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
This is an article series where I cover independent songs and artists who I believe are releasing great stuff and have amazing potential. At the end of each of these articles, there’ll be curated playlists with the featured artists’ music … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On – Fifth Edition
More often than not producers are the architects behind great music. They create and mould the atmosphere for the world our ears inhabit. It’s a great balancing act one has to do when it comes to producing music with vocals … Continue reading Producers on the Rise: Volume 1
We’re closing in on six months since this blog started! On this journey, I’ve been exposed to an incredible amount of young artists on the come-up creating good music and there are too many to individually cover at this point. … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping On, First Edition.
In honour of Youth Day, we’ve decided to post a feature every day this week to showcase some trailblazing things South Africa’s brightest young creatives have to offer. Today we revisit one of our previous features with Benny Afroe. Afroe … Continue reading Benny Afroe’s momentum increases with the release of 25 and So Gone
The 19 year old prodigy we’re covering here is sleeker than your average and has no qualms in showing it. Repping Limpopo Macc Gee is a multi-talented creatives who’s been making waves as a stylist and designer whilst juggling growing his … Continue reading Macc Gee: Limpopo’s Fashion Prodigy
Broke Ass Independents is a movement that supports and aims to champion youthful entertainment made by the youth in South Africa. Sporting a cast and crew all under 30 and made from a shoestring budget, Pride and Petty stands as … Continue reading Mzansi’s latest comedy, Pride and Petty, is a statement of youthful collaboration and independence.
Written in his name lies what you can expect from this artist. The afro has oft been an image of beauty, struggle and rebellion; a reclamation of power and identity. Hailing from the 013, Mpumalanga, Benny Afroe exudes these traits as … Continue reading Benny Afroe: The New Age Independent