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Video: It’s out! Distruction Boyz drops music video for Omunye

by: Live Staff - 1 December 2017

Video: It’s out! Distruction Boyz drops music video for Omunye

There is a big difference between December and Dezemba: While many countries may recognise the 12th month of the years as just another month, South African see this month as a lifestyle. And right on schedule, to welcome in the month where every day is a party, Distraction Boyz have released the video to their...

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Noko Malatjie and Lethabo Rapoo are on the hunt for melanin!

by: Khanyani Luhlongwane - 1 December 2017

Noko Malatjie and Lethabo Rapoo are on the hunt for melanin!

It’s a sunny Tuesday afternoon in Braamfontein and I am meeting with Lethabo Rapoo and Noko Malatjie, the founders of Hunt For Melanin, a platform that is celebrating the beauty of being a black woman through profiling, inspiring and giving black women a platform to talk about their stories. They meet me at Father Coffee...

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Three times our national teams dissapointed South Africa

by: Armand Mukenge - 30 November 2017

Three times our national teams dissapointed South Africa

Over the years South Africa has experienced serious heartache at the hands of the country’s national sports teams. So we have put together a list of the times our national teams made us catch feelings. 1. Bafana Bafana again! Bafana Bafana failed millions of its supporters when they once again failed to qualify for the...

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5 things you didn’t know about the new Miss Universe

by: admin - 27 November 2017

5 things you didn’t know about the new Miss Universe

South Africa now boasts the most beautiful woman in the universe, beating, according to the title, women from over 100 billion galaxies.Last night, 22-year old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe at a ceremony in Las Vegas. She is the second South African to take home the title, the first being Margaret Gardiner who won...

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The soft aesthetics of “sad boy” Lorenzo Plaatjies

by: Cole Ndelu - 20 November 2017

The soft aesthetics of “sad boy” Lorenzo Plaatjies

Sometimes, talent trumps everything. Lorenzo Plaatjies is proof of this. The Joburg-based artist, art director and game developer is coming for everything. He is currently in the in the top 10 of Behance’s most appreciated list in the South African creatives category. He also recently collaborated with Mr Price as part of their new T-shirt...

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Mixed feelings towards The President’s Keepers

by: Armand Mukenge - 13 November 2017

Mixed feelings towards The President’s Keepers

Author and investigative journalist, Jacques Pauw, recently released The President’s Keepers, a book that details allegations of corruption involving President Jacob Zuma and implicates other key players keeping him “in power and out of prison.” SARS and the State Security Agency issued the writer and his publishing company with a cease-and-desist letter demanding that they...

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Let’s Play Outside: The festival brings together 100 SA creatives

by: Cole Ndelu - 13 November 2017

Let’s Play Outside: The festival brings together 100 SA creatives

Over 40 local streetwear brands and more than 20 local musicians, street artists, skaters and cyclists are coming together to change the face of South African street culture. Under the Let’s Play Outside principle of  play together, win together local creatives have united, to create, have fun and thrive collectively. The movement is the brainchild of...

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Album review: Skhanda Republic 2 is the birth of a new Mr Cashtime

by: Khanyani Luhlongwane - 8 November 2017

Album review: Skhanda Republic 2 is the birth of a new Mr Cashtime

The year 2014 saw the birth of a new sound, and what promised to be Mzansi’s very own independent hip-hop record label Cashtime Life. Skhanda Republic was K.O’s first solo album – independent, and with it, pioneering a new sound with features from his then partners in the dust movement, Ma-E, Kid X, Moozlie, Vigilante...

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Eksé: A taste of authentic kasi cuisine in the city

by: Armand Mukenge - 6 November 2017

Eksé: A taste of authentic kasi cuisine in the city

Hidden just outside of Johannesburg city centre is a beautiful South African restaurant, called Eksé. From vetkoeks to kotas, Eksé boasts a menu that will have you missing your grandmother’s cooking or that corner store eKasi where they used to sell kotas that remind you of everything good about the world. Located at the heart...

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VOTE FOR YOUR FAV FASHION INFLUENCER

by: admin - 2 November 2017

VOTE FOR YOUR FAV FASHION INFLUENCER

The second phase of the #EditionbyWoolworths campaign that began with a call for aspiring stylists, artists, image makers to enter and become the ultimate fashion influencer for the new Woolworths brand, has finally come to the part where you, the audience, decides whose work truly embodies or best represents Edition, only available at Woolworths. The 15...

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