What a book, what a writer. Easily into my top 10 favourite books. Extremism of any form is bad, the book successful brings this across.… Read More »Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Robert Sobukwe’s movingly life is fast becoming the epitome of change politics these days. Be it on falliest radical status messages or Memorial lectures to… Read More »Robert Sobukwe: Does he deserve the attention?
– The tracklisting of an album is very important. Do not put it off to the 11th hour. Take your time while setting it up.… Read More »Hip Hop as an Art: Notes on Tracklisting
Scat singing is not for everyone, most can’t get the syllables and tempo right which messes the lead on lyrics. Only a few can keep it harmonic. Yes, it adds coloration and more emotions to a song but it can also kill a song.Read More »Hip Hop as an Art Form: Scat Singing is not for Hip Hop – The Jazz link
A fan should never feel entitled to artists’ music and artists shouldn’t feel indebted to their fans’ support.
If I was a promoter and you give the music director a full track for you performance I wouldn’t book you again. There are people who go to a concert, show etc. for “distinct” musicality. That fact is usually overshadowed because the majority of the audience is there to be turnt hence the miming of lyrics and yelling “Yeah.”
While going through my Facebook timeline, I noticed a post by one of South Africa’s prominent young writers, Mzilikazi ka Azania and along the post was a link channeling to an article listing the most shoplifted books in South Africa and Jacana Media’s Hot Read Campaign that people must buy these books instead of stealing them.
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When me and my escort, Vaughan Hugo, reach the Albert Wessels Auditorium, the weather had accustomed a “never go wrong” mood for both of us. The atmosphere in the theatre hall is raving of excitement and brings back the feeling of casual day in high school assembly. Most of the students wear their residences’ customary shirts and the lesser vintage inspired apparels confusing one of the men for my uncle was not my fault. The organisers wear golf shirts with jeans and black dresses and the anticipation is growing with every minute.
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