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By 2008 the brand was fully immersed in the culture by means of sponsorship and endorsements. HandBreakTurn was one of the breakdancing crew Butan sponsored and also worked with on numerous projects. The brand went further to cultivate a relationship with rap crew, Driemanskap and til this day we rock with the crew. A new […]

Ladies and gentlemen our second series of Butan Presents: The Playlist we have South Africa’s entertainment & social revolutionary Siyabonga Ngwekazi aka Scoop Makhathini, introduced to South African audience through the magazine TV show Street journal. An entertainment maverick, avid Hip-Hop fan, scholar and teacher, he is well known for his unique, unapologetic streetwear style […]

June 16 is a commemoration of the youth uprising that happened in Soweto 1976. Students from numerous schools began to protest in response to the introduction of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction. An estimated number of 700 protesters were  killed by the police. A historical moment of this day is the image below of […]

In 1963 on this day 25 May representatives of 30 African nations met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, hosted by Emperor Haile Selassie. The Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union) was founded at the meeting , initial aim being to encourage decolonisation of Angola, Mozambique, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia.   Africa Day […]

What do you get when SA’s African enriched streetwear brand gets into the minds of its affiliates and the beats they move to? Ladies and gentlemen Butan unleashes a new event curated by its affiliates titled “Butan Presents: The Playlist.” The Playlist allows Butan fans to delve into the mind of its affiliates. Who they […]

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