Weekend Turn Up meets the King of Gqom … DJ Lag

Weekend Turn Up | 31.12.2021

Weekend Turn Up meets the King of Gqom … DJ Lag

Let’s go, fam! Let’s meet the one and only DJ Lag, powered by adidas. Exclusive, online and up close. One of the original pioneers and creators of the unique gqom sound coming out of Durban, DJ Lag (real name Lwazi Asanda Gwala, born in Clermont in 1995) has been on the scene since 2013. After...

Weekend Turn Up interviews Yashna International – and all we can say is “Yass, Yashna, yass!”

Weekend Turn Up | 31.12.2021

Weekend Turn Up interviews Yashna International – and all we can say is “Yass, Yashna, yass!”

Multi-genre singer/songwriter Yashna International, queen of boss energy, hates coffee and heels – but loves music and has a passion for her craft that you have to respect when you realise the many successes she achieved despite the challenges. Weekend Turn Up never found out why she couldn’t live without coffee, but the heels thing...

Weekend Turn Up, powered by adidas, chats with Clout Internet Boyz

Weekend Turn Up | 31.12.2021

Weekend Turn Up, powered by adidas, chats with Clout Internet Boyz

Clout Internet Boyz is a five-member group from Durban, with friendships and beginnings that started in high school. The crew is shaking things up on the hip hop/rap circuit there, here, where you are and on streaming channels. Core members of the squad are Brawley, Alone, LeoDaLeo, Votron and SoulKit who, together with other collaborators...

MC Reggie works hard – and laughs harder. An exclusive interview from Weekend Turn Up

Weekend Turn Up | 31.12.2021

MC Reggie works hard – and laughs harder. An exclusive interview from Weekend Turn Up

Weekend Turn Up’s interview with MC Reggie didn’t exactly go as planned. It was way more fun. Five things he can’t live without? Seven, actually – but gotta love his enthusiasm. And his optimism. And his work ethic, which would kill-off anyone less committed and energetic. This Durban musician is a prolific song dropper. And...

Priddy Prince is on the block. A Weekend Turn Up exclusive interview

Weekend Turn Up | 31.12.2021

Priddy Prince is on the block. A Weekend Turn Up exclusive interview

New rapper on the block – Priddy Prince aka Lil Giant (real name Elias Domingos) – powered by adidas, is driving everyone crazy with his hip hop/rap lyrics and talent. Born in Cape Town in 2005, he started rapping at the age of seven. Inspired by his older brother – who continues to inspire him,...

previous arrow
next arrow

CULTURE

All
  • All
  • Culture Conversations
  • Custom Culture
  • Sole Women
  • Weekend Turn Up

sportscene x Reebok Culture Conversations – It’s a (Wo)man’s World

Culture Conversations – Is it a man’s world? Culture Conversation is sportscene’s talk-show dedicated to having meaningful discussion on relevant social issues. Hosted by Lerai Rakoditsoei, we invite panelists to engage in topical discussions on gender, race, identity, empowerment, and social politics. We’re back with Season 2 of Culture Conversation #PoweredByReebokSouthAfrica, with our host Lerai Rakoditsoe (@l.e.r.a.i). This week, our incredible guests are Helen Hermini (@uhelenh), well known music journalist; Amahle-Imvelo Jaxa (@jaxx_amahle), the COO and matriarch of Until Until; and Yvette Gayle (@yvettegayle), the CEO of Africa Creative Agency,…

Sole Women: 5 Hours With Binwe Adebayo

Introducing Binwe Adebayo. We hung out with the multi-talented Binwe Adebayo for this month’s Sole Women feature. Describing herself as an editor, strategist, journalist, and the Founder/Director of Baby Mogul, Binwe (@binwinning) is nothing short of a powerhouse in South Africa’s creative scene. We wanted to see where her passion comes from and what inspires her, so Binwe took us to three of her favourite spots in Joburg. First up, we meet Binwe in Delta Park where she highlights the importance of spending time outside in today’s modern lifestyle. “So…

SPORTSCENE THIS IS (YOU)TH

Sportscene aimed to celebrate an historical event within the South African context through the lenses of the lived experiences for the current youth. We focused on individualism and how that manifests itself in current day expression and how the individual can be supported through sportscene streetwear. Self-expression has been on the forefront of the youth narrative for the last decade and has found its way to being an identifying pillar for the upcoming generation.

Culture Conversations: The blesser and blessee phenomenon – Powered by Reebok South Africa

We’re not holding back in the latest episode of Culture Conversations – Powered By Reebok South Africa. In this episode, our host Robyn Galloway (Unfiltered Youth) engages with international award-winning and bestselling author, Jackie Phamotse (@JackiePhamotse), to dive into the controversial blesser and blessee culture in South Africa, as well as her own personal experience. Here’s Jackie on: The dangers of engaging in a blesser/blessee relationship There’s a wide array of dangers. They can be obsessive and controlling. There are health issues too, like HIV and STDs. A lot of…

Weekend Turn Up featuring Emtee, Powered by Adidas

Join us for a deep dive with Mthembeni Ndevu, better known by his stage name, Emtee, as he takes us through his personal journey that got him where he is today. Since rolling up onto the music scene in 2015, Emtee has become one of SA’s most awarded artists. This week on The Weekend Turn Up, we find out where his musical inspiration comes from, the story behind his new album ‘Logan’, and details about his own label, EMtee Records.   How did you get your stage name? In English,…

First of his kind: Weekend Turn Up X Bravo Le Roux, Powered by Adidas

The Weekend Turn Up headed to Khayelitsha this week to hang with the ‘Amandla’ track-maker, Sinesipho Peter or better known as Bravo Le Roux. Already having performed at some of the biggest events, this Cape Town based hip hop artist is definitely someone to watch. Join us as we find out about his role in creating ‘Xhosa Rap’, his connection to the Kasi, what he thinks of the Cape Town music scene and what’s next for 2021.   What are 5 Things you can’t live without and anything you can…

The new kid on the scene: Weekend Turn Up X Chaise Williams

This week on The Weekend Turn Up, we debut the Put Me On 2020 Top 5 finalist, Chaise Williams. Even though he’s still one of the newcomers on the music scene, Chaise Williams is already busy making moves. In this episode, he talks to us about why he decided to switch from dancing to music, what’s required to make it in the music industry and his latest work and projects. Tell us about your background So, my background started with dancing. Professionally, I danced for about 8 years of my…

An insightful interview: Weekend Turn Up X Rowlene

Rowlene Nicole Bosman, or better known by her stage name, Rowlene, is a South African born singer and songwriter. Raised in Elsies River, Cape Town, she’s been performing in various singing and dancing competitions since a very young age.   She takes us back through time and explains how her journey into the industry felt and how little she knew getting into it all. From meeting her first producer in his backyard studio where they produced ‘Imposter’ together, to when she tried to feature Imposter on the radio, and had…

Get to know Benzo, the new Kumkanikazi, on the Weekend Turn Up

Behold, Benzo! We have a new Kumkanikazi and this week, she’s making her debut on the Weekend Turn Up. Even though Benzo is a newcomer, she’s already taking charge of the alternative hip hop scene in South Africa. We had the opportunity to get to know her a bit better. She chatted to us about spirituality, what it’s like to be female in the music industry and her goals for 2021. She also shared exclusive details with us about what she’s currently working on. Here’s Benzo on… Her process when…

ICYMI: Zoocci Coke Dope talks Anxiety and Anxiety+ On the Weekend Turn Up

We had not one, but two sit down interviews, in which we get to know producer and musician Zoocci Coke Dope, whose real name is Andile Sibabalwe Fiphaza, a little bit better. On this episode of The Weekend Turn Up, TV and radio personality, Scoop Makhathini sits down with one of the biggest names in the industry at the moment, Zoocci Coke Dope. He has worked with many well-known and established, as well as new upcoming rappers in South Africa. Scoop Makhathini finds out about Zoocci Coke Dope’s experience in…