Paid in Poverty

“being paid in poverty”: sustaining the lifestyle of the employee without providing the means of transcending that lifestyle.

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Scoring Walls #1: the album

SCORING WALLS is an album type collection of new Hip Hop.  It’s my freshest work. I’ve been making this kind of noise professionally for fifteen or so years and this year marks 10 since I released my first full length album: Higher Flyer For Hire.  The fabric of that project has so many threads it’s […]

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Le Pont (The Bridge)

INTRO Outpourings of all sorts of emotions y’know?  Till you catch yourself feeling too much and scold yourself silently, softly, and proceed to “get real”.  Whatever.  That’s why I listen to bagpipes a lot, coz I like my sentimentality and I like it with some steel in it y’know?  That’s twice I’ve asked if “y’know”. […]

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BRICS that don’t build.

Durban (my home base) is a city with a history of protest and revolutionary thinking. The man who founded the ANC (the majority party in our current self-styled government of liberation) was from here, and successive leaders of that original organization of unity have been based here. The Natal Indian Congress that coordinated and conducted […]

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