Category: Creative projects
#Studio | Mushroom Hour Releases Tumi Mogorosi’s ‘Group Theory: Black Music’ Film
Drummer Tumi Mogorosi’s ‘Group Theory: Black Music’ comes nearly a decade since he broke into the improvised music scene with 2014’s ‘Project Elo’.
Notes On Parenting
Notes on Parenting is a podcast about raising a child, where it began, and how we’re navigating it.
Documenting The Process: The Indaba Is… Zine Ting
Siya Mthembu had contacted me a few months prior to ask if I’d be down to hang out while a revolution unfolded before my eyes. Of course I’d be down, was my response. That initial proposition was followed by silence. I made nothing of the whole affair until, some two months into our COVID19-induced lockdown…
#Unreview | Matwetwe: Promotional Ideas
Matwetwe. Ace shit. Hyper-relatable. Anchored by a front-porch trio steeped tongue-deep in Spitori’s inventive linguistic twists, featuring a hood genius and his bathroom rapper and business mogul-aspirant friend, who mix in and out of the lives of a rolling cast of kasi residents. Their motive? Push trees. The strain? Matwetwe.
#Satire | “It was a missed opportunity” – #MenAreTrash Denialist
“I mean, we could’ve changed the game mate, innit,” says a distressed Thembalamagumsha Khuzwayo a day after the world-renowned hashtag, which has been attributed to Twitter User @kwamsunu_000, was included in the latest edition of the Oxford English dictionary.
#Satire | Literatti Gone Rogue
Prissy book lovers and their frivolous publishers got the shock of their lives when news emerged that this year’s entries for the K. Sello Duiker Memorial Award were not up to standard.
#Fotos | Strings & Bling: The Album Launch
Strings & Bling is South African rapper Nasty C’s attempt at making a concept album. At 17 songs long, the sophomore, released as part of his newly-inked deal with the Universal Music Group, is a balanced mix of racy rappitty raps and laidback, at times near-poppy songs, some of which sit squarely in the ballad…
#Fotografi | BTS @ Yungloon Taliboom’s Videoshoot
The producer/emcee duo comprising Maloon TheBoom and YoungstaCPT’s recently-released video for their song “Muchas Gracias” was filmed at the beginning of 2017 in Cape Town. A lot has changed since then; YoungstaCPT’s since parted with his old management, and stamped the South African music landscape with his trademark quickfire rhyme schemes. He’s also bagged a…
A Gentle Magic To Screen In New York
A documentary I co-directed, filmed and edited has been selected as part of BAMCinématek’s Film Africa 2018 series. This is a big fucking deal.