Glomag India:May2021 – My Name is Joe Shaffers

Joe Shaffers© Kenneth Alexander My Name is Joe Shaffers  District Six Blues – Each windswept moonlit night, I hear the poignant echoes from the D6 Musical, “When the South-Easter blows, we will remember wherever we go, District Six!” Proudly born in Bloemhof Flats Block C n° 133 with my dear twin brother, James lasting only … Continue reading Glomag India:May2021 – My Name is Joe Shaffers

Introducing KENNETH ALEXANDER aka ‘The Artist in Athlone’: Debut Ekphrastic Collaboration- Glomag India January 2021

Art Credit © Kenneth Alexander © The Artist in Athlone ELCARO – Oracle of Cape Town* gā-ai taras of ǁHUIǃGaeb Memories of an Oracle –Tawedes! I heard the cautionary frantic drums echo across these coastal plains long before they came. My uninvited revelatory dreams revealing harrowing cream screams of what was still to come – … Continue reading Introducing KENNETH ALEXANDER aka ‘The Artist in Athlone’: Debut Ekphrastic Collaboration- Glomag India January 2021

Glomag June2020 Translation in AFRIKAAPS: ‘Bly Stil Vannie Skarrel*Keep Quiet about the Struggle (to Survive)

Photo Credit © Gary Frier Bly Stil Vannie SkarrelDoofstom Deuntjie – Ôs stemme versmoor ôs tonge afgesny, vihoed om yt te praat onne hierie ytsonnerlikke onwelkomme covid-19 karona ytwissende donke wolk wat ôs honger moeë leë lydende harte blootstel. Ôs skrie vi julle mâ wôt vitel ommie geraas te makie. Ôs gooi ôs arms innie … Continue reading Glomag June2020 Translation in AFRIKAAPS: ‘Bly Stil Vannie Skarrel*Keep Quiet about the Struggle (to Survive)

DONNIE VANNIE BLOK

https://soundcloud.com/salamander-12/donnie-vannie-blok?in=salamander-12/sets/songs-and-original-lyrics This is for my AFRIKAANS followers but anyone can comment on it if you want! Surprisingly, I found myself writing my first song as a rap in a typical 'Cape Flats' dialect of AFRIKAANS from Cape Town, as I grew up and was educated in BELHAR, which is in the Nothern Suburbs of Cape … Continue reading DONNIE VANNIE BLOK