INTERVIEW- ELO ZAR; SA’S BREATH OF FRESH AIR PART 2

5th May 2020 BY Ivis

How did you go from singing back up for an afro soul singer to producing electropop? What made you decide that this was going to be your genre/ sound? You know, Vusi and I met in music school. I couldn’t stay in music school because I didn’t have the funds to continue my studies but we met there. When you’re…

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Interview; Elo Zar – SA’s breath of fresh air part 1

5th May 2020 BY Ivis

There are so many things that I love about the woman that is Elo Zar, but I think the one thing that I love most about this beautiful soul is her personality! I wish personality could translate through words because I kid you not, never in this life have I ever felt so comfortable doing an interview – She just…

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Interview; Bongeziwe Mabandla; SA’s Modern Miracle part 2

28th April 2020 BY Ivis

Did you think that your album would do as well as it has? I saw it hit number #1 in Botswana and respectively number #2 in France and Switzerland? Before the album was actually number one or even before I had released it, we were trying to get people to pre-order it and we were at number #3 one day,…

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Interview; Bongeziwe Mabandla; SA’s Modern Miracle part 1

28th April 2020 BY Ivis

Have you ever just spoken to someone and think “wow, this person is an incredible soul!” That’s how I would describe Mr Bongeziwe Mabandla. He is the definition of a musician – he makes music to connect with people, not for the sake of money or hitting number #1. His songs tell stories of his past experiences and his journey…

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The Parlotone’s Kahn Morbee talks about his music and inspirations

24th April 2019 BY Bobby

Who is Kahn? Kahn Morbee is the lead vocalist and guitarist for the South African indie band, The Parlotones. He has also made a name for himself as a songwriter and solo artist. The artist from Johannesburg formed the Parlotones in 1998 along with his bandmates, Paul Hodgson, Glenn Hodgson and Neil Pauw. Both the Parlotones and Kahn have won…

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South African Fashion Blogger, Bobo, On A Mission To Put African Fashion On The Map

23rd January 2018 BY checkoutafrica

Los Angeles, CA – September 2015 – South African fashion blogger, Bobo, dedicated to bringing greater visibility to the African fashion industry, releases her first Ankara fashion editorial with Nigerian designer Mercy1932 in Los Angeles. This Fashion Fiend: A fashion blog ran by South African fashion blogger Bobo, is on a mission to make the fashion industry more inclusive. With…

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Exclusive 5 Minutes With DJ Maphorisa

29th September 2017 BY Meli

On a mission to take South African sounds international; DJ Maphorisa has been a champion for African music. Having earned co producer credit for the smash hit ‘One Dance’ by Drake, DJ Maphorisa has continued to travel the world while bringing Africa with him. The DJ who sometimes features vocals on songs has worked with and received production credit from…

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MR EAZI, An Exclusive 5 Minute Interview with the Superstar

3rd September 2017 BY Meli

You have probably heard of him by now, and if not; you have certainly heard his music. MR EAZI is the uprising international superstar out of Nigeria by way of Ghana. Rising to stardom on the back of his hit singles ‘Skintight’, ‘Hollup’ and ‘Legover’; recently, the Afrobeat singer was featured as Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ artist of the month,…

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