Inside South Africa's Backstreet BMW Doughie Scene
We spoke to photographer Ryan Cookson about how "spinning" evolved from a gangster tradition to an actual motorsport.
Roger Ballen's New Polaroid Photos Are Instant Nightmares
The famous photographer is as terrifying as ever in the first colour photos of his career.
Sho Madjozi is Changing the Trajectory of Rap Right Now
The 25-year-old South African artist is setting the globe alight with her bright, high-energy rap sound.
The Views from a Transcendent Afropunk Weekend in Johannesburg
Over New Year's weekend, the festival landed at a former women's prison in South Africa's biggest city. Photographer Shan Wallace and Noisey's Lawrence Burney saw it all.
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Rival Consoles Pays Homage to the Legacy of Minimalist Composition with Striking New Single
"Johannesburg" is off the artist's forthcoming mini-album on Erased Tapes, 'Night Melody.'
Exploring the Demise of Skhothane, the Controversial Subculture Destroyed By the Media
Spawned in the townships of Johannesburg, skhothane revolved around garish displays of wealth – but when the media began to film kids burning their cash and clothes, the subculture imploded in on itself.
Alice Inggs and Karl Kemp
Skateboarding for Change (and Gender Equality) in South Africa
Skateistan has opened its latest chapter in Johannesburg, hoping to provide an escape for young South Africans, especially girls, in a city and a country with the highest rates of murder and domestic violence in the world.
Mary Catherine O'Connor
Controversial Photographer Roger Ballen Shoots the Fringes of South African Society
People who catch cats and sell them to witch doctors, people who chop up things with an axe because they were brutally attacked with an axe.
Artist Paul McCarthy Designed Surreal Skate Decks for Charity
The absurdist artist collaborated with nonprofit Skateistan to sell his work in order to raise money for Africa's first skate school.
PREMIERE: Black Coffee's Freshly Brewed Single "I Will Find You"
South Africa's celebrated house producer returns with a new single and album.
Street Artists Are Fighting South African Housing Corruption With Pink Splashes Of Paint
Street artist Yazmany Arboleta is calling attention to the decrepit housing conditions and fraudulent landlords in Johannesburg with coats of hot pink.
South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines
The extensive underground network has become an arena for deadly gang warfare.