So… we’ve started a podcast and let’s talk about it! Next Gen Greats is moving into the podcasting space and I’m so excited about it because it feels like a natural progression to what we’ve been gradually building. Our first … Continue reading The Next Gen Greats Podcast, Episode 1 – Scaling The Snake’s Skin: The Tyson S.T Story
We are back with the seventh edition of Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On and this one finds us stretching the borders past South Africa! This is an article series where we cover rising artists who we believe are releasing great stuff and/or have amazing potential. In this edition, I bring forth four more artists with compelling discographies: Bauer Larson, Thato Saul, Filah Lah Lah and Hunter Rose Continue reading Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On, Seventh Edition – Thato Saul, Filah Lah Lah, Bauer Larson and Hunter Rose.
This article series aims to spotlight quality local content creators and explore the crossover potential we believe they have. This volume will focus on content creators who all started within the throws of Lockdown that have gripped us with their content. Continue reading Web-series Watch 3, Lockdown Living: The Viral Wellness, Uncomfortable Growth, Telling The Told and Untold & Lockdown Heights
Vibes, Love and Entanglements consists of 29 tracks released roughly within the last year by artists born or based within Southern Africa. Vibes sonically explores the R&B family through its differing sub-genres and moods from contemporary R&B, acoustic soul and trap-soul to quiet storm and vintage R&B and more experimental spaces. Continue reading Next Gen Playlists: Vibes, Love and Entanglements – 29 Songs Exploring Contemporary R&B and Soul in Southern Africa
That Fire Release is a round-up of my thoughts on recently released singles that I mess with. This pieces covers work from Muneyi, Titose, Dibi, Kayla and Tyson S.T Continue reading That Fire Release – 26th July 2020 featuring Muneyi, Titose, Dibi, Kayla and Tyson S.T
A look into MzansiTV: a Telkom-Plus channel of content hosting intriguing and youthful African web-series and short films. Continue reading MzansiTV – Short Bites of African Indie
An exploration of 10 of my favourite songs from the first half of 2020. Continue reading Favourite Songs of 2020 Thus Far – The Next Generation of Greats Selections
What of The Next Generation aims to unpack some of the insidious ills we face, interrogate what within our society feeds them in hopes of finding more comprehensive solutions in reducing this violent existence we continuously found ourselves in. This piece serves as a contextual background our history with violence. Continue reading What of The Next Generation Overview: A Violent Existence
For the better part of three years, a majority of my published blog/article writing has been dedicated to promoting and placing a positive outlook on developments and the creative output swirling within South Africa’s entertainment industry. A growing focus on … Continue reading A Poem for My Grief
More often than not, producers are the architects behind great music. They create and mould the atmosphere and world our ears inhabit within any piece of music. It’s a great balancing act one has to do when it comes to producing music with vocals; one has to find a way of establishing an indelible sonic footprint whilst providing a canvas for the performing artist to soar and explore their creative vision. In this blog series, I’ll be spotlighting young music producers I’ve found on the net who I feel are making great strides and/or have the potential to be our next great architects in music. This is the second edition. Continue reading Producers on The Rise, Volume 2: Elizee, Bubele Booi, Zarro and 808x.