14 Nov …and the labels you need to know about

With so much to be excited about when it comes to South Africa's creative output over the past year, we wanted keep the positive spotlight on local creative output with some of our favourite fashion brands. A collection of Fashion Week favourites and subversive newcomers...

20 Sep Bongeziwe Mabandla

From his gentle yet moving voice to his masterful songwriting, the master of contemporary South African folk music is Bongeziwe Mabandla.   It's not uncommon for today's audiences to bemoan the flashy and superficial sounds that dominate radio airplay and although this gripe is at times overstated,...

11 Jun Is it time for Africa’s own edition of Vogue?

  Words: Tshiamo Seape   [caption id="attachment_11982" align="alignleft" width="521"] A fictional interpretation of Vogue Africa by Mario Epanya | Source: Business of Fashion[/caption] Vogue Magazine, the bastion of taste, the height of style and the encyclopaedia of world fashion has for more than 100 years served as the beacon...

20 Feb Black Panther Conquers The World!

It's only February and what might be the year's biggest movie-cum-cultural phenomenon, Black Panther, is a hit in all  theaters around the world and made headlines in its wake. With all this well-deserved success, we bring you some of the biggest highlights from The Week...

Nakhane Toure

21 Dec Nakhane Toure Can do no wrong

Nakhane Toure is having a great year. Between January and December, he hasn't put a foot wrong. Performing across the globe and introducing the world to his once in a generation talent has been the pleasure of this passionate and determined artist who has set...

06 Dec brand New Yeezys available now

Words: Tshiamo Seape   Kanye West's latest collection, Yeezy Season 6, is available now exclusively on Yeezy Supply. With no press, no pre-hype, and no over the top runway shows, the latest iteration of his much-coveted collaboration with Adidas is available for pre-order.   The collection includes the latest...

26 Oct Respect the Drumboss

Heavy K, The Drumboss, has been making South African's move to his intoxicating blend of sounds for years. From his sterling debut, Woza Nana, to the indomitable, Easy To Love, he has proven himself a hitmaker. Through his success, he has grown his influence with...

30 Aug In Conversation: DJ Doowap

Brimming with confidence and a style completely her own, DJ Doowap is impossible to ignore   Words: Tshiamo Seape       DJ Doowap will surprise you. Not with her hair or clothes, but with her commitment to her craft and total belief in herself. She is only satisfied with making...

18 Aug Osborne Macharia

The mastermind behind Kenya's fanciful subcultures, Osborne Macharia, is creating African fantasy underpinned by Culture, Fantasy, and Identity   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Over the past few days, The Wire has brought you some two stories detailing the exploits of a unique cast of characters. Both hailing from Kenya,...