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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 […]

21 March, an iconic day in South African history, is celebrated as Human Rights Day, in commemorating the Sharpeville Massacre.This after, in 1960, a peaceful demonstration marching against Pass Laws to the township’s police station resulted in deaths. The Apartheid police opened fire on the peaceful crowd, killing 69 people and injuring 180 others. This […]

The 13th edition of the biggest Hip-Hop festival in Africa Back To The City,taking place at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown,Joburg, on the 27th of April 2019. This year this most anticipated annual event is set to be groundbreaking as it features 60 Artists, 30 DJ’s, graffiti artists,B boys,BMX,skaters,10 live bands,freestyle football,stalls and much […]

Waddup fam, our fellow Butan affiliate Akio Kawahito also formaly known as Dj ID and the co-founder of Kool Out Concepts recently took off to Bangkok for his debut tour. Known as “Africa’s Most Shazam’ed Dj” , Akio will dip into his usual crate of Hip-Hop, Afrobeats, and Soul while spreading South African music in […]

From the year 2017 the Hidden Panthers story and narrative has made its way onto our garments. “All Power To The People”, a black panther lunging towards you or a striking panther head growling are emblazoned. To say this is on par or taken from the 1960’s African American civil rights movement The Black Panther […]

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 […]

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