Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change

From February 23-24, 2019, The Hub hosted a weekend workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and abuse. The group wrote a song during the workshop, which will be recorded, and have a music video filmed forContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change”

#16Days concert with MIP

Huge thanks to Magic In Progress for supporting #16Days at The Hub with a concert on November 17, 2018! Magic In Progress (MIP) is a Maseru based hip hop collective, who have been supporting The Hub for several years with free performances and workshops. We are incredibly grateful for their support! The line up featured T-Mech, RMC, Kimberley, Stevey-E, RifleContinue reading “#16Days concert with MIP”

Sunday Cypher

As part of The Hub’s weekend workshop on sound production, on Sunday March 4 2018, The Hub held an event called Sunday Cypher with and open mic and performances from T-Mech, MIP, Meloh, Ragga Vybz and more. Workshop participants had a chance to practice running the sound system for the event. Our aim is to haveContinue reading “Sunday Cypher”

Weekend Workshop: Sound Production

From March 3-4 2018, The Hub held a weekend workshop on sound production, led by Thulo Monyake, A.K.A. T-Mech. He had participants practicing different recording environments and mic placement, and find ways of creating spaces that help to improve quality of sound when recording. These skills will help The Hub’s film crew with their projects, asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Sound Production”

Maya Azucena and Morija Cypher

Saturday September 24.9, 2016 The Hub hosted a day of music in the Morija Museum Amphitheatre. The day started with award-winning American singer/songwriter Maya Azucena and her band holding a motivational talk for Morija youth, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Maseru. The talk was followed by a free performance, with special guest Bhudaza. Hosted by the U.S.Continue reading “Maya Azucena and Morija Cypher”

WordPower @ The Hub

WordPower is a new literacy program launching at The Hub in September 2016. Participants of the program will meet once a week to read and discuss fiction, poetry and plays by writers from around the world, and will be engaged in writing exercises that will encourage creative and personal expression. The aim of the programContinue reading “WordPower @ The Hub”

The Hub Shakes the Dust!

On Saturday 17th October, The Hub hosted a screening of the documentary film Shake the Dust in the amphitheatre of the Morija Museum and Archives. Executive produced by Nasir “Nas” Jones and directed by photographer and filmmaker Adam Sjöberg, Shake the Dust tells the story of how hip hop and breakdancing have given a senseContinue reading “The Hub Shakes the Dust!”

Shake The Dust screening in Morija on Saturday October 17

On Saturday October 17th, The Hub will be hosting a screening of documentary film Shake The Dust, courtesy of BOND/360.  From executive producer and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones and journalist-turned-filmmaker Adam Sjöberg, Shake the Dust chronicles the influence of breakdancing, exploring how it strikes a resonant chord in the slums, favelas and ghettos of the world and far beyond. ShowcasingContinue reading “Shake The Dust screening in Morija on Saturday October 17”

A beautiful flower wild and yet divine

By Lineo Segoete Curated by Ingrid LaFleur from Detroit, “Beware of the Dandelions” is an Afro-futuristic exhibition currently on display at Goethe on Main in the Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg. The concept was conceived by the Science-Fiction-meets-Hip Hop collective from Detroit; “Complex Movements”. It is a multimedia ensemble integrating photography, song-writing, graphics, video, music and text.Continue reading “A beautiful flower wild and yet divine”

InI sound a breath of fresh air

Originally posted by Lesotho Times By Mohalenyane Phakela GIFTED with a witty lyrical delivery coupled with a unique melody, InI’s bursting on the local music scene has been a breath of fresh air for Hip Hop lovers. Imagine and Inspire, or simply InI, is a grouping consisting of producers, rappers and vocalists. The outfit was formed a coupleContinue reading “InI sound a breath of fresh air”