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


"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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


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


"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


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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