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Dead silence at The Smoke House and Grill after Adam Catzavelos’ racist rant

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 23 August 2018

Dead silence at The Smoke House and Grill after Adam Catzavelos’ racist rant

Family business feels the heat after backlash from racist rant Being a racist is costly, and not just for your reputation. Business owner Adam Catzavelos has come under fire after saying that a beach with no black people is “heaven on earth and referring to black people as k*****rs. ”   These are Adam Catzavelos’...

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Book Review: Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise Again”

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 23 August 2018

Book Review:  Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise Again”

We review Panashe Chigumadzi latest book, “These Bones Will Rise Again” “There are many questions and I am looking for answers. The kind of answers that slip past the facts of history books or analyses by pundits and experts. Answers that are not party politics. That are not Zimbabwe African National Union—Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF), or...

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I am more than just an inspiring meme

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 August 2018

I am more than just an inspiring meme

We look at how inspirational memes forms part of the discrimination of people with disabilities. We see the memes floating around our timelines almost everyday. They all look the same; it starts with a picture of a person with a disability, the disability doesn’t matter but the more apparent the better. Then comes the caption,...

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Marikana Six Years Later: The public demands justice for victims

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 17 August 2018

Marikana Six Years Later: The public demands justice for victims

We spoke to protesters at the Marikana Commemorative Vigil at the Nelson Mandela Bridge 16 August 2018 marks the 6 year anniversary of the Marikana tragedy where police shot and killed 34 miners. To mark and commemorate the day, protesters gathered on the Nelson Mandela bridge, in the Johannesburg CBD. Six years later, no arrests...

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Nasty C holds his own in the United States

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 16 August 2018

Nasty C holds his own in the United States

Nasty C got love from Sway and SA after his appearance on Sway in the Morning Nasty C is getting lots of love from America. The rapper was on popular hip-hop show Sway in the Morning and he did disappoint. The Switch Up hitmaker joined Sway to promote his new album Strings and Bling.The rapper...

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Meet the half South-African artist behind the viral hit “Mooo”

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 16 August 2018

Meet the half South-African artist behind the viral hit “Mooo”

Get to know Doja Cat, the rapper that’s making moooves. Twitter is in a frenzy over a new viral song MOOO! Rapper, Doja Cat, was born in California in 1995. The colourful artist who started her career in 2013 has been described as “interesting”, “eclectic” and “trippy”. Her quirky music is not the only interesting...

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A Tribute to ProKid: We celebrate the life of the Hip Hop Legend through his music

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 10 August 2018

A Tribute to ProKid: We celebrate the life of the Hip Hop Legend through his music

The 8th of August 2018 marked one of saddest days for SA hip hop as the industry lost one of its most iconic giants. Hip Hop legend, ProKid died on Wednesday night after suffering a severe seizure. The Soweto musician and rap artist was known for being one of hip hop’s most skilled lyricists and...

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Vogue’s first cover shoot by a black photographer and Other Overdue “firsts”

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 10 August 2018

Vogue’s first cover shoot by a black photographer and Other Overdue “firsts”

Vogue made history recently by having its first cover shoot by a black photographer in the 126 years of its existence. Photographer Tyler Mitchell shot breathtaking images of Her Royal Highness, Beyonce, for the much anticipated September 2018 issue. People of colour everywhere were really happy that Tyler Mitchell got to make history but in...

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Sean Pages shares childhood trauma on Twitter

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 6 August 2018

Sean Pages shares childhood trauma on Twitter

Shockwaves ran through the timelines of SA Twitter on Sunday when hip-hop artist Sean Pages revealed that he was molested as a child by his uncle. This shocking revelation came after the suicide of 23 year old law student, Khensani Maseko, who had committed suicide after being raped. The rapper shared his story in a...

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AKA’s Life on the Road Episode 4

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 26 January 2018

AKA’s Life on the Road Episode 4

AKA’s latest offering to the fans has come in the form of a four-part doccie called Life on the Road. Life on the Road is exactly as the title suggests, a look at AKA’s life on the road. The story is more like a collection of inserts rather than a complete thought-out narrative. We see...

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