Archive for the ‘What’s poppin’ eKasi’ Category

Ghetto Rough

13 July 2015 | 4 Comments

You can’t take the ghetto out of me! “You can take me out of the ghetto, but you can’t take the ghetto out of me!” Sounds familiar, right? You wouldn’t be wrong for saying that it does. It is, after all, what the famous South African rapper, KO, says in his hit song “Cara Cara”. […]


Black Tax

06 July 2015 | 2 Comments

Not too long ago I read a Facebook status that spoke about something very interesting. The status spoke about how black guys in their mid-twenties cannot be compared to other guys in the same age-group from other races. Basically, it said that these young, black guys all have to pay what’s called the black tax, […]


I don’t love you anymore…

30 June 2015 | 21 Comments

In Xhosa we have a saying that goes: “into engapheliyo iyahlola”, which basically means that if something has no end to it, that’s a sign of bad things to come (or bad omen, as some would say). Of course, people in relationships would probably do everything in their power to stop that from applying to […]


The Lost Generation…

22 June 2015 | 3 Comments

I’d be surprised if you haven’t heard this before, because this is what they call us, the young people of the 21st century. And when I say “they”, I mean the older people that were also at our age in the nineteen seventies and eighties. They call us the nineties babies, born-frees and call themselves […]


Follow the money!

15 June 2015 | 1 Comments

What if I told you some parents take the child grants they get from the government for their children and spend it on alcohol, clothes, paying debts, while their children don’t even get a cent? I was watching television the other night and I saw this on a show that usually talks about these kinds […]