The Capital Rap Up is a raw and uncensored hip-hop show, spearheaded by the self-proclaimed "Most Epic Man in South Africa", DJ Capital. DJ Capital engages with the controversies and current affairs of the hip-hop fraternity, both locally and abroad. Guests will come in, leave their inhibitions at the door and express their frustrations and grievances with DJ Capital and the hip-hop world at large. DJ Capital is a club DJ & musician who has shared stages with some of the world’s greatest acts including the likes of Usher, DeadMau5, Wiz Khalifa, to name a few.
Capital Rap Up - DotCom
DJ Capital and friends sit down with singer/rapper DotCom to speak about his recent Love & Liquor mix tape.
24/08/2016 • 49 minutes 25 seconds
Capital Rap Up - PDotO
DJ Capital and friends do a quick hip-hop news catch up and play this week's exclusive. Then, in studio to talk about his latest work is PTA rapper PDotO.
17/08/2016 • 51 minutes 21 seconds
Capital Rap Up - NoMoozlie
What's the latest in the hip-hop world? The team fills you in. Then female rapper NoMoozlie is in the building, find out what she's been up to and hear her brand new single, 'Recipe'.
10/08/2016 • 43 minutes 38 seconds
Capital Rap Up - DJ Kaygo
The team hangs out with DJ Kaygo, he tells them why he felt he was ready to finally put out his debut single. They also premiere PDotO's never heard before single, 'This Can't Be Life'.
27/07/2016 • 45 minutes 24 seconds
Capital Rap Up - ChiChi returns
The First Lady of The Capital Rap Up, ChiChi, is visiting this week. The team extends the news segment and dissects everything that's currently happening in the hip hop world.
20/07/2016 • 48 minutes 5 seconds
Capital Rap Up - All About Bars!
DJ Capital and the team hang out and talk about all things hip-hop... from the AKA Sway interview, to Rich Homie Quan messing up Biggie Smalls's lyrics during his performance with Lil' Kim at Monday night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show. The team also drops the new DJ Switch 'Now or Never' remix and tell us who dropped the hottest bars!
13/07/2016 • 45 minutes 39 seconds
Capital Rap Up - Hip-Hop News & The Big Question
The team wraps up this week's local and international hip-hop news and introduce us to some exclusive new tracks. Find out which international hip-hop artist is coming to SA, and get answers to the big question - are rappers really living the life they portray?
06/07/2016 • 45 minutes 55 seconds
Capital Rap Up - ICU & Smashis
DJ Capital and friends hang with rap crew ICU and find out how their journey has been - from their major endorsements, to losing members, to solo careers and more. Then, Smashis talks about his new single 'Leave Me Alone' and his upcoming EP.
29/06/2016 • 44 minutes 42 seconds
Capital Rap Up — Laryngitis
DJ Capital and his crew hang with Laryngitis and his 'Life Of The Party' team as they chat about the state of SA hip-hop.
22/06/2016 • 46 minutes 20 seconds
Capital Rap Up — Ganja Beats & Patty Monroe
The crew hangs out with with award-winning producers Ganja Beats, as well as Cape Town-based rapper, Patty Monroe.
15/06/2016 • 32 minutes 59 seconds
Capital Rap Up — Riky Rick
The crew hangs out with Riky Rick. He tells them his journey of how he gave up music and how he got back into it. They also discuss his album, 'Family Values', which was recently certified platinum.
08/06/2016 • 53 minutes 36 seconds
Capital Rap Up — DJ Switch
The crew hangs out with DJ Switch. He takes them through the beginning of his relationship with hip-hop as a B-Boy, to how he transitioned into DJing... and breaks down his latest music video for 'Now Or Never'.
01/06/2016 • 52 minutes 52 seconds
Capital Rap Up - Maraza
The crew hang out with Maraza... one of the SA hip-hop industry's underdogs is back with a vengeance and a point to prove. He speaks to them about his latest EP and his single GWAN, which is causing havoc on the airwaves.
25/05/2016 • 46 minutes 3 seconds
Capital Rap Up — The Come Up Central
It's the Come Up Central as DJ Capital and the team hang out with up-and-coming artists Lil Red and Don Dada... and find out about their journey so far and what plans they have to further establish themselves in the hip-hop industry.
18/05/2016 • 50 minutes 33 seconds
Capital Rap Up - Chad Da Don
Join DJ Capital as he hangs out with Chad Da Don - they discuss his recently released The Book of Chad, his departure from Family Tree and his plans for 2016.
11/05/2016 • 45 minutes 8 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — Best Hip-Hop Albums of the Decade
The team dissects the critically acclaimed 'Views' by Drake. They also hang out with Caron Williams who talks about her new endeavour - 'The Plug', which is an online publication covering hip-hop culture and streetwear.
04/05/2016 • 50 minutes 16 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — The Come Up Central
DJ Capital launches ‘The Come Up Central on The Capital Rap Up’. He’s joined by a number of up-and-coming rappers to talk about their careers as well as the singles they are pushing. Then, in true DJ Capital fashion, they are asked to drop their hottest freestyles on the spot.
20/04/2016 • 50 minutes 50 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — 2Lee Stark
What does it take to get to the top in the SA hip-hop scene? DJ Capital hangs with up-and-coming rapper 2Lee Stark to talk about how he plans to infiltrate the mainstream. 2Lee Stark also talks about his upcoming mixtape.
13/04/2016 • 46 minutes 52 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - Blaklez
DJ Capital hangs out with rap artist Blaklez , they chat about his career and his new album 'A Broken Man's Dream'.
06/04/2016 • 49 minutes 20 seconds
Capital Rap Up - A Reece
DJ Capital serves you a dose of the latest hip-hop news. He's joined by The Worst Guys to speak about the state of hip-hop in South Africa. Later he hangs with Ambitious Entertainment's latest signing sensation - A Reece.
30/03/2016 • 38 minutes 20 seconds
Capital Rap Up — Nomuzi Mabena
Ex-Cashtime Life member Nomuzi Mabena talks about her recent departure from the stable, her future plans, as well as why she left MTV to join VUZU TV.
23/03/2016 • 49 minutes 18 seconds
Capital Rap Up — Priddy Ugly
Hip-Hop artist Priddy Ugly reveals the struggles of being and up-and-coming artist in the South African music scene. Find out what makes this musician tick!
16/03/2016 • 56 minutes 5 seconds
Capital Rap Up — Nadia Nakai
DJ Capital hangs with one of the leaders of the new generation of female rappers, Nadia Nakai. She talks about how she holds her own in a male dominated field as well as her recent move to 'Family Tree' owned by Cassper Nyovest.
09/03/2016 • 51 minutes 48 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - "Chief of Cool"
Artist manager, events promoter and the "Chief of cool", Tebello "Tibz" Motsoane, speaks about his role in the career of one of Africa's biggest hip-hop superstars, his involvement in 'The All Love Album', as well as his other ventures.
02/03/2016 • 44 minutes 20 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — Hip-Hop meets Phootball
DJ Capital is joined by The Phootball Show's Joao Matthews. They discuss Kanye West's madness and more, before moving onto a telephonic conversation with Gigi LaMayne, who recently released her 'Ground Zero' mixtape.
24/02/2016 • 44 minutes 42 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — Biggest Albums in Hip-Hop
DJ Capital and co-host Monti Monate discuss the biggest albums in hip-hop. These include Kendrick Lamar's Grammy Award winning 'To Pimp A Butterfly' and Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo'.
17/02/2016 • 37 minutes 41 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — Slikour
Hip-hop guru Slikour from legendary group Skwatta Kamp joins DJ Capital. As one of the pioneers of South African hip-hop, Slikour has loads of stories to tell! We also find out about his blog ‘SlikourOnLife’, which is currently the biggest portal for SA hip-hop.
10/02/2016 • 47 minutes 45 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - Truey Donatello
Rapper Truey Donatello talks about the difficulties of making it commercially, why he got into the rap game and where he plans to take his career going forward.
03/02/2016 • 48 minutes 54 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — 2Lee Stark
Co-host Monti Monate stands in for DJ Capital, he chats to up-and-coming rapper 2Lee Stark about his journey thus far as well as his mix tape which drops in February 2016.
27/01/2016 • 51 minutes 45 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — Da L.E.S.
DJ Capital looks at the critically acclaimed ‘North God’ album and the exclusive All White Party with rapper Da L.E.S.
20/01/2016 • 47 minutes 19 seconds
The Capital Rap Up — Shane Eagle
What’s it like to be a contestant on Vuzu TV’s ‘The Hustle’, and then being signed to JR’s imprint ‘Feel Good Music’? Find out as DJ Capital hangs with Shane Eagle.
13/01/2016 • 41 minutes 30 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - Bigstar Johnson
Gontse Mazwi stands in for Capital, she chats to Bigstar Johnson, the winner of Vuzu's 'The Hustle' about his life, before and after he became a "well-known rapper" and how it has changed his life and career. They also discuss his future endeavours and do a top 10 countdown of the best local and international hip-hop hits.
06/01/2016 • 25 minutes 45 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - SA Hip-Hop Awards
DJ Capital mixes things up and invites a host of up-and-coming artists to join him for a hip-hop love session, they indulge in cypher session too for your enjoyment. Then, with the SA Hip-Hop Awards taking place, DJ Capital and his guests give their predictions, discuss last year's winners and have a short interview with Durban based rapper and SA Hip-Hop Awards nominee, Aewon Wolf.
09/12/2015 • 48 minutes 51 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - Ms Cosmo
What is it like to be a female DJ in a male dominated industry? Ms Cosmo joins Capital Rap Up co-host Monti as he stands in for DJ Capital. Monti catches up with Ms Cosmo and finds out about her music releases and the infamous and controversial 2015 MTV Top Ten Hottest Emcee’s list that she was a judge for.
02/12/2015 • 42 minutes 7 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - New Albums & Hottest MC's List
With so many albums dropping around this time, DJ Capital and his crew of hip-hop enthusiasts give you the low-down on what to spend your money on. They also try predicts what this year's Hottest MC's list will look like.
25/11/2015 • 43 minutes 19 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - AB Crazy
DJ Capital engages with the controversies and current affairs of the Hip-Hop fraternity, both locally and abroad. His guest, AB Crazy comes in, leaves his inhibitions at the door and expresses his frustrations and grievances regarding the biz with DJ Capital and the Hip-Hop world at large.
18/11/2015 • 46 minutes 19 seconds
The Capital Rap Up - Solo & Buks
Solo and Buks join DJ Capital to talk about their recently formed collaboration ‘BETR Gang’ as well as their album which drops shortly.
11/11/2015 • 52 minutes 22 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 04.11.15
MaE from Cashtime Life joins DJ Capital. He talks about the journey of moving from being a group performer to becoming a solo artist, his upcoming album as well as his brand new summer smash ‘KeSummer’ which features his label-mate, Maggz and DJ Capital himself.
04/11/2015 • 46 minutes 30 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 28.10.15
From Ambitious Entertainment, an independent record label that has had a big year, DJ Capital hangs out with artists Emtee and Benchmarq.
28/10/2015 • 55 minutes 11 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 21.10.15
DJ Capital’s special in-studio guest is Reason. He breaks down the ever so controversial artwork depicting him as Jesus, holding two women on each arm. Reason also fills us in on his new music plans.
21/10/2015 • 47 minutes 48 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 14.10.15
A raw and uncensored hip-hop show, where DJ Capital engages with the controversies and current affairs of the hip-hop fraternity, both locally and abroad. Today's guest is award-winning video director turned musician, Yanga.
14/10/2015 • 40 minutes 27 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 07.10.15
Tweezy, the producer responsible for songs such as AKA's 'Sim Dope', 'Run Jozi' and 'All Eyes On Me' is in the house, he also collaborated with DJ Capital himself on 'What You Like' and produced L-Tido's 'Dlala Ka Yona' to name but a few.
07/10/2015 • 44 minutes 25 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 30.09.15
For the love of Hip-Hop and music, DJ Capital keeps you in the loop with the who's who of the South African music scene. Female rapper Fifi Cooper talks about her career and where it's headed, before Ginger Breadman shows of his most recent release - the 'Mo Better' mixtape.
30/09/2015 • 46 minutes 44 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 23.09.15
Rapper L-Tido joins DJ Capital, together they review the biggest and baddest songs in Hip-Hop for 2015.
23/09/2015 • 45 minutes 32 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 16.09.15
DJ Capital is joined by the winner of the Vuzu TV Hip-Hop show 'The Hustle'. Together they talk about how one claws their way to the top in the high pressure environment of a reality show.
16/09/2015 • 42 minutes 2 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 09.09.15
Award winning producer 37mph joins DJ Capital, he is currently involved in the latest season of Coke Studio. We also hear from Nasty C who originates from Durban, he has been making a lot of noise of late. Finally, DJ Capital premieres the brand new Major League single – 'Zulu Girls'.
09/09/2015 • 45 minutes 59 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 02.09.15
Kid X from Cashtime Life joins DJ Capital. We also hear from legendary rap group Mobb Deep who were in South Africa recently.
02/09/2015 • 42 minutes 49 seconds
The Capital Rap Up 28.08.15
DJ Capital is joined by rapper Kwesta. Together they cover some hip-hop news, but most of all they focus on what is most important – the music.
26/08/2015 • 46 minutes 1 second
The Capital Rap Up 19.08.15
Join DJ Capital for his first official episode of The Capital Rap Up, he is joined by Stilo Magolide from Boyzn Bucks. Together they cover some hip-hop news and get into the mind of Stilo Magolide.