Keep It Real Fridays

Keep It Real Fridays is a Capital26free Weekly Hip Hop podcast hosted by SELETINE (a social architect). Lots of interviews with game changers in Hip hop from all facets of the genre from MC's, Entertainers, Dancers, Promoters, social commentators etc and the list goes on. Expect to hear exclusive music drops, reviews, riveting opinions on trending news on the triumphs and malarkey in Zim Hip hop and a bit of the international headlines. Join us every Friday for an hourly dose of realness and modesty!"

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Putting in the work ft Dj Sabby

This week Seletine locks in with radio presenter, artist, and music executive Dj Sabby who is based in South Africa. We touch on how the @Flemoji x Bluprintstudio x Dj Sabby partnership developed; the Next up EP; Zim rappers making waves; why rappers are doing Amapiano; when industry relationships get jeopardised; issues with working with female rappers and soooo much more!

Megah Kidd - Paghetto

P.O.Y Ft Asaph - Follow

Vi The Law - Mzaya (Featuring Soko Matemai & Kxng Massey)

#ZimHipHop #Kirf #ZHH

Surviving the times VI (feat. SYNIK)

SELETINE and the multifaceted Hip Hop artiste SYNIK discuss how it all started; Creative process for Syn City album and 3D video; Working with Aurra, Fungai Nengare, Vusi Mkhaya on the new album; KYN vs MMT beef; Defending Dj Naida , Why there won't be a SYN City II 🥺; performing with Chiwoniso; Book Cafe; Thoughts on cancel culture and the Maskiri lyric
; Decision to make politically charged songs throughout his career & MORE!
This Week's Playlist;

Sleekstar - Fashan Poris

Nigel Ft. Cousin Jijiz - Heavy Heart

Synik Ft. Vusa Mkhaya - Rukuvhute
#ZimHipHop #Kirf #ZHH
#SynCity #SurvivingTimes
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Leader of the NEW NORTH (feat. Paintafresco)

Big Paint 🎨 aka Paintafresco, a talented hip hop artists sets his canvases aside to kick it with SELETINE for a bit.

They discuss how new artists are coming up in the pandemic; Big Paint recovering from COVID19; King98's trajectory as an upcoming artist 🤔; New North of Samora doing it differently; why Enzo Ishall should stay in his lane, Holy Ten diss tracks not standing out, TIK TOK success and soooo much more!
This Week's Playlist:
Brian Jeck - Vapfana veDrip

Shaku Chantè - I'm Gone

Paintafresco - what l have been feeling
#ZimHipHop #Kirf #ZHH
KIRF Everywhere Paintafresco [Instagram]

2-Puff Shakur P.S.A (feat Kuda K)

SELETINE and Mona K take a step further to sit down with UK based artist of whom is a rare breed; spirit animal being "Muyera Dragon" and professionally known as Kuda K.

In this episode we trace, how he started rapping, meeting Chief Chino, yearning to blow up in Zim, story behind the 'black suit' aesthetics, working with Portland, his relationship with Tehn Diamond , wanting the crown? and sooo much MORE!
This Weeks Playlist;

Voltz Jt - The Days

R.Peels - Nyambo

Kuda K - Black Suits
Zim Hip-Hop #ZimHipHop #Kirf #ZHH

Getting Mental (feat. Chief Chino)

SELETINE and Mona K are back again to talk to the enigmatic, innovative and one of the Zim Drill Orginators known as Chief Chino.

Chief Chino discusses working with producers Portland & Sonny Sway Swayyz; freestyling for Dj Fantan and being discouraged to do Zim Dancehall, his beef with Bryan Jeck, whether Hillary Makaya is special, iTunes & Grammy album prerequisites and soooo much MORE!

This Weeks Playlist:

Tashamiswa feat. Tulkmunny - Wraps

Crooger - Munhu Wemunhu

Chief Chino - Chino Ndiani

#ZimHipHop #Kirf

The Other Side [That Matters](feat. TRK)

TRK pops in to join SELETINE and MISS MONA to talk about several topics. They discuss TRK's early start in music; working with Dj Dimplez & Myk Pimp, Dating in the entertainment industry,  vernac raps vs English bars,  Simba Tagz being a worthy verzuz opponent? Why Holy Ten is popping , Best accent impersonations and so much more!

This week's playlist:

Luminous - Regular

Kae Chaps - Six Malabel

TRK - IWE Neni

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Celebrating the City of Kings & QUEENS (feat. Noluntu J)

This week on Keep it Real Fridays! In line with Celebrating Bulawayo day, it was only right to get some royalty from the city on the show! Afrofusion artiste Noluntu J.

They touch on her start on music; being mentored by Cal Vin (RIP); choosing to not be boxed in as a rapper; being compared to AWA; Boycotting Ingwebu, surprise collaboration; how she's dealt with burnouts and SO MUCH MORE!

Moto republik Ft Asaph , Blac Perl Eden Lang , Oxy , Kzee - Ukuphumelela Cypher

Noluntu J - Ndiyoyika

Noluntu J - Ndlunkulu
Noluntu J [Instagram] Noluntu J [Facebook] Noluntu J [YouTube] Nolunti J [Twitter]

And the winner is (feat. Nico C)

Nico C, Bata Mic rap battle winner :This week on Keep it Real Fridays, SELETINE rides solo and gets to have a one on one with Nico C, the baddest battle rapper and March 2021 winner of Bata Mic.

The pair discuss the battle rap scene in Zimbabwe; Nico C being influenced by Noble Stylz, Eminem, Maskiri, ExQ and more.

Nico C also details how he wants to do things differently from some of the Zim Hip Hop pioneers such as Metaphysics, Munetsi and take it to another level.
Kirf Twitter Kirf Facebook Kirf Instagram KIRF Everywhere

I’m In Your Top 5 (feat. Mile)

In this must hear episode, Mile joins Brian Willis and special guest host Onai from Nhai Onai & the other guys to chop it up with the all rounder. Mile clears the air about his label situation with Sony providing context to what its structure was and why he was not happy with how he was treated. They also go on to talk about the integrity of his art, what he has improved on and the end goal for him. Not to be missed were his strong words at Seletine co host of KIRF about the unfair criticism he recieved from the social architect. Is he your artistes favorite artiste? Find this out and more in the episode

This Weeks Playlist:

Lucretius - Apex

Duke Forbz - Empty Room

Mile - Out The Way
Kirf Twitter Kirf Facebook Kirf Instagram Mile [Instagram]

Greener Pastures (feat. Phreshy)

This week on Keep it Real Fridays! A Queen of Hip Hop, Phreshy calls in to chop it up with the gang and we also have a special co-host , Onai (NOOG podcast).
Phreshy reflects on her first KIRF experience, discusses her move to South Africa, Working with Afro, Vic Enlisted, Mclyne Beats, her creative process, collabs with other ZimFemcees and sooo much more!

Tracklist :
Dush - Beast Mode
Ay tee - Mugaradenga
Phreshy - S. O. T (feat. Phante)

#ZimHipHop #Kirf
KIRF Everywhere Phreshy [Instagram]

Painting perfect pictures with Hulio

The man with the Midas pencil ✏ game joins Keep it Real Fridays to chop it up with SELETINE and Brian Willis. They discuss linking up with Chris Brown, thriving in a competitive industry, going back to school, future plans and sooooo much more!


Suhn - Margielas
Trk - Hamundizive
Rage - Riddles

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