16 Jun Directing the African screen aesthetic

  Meji Alabi is the director behind some of the biggest & most remarkable Afrobeats music videos, including for artists such as Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Jorga Smith, Davido and Nasty C, amongst many others. In doing so, the London-born, Texas and Lagos-raised, Nigerian filmmaker has...

11 May WURLD Domination

Afrobeats continues to carve out its path to world dominance on its own terms. The genre insists on cultivating its own sense of urban relevance, presenting an Africa fluid in its own modernity, trends and dripping with cool.   Wurld arrives in this moment complete with a...

09 May Introducing Lauren Norstrom

Norstrom is an unlikely ingénue, beautiful in the way that is “all eyes”. And then there is the sultry voice: a kaleidoscope of textured whispers, unfulfilled promises, sad goodbyes and intense declarations that also invite knowing winks, a sense of humor that belies her age...

07 May These are the Quarantimes…with Don Design

Don’s indelible influence on the crafting of a unique South African Hip-Hop cultural aesthetic is of such magnitude, that his artistic view is a position so many current artists launch from. It is a particular genius that goes beyond the mere vernacular of a genre,...

17 Apr The genius of Moonchild Sanelly

She is the enfant terrible of the South African music scene, a French expression evolved to find its usage applied to art, fashion and music, implying a successful, and often young, "genius" who is very unorthodox, striking, and in some cases, offensive, or rebellious. Moonchild...