Mix Tape Vol 2 - CSA

26 Jul MIX TAPE VOL 2

With all the hype around the BET Africa Awards this weekend it got us in the mood to make this mix.   Cheers to the weekend from CSA!   ...

Sindiso Nyoni - CSA

26 Jul 10 Questions for Sindiso Nyoni

Sindiso Nyoni, aka R!OT, is a Bulawayo native, who has undergone a forced exile to Johannesburg, his home for the last decade, where he is currently making serious waves in the art world. We talked a bit about his guerrilla art and asked him to...

Andile Mbete - CSA

21 Jul In Conversation: Andile Mbete

This guy goes by all the right names: Youth Culture Expert, Muso, Socialite, Joker, Gentleman. However, Andile Mbete is the one we recommend you remember. We caught up with him one Friday, and he caught us up on all the rest - Words: Nadine Oosthuizen      CSA: You...

Espacio Dios - CSA

13 Jul In Conversation: Espacio Dios

In between studying for an economics exam, we caught up with 17-year-old hip-hop legend-in-the-making and talked celebrity crushes, being big in Japan and, on the off chance that music doesn’t work out for him (yeah right), settling for a career in astrophysics (wink) Words: Nadine Oosthuizen      CSA: Let’s...

Uganda Musicians - CSA

13 Jul Our Obsession This Week: The Sound of Uganda

This week we on some of the Hip-Hop, Afropop, Dancehall and Reggae sounds coming from artists in Uganda.  We look at the hot new talent on the scene and pay tribute to those who established the industry - Words: Bianca Agenbag    JOSE CHAMELEONE When you think Ugandan music,...

Bill Cunningham - Fashion Photography

13 Jul Bill Cunningham: The End of an Era

Today we sadly say goodbye to the founding genius of street photography - In his nearly 40 years working for the New York Times, Bill Cunningham turned fashion photography into his own branch of cultural anthropology, chronicling New York’s ever-changing social scene - Words: Nadine Oosthuizen        Today we sadly say...

Manthe Ribane - CSA

13 Jul In Conversation: Manthe Ribane

When we found Manthe Ribane’s performance art videos on YouTube a few months ago we became a tad obsessed. Do yourself a favour and watch: Ghost Diamond, Okzharp- Dear Ribane ft Manthe. She’s half performance artist, half musician, but mostly, a muse.We had a quick catch...