Tag Archives: Heed The Call

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 […]

Who doesn’t love a comic book story every now and then? Imagine a comic book with a superhero who is strictly African. Enters Azania! This range is created to help visualise an African superhero inspired by true kings and heroes who came before us.  Modelled on the great warrior King Shaka of the Zulu Kingdom, […]

We’re deep in Spring & excitement is in the air. How about the combination of your once favourite shopping destination, favourite South African (SA) streetwear brand and a stalwart of all things cool?   So Spree (now defunct) linked up with us and Mkay Frash, of the famed Boyzn Bucks unit, for a product shoot. Being […]

‘A luta Continua, Vitoria e Certa’ is a Portuguese slogan first verbalised by Samora Machel, former president of Mozambique, during the country’s liberation struggle. Directly translated, the slogan means: ‘The struggle continues, victory is certain.’ These words were a call to mobilise and rally not only the Mozambican people but all Africans under systems of […]

Waddup fam. A long standing relationship with a friend deserves a celebration. Don’t you agree? Especially after 10 years. Makes sense, right? So Kool Out Live (KOL) is celebrating its 10 years in the game. Butan has been there from the beginning. From Cape Town to Jozi. We want you to be a part of […]

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