Zakifo 2019: What To Look Forward To
The last time I attended the multi-day music festival Zakifo was in 2017. The internationally-renowned vibe starter changed location the following year, along with adopting a manageable programme that saw different acts slotted at different venues around the city, allowing for an exploration of the music, and of the lifeline of Duban — its people.…
#Satire | A Bevy of Gatvol Passengers Attack Low-Cost Airline. Yikes!
Flysafair reaches crisis mode as third passenger in a week goes on a tirade.
#GuestPost | A Note On ‘Mesa
When days were bright, I watched my father laugh with his contemporaries such as late Famo musician, Ntate Hatlane, in the living room or verandah of the Maseru West house I grew up in.
Food is political.
#GuestPost | Katlego Tapala’s Unreview of Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
‘The First Madness is That We Were Born, That They Stuffed a God Into a Bag of Skin’ This article has been updated to reflect Akwaeke Emezi’s preferred pronouns, they/them Usually, when reading, I am either entertained or impressed by technical mastery. It is rare for me to say a book changed my life, or…
#Unreview | Matwetwe: Promotional Ideas
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 friend, who mix in and out of the lives of a rolling cast of kasi residents. Their motive? Push trees. The strain? Matwetwe.
#Satire | “It was a missed opportunity” – #MenAreTrash Denialist
“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 @kwamsunu_000, was included in the latest edition of the Oxford English dictionary.
#GuestPost | Album Review: 199x By Dallas T
So I had time to ear T.U.R.K’s 199x project. Great initiative. He decided to settle for a more mature, neo-melodic, soulful-yet-friendly, boom-bap sound with conscious raps and a dash of trap-soul, accompanied by factual, as opposed to fictitious, verses. His script resonates; it stretches from real life experiences, to his personal baggage — well, romantic…
#Satire | Man Throws Fit, Equates Tinder To The Establishment
In today’s episode of what the fuck Internet?!, a man’s wits were caught unfurling by a by-stander’s phone, who snappily upsailed the indignant material to Facebook.
#Satire | Man Loses Plot, Arrests Another For Being At The Wrong Place, At The Wrong Time
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 was the case with Herman Mashaba when he decided to take a stroll and catch a vibe in the Summer heat. The Johannesburg mayor, creator of Black Like…