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This review of Nasty C’s “Bad Hair” album might upset you if you’re a fan

by: Live Staff - 3 November 2016

This review of Nasty C’s “Bad Hair” album might upset you if you’re a fan

Nasty C‘s debut album Bad Hair was released about a month ago. Two of our contributors debate whether it’s good or not. Mayuyuka Kaunda wasn’t impressed with the album. “I really didn’t get to know who Nasty C is as a person,” he says. “You go from intro to interlude, who the fuck does that?” Aseza Pupuma,...

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Watch 4 young women talk about body shaming

by: Live Staff - 12 September 2016

Watch 4 young women talk about body shaming

We wanted to explore the different ways young women are made to feel conscious of their bodies, mostly in a negative light. From being catcalled to having strangers tap your body as you get off a taxi. Our team invited young women to participate in the video, through Facebook, and from that group, we got...

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Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training programme

by: Live Staff - 7 September 2016

Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training programme

Training the next generation of digital content creators Cape Town and Johannesburg Only 18- to 25-year-olds can apply Livity Africa is looking for 20 aspirant content creators to join our exciting 4-month training programme on livemag.co.za, based in Joburg and Cape Town. What the programme is about This training programme will upskill young people in...

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5 male musicians on the female artists who inspire them

by: Live Staff - 18 August 2016

5 male musicians on the female artists who inspire them

Mashayabhuqe KaMamba says Busi Mhlongo helped him build his subgenre digital maskandi. Youngsta is inspired by Queen Latifah to rep his city hard. More hot young male musicians like Kimosabe, DJ Fosta, TiMO ODV share the female artists who inspire them below. Kimosabe on Alicia Keys (Interviewed by Sabelo Mkhabela) Alicia is a musician. See, she embraces the...

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8 young people on why being a woman in South Africa can suck

by: Live Staff - 9 August 2016

8 young people on why being a woman in South Africa can suck

Last week four young women did a silent protest against rape while President Jacob Zuma was giving an address at the IEC results centre. They held up papers written “I am one in 3”, “10 years later”, “Khanga” and “#RememberKhwezi”, to remind us of the president’s infamous rape trial. But today, many people will celebrate Women’s Day,...

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To vote or not to vote, young people in Cape Town share their thoughts

by: Live Staff - 1 August 2016

To vote or not to vote, young people in Cape Town share their thoughts

In the lead up to the local elections, we’ve visited five municipalities in Cape Town to poll the views of young people. We’ve gathered some telling and moving sentiments from about 20 young people. Like Lenore Michaels, who told us why she doesn’t want her kids to grow up in Blikkiesdorp. And these heartbreaking words...

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These 16 young South Africans are doing amazing things that you should know about

by: Live Staff - 15 June 2016

These 16 young South Africans are doing amazing things that you should know about

You’ve probably never heard of most of these young people who are doing amazing things in their fields. We bring you musicians, poets, entrepreneurs, innovators, and the like, who you should know. In no particular order:     Samantha Ngcolomba (lawyer) Samantha Ngcolomba is using law to tackle gender disparities. Her business, Lady Liberty, is a...

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Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training programme

by: Live Staff - 2 June 2016

Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training programme

Training the next generation of digital content creators Cape Town and Johannesburg Only 18- to 25-year-olds can apply Livity Africa is looking for 20 aspirant content creators to join our exciting four months training programme on livemag.co.za, based in Jo’burg and Cape Town. What the programme is about This training programme will upskill young people...

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10 local songs we would like to hear on the radio

by: Live Staff - 20 May 2016

10 local songs we would like to hear on the radio

It’s been almost a week since the SABC announced that 90% of the playlist must be local. But all we’ve been hearing are old hits. Here are 10 songs made in this era that we would like to hear on the radio.   Lance Theron ft. Candice Thornton “Higher” 5FM, here’s a jam for you....

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Are you the next digital wonderkid?

by: Live Staff - 17 May 2016

Are you the next digital wonderkid?

Turn your love for digital marketing into a hot career with DigifyPRO; Digify’s three-month boot camp offering intensive training in digital marketing, social media and content creation for 18 to 30-year-olds. Since the program’s launch, Digify post-graduates have contributed campaign ideas for some of the biggest brands in South Africa, including Red Bull, Kit Kat,...

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