When planning the roll-out of his latest project, 4AM In Jozi, rap artist Sam Turpin made sure to include the oft-ignored casual cassette tape listener — it’s 2017, in case … Continue reading #Photos + #GIFs | Proof That Sam Turpin Is The Wavviest Cat To Come Out Of Jozi
Rofhiwa Maneta is an author who published his debut short story collection entitled Metanoia early 2017. He’s also a trapgod, a dope dude, and a father-to-be. We filmed this conversation … Continue reading #Video | Author Rofhiwa Maneta On Black Men & Depression
Spoek Mathambo released his album Father Creeper through the Sub Pop label in 2012. It was a big deal. He was fresh off of creating a movement whose tremours took … Continue reading #Throwback | Spoek Mathambo: A Bandleader
Bra Hugh never cared about fashion when growing up.
There were too many great things happening at once. The emotions were overwhelming. I cried a lot during this show.
“I have more faith in the music than I do in the PR and in the imaging,” says Stogie T frankly. “I think people, once they hear the music, and … Continue reading Stogie T’s Rebirth Is Kool
Melo B Jones is the Queen of Boom Bap Soul. This does not only apply in South Africa, the country she calls home. This is not up for contestation, and … Continue reading Melo B Jones Got That Good Dope
Jackie Queens is an independent musician, a creator of alternate worlds, an avid house music head based in Cape Town, South Africa, and more. She enjoys having her ears bludgeoned … Continue reading #Photoessay | Inside Jackie Queens’ House Music Empire
The wind is strong. It’s Cape Town, end-March. Still, the wind’s muscled-up; buff and tuff! It’s all relative though, as with everything else in the city. So it’s no surprise that … Continue reading #Photoessay | Breeze Yoko’s Boniswa Goes To Town
When power cut in the middle of his studio session in November 2016, Gugs-born Uno July took a short break in the Red Bull Studios’ lounge in Cape Town — … Continue reading #Phototessay | Behind The Scenes At Uno July’s ‘Isukile’ Videoshoot
I asked Falko how he came to paint elephants. He told me a story about how he used to paint chickens, and stopped doing so after having a particularly bad … Continue reading #Photoessay | Falko In Mamelodi
I’ve wanted to pay homage to the period between 2008-2012. It’s the time I lived in Cape Town, and a time which, in retrospect, was vital to the development of … Continue reading The Kool Out Doccie & Cape Town Rap Circa 2008 – 2012