Monday, June 1, 2020

SABC1 adds new South African hip hop docu-reality series, Blow Up Or Cave, narrated by Zubz.

by Thinus Ferreira

SABC1 is adding a new South African hip hop doc-reality series, Blow Up Or Cave, narrated the Zambian-born South African rapper Ndabaningi Mabuye, known as Zubz.

Blow Up Or Cave, making its debut on SABC1 on Monday 1 June at 21:00 will showcase some of the country's rapper and lyricists, taking viewers through the story of their lives as it introduces the so-called "new school in the hip hop fraternity" to show the craft of these music creators.

Zubz was previously the presenter of the docu-reality hip hop series Above Ground that was broadcast in 2015 on's eKasi+ channel on Openview.

Blow Up Or Cave on SABC1 will examine elements of hip hop music and culture and will serve as a preview into the new and upcoming generation of hip hop artists, producers and labels, taking viewers behind-the-scenes and into the lives of rappers who have made their mark already, as well as those on their way to the "big time".

Blow Up Or Cave will profile artists ranging from JOZI, Reason, Shugasmakx, Big Hash, Touchline, thisguthatguy, Indigo Stella and Champagne69 to Jimmy Wiz, Benny Chill, Danny Bazuka, Faith K, Dee Koala, Fonzo, Charlie Fam, SIMZ MRVL and more.