Bra Hugh never cared about fashion when growing up.
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 the writer’s ability … Continue reading #CurrentlyReading | Ta Ramps’ Current Novel
There were too many great things happening at once. The emotions were overwhelming. I cried a lot during this show.
“I have more faith in the music than I do in the PR and in the imaging,” says Stogie T frankly. “I think people, once they hear the music, and … Continue reading Stogie T’s Rebirth Is Kool
Melo B Jones is the Queen of Boom Bap Soul. This does not only apply in South Africa, the country she calls home. This is not up for contestation, and … Continue reading Melo B Jones Got That Good Dope
Linda Sikhakhane’s head is tilted back. His eyes are closed. He takes breaths at regular intervals while listening to the playback of a song him and the quartet have just … Continue reading Linda Sikhakhane: Of Coltrane, Mirrors And Otherworlds
Jackie Queens is an independent musician, a creator of alternate worlds, an avid house music head based in Cape Town, South Africa, and more. She enjoys having her ears bludgeoned … Continue reading #Photoessay | Inside Jackie Queens’ House Music Empire
The wind is strong. It’s Cape Town, end-March. Still, the wind’s muscled-up; buff and tuff! It’s all relative though, as with everything else in the city. So it’s no surprise that … Continue reading #Photoessay | Breeze Yoko’s Boniswa Goes To Town
When power cut in the middle of his studio session in November 2016, Gugs-born Uno July took a short break in the Red Bull Studios’ lounge in Cape Town — … Continue reading #Phototessay | Behind The Scenes At Uno July’s ‘Isukile’ Videoshoot
The residents of Mamelodi West and its surrounds gathered at the Solomon Mahlangu square towards the end of May for a screening of Red Bull Amaphiko’s ‘The Rise of Us’ … Continue reading #Featured | Khuli Chana For Red Bulletin Magazine
I asked Falko how he came to paint elephants. He told me a story about how he used to paint chickens, and stopped doing so after having a particularly bad … Continue reading #Photoessay | Falko In Mamelodi
I got to write stuff for Red Bull’s social entrepreneurship project, Amaphiko. The third South African edition — it all started here some 3 years ago — was held in … Continue reading #Featured | Coverage During Red Bull Amamphiko In Mamelodi