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John John Florence’s Girlfriend [Video]

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Ulengo Was Not Ready

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Thuggin The Daisies [Festival Review]

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Interview: Nelmontajh

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Interview: Headphase and Miki San [Video]

By Mayo / Beats Word on the Street / 30th May 2017

We recently had a chance to sit down with the dynamic duo of Headphase and Miki San Tzu.
The Hot-On-Top residents have taken the Joburg night-life by storm so what a time to sit down and share some knowledge over what …

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CounterPunch – Boxing Documentary

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 29th May 2017

NetFlix is at it again with another must see documentary.  This time they dig into the world of professional boxing. The movie combines the stories of three young boxers at different stages of their careers – all determined to make …

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The Defiant Ones

By Archie / Word on the Street / 24th May 2017

The Defiant Ones – a four-part documentary serious, premiering this July that’s going to blow your mind. This documentary show cases the lives and stories of Dr Dre and Apple Music Executive Jimmy Lovine.
“The Defiant Ones tells the stories of Jimmy Lovine and Dr. …

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T Pain & Lil Wayne Drop Collaborative

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 19th May 2017

One of the most anticipated collaborations has just dropped – T-Pain & Lil Wayne a 12 track master piece dubbed T – Wayne. Set to drop around 2009 this collaboration is something special, so much so that some have deemed it “the real …

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Travis Scott Gets Arrested for Turning His Concert into a Riot.

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 16th May 2017

Your boy Travis is well known for his wild stage presence, and just as much for getting the crowd to that level with him. Gig stunts include giving away his gold ring, and convincing a fan on a balcony to jump …

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WES-KAAP: Official Video Just Dropped

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 10th May 2017

Aunties and uncles this is the one we’ve been waiting for – YoungstaCPT dropped the much anticipated music video for his track WES KAAP X Ganja Beatz, and I tell you what it’s too sick. Keeping it so KAAP  as Youngsta does, he proceeds to …

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Tasty Tuesday: Bugus

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 9th May 2017

Who is Bugus?
So the other day one of the members was scanning through what iTunes had to offer and stumbled across this track called Free Bird by this gent named Bugus – We hit play and turned the volume up a couple …

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Making Monday Great Again

By Mayo / Word on the Street / 8th May 2017

The weekend has come and gone, you either indulged too much or too little in your relief of choice and now you are sitting in that desk wondering how you could’ve done two days better. Fear not as we have …

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Heineken Wins – Again

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 27th April 2017

It doesn’t get any crisper than a cold Heineken, that’s not even up for debate. The world leaders in beer have now also proved that they boast a marketing team to match their sweet, golden nectar.

This campaign has been framed …

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The Gorillaz are Setting Up to Win 2017

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 25th April 2017

The Gorillaz dropped ‘The Apprentice’ yesterday featuring; Rag‘n’Bone Man, Zebra Katz & RAY BLK, as they continue to roll out their carefully crafted plan of re-entering the game.

 
Along with the tracks they’ve already teased from the upcoming album: Humanz, they’ve also announced an App that …

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Migos, Pigeons, Mike Tyson

By Mayo / Word on the Street / 19th April 2017

The Atlanta trio of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff aka the Migos are at it again. It seems they decided that after their second album, Culture, went to no1 and then Bad and Boujee’ hit number 1 on the US Billboard …

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World Rugby Sheds A Tear

By Archie / Sports Word on the Street / 18th April 2017

The rugby world sheds a tear as we receive notice of the retirement of one of the greats. Drew Mitchell has announced his retirement from the world of competitive rugby at the end the season with his current club Toulon. He …

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The Future of Fear

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 11th April 2017

It was only a matter of time before tech infiltrated the industry where we pay to scare the shit out of ourselves. The first step has materialised as the Neurotransmitter 3000. (Of course that’s what it’s called)

Imagined not by a scientist, but rather …

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Ulengo Was Not Ready

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 3rd April 2017

Listen chaps it’s Monday morning. Quite frankly the lowest point of the week, but at at least you’re not Jamba Ulengo. What happened to old Jamba this past weekend was criminal. For those of you that missed it – the Chiefs tackled the Bulls on Saturday, …

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Kendrick Lamar – Humble

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 31st March 2017

Ooooh sh*t – Kendrick just cannot be stopped. Last week this champ made the world go crazy in anticipation for his new album when he dropped the track The Heart Part 4. To throw a little spice in the mix, fans believed …

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Mud, Milk & Gears: A Day in the Life of The Fastest Man Alive

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 29th March 2017

“Like it or not, we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also the most creative of any time in the history of mankind.”
When Robert F. Kennedy uttered these words back in …

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Kwesta reppin’ SA

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 27th March 2017

2016 proved to be one of the biggest years for our boy Kwesta, dropping his third studio album DaKAR II at the beginning of the year – an album that was pack full of flavour, featuring his smash hit Ngud. The good news is that …

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What Does Lil Dicky Have In Common With A Classic Poet

By Nikolaos Kirkinis / Word on the Street / 27th March 2017

 
To His Coy Dicky
In the 1640’s a man named Andrew Marvel wrote a poem named To His Coy Mistress. In 2015 a man called Little Dicky wrote a song called Lemme Freak – what do these two have in common?

The …

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Kendrick Lamar is Up To Something

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 23rd March 2017

Kendrick Lamar just deleted everything off his Instgram account and uploaded a single, cryptic photo:
Now this man is either starting a cult or he’s about to drop his 4th album. We’re obviously hoping that it’s the latter, but in the …

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Kwesta on Sway in The Morning

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 23rd March 2017

While you were sleeping, your boy Kwesta was out there doing big things for the country.
The interview on the iconic radio show happened in the US yesterday (yesterday evening SA time), as he joined Cassper and AKA as the 3rd …

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Upcomer Get your Vise On: Season 1

By Prince Myolisi Masuku / Word on the Street / 22nd March 2017

Season 1 Episode 1: Shine Bright Like A Diamond:

So you wanna be a star huh? Well guess what a star is an erupting ball of gas that exudes light that can be seen from millions of kilometres away, and …

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Everything You Didn’t Know About St Patrick’s Day

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 17th March 2017

Happy St Patricks Day!
Everybody text your friends, all wear green, go to a pub and get completely shit faced!
But wait. What are we actually celebrating? Who the fuck is St Patrick and why do I even care?
These are some …

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Why You Should Know – Ezzy

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 16th March 2017

Ezzy, a name that in our opinion needs to be receiving more attention. Why, you may ask – well simply put this kid is the sh*t. Now before we start preaching over how great he is and all the heat …

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The Most Assists – Gemini Major

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 16th March 2017

Gemini Major has been praised as the most in demand producer and collaborator right now, and who can argue it. Everything this champ touches turns to gold. Producing for the likes of Cassper (Skelm, Fever), Riky Rick (Sidlukotini) and Nasty C (Pressure), as well …

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Jet Life X Reebok Club C85

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 14th March 2017

Reebok has done another epic collaboration that you need to hear about! This time teaming up with New Orleans rapper Curren$y. This collaboration has delivered something truly special – influenced by the rapper lifestyle and love for the gangster way, the Jet Life x Reebok Club …

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Interview: Nelmontajh

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 14th March 2017

We sat down with the high energy artist out of Cape Town: Nelmontajh.
You may remember him from the feature we did earlier in 2016; strongly advising you to add him to your threat list. Now is your chance to get know …

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What 3 Words

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 13th March 2017

“Meet me at Tides.Spades.Bubble”
“Where are you?” “I’m at Udder.Leopard.Gazed”
“Delivery address: Potbelly.Telegraphy.Entangled”
“Drop me off at Primal.Alkaline.Rodeo”
“Go to entrance Limp.Meerkats.Conduct”

These instructions sound completely ridiculous, but they just may become part of our every day communication in the future.
Why?
Because of What3Words: the global …

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Update: Mabala Noise calls Riky Rick a Liar

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 13th March 2017

This morning Riky Rick announced his departure from Mabala Noise (here).
Mabala Noise spokesman Mhlo Gumede has since issued a statement that Riky Rick still has an active contract with Mabala and they have no idea what he’s talking about.
“I don’t …

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Riky Rick Leaves Mabala Noise

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 13th March 2017

After his speech at the Metro FM awards, the streets were speculating there would be a clap back. This morning on Twitter Riky Rick confirmed he is no longer part of Mabala Noise:
“I didn’t think about the consequences or who …

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Who Killed Christopher Wallace

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 9th March 2017

“Fuck these guys, Lets get out of here,” Christopher mumbled to Puff. He had cancelled a flight to Europe for this, in an attempt to make peace with the people of The West Coast; but when he got on stage at …

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OMB Peezy [Threat List]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 8th March 2017

Watch out world there’s a young-gun on the block that’s out to cause a scene. OMB Peezy remember the name – this lightie (20) coming to you outta Alabama is busting out the rhymes and bringing some serious heat with a couple of his …

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Grow Up. Get A Real Job. Drive.

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 7th March 2017

Brands worldwide just can’t get enough of A$AP Rocky right now, and Mercedes Benz is the latest one to jump into bed with your boy Pretty Flacko – for their latest campaign: Grow Up.
Seeing “Grow Up” as a campaign …

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Banksy’s Hotel Masterpiece

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 3rd March 2017

You arrive at “The Walled Off Hotel” in Bethlehem, Israel and you are greeted by a monkey in a suit, before entering a dystopian colonial scene. An automatic grand piano plays an eerie tune. In the fireplace, flames glow through …

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Breaking The Habit [Interview]

By Mayo / Word on the Street / 28th February 2017

The gents from Urban Cowboy Productions are set to release their powerful documentary on the life of professional BBoy Cheslyn Meyer this coming Sunday.
“Breaking The Habit” is set in Shauderville and follows Cheslyn ‘BBoy Rhythm’ Meyer through the everyday struggles …

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Remy Ma Went In On Nicki Minaj

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 27th February 2017

Diss tracks play a major part in the fiery side of hip-hop, and often give fans a glimpse into the relationships in the industry. Usually it’s relatively obvious who is getting rained on, but you need to listen carefully to lyrics …

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Biggest Oscars Mistake in History

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 27th February 2017

Just when we thought 2017 wasn’t going to be as outrageous as last year, this had to go and happen.
It all goes down at around 2:40 – this has to be seen to be believed.

Congratulations to the Moonlight team for …

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Flairing for a Good Cause

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 24th February 2017

A.Y.O.L.A.’S TUTUFEST CONCERT ANNOUNCED TO RAISE FUNDS FOR YOUNG ORPHANS
Shimmy Beach Club is proud to be hosting the inaugural ‘TUTUFEST’ concert on the 26 February 2017. Performances by South African musical legends Goodluck, The Kiffness, Brett Aitken, Alice Phoebe-Lou and …

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J. Cole World Tour [Bait]

By Archie / Word on the Street / 22nd February 2017

So stumbling out of bed this morning and opening the laptop to the headline – J. Cole Announces 57 City World Tour. Naturally this immediately filled us with excitement, and we eagerly opened the article to examine the finer details of …

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Sit Down With Fonzo [Interview]

By Archie / Word on the Street / 21st February 2017

Towards the end of last year the Crooks had the privilege of attending Mother City Live in Cape Town. The initiative behind this party is something that really appealed to us – developed in the hope of promoting the up …

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Top Dogs Leave Ambitiouz

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 18th February 2017

Three of Ambitious Entertainment’s biggest artists, namely Fifi Cooper, A Reece, and B3nchmarq have announced their departure from the record label.

We’re excited for all of them, with Chance The Rapper as living proof that you don’t need a label to …

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Black Coffee Makes a Steamy Announcement

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 15th February 2017

The master of  South African electronic music has just announced his first international residency in the party capital of the world – Ibiza.
This comes as no surprise as he recently won the Best Deep House DJ award at the 2016 International …

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Notorious B.I.G Documentary

By Archie / Word on the Street / 15th February 2017

It’s official people; there is a new Notorious B.I.G documentary in the pipeline. The documentary – Notorious B.I.G: One More Chance will be directed by Emmet and Brendan Malloy and will be validated through the inclusion of B.I.G’s mother, Violetta Wallace. 
Emmet Malloy:“The challenge of making a film about …

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The New Pirates of the Caribbean

By Bugsy / Word on the Street / 13th February 2017

Pirates of the Caribbean are back for a 5th time on the 27th of May.
As much as we all love the Pirates series, we’ve got to admit that the 4th movie really was a let down, but if the trailer …

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Frank Ocean & Co. Have a Go at the Grammys

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 12th February 2017

For some, the Grammys is the most anticipated music event of the year – yet four of the biggest names in the music industry have decided to give it a skip.

Even though he is nominated for four awards, Justin Bieber …

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Style Wars

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 8th February 2017

In light of our previous article on the Art of Graffiti and International Public Art Festival that’s coming up at the end of this week, we thought we should share this little slice of golden Hip Hop history with you.
New York …

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Tasty Tuesday: Mad Squablz

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 7th February 2017

Mad Squablz – firstly what an unbelievable name, like the guy straight up killed it with that one! So who is this chap and what’s his story? Well the Crooks were scanning through the music scene a while back when this young …

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The Art of Graffiti

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 7th February 2017

Is Grafitti, art?
I suppose it depends on who you are talking to.
To the average pension-pending male or female, graffiti would typically be a nuisance, an eyesore, straight up vandalism. To a policeman, it’s a crime for which the perp …

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Get To Know The Texas Soul

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 3rd February 2017

Khalid – An 18 year old gent from Texas who is sliding out some of the most soulful R&B at the moment. But everything is about to change for the youngster, as he is set to rock the world and cement his name in the industry …

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Tasty Tuesday: Sampa The Great

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 31st January 2017

Imagine if one could combine a smooth groove with the soulful rhythm of the African heart beat and produce a Hip-Hop tune that just resonates with you. Well we may have stumbled up a goddess, a woman who with out a …

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F*ck That’s Delicious is Back!

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 31st January 2017

Action Bronson and The Crook‘s favourite cooking show is back for another season. For any of you that think we’re clowning around when we say that – we’re not. The show cracks an 8,3 on IMDB, which is better than …

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Top Floor

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 30th January 2017

So your boys Shane Eagle and Big Star Johnson are back with the music video for their collaboration track – Top Floor. Now to be honest with you, in terms of quality – this is far from the music video we expected. It starts …

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The New Kahn Land Rover Defender Will Ruin Your Life

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 29th January 2017

If you own a car, and you like it, you should leave this page right now. What you’re about to see will change the way you look at any car, ever again.
You might need Jay and Future to get you through …

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Mzansi Creatives: Terence Neale

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 29th January 2017

By now, most of you would have seen the Adidas ORIGINAL is never finished campaign that went viral this month. It has been lauded for it’s cutting edge brilliance as well as the involvement of big names such as Snoop Dogg. 
You also …

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ORIGINAL is never finished [Video]

By Mayo / Word on the Street / 20th January 2017

Seeing as we are on the topic, the guys at adidas Originals are at it again but this time have presented to us a piece of cinematic brilliance to launch their new Original Is Never Finished campaign. Adidas have put mass …

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Ridiculous Beef

By Archie / Word on the Street / 18th January 2017

Okay chaps so we not sure if you’ve heard about it, but here’s a taste of some of the most ridiculous beef that’s going down between Chris Brown and Soulja Boy – apparently it all started (according to Soulja Boy) when he liked …

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Khalid – Saved

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 15th January 2017

So last week we let you in on a little secret of ours – Khalid. The young up and coming Texas grown rapper is straight up quality. Putting out the most soulful tracks with a whole lot of groove. He has just gifted …

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Africa Gets Physical!

By Mayo / BeatsWord on the Street / 13th January 2017

Members it is time to break the traditional voodoo of Friday the 13th as we have some news that is set to send a tingle down even the most stale of spines! Powerhouse German dance label, Get Physical, have just announced …

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DMX Is Back On The Beatz

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 12th January 2017

Ooooh sh*t! Hide your kids, hide your wife – DMX is back to give it to you again! The man that brought you “Party Up (Up In Here)” is back at it again, this time he’s teaming up with Swizz Beatz to bring to you their …

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5 Fingers

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 10th January 2017

So there has been a large amount of hype over AKA’s new track – 10 Fingers ft. Anatti. Well gents here it is and it’s very mediocre to say the least. They’ve gone for an electronic bouncy back beat that leaves you feeling a …

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Skulduggery and Dollars in “The Founder”

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 8th January 2017

Due to release on the 20th of January, The Founder tells the story of how one man turned a small family restaurant into a franchise that feeds 1% of the world’s population on a daily basis.
Starring Michael Keaton in the lead role and Nick …

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Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin’

By Big Red / Word on the Street / 6th January 2017

Kid Cudi is at it again with his latest release “Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin,” which dropped on 16 December 2016.

Kid’s latest release follows his recent announcement that he checked into rehab, citing overwhelming depression and anxiety (see post here). …

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Rollin’

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 5th January 2017

So the Crooks have been on the move this summer, and while on the road the members have noticed all the players out there rolling deep with the freshest wheels – love for all ya’ll for keeping it 100’s! Now …

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A$AP Rocky Lays it Out with Snoop Dogg

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 4th January 2017

We saw a teaser clip a couple weeks back but we’ve finally got the full interview. A$AP and Snoop dice it out on Snoop’s show the GGN (Double G News) Network. They get into A$AP’s new job as MTV creative …

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The Week Of Sin

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 24th December 2016

Ladies and Gents the time is almost upon us. The light at the end of the tunnel. The holiday that kept you going through all the hell 2016 put you through.
Boxing Day – AKA the beginning of the best week …

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Kirby Jenner is Our Favourtie Kardashian

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 23rd December 2016

Kirby Jenner is the best thing to come out of the 2kKardashian decade by a country mile.
We attempt to avoid everything relating to the family just for our own safety, because it’s pretty much public knowledge that they have cursed every …

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Christmas With Chance

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 23rd December 2016

Chance The Rapper never seems to disappoint! With a couple days still to go until Christmas, Chance has decided to gift all the members a little early this year – working together with Jeremih to launch a surprise Christmas mixtape called; Merry Christmas Lil’ …

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COLORS Studios

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 21st December 2016

COLORS Studios have been compiling some of the coolest videos we’ve seen on the internet in a while. The idea is simple – put soulful artists in a lit studio and record them dropping bars. The execution is perfect and …

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New Balance Re-launches the Ugliest Shoes in History

By Billy The Kid / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 20th December 2016

New Balance has really come a long way since being the notorious makers of “the dad shoe”. In the last couple years they’ve changed their style and put out some pretty gangster kicks.
But they’ve got us worried that it could …

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Greatness Only

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 14th December 2016

Skepta has been around for ages, but 2016 was a game changing year for the man. The 34-year-old artist released his fourth studio album Konnichiwa in May, earned the highly coveted Mercury Prize (awarded to the best album from the UK), and …

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Be Heard [Beats by Dre]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 11th December 2016

Beats by Dre have just dropped a fresh video to boost their new slogan- Be Heard! Sporting the likes of Serena Williams, LeBron James, Conor McGregor and Michael Phelps, this clip is a definite much watch!

Have a look at the online store for …

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Exclusive Interview: Awon and Phoniks

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 9th December 2016

We talk Panthers, Cape Town and Real Hip Hop with Awon and Phoniks.
So we’ve got quite a few friends, we’re sure you do too, that appreciate good music but struggle to get on board with this hip-hop kick. They end …

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Kinky Disco – Season X feat Matt Hardinge & Joey Payne

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 8th December 2016

Kinky Disco returns for the summer with their season opener – Season X.
The rumours were flying around the Mother City that they were bringing in some international big guns for this one, and the final announcement confirmed this. Matt Hardinge …

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Bad Hair Extension

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 8th December 2016

Yes members! So we have been frothing over our man Nasty C the whole year now, and listen the champ just seems to never disappoint. Dropping his album Bad Hair Extensions at the end of last week with the inclusion of four new …

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Sunday Night Dunks

By Bugsy / SportsWord on the Street / 4th December 2016

Theres one way to get rid of your demons on a Sunday, jump out of hot air ballon with no parachute. Thus ensuring those demons have no chance of keeping a grip on your back.

Regards
The Crooks

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False Prophets

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 3rd December 2016

J Cole’s new track – False Prophets, is starting to make some waves members. The song’s lyrics voice the mans view on the demise of Kanye West, and we’ll tell you one thing gents – the guy lays it down!

 
” He’s fallin’ apart, …

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Scooby D Presents: Reviews from a Halfbaked Crook

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 1st December 2016

We’ve all got that one mate. The one who spends far too much time in the clouds – to the point that they develop altitude sickness. If you’re mate is like Scooby D; the things that come out of their mouth …

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Album Of The Year

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 30th November 2016

The year is slowly drawing to a close and as a result we found ourselves in a bit of a conundrum – who does  everyone reckoned dropped the tastiest album of 2016?! Now there has been a couple of members …

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Welcome to the Future

By Pablo / Word on the Street / 29th November 2016

If you weren’t at Future Frequency Festival this Saturday, I’m sorry to say this, but you most definitely missed out. The boys at Vacation Club gave us a taster of what we could expect at the new avant-garde electronic musical …

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Tasty Tuesday [Young Sinatra]

By Billy The Kid / Beats Word on the Street / 29th November 2016

Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, or for all the fans out there – Logic. This man has had the attention of the Crooks for a while now, producing quality jamz throughout the course of his years infront of the …

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The Cape & Good Dope

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 28th November 2016

Yes members! It happened – we find ourselves listening to an epic collaboration between, Youngsta & Ganja Beatz. Two of the dopest artists bringing to us – The Cape & Good Dope! This mixtape brings all the feels cuz, sporting names such as; Stilo Magolide, Stogie …

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The Matrix

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 23rd November 2016

The world is currently losing it over Vasyl Lomachenko , and rightly so! The Ukrainian boxer, olympic gold medalist and current WBO Junior Lightweight champ has all the moves. His phenomenal hand speed combined with his ability to effortlessly move around any …

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Tasty Tuesday [Keystone State Of Mind]

By Archie / Beats Word on the Street / 22nd November 2016

A Keystone State Of Mind, a line that has stuck with the Crooks for a couple of years now. The first time that this line caught our interest was back in our youth, you know, care free cruising – when we found ourselves stumbling …

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Bad Hair Extensions

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 21st November 2016

Crooks, the time is upon us! Nasty C has just tuned the members that he’ll be dropping an extended version follow up to his chart topping new album – Bad Hair Extensions on the 2nd of December. Included in his line-up is …

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Drake Jamin’ Swift

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 21st November 2016

Members, this could quite possibly be one of the most classic things we’ve checked in a while now. Who would have ever figured that you’d see Drake and Taylor Swift working together, let alone reppin’ each others rhymes.

But Apple music …

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Grind The Hard Way

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 18th November 2016

Freddie Gibbs is back after spending some time in the box on account of assault chargers laid against him. He has since been exonerated and has returned to the US of Trump.
The new found freedom has got Gibbs back into …

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Change The Game

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 17th November 2016

Adidas has just dropped one of the sickest new clips featuring none other than their main man – James Harden. The clip is titled Basketball Needs Creators and Harden goes into exactly that; explaining how being ordinary and not thinking “out the box” …

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Got A Real Jam Going On!

By Archie / Word on the Street / 16th November 2016

Members today marks the 20th anniversary of Space Jam, which launched 15th November 1996 – and our sincerest apologies to all you lighties that weren’t around to appreciate it. Described as:
“the happy marriage of good ideas – three films for the price …

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Mother City Bringing The Heat

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 16th November 2016

Recently we’ve seen festivals celebrating not just music, but the culture around it popping up all the over the world. Events such as Complexcon in California have been incredibly well received and we would go as far as to say game …

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Release the Beast

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 15th November 2016

Voices From The Beast (Mixtape)
There’s a new crew on the block! Hitting you up straight out the East and keeping it 100% G, we give to you Blaqverse! Presenting a collection of young composers releasing their voices from the Beast! (Keeping …

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Blood, Sweat & Not A Single F*

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 14th November 2016

By now we sure that all ya’ll have heard that history has been made by none other than the Notorious MMA – Connor McGregor; when he laid into Eddie Alvarez in the early hours of Sunday morning (SA time) at Madison Square Gardens. …

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SA Hip Hop Awards

By Archie / Beats Word on the Street / 14th November 2016

So last week saw the release of the SA Hip Hip Awards 2016 Nominees and members, the competition is tight! Sporting all the tunes and artists you want to see getting recognition for the grind they’ve been putting in over …

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Monday Mishaps #10

By Gustavo / UncategorisedWord on the Street / 14th November 2016

So homies… Mr. Trump is the new ‘Merican president… To be honest, we have no idea who to turn to when it comes to answers.
But our home boy Trevor Noah has our back – providing us with reasons to laugh …

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Throwback Thursday: Barack Obama

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 10th November 2016

The world is still reeling from shock of yesterday’s events, but in the midst of it, we’ve all forgotten another tragic event. The end of Barack Obama‘s time at the helm.
Never has the free world been treated to a president …

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Tower Of Dreams

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 10th November 2016

Nike is doing it big!
Presenting to you their brand new 5-story, 55 000 square-foot space in the Soho neighborhood of New York. This shop is a sport lover’s dream, hooking you up with all the latest and greatest Nike merchandise.

First …

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Take Over The World

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 10th November 2016

Firstly a massive shout out to the biggest Crook around – Mr Donald Trump! Who has succesfully implemented the largest hustle in history and found himself as leader of the free world.
Secondly and more importantly; as a result of this shock …

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Tasty Tuesday [Banneton Bakery and Cafe’]

By Mayo / Word on the Street / 8th November 2016

The time is upon on us to put our past weekend’s highs and lows behind us and to accept the challenges of the new week. Luckily for you, we have lined up something extra Tasty for you on this Tuesday …

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ComplexCon

By Archie / Word on the Street / 6th November 2016

Members this is with out a doubt one of the coolest festival ideas we’ve seen in a long time! The guys at Complex decided to do something truly amazing – they brought their website and magazine to life through the development of …

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Sunday Night Dunks [ in memory of Anthony Foley of Munster]

By Bugsy / SportsWord on the Street / 6th November 2016

At last on this Sunday we have one thing to celebrate. New Zealand’s 18 match winning record has come to an end at the hands of the one team South Africans don’t hate – the Irish. In the space of …

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Lebron Loses High Stakes Bet with Dwayne Wade

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 5th November 2016

Last week the Chicago Cubs made a thrilling comeback to defeat to The Cleveland Indians in game 7 of the the World Series of Baseball finals, for their first win in 108 years. The similarities to the Cavaliers’ comeback earlier …

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Chasing The Weekend [Fully Loaded Box Meal]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 4th November 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have something special for you on this Friday!
Crooks firmly believe in the energy that good music brings to any situation and the affect that it can have on an individual – with this being said we …

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Woza Dezember [Local Heat]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 4th November 2016

Members treat yourself to the sounds of the summer with Ntombee (ft. NVM) – Woza Dezember! 
This newly released track is bringing you all the flavour and putting the bounce into your weekend! Watch the space gents cause this lady is top of …

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Smooth Groove

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 1st November 2016

Anderson Paak releases the video for one of his new jams – Come Down! This guy has brought some bounce back to the game with his new album Malibu, and gents the man is killing it.  This track is all about providing …

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Surfin’ with The Stars – Kid Cudi Style

By Mayo / BeatsWord on the Street / 31st October 2016

A little while back we brought you the first taster of Kid Cudi’s new album, Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin’.
As if we weren’t excited enough for this album to finally drop, Cudi has just launched the music video to accompany the track …

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Chasing Dreams

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 31st October 2016

Cassper Nyovest is at it again – actually the man just can’t be stop, he’s on FIRE!! This new jam – Abashwe, is so flavoursome and it brings all the feels. After making history for the second time this past Saturday, where …

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Monday Mishaps #8

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 31st October 2016

Yeah, we know you members are religious Tinder users, or at the very least you use it to bounce out of those love-life-slumps you regularly find yourselves in. But you know we ain’t judging you cuzzie – in fact we’re …

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Chillin’ Top Floor

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 28th October 2016

Check it: Shane Eagle just jamed out a new single – Top Floor, featuring none other than Bigstar Johnson!
Have listen and give us your thoughts.

Yours Sincerely
Halfway Crooks

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Shivers

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 28th October 2016

Members!
Listen up quick – so our boy Nasty C has been making waves again. Apparently the man is getting ready to drop a new single with American artist French Montana. People this is huge, we feel like kids on Christmas day with …

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2 Chainz – $350 000 Guns

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 26th October 2016

In this episode of “Most Expensivest Shit“, 2 Chainz takes a look at guns that cost more than your house.
The kind of person who would purchase this type of over-the-top weaponry, would most likely arrive in a blacked out SUV, …

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Trap Fusion

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 26th October 2016

Keeping one ear to the ground listening out for any sick new sound, we find ourselves stumbling upon these members – Trap Fusion.  As of now we don’t know much about these Crooks, but count on us to get you the …

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Under Armour vs Nike [Curry vs LeBron]

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 26th October 2016

Yes man! Members, the rivalry between LeBron and Curry for top position on the podium has now taken to their sponsors. With Under Armour releasing a commercial yesterday starring athlete Steph Curry sporting the new Curry 3 –  Nike have now responded with …

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Not Legit Enough

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 26th October 2016

We would just like to start out by making it clear that Cassper Nyovest is our man; we back the guy 100% and believe that he is at the top of his game at the moment, as he heads into …

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Pioneering the Harden

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 25th October 2016

So for all the members who didn’t know, Rockets point guard James Harden was snatched up from Nike in a flavoursome $200 million deal offered to him by Adidas at the end of last year. His decision to change up …

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Essential For The Air

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 25th October 2016

Chaps, our one promise to you as the members is keep hooking you up with the freshest gear and tunes, enabling you to keep looking & feeling Crooked as hell!
So on this fine-as Tuesday we got you a pair of kicks that …

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Tasty Tuesday [Hang Time]

By Archie / Beats Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 25th October 2016

Rise and shine members! Hope everyone’s Monday didn’t suck that much, but in case the demons were real – we got you a little treat of a throwback track thats been gifting the Crooks with all the good feels for …

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Runnin’ With This Groove

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 24th October 2016

Pharrell is back! With a jam that’s so flavorsome it’ll leave you begging for more.
The tune is so playful and full of soul that it’s guaranteed to smoothen out even the stiffest of Crooks. Grab your lady and shake a leg …

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MAMA’s 2016

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 23rd October 2016

In case you missed it, last night Johannesburg played host to the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards and what an awards it was! We thought we’d take you through the winners of various categories and give you at taste of what …

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Cometh the Titan

By Archie / Sports Word on the Street / 23rd October 2016

Here comes the boom!
We sure by now everyone has heard about the fight that we have all been waiting for – Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko. Its been too long since the world witnessed a clash of this magnitude, where we …

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Jus Bangz – Killer New Rap

By Gustavo / BeatsWord on the Street / 23rd October 2016

Damn Bangz, where have you been hiding these hits?
It ain’t easy making your way to the spotlight among the hip-hop powerhouses, but we’ve got a feeling Jus Bangz will be finding his way through to the center stage in …

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Durag vs Headband

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 22nd October 2016

Action Bronson, the guy is a classic. Sharing the video for the new song Durag vs Headband – watching this video and listening to the words makes you think WTF is actually going on. There’s a big-ass white horse sporting guest artist Big Body Bes just …

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Don’t Get Skunked

By Archie / Word on the Street / 22nd October 2016

This goes out as a warning for all dem Crooks out there, being rude and straight up knifing another ou’s wheels. The members at SkunkLock have developed a bike lock that takes no sh*t!
“The lock that fights back.”
What these members have …

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Young & Liv’in My Life Now

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 22nd October 2016

Da Les at it again with his new track – Lifestyle! Featuring Gemini Major who is every where at the moment, setting fire to anything he touches.  This tune is just what we have come to expect from the men, …

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All About Those Summer Feels

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 21st October 2016

Members this track is flavour! Tshego and Nasty C have put together a absolute treat for all the fans out there, providing all the feels needed to take on the weekend.
So High – with a smooth rhythm backed by a bit …

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The Don

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 21st October 2016

DJ Dimples new track – The Don! Featuring Pound, Khuli Chana & Gemini Major, keeping it real groovy this Friday.
Production credits from the man himself; Sketchy Bongo

Regards
Halfway Crooks

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I AM BOLT

By Archie / Sports Word on the Street / 20th October 2016

Members, the time has come to celebrate the success’s of one of the greatest athletes to have ever graced the earth. Some may even consider him to be a god, but all we know is this champ is the most …

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Kanye West Stole Cassper Nyovest’s Stage

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 18th October 2016

It’s common knowledge that Kanye West has been progressively losing the plot, but this is a step too far in our minds.
During this weekend Kanye West went online stating that “unnamed people” have been copying the floating stage he’s using …

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Master Of Bounce

By Archie / Kicks | Lids Word on the Street / 18th October 2016

Members these chaps have done something special – Foot Locker Europe and Adidas Originals have presented a dam tight exclusive collection of five of the freshest Adidas kicks out there. But with this being said they have really caught our …

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Top Of Your Threat List

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 17th October 2016

Introducing Nelmontajh; the next addition to your threat list.
“A 20 year old rapper based in Cape Town, from PE. my sound explores the polarity and complications of everyday life expressed through trap sounds.”
He dropped us an exclusive release of his …

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Ryan Murgatroyd is Ranting Again

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 16th October 2016

The king of Facebook rants is at it again, and this might be our favourite one yet. The man behind behind Bantwana’s Showcase and Crazy White Boy (along with Kosta Karatamoglou) has always had a knack for saying what we’re all …

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The Mega Swing [VIDEO]

By Bugsy / SportsWord on the Street / 15th October 2016

So get yourself a hot air balloon add a long ass rope with a plank and voilà, you’ve the most epic base jumping

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New Music We Love [Playlist]

By Gustavo / BeatsWord on the Street / 15th October 2016

We would like to introduce you crooks to some undercover artists who have been killing it under the music radar.
(Link to full playlist at bottom)
1. DENM – GREEN

DENM, the laid back electronic garage pop artist from Los Angeles, with zero …

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What’s Really Going Down Between Meek Mill and The Game

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 14th October 2016

Another day another Dollar; and another beef involving Meek Mill. This guy can’t seem to keep his loud mouth out of trouble.
He’s found himself on the wrong side of one of the hardest in the scene right now – The …

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Live: 24 Hour Endless Rap

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 13th October 2016

Think you’ve had a long day? Not as long as LA Rapper; Murs. As we write this he is going for the Guiness World Record for the longest rap. 24 Hours.
Have you ever done one singular thing for 24 hours? We don’t …

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Bubba Just Changed the Game [VIDEO]

By Bugsy / SportsWord on the Street / 13th October 2016

To celebrate golf’s return to the Olympic Games – 112 years in the making – the team that brought you the revolutionary hovercraft golf cart technology is proud to introduce a brand new innovation: the first ever Golf Cart Jetpack!

A …

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John John Florence’s Girlfriend [Video]

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 13th October 2016

You all probably know who John John Florence is. If not, here’s a quick summary: “He’s an American professional surfer, currently in first place on the world tour and is well known for his tube riding and aerial abilities.”

But who …

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Jeremy Loops and Cassper Nyovest – Still With Me [Music Video]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 13th October 2016

Jeremy Loops and Cassper Nyovest, who would have foreseen a combination like this; with both representing completely opposite sides of the spectrum, in terms of the music they produce. But needless to say they have developed something really special with …

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Conquer The Cape [VIDEO]

By Bugsy / SportsWord on the Street / 12th October 2016

 
Deep in the hills of the Franschhoek Pass some tyre destruction occurred; thanks to the team from Red Bull South Africa and Mad Miket Whiddet the Kiwi drifting genius. We know anything New Zealand is still a rather touchy subject, …

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Looking For The Ultimate Job [VIDEO]

By Bugsy / Word on the Street / 12th October 2016

If your idea of eating, drinking, and talking your way around the world sounds like the job you were born to have, then we’ve got some very good news for you.
The guys at Diageo have launched a global search to …

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Ditch the Golf and Support Local Football

By Nikolaos Kirkinis / SportsWord on the Street / 11th October 2016

As my first piece of writing for Halfway Crooks, I want to try convince you to do something that you really don’t want to – like peppering your spaghetti with jelly-babies and marinating it in Sprite. It doesn’t sound delicious …

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Thuggin The Daisies [Festival Review]

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 11th October 2016

The addition of an exclusive hip-hop stage at Daisies was met with mixed reviews in the lead up to the festival. We, along with anyone that has a head on their shoulders, could barely contain ourselves. on the flip side …

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Tasty Tuesday

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 11th October 2016

Yes, yes! Hows the family feeling after the fantastic outing that was Rocking the Daisies this past weekend. It must be said that we as Crooks were the most impressed by the variation in flavour that the artists put out …

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Monday Mishaps #5

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 10th October 2016

A wise-ass crook once said: “The greater the weekend, the greater the demons”… Actually, we just say that… Still true nonetheless.
With arguably the greatest weekend of the year behind us, we’ve put together something real special this Monday – a …

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Event Review: ELE Presents: Beats in the Bush [JHB]

By Dick Dastardly / Word on the Street / 5th October 2016

If Rocking the Daisies and a Friday night at ERA had a love child this would be the genetically perfect result. ELE is combination of simplicity, serenity and severity all colliding into one sinisterly beautiful mix.
The scene: an African playground, …

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Drain Your Bank Account – Here’s The Ultimate Way to Travel

By Bugsy / Word on the Street / 5th October 2016

The Mercedes Maybach S600, takes the cake in so many regards. You won’t just be floating in the clouds in the most comfortable interior that ever graced a motor vehicle, you’ll also be hitting 0-60 in 5.0 seconds. This beast …

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Exclusive Interview: Michael Douglas(DJ) [Video]

By Gustavo / Beats Word on the Street / 4th October 2016

We sat down with the Michael Douglas boys at Mixlab‘s Deep on Deck in Wilderness last weekend, to chat about the breakout year that 2016 has been for them.

They started this year spinning the soundtrack to Sunday’s demons at Vice …

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Tasty Tuesday [Festival Season]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 4th October 2016

Rise and shine all you festival head’s!
With Daisies around the corner we know all the members out there are oozing with excitement over the fast approaching weekend. In light of this and with the weather just keeping it real lekka – …

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The Grand Tour [VIDEO]

By Bugsy / Word on the Street / 4th October 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, its been a long time coming – Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are back this November on Amazon. It’s definitely worth watching this space, its going to be a spectacle! A jam packed come back show …

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Ragga Ragga [Video]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 3rd October 2016

Gemini Major let loose the music video for Ragga Ragga a couple of days ago, for all ya’ll that missed check it out below.

Yours Sincerely
Halfway Crooks

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Nyovest at 100%

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 3rd October 2016

Cassper Nyovest is on fire! Showing off a music game that can only be described as being on point. The artist came out a couple of weeks ago in the period leading up to his latest single release stating that …

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AKA on Stage with Anatii: Official End to Their Beef

By Gustavo / BeatsWord on the Street / 3rd October 2016

AKA and Anatii have had a long standing beef, since they had a fallout last year over Anatii apparently trying to charge AKA a ludicrous sum for one of his beats.
But last week it seemed as if the two were …

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Monday Mishaps #2

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 3rd October 2016

The burden of a long week ahead and yet another weekend gone by got us feeling weirder than a small nun surrounded by a gang of penguins.
The Crooks are here to take the edge off at the expense of these …

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Chance of a Visit

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 2nd October 2016

So we’ve been hearing whispers that there is a possibility of Chance the Rapper gracing the shores of South Africa with his grooves this upcoming year. The full details have not been disclosed as of yet, but it is rumoured …

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Chasing the Weekend [Tunes]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 30th September 2016

Ya no listen hey, it’s been one helluva week for all of us out here and the daily grind is taking it’s toll – we can see it. Just this morning we were cruising the town checkin up on what …

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Boks vs Australia

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 29th September 2016

Here we go again. After the weeks break from the Rugby Championship the pain of the watching the Boks get spanked by the All Blacks has subsided and fans have a renewed hope for the Boks in this weekends upcoming …

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THE PHARRELL X ADIDAS NMD “HU” COLLECTION

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 29th September 2016

Pharrell being one of the most likeable guys around and all time good oke has been at it again, this time working with adidas Originals for their soon to be released “Hu” Collection. This collection being the first of many, …

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I AM Thalente – How Skating Saved One South African Kid’s Life [Award Winning Film Trailer]

By Gustavo / SportsWord on the Street / 29th September 2016

This is the most inspiring story that you’ll hear this year, and possibly ever.
Thalente Biyela grew up in Durban, and spent the majority of his life living on the streets and hustling to get by. He was given a skateboard …

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Scared of Heights [Video]

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 28th September 2016

Check it out! Now we know there’s a couple of you adrenaline junky’s out there who naturally have a craving for near death experiences – have a look at Graham Dickasons newly released footage taken from a reverse angle of …

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Tasty Tuesday

By Archie / Beats UncategorisedWord on the Street / 27th September 2016

Awe playa’s.. Hope everyone is having a sweet Tuesday with high spirits and minimal complaints.
So the Crooks decided to spread their wings this past weekend and venture out into the Wilderness – a couple of buggers, sunshine and good feels. …

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AI got some funk

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 23rd September 2016

Its happening!! Just as they had all predicted – Artificial Intelligence is taking over the world!
Now I know its not the Beatles, but have a listen to the first pop jam created by artificial intelligence that was released earlier this …

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The Weeknd – Starboy ft. Daft Punk

By Gustavo / BeatsWord on the Street / 23rd September 2016

Yes it’s true, that really is The Weeknd, and Yes. You read correctly, he’s making music with Daft Punk.
A collaboration we never would have imagined, but now that it’s happening we’re wondering why the hell it didn’t happen sooner. The …

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Chat about the Divine [Video]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 22nd September 2016

For all those members who are Mac Miller fans have a look at this clip – Mac Miller sits down with Sway in the morning to discuss his new album.
Mac Millern”>
Yours Sincerely
Halfway Crooks

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MAMA 2016

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 22nd September 2016

MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA)  Johannesburg – 22 October.
Its that time of year again when the continent comes together to celebrate the talent and achievements of our very own at Africa’s most prestigious music awards. This years awards are bound …

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Tasty Tuesday

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 20th September 2016

Rise and Shine all you beautiful humans. Its party pack Tuesday and we been out here tryna scratch up a tune to bless you with an unbelievably tasty groove. So have a listen to your boys Anti-Lily & Phoniks jamming you with …

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2016 Emmy Awards Winners

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 19th September 2016

It’s been a real good year for TV and we’ve been treated to quality like never before. I know you’re probably thinking it’s a 2 horse race between GOT and American Crime Story, but as you go through these awards …

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The Rise of Anderson .Paak

By Billy The Kid / Beats Word on the Street / 19th September 2016

Life started hard for Brandon Paak Anderson. His father was a Air Force mechanic from Korea, and Anderson .Paak last saw him when he was 7. He watched the cops drag his father away for beating their mother on the …

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Michelle Obama Teaches Steph Currry how to Burn the Big Boss [Video]

By Billy The Kid / SportsWord on the Street / 15th September 2016

We’ve reached the last couple months of the most boss couple we’ve ever known running the world, and Michelle and Barack have been going out in style. from Obama’s legendary mic drop to outrageous plans on how he’s going to …

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Kicks [Video]

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 14th September 2016

Check out the trailer of the new movie Kicks – bringing you the life of a young thug and his struggle to earn respect and reclaim what was rightfully his. The movie is bringing to light the major violence surrounding …

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All Eyez on Me [Official Trailer]

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 14th September 2016

The official trailer for the upcoming biopic on Tupac’s life, All Eyez on Me.

Tupac is played by Demetrius Shipp Jr. in his first ever movie. He is a splitting image of Makaveli, and his father worked with the man at …

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Swipe of the week #2

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 14th September 2016

Need a soundtrack to your life? This swipe will literally give the power to put a backtrack to your everyday. It’s music whenever, wherever, whatever. Think of the UE Booms as a G63 AMG –  it’s got the looks, there’s …

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Tasty Tuesday

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 13th September 2016

Yes yes, glad to check all the members up and around on this fine-as Tuesday. So today we felt like throwing out a beat that is a young bit of a throw back, touching some roots that brings tears to …

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Adidas Consortium x Concepts EQT Support 93/16

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 9th September 2016

Adidas and Sneakers76 have collaborated to provide you with a gangsta pair of kicks. The original model dropped in 1993, now Adi’s EQT Support 93/16 provides you with a spicy new version, with an all new and improved adidas Boost …

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DJ Khaled ft. Nas “Nas Album Done” [Video]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 9th September 2016

DJ Khaled ft. Nas Nas Album Done. After you manage to get through the first two minutes of DJ Khaled trying to put on the worst attempt of a Jamaican accent you have ever heard, the video is tight.
Nas and DJ …

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Foster The People – Are You What You Want [Music Video]

By Billy The Kid / BeatsWord on the Street / 9th September 2016

I’m sure we don’t have to tell you guys, but these guys will be at Rocking the Daisies this year, and the word on the street is that they absolutely kill it live.
Now we weren’t going to be leaving the …

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Summer Dreaming

By Bugsy / Word on the Street / 9th September 2016

Its time to get ready for the weekend get off your ass, check the weather , find the spot and just enjoy. Here are some videos to start of the summer season.

Regards
The Halfway Crooks

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KLY – Too Much [ft.Ricky Rick] [Video]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 8th September 2016

Tune in and get some of the feels..

Yours Sincerely
Halfway Crooks

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South Africa vs Australia – Rugby Championship

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 8th September 2016

The weekend is almost here and you know what that means – braai, beers, and billies. The Springboks are taking on the blady Wallabies this weekend and you all know we have got something to prove. Now listen I know …

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Chasing The Weekend Vol.3

By Archie / Beats Word on the Street / 8th September 2016

Iyoh.. Gents do we have a treat for you on this magical Friday – its been a dam long week and there is nothing that we want more than to head out there, squeak a bit of tekkie, and cut …

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Man Mountain – Celebrates 50th Cap

By Archie / Sports Word on the Street / 8th September 2016

This Saturday at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Eben Etzebeth is set to make history in becoming the youngest springbok to reach 50 caps, with George North currently holding the record for youngest player ever to reach 50 caps.
Lets give it to …

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Kid X ‘iPati’ ft. Kwesta [Official Music Video]

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 7th September 2016

Check out Kid X dropping his new music video ft. Kwesta!

Yours Sincerely
Halfway Crooks

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#FillUpTheDome

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 7th September 2016

When Cassper Nyovest went full beast mode last year we had so much love for the brother! He made history by being the first South African artist to sell out the dome with out the assistance of an international act. …

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Sharpe calls Bull

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 7th September 2016

The Wallabies who have suffered back to back loses to the All Blacks on either side of the Tasman in their opening games of this years Rugby Championship, are now under tremendous amounts of pressure to perform in their upcoming …

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Man I’m so Cleveland its a god dam shame

By Archie / Beats Sports Word on the Street / 6th September 2016

Now I know our love for Lebron has come up recently, but we gotta let ya’ll know we aint done yet! We don’t feel that you can fully comprehend the epic-ness of what happen this past year with Lebron taking …

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NARCOS (Season 2)

By Archie / Word on the Street / 6th September 2016

For all of you who are spending your nights watching anything else – Stop Now! Narcos Season 2 is here ladies and gentlemen, and it is guaranteed to leave you glued to your screen. If you into action pack episodes …

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Youngsta

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 5th September 2016

We got a lotta love for all South African talent, but we thought we’d throw out this track that has been gracing our ears for a couple years now – and definitely one to be remembered. Youngsta is a local …

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Fresh to Death

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 5th September 2016

Ladies and Gents, our boys at Shelflife have just landed some of the freshest kicks yet – the new Asics Gel Lyte white/white are now available online and in store. Check them out @ Asics Gel Lyte white/white

Have a look …

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Lil Wayne Leaving the Game?

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 5th September 2016

In the early hours of Saturday 3rd September, Tunechi took to twitter and struck fear into our hearts. The King of New Orleans tweeted
“I AM NOW DEFENSELESS AND mentally DEFEATED & I leave gracefully and thankful I luh my fanz …

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Tasty Tuesday #3

By Archie / Beats Word on the Street / 5th September 2016

Awe ma se kinners! Hope everyone is having groovy Tuesday and there smiles all round. Listen the change of the season is here and with summer just around the corner its time to change those gumboots for slops, throw the …

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Wild Beasts

By Billy The Kid / Word on the Street / 4th September 2016

A photo collection of the wild beasts who we share this planet with. If only we could put a couple political leaders in the ring with a couple of these guys, might solve the destructive course we’re on with regards …

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Let’s Be Frank Movie Premier

By Billy The Kid / SportsWord on the Street / 4th September 2016

Last night Stab magazine premiered “Let’s be Frank” in California, and the word on the street is that it was a roaring success. The closely guarded secret that John John Florence was the film’s narrator is now out. The film …

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Swipe of the week #1

By Gustavo / Word on the Street / 4th September 2016

You’re last sketchy side deal pull through? Great. Grab that hot cash from under your mattress, chuck it in a duffle bag and go get yourself one of these. It’s a gadget that will boost your Crook game to new …

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Local Fire

By Billy The Kid / BeatsWord on the Street / 3rd September 2016

The SABC’s recent decision to play 90% local content has been met with mixed reviews. A lot of people were outraged by this. Probably the same people who relied on 5fm to keep them updated on the newest Carly Rae …

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Heart Break Boks

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 30th August 2016

The Springboks, arguably this country’s pride and joy, or they used to be. I was scrolling through Facebook today when I read a post that asked if “we were being to harsh on the Boks and their performance?”- NO! I …

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Started Hoopin’ for that Nike Check [Lebron James Repping Jerreau]

By Archie / Beats Word on the Street / 30th August 2016

Members… I had planned to do this intense write up about how damn gangsta this was and how the level of love I have for Lebron can only be compared to that of the relationship between Bieber and his fans …

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Tasty Tuesday

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 29th August 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen we’re back to spice up your Tuesday with a lil bit of loving from the Crooks. Today we thought we’d wrap ur package up with a touch of funk to easy you through the rest of this …

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Father Christmas

By Archie / SportsWord on the Street / 26th August 2016

So for all of you sport lovers you will be stoked to hear that our minster of sport Mr. Fikile Mbalula has come forward and acknowledged our athletes efforts as well as deciding to adequately reward them for their heroic efforts …

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Lighty’s with Kicks

By Archie / Kicks | LidsWord on the Street / 26th August 2016

I don’t know about you but one day when I have kids I’m gonna make sure that they are strapped with the freshest kit. I’m talking hats, kicks, shades, the works.I might even through a chain on the young blood. …

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Tasty Tuesday

By Archie / BeatsWord on the Street / 24th August 2016

Tuesday’s are all about breathing a sigh of relief  after surviving hand-to-hand combat with your demons the whole of Monday. So to reward you for your courage the Crooks are going to gift you with a little bit of a …

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Flight Of The Frenchies

By Bugsy / SportsWord on the Street / 11th August 2016

They may have some screws loose that would explain no rational fear of heights, using handstands ropes, and magic flying powers. These guys travel Europe pushing the boundaries.

Regards
The Halfway Crooks

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Up and Up Video

By Halfway Crooks / Word on the Street / 4th August 2016

Coldplays’s video for the third single of their new album “A Head Full of Dreams” is like something we’ve never seen before. Mind-blowing optical illusions from start to finish. Also makes us feel a bit nostalgic for no reason at …

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Rainer and Grimm

By Halfway Crooks / BeatsWord on the Street / 2nd August 2016

Rainer + Grimm are a pair of deep house magicians out of Toronto, Cananda. They released their debut single “Talk to Me” late in 2015, which has been streamed over 2 million times on Spotify. We’re predicting that 2016 is …

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Andy Murray – Pap or Fresh

By Halfway Crooks / Word on the Street / 2nd August 2016

So look, we at Halfway Crooks hate Andy Murray as much, if not more than, the next person. As much as it pains us to admit it, he has been redeeming himself lately. Winning Wimbledon final didn’t have much to …

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