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Race in SA: Does it still inform your opportunities?

by: Lee Molefi - 25 October 2014

Race in SA: Does it still inform your opportunities?

Race in South Africa is always a difficult yet equally topical, exciting and expansive topic to discuss, debate and deconstruct. As the chief informant of the range of socio-economic opportunities and threatens that any given South African would face in the past, it’s important that we continually gauge whether our pigmentation still influences our access to opportunities in order...

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PUMA Brings Casey Veggies x Anwar Carrots

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 25 October 2014

PUMA Brings Casey Veggies x Anwar Carrots

The thunder storm in Johannesburg on Thursday night did not stop Casey Veggies’ fans from waiting one hour and 30 minutes outside the Braamfontein Puma Select store to meet their icon. Puma Select’s latest coup was bringing the American rap sensation to South Africa, along with Peas and Carrots founder and creative director, Anwar Carrots....

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Gaza aftermath: Palestinians still cry

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 24 October 2014

Gaza aftermath: Palestinians still cry

It has now been 59 days since the Israel Defense Force and Hamas announced a ceasefire to the seven week long conflict on August 26. According to figures from the Palestinian Health Ministry dated 9 October 2014, the conflict has left thousands dead and over ten thousand civilians injured; more than three thousand of those being...

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2014’s Top 5 hip hop verses

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 24 October 2014

2014’s Top 5 hip hop verses

The growth of local hip hop artists in South Africa has ushered in the the growth of the scene as a whole. Unlike back in the day when you had to do more than rap to survive, being a good rapper has become a sustainable career now. Why the emphasis on “good”? Because there has...

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The Greater Fool

by: Kay Selisho - 24 October 2014

The Greater Fool

“You can’t expect loyalty from a simple one. Coz these days girls, they call themselves hoes. I’m outchea tryna find myself real woman. I just need one that supports my goals… My ride or die… ” These are the words sung by Clive Kabo Nyakudzi that prompted this interview aimed at finding out more about...

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Top 5 South African house DJs

by: Ndimphiwe Gilili - 24 October 2014

Top 5 South African house DJs

South Africa is one of the biggest producers and consumers of house music. Behind this mega industry are even bigger talents, who have contributed a lot to the local house music scene and taken our music to the global stage. These are, in my opinion, the best five house DJs in South Africa, based on...

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10 years says believe the HYPE

by: Sheilan Clarke - 22 October 2014

10 years says believe the HYPE

What started as an independent magazine run by one employee in a small office has now, 10 years later, become an iconic piece of SA hip hop culture. This month’s HYPE magazine celebrates the publication’s 10-year anniversary with a trip down hip hop memory lane, featuring now-and-then interviews with past cover stars, like Jack Parow,...

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Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

by: Digify ZA - 22 October 2014

Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Written by: Phumla Malishe and Thuli Nkosi  Profiling yourself on social media networks maybe quite daunting, but it really is easier than you think. It is important to do a social media audit so as to make the right impression for future employers, as they do not only look at CVs. For that reason, your presence...

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