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Shaka Shoelu: Challenging the status quo & ushering in a new school of thought

Shaka Shoelu: Challenging the status quo & ushering in a new school of thought

Boundary-pushing creatives push culture forward. Think groups like BROCKHAMPTON, Odd Future and local groups like FAKA – who are challenging the status quo. When we first come across these artists, we are reminded of icons like Prince and Rick James who changed how people thought of gender, identity and alternative lifestyles. Conservative ideals of existence…

Listen to our interview with Woke Arts founder, STY7EZ

Listen to our interview with Woke Arts founder, STY7EZ

We were recently afforded the opportunity and privilege to interview of South Africa’s rising creative entrepreneurs, STY7EZ. STY7EZ is the founder of artist development, creative showcase and creative business platform called Woke Arts. Our founder had a long interesting conversation with STY7EZ about how he started, plans for the future, the importance of African creativity…

Our ninth show, The Leverage Show, is live on Soundcloud & iTunes

Our ninth show, The Leverage Show, is live on Soundcloud & iTunes

Stream our ninth show called ‘The Leverage Show’ on Soundcloud and iTunes. After weeks of no music, as we introduced our discussion-focused podcast The Measures, we come back with a jam packed show. This one is called The Leverage Show, where showcase all the sounds that we’ve been vibing to during the last few weeks….

Mzansi Mnandi frontman & pioneer, Thiaps, releases Snegenege Vol 1

Mzansi Mnandi frontman & pioneer, Thiaps, releases Snegenege Vol 1

Our first interaction with charismatic Johannesburg based artist, Thiaps, was through his culture-shifting and authentically South African release of SUPERFISHAAL.  SUPERFISHAAL served as a perfect introduction to his art – the project was filled with character, attitude and a level of enviable and unmatched patriotism to his own country and culture. Thiaps’ confidence is undoubtedly…

Joburg based music collective, Soft Pardy Island, partners with talented spinner Nakedjazzmonk to drop their latest mix

Joburg based music collective, Soft Pardy Island, partners with talented spinner Nakedjazzmonk to drop their latest mix

Soft Pardy Island is a Johannesburg based music collective that doubles as a startup record label founded by the ever-impressive Twobirdypanda. The collective has partnered with another talented DJ from South Africa called Nakedjazzmonk. Soft Pardy Island has finally reached the 2 hour mark with their mixes and we are definitely not complaining. One of the…

Weheartbeat partners with Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival to bring a one of a kind showcase to Johannesburg

Weheartbeat partners with Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival to bring a one of a kind showcase to Johannesburg

The Johannesburg-based integrated multi-media beat platform, Weheartbeat, has partnered with Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival to bring a one of a kind event to Johannesburg. Weheartbeat has not only created a space for people that love and appreciate beats but they have managed to cultivate a lifestyle and community that does not hesitate to support. The continuous…

Crate Digging Culture: Will generation Z keep the culture alive?

Crate Digging Culture: Will generation Z keep the culture alive?

The medium with which music is consumed differs from generation to generation. One medium used to record and play music has given birth to a culture and a lifestyle and that is none other than vinyl. A culture has spawned out of playing music using vinyl — which leads one to ponder what makes vinyl so attractive…

Digital Digger’s Choice: Jazzsoon keeps cassette tape culture alive with his new project

Digital Digger’s Choice: Jazzsoon keeps cassette tape culture alive with his new project

Creatives are a rather odd bunch – characterized by unpredictability, spontaneity and a quirkiness that often details a childlike innocence. What would the world be without creatives? Dull and boring. Dull and boring is what the world would be. Creatives provide a different palette of colors that beautify human existence and we all know how…

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