Mercia Tucker

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...

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 s...

Rouge: Raising The Bar

Words: Mercia Tucker Photographer: @jashughatt Design: Mzo Gcwabe Styling: Instaglam Express Team Branding: Instinctif Partners Make-up: @MakoleMadeBeauty The l...

Sliqer Than Your Average

Words by Mercia Tucker To refer to Sliqe solely as a DJ would be a disservice to the musician that he has worked to become. Lutendo Kungoane has shed the title...

A-Reece: The Gifted One

Words by Mercia Tucker Photography by Philly Mohlala Art Direction by Mzo Gcwabe Creative Direction by Nick Kaoma Make-up by Mbali Nyiikiza Jacket provided by S...

Road To Reason

Words by Mercia Tucker Traces of exhaustion lace his voice as Reason lets me know that he sees his different albums as books in an anthology of his life. He’s ...

Until Until – Game Changers

Words: Mercia Tucker Photography: Max Mogale Videography: Zeetakesnicepictures Design: Mzo Gcwabe Creative Direction: Nick Kaoma Editorial Assistant: Tiffany Le...

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...