My name is Tseliso Monaheng. I pawn words and pimp phrases for a living.
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… Read more “#Unreview | Matwetwe: Promotional Ideas”
“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… Read more “#Satire | “It was a missed opportunity” – #MenAreTrash Denialist”
People who’ve no frigging clue how these innercity Jozi streets operate act all forms of shook when their outsider asses encounter even the slightest of discomforts. Such… Read more “#Satire | Man Loses Plot, Arrests Another For Being At The Wrong Place, At The Wrong Time”
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… Read more “#Satire | Literatti Gone Rogue”
Right at the end, an interviewer asks the decorated artist a question: What have you not been successful at? Marriage, answers the artist. Laughter ensues.
Around March, I was asked by Apple Music to compile a set of 9 playlists, each containing 100 songs, across different genres. The series is called Mzansi… Read more “100 Greatest Kwaito Songs From The 90s And Early 00s”
Ta Lesego Rampolokeng’s latest novel is a tongue-in-cheek experiment in the number of ways the reader’s psyche can be assaulted by writing made great not only by… Read more “#CurrentlyReading | Ta Ramps’ Current Novel”
This is Craftmen’s Ship, the latest addition to the Maboneng Precinct’s innercity expansion project. It’s currently under development; a project due for completion in under a month.… Read more “This Ship Is Built On Blood…”
It means that you won’t get first preference for anything. It means that publicists won’t reach out to you when the clients they represent have an offering.… Read more “To Be An Unknown Writer Of Little Significance…”