“For the first time authenticity doesn’t feel like a dream; it feels like something we were able to achieve just by the sheer scale of collaboration,” says Lebo, whose Sons of Kemet music video for In The Castle Of My Skin screened at TEDGlobal in 2017.
Morena Leraba is a shepherd from the mountains of Lesotho who fuses his homegrown traditional Famo inspired vocals with electronic dance, reggae, hip-hop and everything in between. Meshing cultures and sounds from far and wide to create a truly unique sonic experience through collaborations with producers from across the world.
“I believe, that if we manage to find a way to release ourselves of our ego and come back to our true selves, only then will we find peace and union with self and other, as union with mother earth and our fellow humans” – Raquel Fernanda Inacio
Growing up, I moved around a lot and in turn was confronted with a lot of different situations and adventures. The only constant I can ever say I’ve had is skating and a fascination for film, as the people I surrounded myself with were always documenting and filming their day-to-day lives.
In December 2017, [CROP] Project initiated their first collaborative street intervention, using large scale photography and the streets of Johannesburg to connect different people across multiple platforms and spaces.
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs
For most of us, our late teens and early twenties are an important stage of shaping our identity and self expression. This is especially true with these four South African individuals, each carving their own creative journey.