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Stream the Obey You Collective: South Africa Soundcloud Playlist

For the past few months, Obey You Collective: South Africa has investigated the country’s exciting street culture through a series of documentary-style videos, photography and conversational interviews with a few of the nation’s young, hardworking … read more »

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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 »

POSTED May 21, 2014 11:15AM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, MUSIC, Sprite Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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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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Interview: Cape Town Photographer Adriaan Louw

On Documenting South Africa’s Youth Culture Presented by FADER and Sprite, Obey You Collective: South Africa is devoted to showcasing artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa. For this installment, we spoke with … read more »

POSTED May 19, 2014 10:57AM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , ,
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Watch OkMalumKoolKat Rap A Cappella, Grab a New Song

Yesterday, we debuted a new mini-documentary about Johannesburg party-starter OkMalumKoolKat. Today we’ve got a second video from his installment of our Obey You Collective: South Africa series. This clip features the stylish emcee talking about … read more »

POSTED May 1, 2014 12:45PM IN Featured - Sprite, MP3 / STREAMS, Sprite TAGS: , , , ,
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Watch a Mini-Documentary About South African Emcee OkMalumKoolKat

Blessed with a creative mind and a great ear for ecstatic party music, Smiso Zwane is the Johannesburg-based artist who makes music as OkMalumKoolKat. When we we spoke over Skype last month, OkMalumKoolKat told me … read more »

POSTED April 30, 2014 12:11PM IN Featured - Sprite, MUSIC, Sprite Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Interview: OkMalumKoolKat

Meet Johannesburg’s busiest party-starter Presented by Sprite and FADER, Obey You Collective: South Africa is a series devoted to showcasing artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa. For this installment, we spoke with … read more »

POSTED April 4, 2014 10:02AM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite Comments (1) 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 »

POSTED April 1, 2014 12:30PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , ,
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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 »

POSTED March 27, 2014 12:31PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, MUSIC VIDEO, Sprite TAGS: , , , ,