Tagged: Okmalumkoolkat

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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: , , , , ,

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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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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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: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream Branko’s Drums Slums & Hums Mixtape

On his tackily titled but compelling Drums Slums & Hums mixtape, Buraka Som Sistema producer Branko (formerly J-Wow) loosens the self-imposed kuduro and funk carioca restrictions that have defined his group and stretches the sound … read more »

POSTED April 1, 2013 12:10PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: LV and Okmalumkoolkat, “Sebenza”

When we wrote about the last collaboration between British producers LV and South Africa’s Okmalumkoolkat, we called it “a dream team in the FADER microworld of 2010.” Two years later, the pairing’s just as exciting. … read more »

POSTED June 13, 2012 12:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Video: LV f. Okmalumkoolkat, “Boomslang”

In the microworld of FADER 2010, this video is a dream team realization. First you got LV, responsible for immense jams like “Turn Away” on Hyperdub. Second you got Okmalumkoolkat, whom some of you might … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2010 2:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,