Music

Sam Turpin Releases Emotional Tribute to His Mother 'Summer Evening'

Listen to Sam Turpin's new single 'Summer Evening.'

Joburg rapper Sam Turpin's latest song "Summer Evening" is a tribute to his late mother, anti-apartheid activist and photographer Gisèle Wulfsohn who died of cancer in 2011.

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Audio

First Listen: Sam Turpin’s ‘4am In Jozi’ Is A Soundtrack For Johannesburg Nightlife

'4am In Jozi'’s mood will make you feel like it’s early morning or late night in the cold streets of Johannesburg.

South African rapper Sam Turpin uses feel to tell a story.

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South African Rapper Sam Turpin Blends Nature And Ambient Hip-Hop In 'Mafunde'

Sam Turpin drops the mellow, ambient hip-hop single "Mafunde," which blends atmospheric sounds and soft piano melodies.

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Photos

Nicholas Rawhani Photographs Johannesburg's 'Varsity Blues'

Nicholas Rawhani photographs rising South African musicians Sam Turpin and Kgotso Seleka on a stroll through Johannesburg's Wits University.

Nicholas Rawhani is a rising Johannesburg-based photographer and videographer who recently reached out to us with his slick, red-and-blue-tinted photo-story on Wits' campus. Titled Varsity Blues, the shoot follows up-and-coming emcee Sam Turpin (who teamed with DJ Spoko not too long ago) and DJ/producer Kgotso Seleka as they stroll from the east to west sides of the Joburg university. "The Piece is really about the unexpressed and inexpressible emotions that cloud us during early adulthood," says Rawhani, who himself is a second-year electrical engineering student at Wits.

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