Two artists, arguably the finest of this generation, walk into a bar. They don’t do it at once, however.
I was thinking recently how what I am doing currently — photographing, writing, video graphing, editing — was never the plan; and how growing up, there never really was one.
I did an interview with my homie Sabelo from Okayafrica about the jazz stuff I’ve been documenting over the past few years. I said some things that will likely get … Continue reading #Featured | Okayafrica Interview About The South African Jazz Stuff
The sixth South African Hip Hop Awards took place at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg early in December. It was, for the most part, a night of reflection which filled … Continue reading #Fotos | Moments From The South African Hip Hop Awards
Imagine if Cassper Nyovest failed to fill up the dome. How would South African Hip Hop look at him? What would #TeamAKA think and say? Most importantly, how would social … Continue reading #Throwback | When #FillUp Was Still A Dream In Cassper’s Dome
Back in 2015, Cassper set his sights on the TicketPro Dome in the peak of his popularity following the release of his first studio album Tsholofelo, and filled up the … Continue reading #GuestPost | Cassper, Respect Us Pls!
Rouge’s New Era Sessions is one of the best out this year, but the South African Hip Hop Awards seem to think that she’s only worthy for the Best Female … Continue reading How To Fix A Broken Industry
Ku-album yakhe yesibili, leligama layo kunguManando, umrepha locavile waseNingizimu Africa, Emtee, utfola liphimbo lakhe.
YoungstaCPT invited me to a studio session of his and producer Loopsta in Hillbrow some two years ago. He reached out two months back, asking that I share some of … Continue reading #Featured | Photography Work On Projects By YoungstaCPT & Amandla Freedom Ensemble
In 2013 Deko Barbara-Jessica Weidi, who is of Congolese descent, was an upstart R&B singer who’d recently started rapping because of the push her producer friends gave her. She was … Continue reading Rouge: Coming In From The Cold, Redda Than Red
Red Bull Culture clash delivered the niceties on Saturday night in what turned into a lesson in how to package South African pop culture for a fickle audience.
I’ll never, ever probably write a pop song — a pop pop pop song — because I know that that doesn’t feed me.