Are We Truly Free?—A Bittersweet Freedom Day for South Africans
23 years after South Africa’s first democratic elections, Freedom Day 2017 saw celebrations and angry rallies aimed at the ruling party.
15 African Artists To Follow On Instagram Now
How Kwesta Wrote One of the Biggest South African Hip-Hop Songs of This Era
Kwesta breaks down the process behind “Ngud’,” his massive South African anthem alongside Cassper Nyovest and DJ Maphorisa—and one of the biggest SA hip-hop songs of his era.
This Baseball Player Is the First African to Reach the Major Leagues
On Wednesday night, South African baseball player, Gift Ngoepe, became the first player from the continent to play in the baseball major leagues.
Major League DJz New Single With Riky Rick & Patoranking Has Too Much Sauce
South African deejay duo Major League DJz release the laidback, feel-good single “Do Better,” featuring KLY, Riky Rick, and Patoranking,…
Afriforum—Civil Rights Organisation or Racist Lobby Group?
The group that reported Huffington Post South Africa for hate-speech considers itself a champion of minority rights but it’s really something far more nefarious.
This Cape Town Rapper Combines Photography & Soulful Beats In Her New EP, ‘This Audio Is Visual’
Andy Mkosi’s new EP, ‘This Audio Is Visual,’ is no regular release.
White People in South Africa Still Hold the Lion’s Share of All Forms of Capital
Despite a growing chorus of deniers, white monopoly capital continues to be a South African reality that shapes the country’s political, economic and social life.
7 African Documentaries On Netflix That You Must Watch Right Now
A White Male’s Fake Op-ed About White, Male Privilege Cost A South African Editor Her Job
Verashni Pillay was forced to resign as editor in chief of the Huffington Post after unknowingly publishing a fake blog post written by a man working for a right-wing think tank.
How to Break Into the International Film Industry as a South African
We sit down wit Koketso Mbuli, the South African costumer, make-up artist behind films like Roots and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Hip-Hop & Kwaito’s Long Love-Hate Relationship
The complex relationship between kwaito and SA hip-hop: collaborations, shots, cross-influences and an undeniable symbiotic relationship.
Rachel Dolezal is in South Africa and We Hope She’s Leaving Soon
Dolezal has taken her trans-racial clown show international, touching down in South Africa and perplexing everyone she meets there.