17 Jul TLALE ROARS AT LONDON FILM PREMIERE

The Lion King actress Florence Kasumba walked the red carpet in a showstopper David Tlale ensemble at the film’s London premier on Sunday night. This is the second time that Florence has been dressed for a film premier by Tlale, South Africa’s internationally acclaimed fashion designer...

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15 May The (even greater) power of microinfluencers

Words: Tshiamo Seape The outlets through which young influencers can access large, engaged followings are only increasing in number and relevance. As Instagram and Facebook reach saturation point, brands are looking for new avenues to mine creative talent. As content creators look for new platforms to...

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13 May Once Upon an African Future

Africa’s Top Designers Redefine the African Aesthetic for the Vodacom Durban July   Some of Africa’s most creative minds have been assembled to bring to life the Afrofuturistic theme for this year’s Vodacom Durban July, the continent’s most illustrious horse-race.   As part of the “Stars of Africa” fashion...

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23 Apr Larry Gaaga and Wizkid drop “Low”

Despite the similarities, the following article has nothing to do with Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga or a potential Wizkid collaboration with either of them. Moving on. Larry Gaaga, a Nigerian executive turned artists has enlisted Wizkid for a sparse Afro R&B tune with some crisp...

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17 Apr These are the artists to watch in 2019

2019 has already delivered some stellar projects from the countries up and coming musicians, and with the bulk of the year still ahead of us, the output looks plentiful and promising. From familiar names to upstarts just beginning to show their worth, we'll be running...

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16 Apr Stiff Pap Drop Maradona visuals

We're all big fans of Stiff Pap here at The Wire. So, when the Street Fighter inspired video for Maradona dropped, we couldn't wait to share the news. The song features a solid verse from Simmysimmynya and the grungy, DIY aesthetic of the video fits...

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