Watch: Verse Behaviour – Why Redman Thinks The 90’s Were The Best

 Source: Vibe The ’90s can be remembered for having some of the most memorable style staples, television shows, and even some of the best music to date. During a recent Verse Behavior segment with WatchLoud, rapper Redman talked about just what he thought the ’90s era did to the world of hip hop. “I think […]

Green Robot Design handles Maftown Heights’ marketing design

Green Robot Design handles Maftown Heights’ marketing design   Creative design and digital agency, Green Robot Design, has been appointed to handle all marketing collateral creation for Maftown Heights. Maftown Heights is known as one of SA’s key hip hop calendar events and one of the premier hip hop festivals on the continent. “We thoroughly […]

5 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

We found this awesome article on Bored Panda: Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they’re bound to come up with something cool and creative sooner or later. We’ve searched the web and collected some of the most creative print ads we could […]

Watch: Adele, Jimmy Fallon, and the Roots Perform “Hello” With Classroom Instruments

Via Complex: You might have seen Adele sing “Hello” on Saturday Night Live with backing instruments (and without), but you have never seen her sing it like this. Therecord-breaking 25 singer stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to sing “Water Under the Bridge” and play a game of Box of Lies with host Jimmy Fallon. Of course, Fallon couldn’t let Adele […]

How A Police Sketch Artist Works

Forensic artist Jason Harvey has conducted interviews with countless crime victims to illustrate a suspect’s face, but the process always starts out the same. Tell me about the person’s face, Harvey asks them. “We keep it open and vague, let them talk and we listen,” he says of his job. “Work is a non-creative process. […]

Thato Mwosa Draws Black Ballerinas to Inspire Young Black Girls

Source: Afripop Interview By: BY NADIA DARWESH Thato Mwosa Draws Black Ballerinas to Inspire Young Black Girls   Odds are when you think of ballet you imagine limber-limbed porcelain figures spinning atop beautifully lit stages in front of an audience that sits in riveted silence. Well, either that or Save the Last Dance, the 2001 MTV […]

Watch: Trailer for SA Oscar Hopeful “Thina Sobabili”

Thina Sobabili (the two of us) is a film set in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra. The story is that of Thulani and Zanele; two siblings who harshly come to find they have only each other to lean on. The story unfolds with a slow sense of dread and that feeling is compounded by the […]

The Making Of An Icon: How The “Peace For Paris” Sign Spread Around The World

Source: FastCompany By: Jessie Kuhn The Making Of An Icon: How The “Peace For Paris” Sign Spread Around The World   In the wake of the horrific acts of terrorism that ripped through France on Friday, November 13, killing more than 129 people and injuring hundreds, an image with a message of peace has emerged […]

African Futures Festival coming to Joburg this October

“If you want to have any idea of the world that is coming, the world ahead of us, look at Africa!”, says Afropolitan author and critic Achille Mbembe. From Lagos to Nairobi to Johannesburg, the continent is giving answers to global questions of the future. More than 50 international guests have been invited to African […]

“Polyglot” Web Series On Young Creatives Of Colour

  “Polyglot, which was launched in April by the Rwandan-born, Berlin-based sisters, explores the multi-hyphenate identities of young creatives of colour in Berlin.”- OkayAfrica According to OkayAfrica: In the third episode of Polyglot, viewers will journey from the scripted web series’ original locale of Berlin to another European metropolis. “My Own” centers on Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, an artist struggling with the challenges […]

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