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David Tshabalala, also known as Slaying Goliath, is a graphic designer, illustrator and social commentator. Known for his immaculate signature illustration style and the "Davetionary", he has managed to create his own lane and stick in it with his constant power moves. Watch as we talk about his journey and how his hard work is paying off.
Expressing various perspectives and concepts through multiple creative mediums is his spillion. Anthony Bila has cemented his identity within his field of expertise and has went onto develop another part of his creative brain. Watch as we talk to "The Isolationist" about his upbringing and upcoming body of work.
Bitches Must Know Hayden Manuel, knowledgable sneaker fanatic who pays much attention to current affairs and fine design details. Watch as we talk to him about his non-traditional creative journey and furthermore, on how he turned his passion into a occupation.
Founder of bespoke interior and furniture company, Mitsoso. Kehumile Mate is someone who is eager on achieving his dreams and bettering himself as a creator. He approaches the design process of each product he produces very differently and he tells us all about it. Listen as he takes us through his journey.
A golden boy of note, Oscar Mbo. Known for his immaculate sense of style and ear for good music, he has consistently been able to define himself within his field of expertise. Listen as we talk about how it all came together and where it is going.
When hard work and talent is mixed, a human being who goes by the DBN GOGO is the output. She managed to create a spark which has turned into a fire and as a result, she's rightfully demanded high and low. Listen as we talk to her to gain a better understanding of her perspectives and overall mindset.
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Thatiso "Vuittots" Dube, a passion driven and ambitious designer who founded the brand, GALXBOY. A pioneer within his own right, through the eagerness to learn and create what he strongly felt was the missing piece in the South African fashion puzzle. Watch as we talk about the past, present and the bright future... Not forgetting all that happened in between that too.
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If you know "Joburg hates you" then you probably should know Jana Hamman. An abstract digital artist, co-founder of creative studio, Jana+Koos and unisex brand, Beau Beau. Jana has worked in many fields in the creative industry but has managed to round it down to what fulfils her most. Watch as we discuss her industry journey and why she decided to follow the path she has taken.
Tusa Mamba, founder of the pristine streetwear and sneaker store, DIPSTREET. The former Wits student noticed a gap in the market and decided to follow through on his idea, through the trials and tribulations, he fearlessly stood tall. Watch as we have a talk with him on his idea and what it took for it to materialise.
A self professed "liker of things", who is hugely known for knowing best, Anthea Poulos is the co-owner of the impactful brand consultancy, The Bread amongst other things. Listen to this Skype recording as we talk about her journey as a youth culture specialist.
***Disclaimer: All episodes are recorded on Skype during the global crisis created by COVID-19. Sincere apologies for the sound quality, greater levels will be achieved with time. Head to our website for the visuals of this episode. Thank you for understanding. Born in Atlanta, USA and bred in Mafikeng, RSA. Tshego is a self taught producer, songwriter and musician who is extremely invested in making himself better each and everyday. This ambitious, driven and self motivated musician will stop at nothing to reach his dreams. Through his trials and tribulations on the journey to his definition of success, we have a discussion with him about his upbringing, character and how he has maintained to remain himself through it all.
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A future visual communication extraordinaire and fashion enthusiast who is hugely intrigued by everything within the fashion spectrum. Whilst she embarks on the journey of arming herself with educational and experiential knowledge of this industry, listen as we view Life from her vivid perspective.