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The Best Kept Secret Podcast - TBKS

The Best Kept Secret”, also known as “TBKS Podcast", is a music based podcast focusing on very in-depth album reviews and analysis. In addition, the podcast also produces interviews featuring some of the best artists we have access to as well as blog content documenting the scene.

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Occasionally English South Africa Music · Music Interviews
147 Episodes
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TBKS E143: The Filah Lah Lah Episode

In this episode, we dive deep into the much-anticipated debut album, ON AIR, by the incredibly talented Filah Lah Lah. After capturing our hearts with her impressive EPs and singles, Filah Lah Lah delivers her most vulnerable and introspective project yet. ON AIR is a musical journey that explores themes…
2 Jun 49 min

TBKS E142: The Nyota Parker Episode

Congolese-Irish rapper, singer and songwriter Nyota Parker, who hails from Cape Town released one of the best hip-hop albums of the first quarter of 2024. The album, titled, "Intrusive Thoughts" Nyota Parker takes listeners on a journey of introspection using carefully crafted, creative songs -- an exploration of her mind…
12 May 48 min

TBKS E141: The TYLA Episode

From making YouTube videos in her bedroom to having one of the biggest songs of 2023, Tyla has seen quite the meteoric rise to stardom in the last 12 months. While we, as TBKS Podcast, have been covering Tyla's music journey since the first single, the majority of the world…
28 Apr 45 min

TBKS E140: The Big Hash Episode

After several delays, a few bumps on the road, and a couple of years later, The Big Hash finally released his anticipated sophomore album: HEARTBREAK HOTEL. As the title suggests, the album follows themes of love and loss. The Big Hash carefully and cleverly uses his artistic prowess to craft…
19 Apr 53 min

TBKS E139: The 2AM Episode

On this week's episode we are discussing the latest project by R&B singer-songwriter and producer, 2AM. The project is titled: For You, Forever and it features the likes of Phiwo, Sandrahhh along with Karabo and Tineke. The 8-track EP showcases 2AM's capabilities as an impressive singer and songwriter while also…
12 Apr 34 min

TBKS E138: The Artists vs Streaming Episode

On this episode we discuss what it means to be an "Industry Plant" in today's musical climate and also unpack the ongoing issue between streaming platforms and artists. Many artists argue that streaming platforms pay them unfairly low royalties for their music, especially considering the massive profits these platforms generate…
1 Apr 57 min

TBKS E137: The Mars Baby Episode

As we continue our Mars Baby Week on the show, on this episode, we are back with an in-depth review of "Luna" the latest EP from the man himself, Mars Baby. The team unpacks the different elements that make this body of work such an impressive offering from Mars Baby…
7 Mar 36 min

TBKS E136: The Mars Baby Interview

On this week's episode, SeezyRay is joined by one of the most promising artists coming out of the South African Alternative scene: Mars Baby. Fresh off his latest musical offering titled "Luna", he joins the show to talk about all things music and everything in between. Mars Baby is a…
3 Mar 46 min

TBKS E135: The Jay Jody Episode

At this point, Jay Jody is no stranger to The Best Kept Secret Podcast. When it comes to Jody, you can always expect consistency and quality and this new project was no different. While the project, seems to serve as a placeholder for the much anticipated album coming in the…
23 Feb 47 min

TBKS E134: The Priddy Ugly Episode

After much anticipation, Priddy Ugly has delivered his final offering: DUST. This serves as his 4th studio album in a career spanning over 15 years, which also includes, 3 mixtapes, 5 EP's and so many iconic feature verses. Priddy has become a well-respected name in the game by fans and…
15 Feb 1 hr 08 min

TBKS E133: The 2023 Finale Episode

As we wrap up the year that was 2023, we take a look back at some of our favourite music projects that dropped this year. We are going through our Top 5 releases, our favourite producers and also some of the memorable singles that dropped this year. We also share…
28 Dec 2023 1 hr 03 min

TBKS E132: The Huey Magicman Interview

Huey Magicman has dedicated his life to creating artistic expressions that don't just make the world listen but also make the world a better place. His music isn't just an enchanting melody; it's a testament to the transformative power of art. Huey's melodies have a unique power - they not…
20 Dec 2023 47 min

TBKS E131: The Mo$hpit Cindy Episode

Mo$hpit Cindy decided to return from her hiatus by releasing a mixtape out of the blue -- no promo, no rollout. As she clearly put it: all the songs are unmastered but the emotions are just as raw. Why? "Because it's just a mixtape" The project has no features but…
11 Dec 2023 47 min

TBKS E130: The Muzi Episode

One of South Africa's most exciting and dynamic artists, Muzi, has returned with a new album titled: uMuzi. This album comes after "INTERBLAKTIC" which received great acclaim. While the previous album felt like it was more about his journey as an artist, travelling through space and time as "The Zulu…
1 Dec 2023 49 min

TBKS E129: The A-Reece Episode

One of South Africa's most prolific rappers, A-Reece, finally released his long-awaited album "Paradise 2: The Big Hearted Bad Guy". Also known as "P2", this album is supposed to be his classic, his masterpiece. The 19-track album features the likes of Shekhinah, Blxckie, M.anifest, and frequent collaborators, Jay Jody and…
24 Nov 2023 54 min

TBKS E128: The J Clu Episode

Cape Town-based artist, J Clu is back with a brand new musical offering titled: BOYZWHO$TRAY. Having been around the new wave scene for more than 5 years now, this new project feels like a culmination of everything he has been working on perfecting as an artist. From the vocal performances,…
9 Nov 2023 41 min

TBKS E127: The Episode About Nothing

On the show this week, we bring you another installment of The Episode About Nothing. Our main topics of discussion include a deep look into Tyla's rise to stardom and her global hit song 'Water', as well as a passionate debate and discussion on the latest Drake album, FOR ALL…
2 Nov 2023 55 min

TBKS E126: The Huey Magicman Episode

Huey Magicman has made his return to music with what is arguably one of the best hip-hop albums to come out of South Africa this year. The album, titled, “ETERNAL”, tackles themes of, love, grief, heaven and eternity. He also explores the idea of the value of an artist’s life…
26 Oct 2023 49 min

TBKS E125: The Nasty C Episode

Nasty C's fourth studio album, I Love It Here, is a journey and a peak into the mind of one of South Africa’s most gifted musicians of our time. The album feels like the end of an era and simultaneously the beginning of a new chapter for Nasty C. The…
19 Oct 2023 1 hr 01 min

TBKS E124: The Tyson Sybateli Episode

The man himself, Tyson Sybateli, dropped his eagerly awaited mixtape, ‘Present’, not too long ago. The 8-track project is hosted by The Sobering Podcast and has guest verses from Thato Saul, Priddy Ugly, Nanette, Ben September, Mochen, Landrose and Tron Pyre. With this body of work, Tyson sends a reminder that he…
12 Oct 2023 39 min
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