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Rofhiwa Maneta

Rofhiwa Maneta

    My child’s father, the distressed hip-hop head
    My child’s father, the distressed hip-hop head
    Drake has recently had quite a bit of explaining to do.
    Muzi finds his way home
    Muzi finds his way home
    Muzi Mazibuko (27) reclines in his chair and furrows his brow. “That’s not entirely true,” says the Johannesburg-based electronic music...
    Music in search of the way home
    Music in search of the way home
    Johannesburg-based artist Itani Thafeli, better known as Itai Hakim, has always explored the idea of finding and remembering home through his...
    SA’s self-publishing rock stars
    SA’s self-publishing rock stars
    ‘It’s a story about friendship, hair, self-esteem and affirmation,” says Lebohang Masango, author of Mpumi’s Magic Beads, her...
    Double consciousness
    Double consciousness
    British writer Nikesh Shukla’s second novel, Meatspace, opens with an arresting line. “The first and last thing I do every day is see...
    The house that women built
    The house that women built
    A red mist ambles from the distance. It’s Oppikoppi, so it’s early October, and evening is suddening upon the festival. A bass rhythm ignites...
    You didn’t hear wrong
    You didn’t hear wrong
    George Mnguni just wants to make people laugh. “My first love has always been comedy. Everything I do — the music, parodies and skits...
    The art of darkness
    The art of darkness
    ‘I don’t know, it’s probably just the human condition. Maybe we’re all just fucking depressed,” says Charl Blignaut. He throws up his...