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2Bop, Boaston Society, Damascvs & More Feature In SBTV's 2-Part Mini-Doc In Johannesburg & Cape Town

SBTV's mini-doc in South Africa features Johannesburg and Cape Town creatives like 2Bop, Boaston Society, Missshape, Damascvs and more.


London-based urban lifestyle video network SBTV (SmokeyBarz) recently linked with Connect/ZA on a 2-part mini-documentary on creatives in South Africa. In the first installment of Road to South Africa we're introduced to Johannesburg key players in fashion and music like Soweto's DJ LoveSlave, Thesis Lifestyle label founder Wireless G, and Missshape's Jamal Nxedlana. The second part is a fifteen-minute glimpse of Cape Town set to music by Damascvs, and features video game apparelmaker 2Bop and lifestyle stores S.A.M. (South African Market), Issa Leo and Boaston Society, Creative Nestlings, and Inzync poet Adrian Van Wyk. Watch SBTV's 2-part Road To South Africa below.

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