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  • THE JAMESON MUSIC VIDEO GRANT PRESENTS IMPEPHO

    The Jameson family motto – Sine Metu – means “without fear”, which is why we’ve always sided with the ones who aren’t afraid to put their ideas out into the world. We decided to put our money where our mouth is, and launched The Jameson Music Video Grant. This project challenges local directors to submit an original music video concept. The most authentic, most fearless idea wins R200K to film their music video. This year’s Jameson Music Video Grant winner is director Carl Houston Mc Millan. His concept was inspired by Impepho, a high-energy track created through cross-continental collaboration. Impepho features musicians Morena Leraba from Lesotho and Mankind from Johannesburg. The music video for Impepho was filmed on location in Lesotho. Impepho was shot over three days in and around the rural village of Semonkong. A passionate and tireless crew braved sub-zero temperatures to capture shots of this insanely textured world – a Lesotho very few people ever get to see. We’re extremely excited, and proud, to share the result of this year’s Jameson Music Video Grant: an unexpected and authentic ode to Basotho shepherd culture. Credits: Track: Trap Funk & Alivio feat. Morena Leraba and Mankind Director: Carl Houston Mc Millan Assistant Director: Pheelo J Makosholo Director of Photography: Christian Denslow Focus Puller: Lesego Moumakwe 2nd AC: Gravett Rabogale Ramaila Styling for Morena Leraba: Dripz Malefetsane Styling for Mankind: Nonhlanhla Mditsha Make-up: Makuena Malefetsane Editor: Carl Houston Mc Millan / Cathy Michel Sound Design: Morne Marais Production: Be Phat Motel Fixer: Kifuoe Namane Image: Kgomotso Neto Source: http://indiechannel.co.za/
  • Secret Lover Music Video by Joseph Philemon

    Joseph Philemon is a recording artist that is currently making a name for himself in the Johannesburg hip-hop scene because of his first single titled “John Lennon” featuring Priddy Ugly & Ginger Trill, as well as the press release by MTV-Base from his latest EP titled “Progression” featuring other names such as Eindo, Maglera Doe Boy, Gareth Cliff & Psyko Beats

    The first music video from the EP is titled “Secret Lover”, a love song that Joseph wanted to release for Womens Month, was shot in Cape Town. This year Joseph Philemon was also featured in two TV Commercials: Adidas Original & Sprite.

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  • New Music: Mankind x NDU – Let’s Make It

    NEW MUSIC ALERT. I’m dropping a new song featuring an artist from Durban,NDU. “Let’s Make it” is about the rewards that partners provide for each other. “Let’s make it” involves thinking about what we get back from our relationship and whether this is enough in comparison to what we have invested. “Let’s make it” Coming soon…#BlacknationMusic Download Here: Datafile host: http://bit.ly/2jtKtvj
     
  • NADIA NAKAI PERFORMS AT MBFW17

    Nadia Nakai Kandava (born May 18 1990), better known by her stage name Nadia Nakai is a South African rapper and songwriter but has a trace of Zimbabwean descent. She found her love for Hip Hop and Rap music at an early age of 16 and recorded her first studio song when she was 18. Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadia_Nakai
  • CAPULE FESTIVAL PARTNERS UP WITH LEADING INNOVATIVE FASHION BRANDS

    Events agency 6th Ave Group in partnership with the leading streetwear/sportswear retailer Sportscene announced their official event hosts, media partners and two international fashion brand partners on 17 July 2017. CAPSULE FEST is an urban street culture festival that aims to be the Mecca for all urban culture brands, artists, designers, influencers, consumers and stakeholders. The event is set to offer a credible platform that celebrates all things SA street culture later this year. The organisers formally announced their partnership with television powerhouse station TRACE Urban and youth radio authority YFM. Both media partners come aboard as stakeholders in the festival with their full backing and support. Furthermore, the festival’s hosts were revealed on various social media blasts last week with huge excitement and support from the market. The multi-talented presenter / artist Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena alongside the infamous trio, Microwave Boys will host the CAPSULE FEST on Saturday, 16th September 2017 at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Johannesburg. The event will be headlined by US Rapper A$AP Ferg and our very own Nasty C. The CAPSULE FEST also confirmed leading international fashion brands Adidas and Reebok as official brand partners this week. This inclusion is welcomed alongside the long list of local designers and brands that are expected to be announced. Both adidas and Reebok are planning major showcases and activations that are on par with the best experiences offered at international street culture events. Tickets for CAPSULE FEST are currently on sale at selected Sportscene stores. More info on store locations: capsulejhb.co.za   CAPSULE FEST INFORMATION   Date:                        Saturday, 16 September 2017 Venue:                     Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg Time:                        Doors open at 12pm. Ends at 1am Age:                          12 upwards Activities:                 Concert/ charity celebrity basketball tournament/ skate park/ brand pop-up stores/ art installations/ customizing booths/ beer garden/ gaming area/ VIP deck/ food village/ video booths
  • DAY 1 I MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK JO’BURG – THULA SINDI

    Thula Sindi was born in Klerksdorp, Northwest Province. He is one of South Africa’s best known young designers. … Sindi, is a graduate of the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg, and studied at the London International School of Fashion (LISOF).
  • Day 1 I Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Jo’burg – SPERO VILLIOTI

    Spero Villioti was trained in England at the London College of Fashion. At the end of his 5 year course he graduated with full distinctions. He was immediately employed by the London based fashion house, Frank Usher, where he first worked as a full time junior designer and then senior designer. He then started Spero Villioti Couture here in South Africa but continued as a senior designer for Frank Usher on a freelance basis, designing 5 international collections a year, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter and Cruise Line. Spero Villioti has been running his own successful fashion business in South Africa for the past 25 years and has reached the top of his field, designing for South Africa’s elite and winning many prestigious international and local awards.
  • Day 1 I Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Jo’burg – GAVIN RAJAH

    Couture, refined craftsmanship, sophisticated glamour and undisputed femininity.
  • Day 1 I Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Jo’burg – AFI PRIVE

    It’s been a long time coming for AFI Privé, a brand that has taken much planning and patience to finally become a reality. In a rare move by an events company, African Fashion International (AFI) finally unveiled its in-house brand – AFI Privé – at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ), this Thursday, 18th of August. AFI Privé successfully took up artistic residency on the runway, as it revealed its opening collection this season. Titled Under the African Sun, the collection was inspired by the harsh, dry, and sun-streaked landscapes of Africa, designed for its intrepid and cultured wearer. “The collection offers classical, translatable pieces to suit a woman of any age. Our woman is well-travelled, informed, and proud of her Pan-African roots,” says AFI Privé Designer, Tayla Nguskos. Source: African Fashion International
  • AFRICAN FACES: NABILAH & FATIMA

    #BlackNation chronicling the #PanAfricanYouth; tomorrow’s Africa, our nation.

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