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New Documentary | Charli XCX: The F Word and Me

It’s no secret that the music industry misogynistic, male-dominated entertainment game. Pop queen Charlie XCX set out to show things from her perspective whilst on tour, interviewing some people around her about women in the music industry and feminism, for the BBC. The F Word and Me starts off with her experience as a woman in the industry, dealing with questions shitty reporters such as, ‘Have you remembered your bra this time?’ and reflecting on headlines both criticising her for flashing ‘too much’ on stage on stage and for being too modest. She also speaks to other musicians about body... Read more

PUMA 2015 “Evolution” Lookbook.

Puma released the lookbook of their 2015 ‘Evolution’ range and it’s photographed in Woodstock, Cape Town with Nonku Phiri and Frypan two key players in South Africa music and fashion game respectively. Read more
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The World After 44 Years In Prison.

Otis Johnson spent 44 years of his life in prison and now has to come to terms with the changes in both the world and the differences in his life from before prison to now. The changes he points out in society are really interesting, and his positivity even after so many years away is inspiring. Read more

New Music Video. East – Kids With Money

Fresh outta Durban, East has arrived as the new kid on the block and although it’s still early days, this kid might just have something going for him. His debut single and accompanying video for ‘Kids With Money’ ‘talks for the kids who have got everything they want in life but not what they need’. We’re not too sure about the video, but for a first offering it sounds as though East is worth keeping an eye on: Read more

New Trailer | Captain America: Civil War

You’ve got to hand it to Marvel – they know how to keep ’em coming. The first trailer for Captain America: Civil War is presented as the next in Marvel’s onslaught of superhero movies, and if you’ve been following, the film promises a major divide within the Avengers. The film follows Winter Soldier, exploring the narrative of Captain America and Iron Man, competing from different sides of world governments. We’re expecting to see the likes of Ant-Man, Black Panther and Spider-Man in the next unfolding of the action. Looks like the Avengers always find a little time to fight amongst... Read more
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Free Download. Bhubesii – KOBAYASHI.

It’s been three years since Bhubesii has released any new music, but he has established Punk & Ivy, a fashion brand, while he was away. He is back and ready to drop a new album, “KOBAYASHI” is the first single and self-titled track from his latest offering. “KOBAYASHI” is an alter ego character developed by the Soweto born Boyzn Bucks member. FREE DOWNLOAD: Bhubesii – KOBAYASHI. “KOBAYASHI”, a new age kwaito banger, was produced by Scott Ross and Bhubesii’s boisterous vocals are complimented with a sultry female sample. “IT HAS A VERY TOWNSHIP WAVE ABOUT IT. KOBAYASHI IS A NEW... Read more
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New Music Video. Van T – May Mood

Isn’t Chantel van T just the lovliest? Former lead lady of LA VI and current vocalist for four-piece Diamond Thug, Van T pursued a solo career several years ago recently cumulating in her first full length album, We’re Still Running. Today she released the visuals for one of the strongest tracks off the album, the gently melancholic ‘May Mood’. It manifests in a magical narrative of young love seeing its season out: Read more
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New EP. Yes in French – Vredehoek 5-0

Fresh off Quit Safari, Yes in French (comprising of Hessien+’s duo Bas van Oudenhove and Sebastiano Zanasi) has delivered their first offering in months. We’ve really been treated this time, with a 5-track EP showing a softer side of the talented buzzboys. The project has developed on the sidelines after initially being formulated as the solo project of Zanasi’s, later joined by other members and now whittled back down to the Hessien+ duo – and boy do they know what they’re doing. Same creative genius, different vibe. Enjoy: Read more

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