The Duo That’s Reinventing African Gospel

From the moment I first heard them, I knew there was something different. Something so incredibly special. ‘Simon & Esther’ was their name. Someone in the crowd joked that their name sounded like ‘Simon & Garfunkel’. Another quipped that Simon ought to change his name to ‘Ahasuerus’ – a more appropriate, biblical moniker given this … More The Duo That’s Reinventing African Gospel

Sister Solange Slays

And those three words are so fitting for her. Sister Infamous for being the younger sister to megastar Beyoncé, Solange once lived in the shadow of her sister’s relentless talent and ambition. She was formerly a back-up dancer for Destiny’s Child and when she decided to pursue her Solo (pun intended) career, fell pregnant, got married … More Sister Solange Slays

Beyoncé’s Lemonade: The Visual Diary Of So Many Black Women

Listening to ‘Lemonade’ for the first time, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’d been highly disappointed by her previous body of work on her self-titled album ‘BEYONCE‘, so I tuned into Lemonade with much skepticism. I was pleasantly surprised. At last I felt that we had caught a glimpse of the actual woman behind … More Beyoncé’s Lemonade: The Visual Diary Of So Many Black Women

Guest Post: ‘Help! I’m Attracted To Bad Boys’ by Sonia Dube

I recently watched an old movie called “Rumour Has It”. It’s a rather twisted movie about a young woman named Sarah who is returning home with her fiancé for her little sister’s wedding, and finds out a family secret: a week before her wedding day, Sarah’s mother slept with a man who had previously slept … More Guest Post: ‘Help! I’m Attracted To Bad Boys’ by Sonia Dube

Keep Your Head Up

It’s that time of year again where the holidays are within reach and yet, deadlines need to be met, the year finalised and strategies set in place for the New Year. It is also that time of the year where our minds and bodies start shutting down involuntarily, pained from the year gone by and … More Keep Your Head Up