Ma-E Says Hip Hop Dj’s Aren’t Playing Local Hip Hop! The rapper was on Metro FM’s Absolute Hip Hop were he put local Hip Hop Dj’s on blast for not playing local content. He said that if the music is original people would play local content more.
Ma-E went on to say that Africans artists need to make their our own sound referencing to Skhanda comparing it to Trap music from America.
Ma-E alleges that record labels pay for airplay and for their artists to go on the number one spot. He went on to talk about how independent artists cannot get airplay or top the South African charts because you need a label to pave the way for you.
According to Ma-E local Hip Hop Dj’s would rather play an international hit song than to play a local song. Ma-E also said that there is a slump in Hip Hop in terms of the number of songs receiving airplay.