Get to Know: South African Rapper PdotO

Sounds like: 2am on a Saturday night with a drink in the air, with a complexity that intrigues you at 2pm on a Sunday afternoon. The lowdown: Born Siphelele Mnyande, the Pretoria via Eastern Cape rapper has been growing a steady fan base with the mixtapes ‘Street Novelty’, ‘The BluMurda tape’ and ‘Mind over Matter: The EP’ while appearances on Bongani Fassie’s Rise, L-Tido’s All or Nothing and stablemate BlakLez’s debut Black Beast has only strengthened his presence […]

 

Channel O Awards reviewed

Being that their rival channel, MTV Base Africa had only just had a stellar awards ceremony, it was left to Channel O’s fifth annual awards show last week to impress at least as much.  First, my friend Candice and I perched in the Amarula lounge for pre-ceremony drinks so we could catch all the pre-red carpet action. A tall bronzed up beauty with wavy hair cascading down her shoulders tugs at […]