Remember the 90s and early 2000s? Remember Kwaito? Remember street bashes? Remember the VW Caravelle mini bus, popularly known as Caracara? Back then township lifestyle was so vibrant, so colorful, so irreverent and so edgy that it shifted the culture forward. It even birthed a whole radio station, YFM. Plainly, kasie was just cool.
With his second solo single Caracara the Teargas front man has created a song that captures the essence of the 90s Kasie cool, ironically not by revisiting the sounds of back then but rather by infusing the 90s swag and energy into a new age groovy Hip Hop sound that is sure to get massive radio spins, turn up any party and blast out of car sound systems across the country and beyond.
"A lot of us SA Hip Hop artists get so caught up in what goes on in other countries so much so that we end up showcasing foreign cultural trends in the music, more than our own. I believe this song will effectively restore our cultural self-pride, something that seems to have been continuously pushed further down our list of priorities for a while now" – K.O
Caracara premiered on radio stations across the country yesterday, the song can also be exclusively streamed via an online lifestyle website owned and run by Hip Hop artist and entrepreneur Slikour.