.
Raiko
Zuai

FREE transport to the venue, leaving from:
Gugulethu – Sports complex
Crossroads – Circle, corner of Stulo Street and Sonwabile Drive
Philippi – Library
Khayelitsha – Radio Zibonele, iLitha Park
Delft – Park, opposite SPAR
Mfuleni – Mfuleni Secondary School

Be there at 6pm.
first come, first served…

NO UNDER 18s

Check out the event of Facebook

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4th Density Light Show Live at Nouveau Casino in Paris | Video

June 15, 2012 Live, Tour News, Video No Comments

Check out this footage of Ben Sharpa and Pure Solid performing ‘Initiate Sequence’ from their recently released album, 4th Density Light Show (4DLS), live at Nouveau Casino in Paris, France. This video was shot towards the end of their recent European tour. It is the first video that shows off the full multimedia experience of 4DLS, with bespoke visuals by spo0ky and lighting by French light artist, Simon Delescluse. You can also see Ben Sharpa working the Kaoss Pad to loop his voice and create vocal effects. Check it out…

You can buy 4DLS as a digital download or in CD format from cd1d

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Ben Sharpa and Alex Live on RFI | Video

Ben Sharpa recorded this freestyle with Alex for Radio France International while on tour in Réunion Island for IOMMA festival. Alex is a rapper / singer from Réunion who fuses traditional Maloya music with hip hop. Maloya is one of the major music genres of Réunion, usually sung in Réunion Creole, traditionally with a purely percussion accompaniment. Check it out…

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Ben Sharpa performs ‘It’s On You’ live on RFI | Video

Ben Sharpa and Pure Solid recently launched ’4th Density Light Show’ (4DLS), a live audio visual show accompanied by an album that was recently released by Jarring Effects in France. As part of their 4DLS tour, Ben and Pure Solid performed at the IOMMA festival in Reunion Island. While on the island Ben did an interview on Radio France International where he dropped a live version of ‘It’s On You’. Check it out…

4DLS is available from cd1d – buy it now!

Limited 4DLS CDs are available in South Africa. Contact us to order a copy.

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Ben Sharpa and Pure Solid live in Paris | Video

May 23, 2012 Live, Tour News, Video No Comments

Ben Sharpa and Pure Solid have just got back to South Africa from the first leg of their ‘Fourth Density Light Show’ (4DLS) 2012 European tour. The tour took in 15 dates including Paris, where this video was shot by spo0ky from the stage of Nouveau Casino.

You can also check out a review of the 4DLS live show on Le Mauvais Coton. It’s in French but you can either use Google Translate which is embedded in Chrome or cut and paste.

Ben Sharpa will be heading back to Europe in September / October for the second leg of their European tour – keep it locked for dates.

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Joburg! Are you ready for Driemanskap?

April 13, 2012 Live, Tour News No Comments

Jukebox Sessions - Joburg Special

Driemanskap will be doing two special Joburg editions of their highly successful event, ‘The Jukebox Sessions’. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Cape Town’s spaza sensations in your hood.

The line-up also includes Kanyi (Ingoma), Sbo Da Poet (Zone 14), Siya Shezi, Kay E (Bona Re Etsang), iFani (Ewe), Kweriez, F-Ezzy, Chillimane, Ma-B (Don’t Doubt Me), Natural Style and many more.

There are two shows…

4th May
Chaf Pozi
Soweto
Damage: R40

5th May
Club Illusions
Vanderbijl Park
Damage: R40

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