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Petite Noir, Dookoom, Pussy Party Join Afropunk JHB Lineup

EVENT NEWS: The already jam-packed lineup for the NYE festival expands by 13 new acts, also including Kid Fonque, DJ Kenzhero, Themba Lunacy and more.

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FAKA’s ‘Amaqhawe’ EP ft. Surreal Sessions Is Out!

NEW MUSIC: It’s #FAKAFriday and that means you get a 3-track EP from everyone’s favourite Cunty Power/Siyakaka Feminism performance artists, FAKA.

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Stiff Pap To Play ‘New Sound Night’ In Joburg This Sunday

SHOW NEWS: Cape Town gqom-rap champions are travelling up to Joburg for Bubblegumclub’s showcase of underground brilliance.

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How To Get Featured on Music Sites

HOW TO: Knowing how to get good press can be such a complicated and daunting prospect, we try and make it a little less scary.

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DJ Lag Releasing New EP Exclusively on Whatsapp

NEW MUSIC: Since gqom’s genesis and explosive popularity all over the globe, one of the its pioneers is taking the genre back to its roots.

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Thor Rixon Beaten Up By Cult In German Forest

NEW MUSIC: Is he giving us an insight into his own self-torture, or is this a prompt to think more deeply on how we all approach the world?

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Meet Platform’s New Managing Editor: Maneo Mohale

NEWS: Platform is privileged and thrilled to double our management team, as we gear up for a massive year of new projects and more excellence!

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CTEMF 2017: Expanded Format, 2 Cities and Workshops Announced!

UPDATE: CTEMF Expands to 5 stages, adds a whole other festival at Truth to the mix and shares a crucial workshop lineup…

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CTEMF 2017: Everything We Know So Far

NEWS: Most of the outstanding lineup is out, placing relative newcomers alongside legendary trailblazers and everything in between.

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Muse Festival Releases Mixtape as a Taster of the Lineup

MIXTAPE: …including tracks from Cassiem Latief, Fever Trails, a Floyd Lavine remix, Card On Spokes, John Wizards, Monique Bingham, Jullian Gomes and Christian Tiger School.