16 May A-Reece

This is your portal into the world of big, yet unearthed talents; the shining lights just beyond the horizon. We’ve searched all corners of the continent, and hand-picked those who are changing the urban culture landscape through music, fashion, sports, and entertainment, and we can’t...

11 May Banky W “Blessing Me”

Just hours ago Nigerian singer, rapper and actor Banky W has dropped his first single of 2017 “Blessing Me”  Classy, suave and velvet-voiced, Banky W latest music video was brought on by a fire incident at his house but instead of complaining, he decided to give praise for...

11 May Jean-Marc makes skateboarding history

Pro-skater Jean-marc Johannes is known for his groundbreaking stunt repertoire, having done some crazy stuff - like jumping containers suspended 10m in the air - but on the 14th of March he attempted his biggest trick yet when he showed Cape Town what it means...

11 May Whimsical Lara Klawikowski

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town is around the corner and with designers from across the African continent coming together to showcase their latest and greatest it is bound to be three spectacular fashion-filled days. This season, The Wire will make sure you have front row...

11 May Shimmers of Shana Morland

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town has officially kicked off and with designers from across the African continent coming together to showcase their latest and greatest it is bound to be three spectacular fashion-filled days. This season, The Wire will make sure you have front row tickets...

11 May Bibi Bourelly Be Balling

Africans do it best. We told you about the Somalian poet behind Beyoncé’s Lemonade and now we are introducing you to the Moroccan-Haiti descendant who is the voice of bad girl RiRi (and she is a badass too - turning words of profanity into prose) “I...

05 May Fabulous ‘fros’ #BlackGirlMagic

It has been said that the only problem with black women’s hair is that they think their hair is a problem! And no one seems to get that better than NY based artist Pierre Jean-Louis Inspired by the beauty of natural hair artist Pierre Jean-Louis took to...

04 May Beyoncé has a muse. And she’s African.

When the credits roll on Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” one of the first names to appear doesn’t belong to a songwriter, director or producer. It belongs to a poet. A poet whose words are “terrifying and strange and beautiful” Words: Bianca Agenbag     Yesterday, we told you all about Beyoncé...