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Scenes from South Africa: Johannesburg Music

“There’s a real energy of local guys who are trying to deviate from the norm.” If you’ve been following along, you’ll know Johannesburg, or Jo’burg, has featured prominently in the Obey You Collective: South Africa … read more »

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Scenes from South Africa: Cape Town Music

“It’s a smorgasbord: a collection of international sounds with a local influence.” There’s been a running theme throughout Obey You Collective: South Africa, our series that showcases exciting scenes from South Africa’s eclectic, burgeoning underground. … read more »

POSTED May 20, 2014 11:46AM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,
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Video: On the Court with Lenny Mogoba

In her second and final video for the Obey You Collective: South Africa series, Johannesburg-based Lenny Mogoba is doing what she loves most: shooting hoops. “You have to be a very strong person mentally,” she … read more »

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Video: Lenny Mogoba’s Got Game

In the thick of this year’s March Madness, let’s take a moment to zoom in on a different kind of college basketball star: Johannesburg-based Lenny Mogoba. The 23-year-old talent is a starting center on the … read more »

POSTED March 31, 2014 11:53AM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Tony Dangler’s “No Manners” + MP3

Yesterday, we posted a mini-documentary about Tony Dangler, an on-the-rise rapper from Johannesburg, South Africa. Today, we have a new clip of the 25-year-old performing “No Manners,” a song he wrote and recorded especially for … read more »

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Video: Tony Dangler is Comin’ Up

Last week, for the latest installment of the Obey You Collective: South Africa series, we shared a conversation with Johannesburg-based rapper Tony Dangler. In the interview, the rising MC opened up about his favorite rappers … read more »

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Video: Gasak’s Graffiti

For this installment of Sprite and The FADER’s Obey You Collective: South Africa series, we’re exploring the life and art of Gasak, a fiercely determined South African street artist from the KwaZulu-Natal province. Yesterday, we … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2014 2:40PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Tarryn Alberts’ World

Last week we posted an interview with Tarryn Alberts, a hyper-motivated street dancer from Johannesburg who has performed alongside artists like Die Antwoord and Kendrick Lamar. Today, we spend some more time in her dance-centric world with the first installment of a two-part documentary. read more »

POSTED March 7, 2014 11:35AM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Scenes From South Africa: Cape Town Stance

After spending some time in the creative corners of Johannesburg and Durban, Obey You Collective: South Africa is heading down to Cape Town for a street-level look at the city’s expanding stance car scene. read more »

POSTED February 5, 2014 11:28AM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Painting With Pastelheart

Last week you met pastelheart, an accomplished Durban-bred street artist with an eye for color and a taste for the surreal. In the second and final part of pastelheart’s mini-doc, we follow the 24-year-old through the course of a day in his not-so-ordinary life. read more »

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