- By NoLIFE I never thought I would have to be standing outside a jazz restaurant to witness South Africa’s heritage manifest; dressed in red All-stars, red Dikies, white t-shirts, and the classic Spoti (or bucket hat if you wish) moving in a single file formation, carrying a usb speaker with bass so loud it … Continue reading Intellectual Pantsula uses pop-up culture to take pantsula dancing to the next level.
Lyricism in the context of hip hop is a term that has grown distant from its roots as defined above. It has become synonymous with content rather than creative expression. In debates, fans who are into hip hop with a message – in other words “content” - constantly refer to mainstream as lacking the quality … Continue reading The Decline of Comprehensive Lyrical Content in Hip Hop?
Lesson I learned this week: The power of the skuftin made by thine mother can scatter memories through time and space. Skuftin made by thine own hand is just Skuftin. This week I pitched my first story; An opinion piece of the decline of lyricism in Hip Hop. It was quickly challenged and its relevance … Continue reading Journalist between reaction and conversation.
Before you read the boring stuff below; the most important lesson I learned this week is that the Skuftin is a communist playground, it promotes unity and equality of calming hunger. in other words - Sharing is caring I've been interning for a week and instead of finding the experience in the media theory I … Continue reading The Theory Inside-Out the Exprience
I'm doing an internship at LiveSA for 11 weeks. That's 11 blog posts - excluding this introductory sentence. Every Friday I will post a thing with words about my experiences with a Blue Skuftin, A Green Diary and A black note book. For the best reading experience, it is advised that you sit on a … Continue reading Blue Box. Green Diary. Black Book
"time's quill is quick to spill its ink onto a new page" _ Dan Bull The biggest problem lies in the fact that there is separation between African literature and English literature in universities. and how the culture of reading is presented to us with western modes of thought from a very early stage. I … Continue reading A Generation Lost in Time and Translation.