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Here’s What Went Down When House of Vans Came to Johannesburg

Photographer Siyabonga Mkhasibe takes us inside Vans’ 50th anniversary celebrations in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Vans brought its 50th anniversary celebrations to Johannesburg last week. The California-based shoe company completely tore down 94 Juta Street, Braamfontein with three days of art, sneaker culture, skateboarding and performances from the likes of Stilo Magolide, Youngsta, Kid Fonque, Slice Frederico, Ms Cosmo, Bye Beneco and more.


We tapped photographer Siyabonga Mkhasibe to take us inside House of Vans Joburg.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe. Photo by Siyabonga Mkhasibe.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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