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Robo the Technician

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Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Lesego Rampolokeng’s Elegy To Robo The Technician

“Raise your hand up if you’re a hip-hop head” said Lesego Rampolokeng, rallying a house full of poets at a gathering in Melville on a wet Sunday afternoon in 2013. I put mine up, as did a few audience members seated towards the back. The rest sat in the sparsely-occupied restaurant and gazed at the ones who

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Robo the Technician

From the Johannesburg-based record label that recently introduced us to Yugen Blakrok and Fifi the Rai Blaster comes this video for Robo the Technician. (“We’ve got a production studio here at Iapetus, that’s where it was shot.”)...