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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 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: , , , , ,

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: , , , , ,

Video: Pastelheart Shows Us His Streets

Yesterday we introduced you to pastelheart, an eccentric 24-year-old artist from Durban. Today, we dive deeper into his artistic universe with the first of two videos, shot by Cape Town’s Adriaan Louw and narrated by pastel himself. read more »

POSTED January 31, 2014 1:36PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Interview: Pastelheart, A South African Street Artist

The Durban-based street artist opens up about getting arrested, his love/hate relationship with the internet, and the highs and lows of being a young, working artist in present-day South Africa. read more »

POSTED January 30, 2014 1:54PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Scenes From South Africa: A Rooftop Braai

For the latest glimpse into South Africa’s burgeoning underground, we’re showing you an authentic South African braai, which means “barbecue” or “grill” in Afrikaans. read more »

POSTED January 29, 2014 2:14PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , ,
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Watch a Mini-Documentary on Braamfontein, Johannesburg’s Coolest Neighborhood

FADER and Sprite have joined forces to spotlight South Africa’s vibrant, emerging street culture. To help set the scene, here’s a new micro-documentary about Braamfontein, a neighborhood in Johannesburg that has recently become a kind of social nucleus for the city’s creative youth. read more »

POSTED January 27, 2014 3:05PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , ,
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Sprite and The FADER Bring You A Street-Level Look Into South Africa

If you’re a longtime reader of The FADER, you already know that one of the most exciting places for music and culture is South Africa. From Kwaito to Spoek Mathambo, the country has both a … read more »

POSTED December 20, 2013 6:34PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,