The South African music video as a platform is currently within a golden age of churning great visual spectacles. In the last year alone, we’ve been subjected to an incredible amount of carefully crafted videos of cinematic quality and scope. … Continue reading Are South Africa’s future giants of cinema working the music video circuit: The Golden Age of the South African Music Video.
This week finds us diving back into the world of independent South African music where we find a 21-year-old with one of the more singular voices I’ve heard in this generation, Sam Fisher. Fisher is a full-time self-proclaimed rap-sanger most … Continue reading Sam Fisher – West Rand’s Innovative Hip-Hop Vocalist
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.
Following a series of films showcasing young creatives still figuring out their voices and style, understandably so, Chance was a confident proclamation. A proclamation that ran from the visual style to the performances, the soundtrack and the scenery. A proclamation which at the centre of it lay Reeza Thomas, an extremely laid-back persona with considerable skill. Hailing from the West Rand, Reeza Thomas looks to be a highly talented hyphenate with considerable enough potential to become a definitive voice in the coming years as the South African entertainment industry progresses. Continue reading Reeza Thomas: The Trailblazing Hyphenate from the West.