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When W magazine went to Johannesburg

Praise be to W magazine for its vanguardism! They have finally and single-handedly put the rest of the world on to how hip, cosmopolitan, and modern the city of Johannesburg…..

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Spoek Mathambo’s World

No we’re not on a mini-Spoek Mathambo marathon today. Intrigued by Spoek’s remix of Seun Kuti and the trailer for his new album, we googled Spoek anew and stumbled upon this…..

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Die Antwoord butchering old beats

What Die Antwoord always wanted was to play with the spectacular to get people’s attention. As one does as an artist, I assume. In their new video, they get official help from Roger Ballen. Die Antwoord play the game well; whether they play it fair is open for interpretation.

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What's a parody of a parody of a parody?

And with this, we hope to close our current chapter on Die Antwoord. Bruce Lee and Rolanda Fisher, ‘outraged by the copying of their style and demand[ing] recognition and money,’…..

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Anton Kannemeyer's Africa

By Lily Saint* Die Antwoord skirts–and often dabbles in–homophobia and racist depictions in their videos and lyrics. Ostensibly to shake white South Africans out of their “middle class stupor.” Most…..

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Watch The Throne

Remember when South African artist Gazelle postured with his crew for the cover of the Chic Afrique album in 2009, dressed as a white caricature of Mobuto Sese Seko surrounded by…..