This is Craftmen’s Ship, the latest addition to the Maboneng Precinct’s innercity expansion project. It’s currently under development; a project due for completion in under a month. Two years ago, the land on which this building now sits was occupied by a couple of Tanzanian homies who manufactured furniture and fixed vehicles. One day, a […]Read more "This Ship Is Built On Blood…"
It means that you won’t get first preference for anything. It means that publicists won’t reach out to you when the clients they represent have an offering. It means that you’ll always be questioned — by video directors on set; by PR people who can’t tell the difference between good and bad reportage; by everyone, […]Read more "To Be An Unknown Writer Of Little Significance…"
Fam, I’m so outchea!Read more "#Featured | Five-Page Spread In Ornico’s #OpenAfrica Publication"
I’ve since decided to self-publish the piece. You can read it on Medium.Read more "How I Got Paid For A Story That Never Got Published…Ha Ha"
I got to write about Shabaka Hutchings’ new project called The Ancestors for the Sunday Time’s Lifestyle section. They keep their info behind paywalls over there; the screengrab below is from a version I was sent to proofread. Brrrap!Read more "Shabaka & The Ancestors For Sunday Times…"
How does it feel to have your camera stolen? Well it sucks, yt really does. The incident took place in Mofolo yesterday, early evening. I’m okay.Read more "How It Feels (The Stolen Camera Edition)…"
And Mandy de Waal did the interview. That’s like, levels of awesomeness because I was always peeping Mandy’s investigative pieces back when Rollingstone Mag SA was still a thing. So, like, yay-urr! Plus I get to speak extensively about South African Hip Hop, and about the South African rap industry. And I never leave the snark […]Read more "I Spoke About Rap Muziki With Marklives Dot Com Bruh Bruh…"