Mercia Tucker

Youngsta – The Defiant Voice

Words by Mercia Tucker Africandrone, a non-profit entity, funded a photography project in 2017 aimed at showing the separation between the working class and the...

Album Review: Cassper Nyovest – Thuto

Words by Mercia Tucker  I’d like to think that I’m a Nicki Minaj fan, but I can’t say that for certain. I loved her featured verses and debut single, Massive A...

Microwave Boys Interview

Words by Mercia Tucker  “The first time I met Sphaka I was like ‘Who’s this drunk – super drunk – guy?” Sipho’s relationship with his co-host has been spec...

The Indomitable Cassper Nyovest

Words by Mercia Tucker Photography by Austin Malema Styling by Didi Simelane Sometimes, things look different in the light. Refraction of light can produce opti...

Interview: Major League DJz

Words by Mercia Tucker  For years we’ve seen Banele and Bandile Mbere quietly chipping away at the hard rock of the SA entertainment industry. Resolute in ...
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Awarded Wins

 Words by Mercia Tucker The South African Music Awards took place this past weekend with the ‘industry awards’ being held on Friday and the main event flighted ...

The Braam Issue: PatricKxxLee

Words by Mercia Tucker Photography: Anthony Bila PatricKxxLee is the kind of artist who immerses himself so thoroughly in the process of making music that the o...

The Braam Issue: Uncle Party Time

Words by Mercia Tucker Photography by Anthony Bila Cover Design by Dumaza Ndata Lindokuhle Mabuda is quietly unassuming. It’s just after midday on the Sunday of...

The Braam Issue: Champagne69 

Words by Mercia Tucker Photography by Anthony Bila Cover Designs by Dumaza Ndata  It's hard not to feel the undercurrent of youthful exuberance when traversing ...
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Africa’s Influence on International Hip Hop

Words by Mercia Tucker  Drake’s More Life was released on the 18th March and with it the revelation that South African producer and DJ extraordinaire, Black Cof...

Event Review: Back to the City

Words by Mercia Tucker Photos by EverydayPeopleStories Creative Agency  After a number of years of attending festivals you begin to wonder if the festival sti...