With a YouTube view count exceeding the 10 million mark on some songs, a rising profile in the vast Afrobeats landscape in West Africa, a knack for booty-swaying club smashes, … Continue reading Who Is Mr Eazi?
I started to follow the black band scene closely once I got to Jozi 5 years ago. I would get asked by people then — and it still happens today … Continue reading #Photoessay | Jozi’s Live Music Scene: Faces + Spaces [2013 – 2017]
About three months ago, Johnny Cradle announced in front of a club-full of people that they’d been signed to the Just Music label, and that their album would be coming … Continue reading #Featured | Photography For Johnny Cradle’s Debut Album
Black Women With Tattoos is an on-going project examining how women relate to their tatts, and how the public in general views women’s bodies, specifically the comments which result whenever … Continue reading Falling In Love: 6 Women On When They Got Their First Tatts
When planning the roll-out of his latest project, 4AM In Jozi, rap artist Sam Turpin made sure to include the oft-ignored casual cassette tape listener — it’s 2017, in case … Continue reading #Photos + #GIFs | Proof That Sam Turpin Is The Wavviest Cat To Come Out Of Jozi
Rofhiwa Maneta is an author who published his debut short story collection entitled Metanoia early 2017. He’s also a trapgod, a dope dude, and a father-to-be. We filmed this conversation … Continue reading #Video | Author Rofhiwa Maneta On Black Men & Depression
Spoek Mathambo released his album Father Creeper through the Sub Pop label in 2012. It was a big deal. He was fresh off of creating a movement whose tremours took … Continue reading #Throwback | Spoek Mathambo: A Bandleader
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