Mercia Tucker

October 11, 2018

KID X – Coming of Age

Words: Mercia Tucker Photography: Philly Mohlala Styling: DNA Styling Agency Fashion Assistant:  Lerato Matlhatsi  Creative Direction: Nick Kaoma Make-Up: Mbali Nyikazi Cover Design: Justin Kaoma   […]
September 11, 2018

The Business of Music – Publishing 101

Words by Mercia Tucker In early April 2018, a prominent Sunday newspaper ran a story with the headline “Gospel shocker: How black musicians got screwed”. The […]
July 2, 2018

Op Ed: Cancel Culture – Are We Seeking Higher Ground?

Words by Mercia Tucker Bryan Stevenson is a civil rights attorney, the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and the best-selling author of Just Mercy: […]
March 13, 2018

Until Until – Game Changers

Words: Mercia Tucker Photography: Max Mogale Videography: Zeetakesnicepictures Design: Mzo Gcwabe Creative Direction: Nick Kaoma Editorial Assistant: Tiffany Lekuku Make-Up: Mbali Nyikazi If Charles Darwin’s words […]
March 5, 2018

Belonging: A Hip Hop Hue – An Op-Ed by Mercia Tucker

I grew up in Wentworth. A community in the South Durban basin, it’s one of the bigger areas that were allocated to coloured inhabitants in the […]