Snoop: Here Comes The King

So Snoop Doggy Dogg became Snoop Lion last year as part of a religious awakening in which he's said to have embraced Rastafarianism. He's shot a documentary called Reincarnated detailing this new path and the recording of his reggae album of the same name. Bunny...

Tartan With Tiger Of Sweden

Scotsman Ronnie McDonald is the menswear designer for Tiger of Sweden, the fashion brand started in 1903 by two Swedish tailors, Markus Schwarmann and Hjalmar Nordström, with a focus on suits. (In South Africa, they are represented by Brandgroup International.) In...

Taalam Acey – Love/Erotik

As I crawl out the trenches, find my way through a self-inflicted writer's block, I have started to read, and watch, and listen to poetry again. I have stepped away from my desire to write and allow myself to experience the joy that is the written and spoken word....

M.anifest’s Immigrant Chronicles

Ghanaian emcee M.anifest epitomises the marrying of influence, culture, origin and progression and, with the release of his second solo album, Immigrant Chronicles: Coming To America, he builds on his debut album, Manifestations, and his free-for-download album/mixtape, The Birds and the Bees, which was recorded in support of the non-profit Young Entrepreneurs Africa. He is also part of the African Rebel Movement (A.R.M) with Uganda’s Krukid and producer Budo and S&M with Sarah White.

Anthony Hamilton – True Soul Man

Some moons ago, when I was a teenager, we would put together mixes on cassette tape (yes, cassette) for our romantic interests, incorporating songs that expressed our feelings much better than we could. Or we would phone, put the handset up to the speakers and press...
How to manage uncertainty with children

How to manage uncertainty with children

As parents, we have all had that moment when our child repeats something we said in the privacy of our homes in front of the person we said it about. Hopefully, when this happened, it didn’t create...

Strategic business shutdown

Strategic business shutdown

The Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdowns are wreaking havoc on the world's economies. Watching the struggles that big business is having globally shows how fragile everything is. But, it pales in...

How successful are you? Really?

How successful are you? Really?

The Business Dictionary defines 'success' as follows: Achievement of an action within a specified period of time or within a specified parameter. Success can also mean completing an objective or...

Conversations with your younger self

Conversations with your younger self

A common question in interviews is ‘what you would tell your 18, 20, 30, x year-old self?’ As we navigate the years, the hope is that we gain wisdom, learn things, evolve and progress from who we...

The Twitter Abyss

The Twitter Abyss

Keeping one's mind right in a world that feels like it is struggling to get a grip on reality often seems damn near impossible. And that is under supposedly normal conditions. Today, it feels even...

Questlove in times of Covid-19

Questlove in times of Covid-19

With all the content that is online - on the hour, every hour - I have been struggling to keep up, especially on Instagram. Since D-Nice launched his Homeschool at Club Quarantine on March 21st,...

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