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Bob Perfect / Features / 10 months ago

Maramza: Low-key but Kwaai-fi

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“Low-key” is a phrase Maramza uses multiple times in our half-hour phone call interview and it’s an apt way to describe the ever-evolving pr...

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Christa Dee / Features / 11 months ago

Eating as activism: Parusha Naidoo’s intersectional approach to our plates

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"Eat less meat. Eat more plants. Try new things. Be adventurous. Be curious. And learn to cook if you can't." These are the words plant-bas...

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Beth Vale / Features / 11 months ago

The Creative Self, According to Scoop Makhathini

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Over December, Johannesburg is a city that empties. Residents escape to their family homes or holiday beaches, leaving the once-bustling met...

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Gemma Hart / Features / 11 months ago

Sabelo Sibanda & Thulilsile Volwana – Changing the Tide of Tech

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“Mobile has changed the face of Africa and it is now the time for Africa to change the face of mobile.” Sabelo Sibanda Wild winds ru...

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Christa Dee / Features / 11 months ago

Dillion S. Phiri – Social sculptor shaping African youth

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I met up with Dillion S. Phiri, co-founder of Creative Nestlings to chat about the beginnings, evolution and future of Creative Nestlings. ...

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Christa Dee / Features / 1 year ago

Maya the Poet becomes Sho Madjozi!: Tsonga rap and the preservation of home

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Maya has always been a writer. She has always been interested in different kinds of writing. However, because she is young and is a woman of...

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Angel Ho- Energy Without Restraint

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In the comic book series The Wicked + The Divine (written by Kieron Gillen, illustrated by Jamie McKelvie) ancient gods return to Earth in t...

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Motlatsi / Features / 1 year ago

The brains behind the Boogy: An interview with stylist Lethabo “Boogy” Maboi

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My first question for Lethabo, the brains behind the ‘Styled by Boogy’ brand, would effect in an unexpected response.  Her answer was one of...

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Gemma Hart / Features / 1 year ago

Horus Tha God is rapping himself into hip hop’s mythology

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Storm clouds crackle and crease, a punctuated thunder. Lightning strikes my eye; lightning strikes my eye. The emerging myth of man and beas...

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DJ Lag Steps Up

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When asked to describe the sound of the Gqom subgenre, DJ Lag doesn’t hesitate- ‘it’s raw and hype.’ Since the beginning of this decade, it ...

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Christa Dee / Features / 1 year ago

Taariq’s got the sauce

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"Be like water my friend". This is one of Taariq Latiff's favourite quotes. It also exemplifies the way he has tackled the growth of his Cap...

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Beth Vale / Features / 1 year ago

Hlasko: an artist’s cosmology

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As much a cinematographer as a producer, Hlasko’s music spins imagery from sound.  “I look at it like films: the setting, the situation, the...

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