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Andy Mkosi’s Photo Essay ‘Mid-Groove’ Documents Joburg’s Party Scene

Get inside Joburg's party scene through Andiswa Mkosi's stunning images of Joburg party goers and performers mid-groove.

South Africa is currently on level two of its lockdown enforced to combat the spread of Covid-19. During level two, all "economic activity" is allowed, but partying and clubbing are still out of the picture as gatherings of more than 50 people are still understandably prohibited.

South African multimedia storyteller Andy Mkosi's photo essay Mid-Groove consists of monochrome images she made in 2019 of Joburg's party scene before the pandemic hit. South Africans "groove" hard, and the photo essay shows people in all stages of groove and captures artists on stage and deejays in their booths.

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Beat Bangaz. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Beat Bangaz’ New Album ‘7785 Disrupters’ Is a Grand Gathering of Cape Town’s Finest MCs

The legendary trio's debut album features the A-listers of Cape Town hip-hop.

Cape Town DJ and producer trio Beat Bangaz (DJ Ready D, E-20 and DJ Azuhl) is South African hip-hop royalty. And their debut album, 7785 Disrupters, matches their stature.

The project features the A-listers of Cape Town hip-hop, from both the old and the new school. Look out for appearances from the likes of Uno July, Deff Eff, Kanyi, YoungstaCPT, Driemanskap, EJ Von Lyrik, Andy Mkosi, Linkris The Genius, Early B, Cream, Chase, Dope Saint Jude and a whole lot more.

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