Friday, December 6th, 2013
Two years ago, South African rapper and former frontman of The Volume, Tumi Molekane (stagename: Tumi) released ‘POWA’, a song which was as much a rally against women abuse as it was speculative banter in which the rapper imagined a post-Mandela South African dystopia. “When Mandela dies, who gon’ really care about us?”, he mused. That refrain
Monday, January 28th, 2013
By Njabulo Ngidi Against expectations South Africa finished top of their group and made it to the quarterfinals. Hopefully the team and coaches will concentrate on the next match and not get carried away like the country’s...
Thursday, December 1st, 2011
We presume you’ve had Tumi and the Volume’s latest album, Pick A Dream, as much on repeat as we had this year. This the video for its opening track. Directed by filmmaker Khalid Shamis and 340ml member...
Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
New video for South African Tumi and The Volume’s ‘Asinamali’. You know what ‘Asinamali’ stands for, right?
Monday, February 14th, 2011
S: What does this say about contemporary white Afrikaans speaking music culture?
Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
The new video for “Bambazela,” the new single by Johannesburg rapper Tumi (of Tumi and the Volume). This time Tumi does not rap in his usual English only. Good for him. The video–with its shots of middle...