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…"
I have a dream, that my little fotos will one day be cornerstones to monumental cultural movements. That the type of work that interests me — the work outside of the gaze held traditionally by white people, who wield white power and hence monopolise industries with their white money — will become permanently displayed in museums and […]Read more "#Fotografi | TBMO For IDM Mag And Johnny Cradle For Zkhiphani"
So I’ve been included in Between10and5’s #Bayeza: Young South Africans Defining Creative Culture list. Yay, I suppose. Big up to Dave Mann who reached out and did the interview and stuff. Plus, despite feeling all sorts of conflicted about lists in general, I reckon it’s cool that a writer got some play.Read more "Between 10 And 5 & Digify Africa Showed Love, So I’m Showing It Right Back…"
Big up Leo for the snap. Her album’s coming out soonish. Check out her Insta and stuff. #LesothoAt50Read more "#Fotografi | My Shit’s Out In Grahamstowon, B…"
“By the time the early naughties hit, I’d become an internet-dependent delinquent prowling night and day for hyperlinks to rap music websites which I’d spot on magazines and see on television shows’ end credits. It was during these solitary digging missions that I discovered AfricasGateway – a buzzing community of like-minded heads fanatical about rap […]Read more "#Newspapers | I Wrote About Youth Culuture & The Internet For Mail & Guardian"
It’d been a particularly rough week for the gahd. He’d come down with a cold and wondered if I’d take the reigns and record myself reading his Caine Prize-nominated work entitled Memories We Lost. I obliged. Much fun was had in the process. And what more, the Caine Prize people dug it, and have put it up on their […]Read more "I Read Dudumalingani Mqombothi’s Caine Prize-Nominated Short Story For Dem Caine Prize Peoplez"
Author, photographer, film producer and lover of MF DOOM Lidudumalingani Mqombothi’s Caine Award-nominated short story Memories We Lost has been gettin’ love all over the Innanetz, oorkant, and at renowned academic institutions such as Oxford University, fam!Read more "#Fotos | Image Of Author Lidudumalingani Mqombothi Featured On BBC World Service’s Website"