The blog pays tribute to backroom studios – the birthplace of most music in townships. East Rand producer Thokozani Biyela says things changed for the better when he started treating his studio as a business opportunity rather than a hangout for up-and-coming artists.
WATCH INSERT – BACKROOM STUDIOS – THE BIRTHPLACE OF MUSIC
Has your hairline seen better days? Have you lost braid soldiers along the way? A BLOG LIKE NO OTHER speaks to Vosloorus-based hairdresser, Thandaza Mathebula, who says there is hope for vanishing hairlines to make a yizo yizo the return baba.
WATCH INSERT – #BringBackOurHairlines
Previously, A BLOG LIKE NO OTHER posted an article on how to whip up umqombothi. We’ve decided to do the most with this video post and actually show you how to brew this much loved traditional beer.
WATCH INSERT – LET’S BREW UMQOMBOTHI
How well do you know your clan names and praises? The blog put the #IzithakazeloChallenge to multilingual poet and writer Thando Mkhaliphi aka Thand’oyimbongi Da Poet and the 21-year-old sensation didn’t disappoint.
Watch the insert and post a video of you reciting your clan names with the hashtag #IzithakazeloChallenge and you could feature on our next post celebrating the beautiful things about who we are as Africans.
WATCH INSERT – #IZITHAKAZELOCHALLENGE
Prominent figures killed in acts of political violence make headlines but little is said about innocent people caught in the crossfire. For today’s conversation starter post, A BLOG LIKE NO OTHER went to Umlazi outside Durban, KZN, and spoke to Zamokwakhe Maphumulo who was in Grade 10 when his life was shattered by a stray bullet during a spate of political turmoil in KZN. More than twenty years later, he still hasn’t fully recovered.
WATCH INSERT – CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE
As promised, in these uncertain times of questionable bread at spaza shops, A Blog Like No Other comes to the rescue with this recipe for ujeqe.
WATCH INSERT – LET’S MAKE UJEQE