by Mooketsi Nthite / 12.09.2014 / Yo, why the fuck do some of these American musicians come to SA and give us half-hearted, lip synced performances like we too dumb to notice? At the first I Heart Joburg music festival last weekend at Ellis Park Stadium, TPain mimed some of his greatest hits, while his DJ did all the hard work…
by Samora Chapman / 11.09.2014 / A crew of Durban’s most gifted emerging artists recently painted striking portraits down in Rivertown. Each artist painted an interesting, obscure or lauded character that creates art in the public space – a busker, a vernacular artist, an emcee and a freestyle footballer now grace the once lifeless wall.
Lineo Segoete / 09.09.2014 Hymphatic Thabs was the first Mosotho-born emcee to make an impact on the Mzansi scene. But the multi-talented cat lost his way, leaving fans, friends and foes wondering: 'what happened'?
Matt Vend / 08.09.2014 Matt Vend was given the task of managing a pop-up music venue on Dr Pixley Kaseme Street, Durban. He reflects on the success of the urban rejuvenation project, and the
Paul Blom / 05.09.2014 Utilising the found footage / faux documentary device, the main character in it all is Scarlett; a driven, well-educated young woman trying to uncover the truth behind some ancient mythology,
Jon Monsoon / 04.09.2014 It's a bit of a telling state of things when an animated talking head gets a better response from the audience to its jokes than any of the featured living
Karl Kemp / Images by Jaco du Plessis / 03.09.2014 Behind every addict, there is a puppeteer that put him there – a deadly mastermind looking to grow his market share in rural farming towns. Meet Zander, one of many
Hugh Upsher / 02.09.2014 Night of 1000 Drawings is a great concept for a great cause. Over the course of the year, drawing stations were set up to collect as many original A5 doodles
Paul Blom / 01.09.2014 So here I sit in the dark on a mid-week morning watching a movie that, at its face value, can be seen as a mere semi-mainstream exploitation flick, but very
Tseliso Monaheng / 29.08.2014 Tseliso Monaheng remembers a night spent in a Cape Town loft with the cats from Beatenberg, as they pieced together one of the songs for their new album... music to
Mooketsi Nthite / 28.08.2014 The Red Bull X-Fighters was held at the foot of the Union Buildings in PTA last Saturday. Us reporters had the 'best' seats in the khaya, nearest to the motocross