13th Feb 2020

Young Paris, Coming To America.

If “I am my ancestors’ wildest dream” was a person, Young Paris would be the embodiment of the musical, sociopolitical and aesthetic visions that the people of the Congo had

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28th Jul 2019

The Battle of Maps Maponyane

“I’m young, I’m handsome, I’m fast, I’m pretty and I can’t possibly be beaten”. When Muhammad Ali uttered these immortal words he was not boasting as much as he was

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3rd Apr 2019

Marvin Cover: Building House of

When you think of bespoke suits your mind could easily be led to imagine a pristine, mahogany-walled room with thick Persian rugs absorbing your footsteps, rendering a kind of silence

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20th Jul 2018

The World Needs Marvin.

At no other point in our history has the definition of masculinity come into question as has become apparent recently. What has long been held as the quintessential mark of

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5th May 2017

The Difficult Miracle of Riky

It’s a hot summer night in Umlazi. Max’s lifestyle one of the premier music venues in the area is packed to the rafters. Riky Rick is at the tail end

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25th Feb 2016

Kojo Baffoe – Life Aficionado

There are innumerable definitions of what the measure of a modern man is; each one has a brush wielded by subjective hand seeking to land a mark on an already

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23rd Nov 2015

Nelson Makamo: The Art of

In Art To see Nelson Makamo's work is to bear witness to brush strokes that carry life like energy and vibrancy. It is to instantly remember some of the fondest

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