One of the biggest songs on South African radio in 2016 was Babes Wodumo’s “Wololo”. Deejays previously associated with mainstream ‘house’ music have been riding the wave since, with Euphonik’s … Continue reading #PhotoEssay | Back When Gqom Was A Dirty Word, And Now…
I was joking to self — or to someone, can’t recall — sometime ago about how I’m secretly amassing the largest collection of black contemporary writers like…ever! This picture of writers … Continue reading The Largest Collection Of Images Ever!
He came to me and asked what I was going to do with the picture I’d just taken, and I responded with a shrug. “Keep it man, keep it”, he … Continue reading Faces 010
…at one point he just stood there, mesmerized in equal parts by the West African pop playing through the speakers and the patrons filling up the venue. With camera in … Continue reading Tagore’s…
I had almost forgotten about this. Reason released his September freestyle (there’s an August one too). I took this image of his wife, the subject of this song, at the … Continue reading Reason – September Freestyle
The other morning while waiting in line for a bus, I overheard a conversation between two ladies who hadn’t seen each other in a while. “I’m normally used to seeing … Continue reading Faces 008 – Two Tales
Reanetswe’s mother passed away when he was in the middle of grade 12. They had a house in Soweto, but it didn’t belong to them. He had to search for the … Continue reading Faces 006
He said: “I need you to shoot, but don’t kill me.” He was passing by, a man of considerable height, strongly-built like people in the Congo. “The original Congo!” he … Continue reading Faces 005
Phiona Okumu. Words fail me, I dig this woman! This was taken on a trip to Kenya recently.
This is Draztik, the owner of Unreleased Records/Publishing. Older heads may remember him from his days as part of the crew Cashless Society. He’s a big inspiration to me, for … Continue reading Faces 003 – Draztik
Yesterday evening while working on a story, myself along with two other people were approached by a guy who offered to rap for us and asked that we donate … Continue reading Faces 002 – Will Rap For Food
I might as well go off on a limp and make this a regular feature – a weekly/bi-weekly feature where I post up pictures which were snapped by me. The … Continue reading Faces 001