The Precious Jewels

Time Travel in 2017

Damn. In the first few days of 2017 Eleyejah found Self time traveling back to 1995, 1996 and 1997 for some #doperaps. #doperaps were found in the Bay Area, Oakland California in the audioscapes of rappers like E-40, Too Short, B-Legit, 3xKrazy, Luniz and Richie Rich. It does seem as if Oakland produced some of […]

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Black History Month

Black History Month is an odd experience in South Africa. Black people are constantly being reminded to forget about the past cos its a new South Africa. And yet everywhere you look, Black people are constantly being reminded of the past. Poverty, economic inequality, bad living conditions like shacks and townships, Black people more than […]

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Real men lets Build

I have this issue around manhood and being men that confronts me everywhere I look, everywhere I go. In many of the communities I usually go to, be it on a social visit, be it because I am there to stay for a short while, or whatever, and many communities that I have never been […]

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Fat B Dat G is for the people

Fat B Dat G is a South African underground rapper from Pietermaritzburg Kwa-Zulu Natal. He hails from a township called Sobantu in Pietermaritzburg. It is his experiences as young black male growing up in typical township conditions, on the outskirts of society, in the middle of violence and poverty that informs his rap. To understand the content found in […]

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In Search of Key X

In life we are ultimately governed by universal impulses. The impulses carry in them the character of cosmic bodies expressing themselves through us individually, traditionally, culturally, nationally and internationally. Over the past millenniums earthly scholars formulated these expressions into mystical systems of ciphers, within their core encoded the systematic expression of the universe on all […]

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In Search of Key X – – by: Khonza “Kami” Memela

In life we are ultimately governed by universal impulses. The impulses carry in them the character of cosmic bodies expressing themselves through us individually, traditionally, culturally, nationally and internationally. Over the past millenniums earthly scholars formulated these expressions into mystical systems of ciphers, within their core encoded the systematic expression of the universe on all […]

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