Siya Metane is the CEO of SlikourOLife, a platform for sharing information on urban culture and music, featuring videos and interviews to give substance to the music and to musicians who may not have access to traditional platforms, and offering a more cohesive and accessible place for their videos than YouTube. As a former member of Skwatta Kamp, perhaps the most successful South African hiphop group ever with cross-over appeal, he knows what content is relevant to the diverse South African audience.
In 2007 Zola became the face of a well-known mobile phone company. The king of kwaito was dubbed ‘the second biggest brand in the country next to Nelson Mandela’. What few people knew was that behind the scenes it had taken a long, hard fight to get the company’s management to agree to use Zola […] Read more