Cassper Nyov is happy with his new role

Songwriter, producer, businessman and musician, Cassper Nyovest is settling into his new role as statesman of the South African music scene or, more broadly, “boring guy at the club”, as he says so. The 30-year-old says he feels he has reached a point where he has achieved everything he wanted to accomplish on the South African musical scale and focused ...

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COMFORT Magazine Robert LeBlanc Yudo Kurita

Photographer Robert LeBlanc recently teased an upcoming book titled A New America, which documents the brooding cultural belly of the United States. Instead of print, the Los Angeles-based designer has teamed up with fellow photographer Yudo Kurita on a new publication, called COMFORT magazine. “COMFORT represents our view of the world,” Kurita told HYPEBEAST. Both necessary and detrimental, “it seems ...

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Professor Scripps Myriam JA Chancy discusses novel about the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the plight of refugees – Orange County Register

Myriam JA Chancy had not planned to write a novel about the Haitian earthquake of 2010. Chancy, who holds the Hartley Burr Alexander Chair of Humanities at Scripps College in Claremont, is a respected scholar who focuses on feminism and history in Haiti and has written several historical fiction books. “I had no intention of writing this novel,” says Chancy ...

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Release Folders: Sony and River House Duet on Neil Medley

Sony Music Editing has focused on increasing royalty transparency for their signed talents over the past few years, but on September 27, the company unveiled new developments for its system. SMP GOAL, a dedicated royalty portal for real-time revenue update for signers, adds new features for the new company name Visual Rights + Media division (FKA Broadcast & Media Rights). ...

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Business in Brief – 10/07/21

Low-carbon construction products achieve first end-of-waste status in Scotland Recycling and Waste Management Solutions Business Levenseat became the first Scottish company to achieve “end-of-waste” status for its new low-carbon aggregate product stream. The Lanarkshire-based company has obtained accreditation from the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA). Developed by the Minerals division of Levenseat, three of the newly certified products are made ...

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6 on the list for the Bocas Children’s Book Award

Characteristics Journalist 35 minutes ago – Six writers from the Caribbean have been shortlisted for the top Bocas Children’s Book Prize, with tales that bring magic, folklore and true historical events to life for the region’s young readers. The award, sponsored by Unit Trust Corporation (UTC), is the first of its kind to recognize Caribbean books aimed at young independent ...

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