#Throwback | When #FillUp Was Still A Dream In Cassper’s Dome

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

#GuestPost | Cassper, Respect Us Pls!

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!

#Download | Writing Rap, A Publication Produced For Lephephe Print Gatherings Vol. 1

Writing Rap is a newspaper-format collection of South African hip hop writing, some of which has been published previously, produced specifically for the first edition Lephephe Print Gatherings, a marketplace … Continue reading #Download | Writing Rap, A Publication Produced For Lephephe Print Gatherings Vol. 1

Rouge: Coming In From The Cold, Redda Than Red

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

#Review | How To Make It Pop: Red Bull Culture Clash [In Pictures]

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.

#Featured | Fashion Film On Subcultures Is The Official Selection At Fashion Film Festival Milano

SUBS is a series on subcultures filmed and edited by myself, and produced by Tshego Mosiane of ReconnectED, a plaftform dedicated to casting a critical eye on issues that emerge … Continue reading #Featured | Fashion Film On Subcultures Is The Official Selection At Fashion Film Festival Milano

#Review | Rouge’s Live Show’s So Dope, It Eclipses Her Sick Raps

Rouge’s live rap show’s so dope, it threatens to eclipse her ill raps. When on the mic she’s in control, focused, with the promise to get progressively better, from one … Continue reading #Review | Rouge’s Live Show’s So Dope, It Eclipses Her Sick Raps