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As you may have noticed some garments from the Black Star Line carry a pattern familiar to the eye. It is because the pattern is definitely a familiar one and is a reiteration of the Ghanaian Kente. Kente is the general name given to several categories of hand woven cloth done in the Asante region […]

Who’s Marcus Garvey??? Let’s begin by stating he’s one of the most historically important Black figures for Africans across the world. He represented ideals which sought to see Africans thrive economically, socially and politically thus forming Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Not only this but Garvey went on to form The Black Star Line. The […]

Waddup Butan fam. We kick your week off with a Special give away. We’re giving away 10 Double Tickets to Kwesta’s 3 Day Birthday Explosion. Follow these easy instructions and you can be one of our lucky winners. GOOD LUCK!!! 👌🇿🇦 —————————————————————————— INSTRUCTIONS 1. Follow KWESTA on Twitter (@KwestaDaKAR) & Instagram (@KwestaDaKAR), change your profile […]

We recently caught up with our team rider, Bradley Henry, and asked him a few questions about life and skateboarding. Check out the interview: Name:Bradley Henry Age:23 Birthplace: Mitchell plain Q:Favorite hang out spot A:With Twentyskeight (20SK8) Q:What album(s)/ tunes are you currently playing on repeat? A: Asap rocky, Asap mob & YoungstaCpt Q:Who is […]

Redondo from Driemanskap In celebration of 420 and the recent law passed in the Western Cape, allowing home consumption of cannabis, which marks an important step towards legalization, we decided to leak a track with you today. Trenton and Free Radical’s track ‘Groodboom’ features the supremely talented Redondo from Cape Town’s biggest hip hop group […]

The Butan team is incredibly proud of Ms Nonduduzo Ngcobo who graduated cum laude with a Masters degree in Social Sciences for her research titled: “Fashioning Meaning: The Graphic T-shirts of Butan Wear and Magents Lifestyle Apparel as Socio-Cultural Communication about South Africa”. ‘A study of fashion might seem trivial – after all, fashion is […]

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