Covid has introduced itself as a challenge to our normal ways of living but has also forced people to become innovative in the way they do things. Afridrum Productions is one of the industry pioneers who’ve embarked on a creative route to enjoying the cinema experience as we know it. On the 28th of August, they’ll be hosting a Drive-in for people to enjoy watching movies from the comfort of their own cars for as little as R300 per car.
Zakhele Madida is a South African singer, record producer and businessman from KwaMashu F-section, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He has worked with fellow musician Black Coffee, with whom he collaborated on the song “Juju”. What many people may not know is that Zakes is also a Dj, a skill that he’s mastered over the years and blended with his live performance capabilities. His recent feature at Kunye features amazing tunes across genres like afrotechno, electronic house to name a few & earns him a number 1 spot as #MixOfTheMonth for August.
EMAMKAY is a South African record producer, emcee and keyboardist raised between Johannesburg Soweto and Pretoria. His dense sound is often likened to Lo-Fi with jazz overtones and a touch of hip hop. His recent soul and electronic inspired project ‘Delta‘ dropped in 2020 was showcased on 5FM’s (South Africa’s national radio station) award-winning show, Selective Styles with Kid Fonque. The 12 track album features only 3 artists namely ECHLN, Buli & KaeB
Opportunities |Applications For Project Funding For Individuals And Organisations For 2021 Is Now Open
The invitation is open to practitioners who are active in the disciplines of craft, dance, literature, multidiscipline, music, theatre and visual arts to submit their applications for project funding.
Words have power. They can destroy and create. While some use them for selfish reasons to get ahead in life, others find ways to make them a source of inspiration to bring light to the world. Our recent feature for Artist Of The Month is a wordsmith who likes to unlock realms of everyday experiences to bring us stories through her poetry & literary works.
South African Poet Obakeng Makhutle’s poem titled “Hell Is a Woman Scorned” is a plead to give women the love they deserve. The poem is taken from his project Meera Me, and sees the poet draw out the different consequences of misused love using the proverb “Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned” as a backdrop.
When rainy days come flooding in your life, it’s hard to see through the dark clouds of chaos. One healing component that has been the source of hope & inspiration for humankind through these tough times, is music. This became more evident when Emamkay & Bokang Ramatlapeng came together to bring us a beacon of hope in the form of their recent song ‘When The Sun Rises’ .
Released in 2020, Dikeledi is the 4th track on Mpho Sebina’s 2nd album ‘Lora’. On the 25th of June, Mpho put out a music video for the song making it the 4th single from the sophomore album after Pula, Melodi & Dumelang.
A disgruntled South African woman leaves her fiancé and embezzles money from her job to pursue her dream of being a Broadway star in New York City