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Watch Rebecca Davis & Haji Mohamed Dawjee Debunk The Myths of Being a Woman Writer

Watch the latest episode of Pap Culture.

South African writers and authors Rebecca Davis & Haji Mohamed Dawjee recently sat down to answer questions curated by the YouTuber trio Pap Culture.


Davis and Dawjee were asked to debunk some myths about being a woman, a woman writer and a writer.

The authors discussed the fragility of male ego, race, the celebrity that comes (or doesn't) with writing a book, among other topics.

They did all this with a touch of humor and sarcasm, which makes you wish the video was a bit longer.

Both Davis and Dawjee will be speaking at the Open Book Festival happening between 5 September and 9 September in Cape Town. They will be discussing their latest books, Self Helpless and Sorry Not Sorry.

For more info on the Open Book Festival, visit their website.

Watch the video below:

Read: 10 South African YouTubers You Need To Be Watching

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MTV Base is Finally Broadcasting The 2019 Amapiano Docu-Series, ‘Liyadlal’iPiano’

The 'Liyadlal'iPiano' docu-series does a good job at telling the backstory and developments of amapiano by interviewing some of the genre's pioneers and participants, as well as some industry veterans and insiders.

Liyadlal'iPiano, the 2019 documentary series about amapiano, is finally available for viewing. The docu-series was initially supposed to premiere on 24 September 2019 but never saw the light of day then due to legal disputes. It was reported that the creator of the show Arthur Sebela obtained a court order which stopped MTV Base from airing it.

Now, almost two years later, the docu-series has had a title change, from Behind the Amapiano Movement to Liyadlal'iPiano. The new title references a lyric from the 2019 smash hit "Kokota Piano" by Bizizi and Kaygee Daking, alongside Killer Kau.

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