AFRICA RISING: ONE SOURCE LIVE FEST PREPARES TO CELEBRATE AFRICAN CREATIVITY WITH DBANJ, SHO MADJOZI & KHULI CHANA …
Look at this cover page and look at it very CLEARLY – what is it telling you? Something has changed and it is the way we think …. We finally have some conscious movements happen in Africa, are you not tired of festivals that subliminally promote sex, fashion and music only ?
One Source Live is an event that celebrates African Creativity by bringing together a list of African artists, musicians, fashion designers and photographers to collaborate. Led by Absolut Ambassador and Creative revolutionary Khuli Chana, these artists are coming together to tell a new, uplifting, and positive story about Africa as the creative engine of the world. Inspired by ABSOLUT Vodka’s one source philosophy. Absolut is entirely produced from one source in Ahus, Sweden. Hence, the remind people that we all come from one source, Africa; the one source of humanity and the source of creativity.
The festival is set to explode with great music, art, fashion, and photography as it returns to downtown Jo’burg with a knockout line-up on Saturday, 17 November, this time at No 1 Fox Street in the Jo’burg Inner City.
On the bill is the BET award winning Zulu rooted and global star S’JAVA; the Hip-Hop maverick SHANE EAGLE, DJ PH, the inimitable Nigerian musical sensation, D’BANJ and the leaders of the Gqom nation, DISTRUCTION BOYZ. Topping it all with an unmissable throwback to a unique time in the African pool of creative excellence are Kwaito legends, TROMPIES.
The One Source Live creative revolutionaries Khuli Chana, Sho Madjozi, Trevor Stuurman and Osborne Macharia will return to the festival with new installations and musical collaborations which The Stylista will announce later on this week.
So what should you expect from the festival itself ?
The Stylista will be bringing you THE MAKING of the The ABSOLUT ART BAR, the epicenter of the festival, which is a curated art and performance space by day, transforming into the headline stage after dark.
We will also be chatting to Sho Madjozi, who will be hosting the DISCOVERY STAGE has with her specially curated set of performances and live recordings of new collaborations with budding artists; building on her amazing material from the first festival.
The African Creative Revolution continues, join and celebrate the power of African creativity at ONE SOURCE LIVE.
Who knows, maybe we could give you entrance to the Festival for you to drown yourself in the buzz of festivitie to enjoy art installations, food trucks, a street performance stage, fashion pop ups, and street photographers.