We caught up with one of our guest performers, Leomile. Find out more about her music and what a music festival curated by her would sound like.
Its hella exciting really. This video is for a song I wrote with Itai Hakim just chilling in my kitchen one day, and he played a kick ass tune on the sginci.
There is definitely an album in the making…and I’m taking my time. Work is being done and will continue to manifest throughout my travels, LA, Maputo, Venice, Johannesburg, Lagos Barcelona…
I grew up shy and inexpressive. Poetry helped in unleashing those shackles, it helped me find my voice and enabled me to shout it out. So, poetry is of extreme importance to me as it allows those who are/may be voiceless, to find a voice and a platform to just shout.
“I am a miracle because it’s supposed to be ‘impossible’ for me to make a living off of literature, poetry, words and my own intellectual property” – Thabiso Mohare
Tswalo is a tale told through lyrical prose, poetry and physical storytelling entwined to interrogate the rules that govern life on Earth.
“My music is always a prayer and I hope that people can feel like they are not separate from that prayer.” – Zweli Mthembu