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The Rhythm light up Durban July After-Party
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The Rhythm light up Durban July After-Party

Namibia’s dynamic DJ duo The Rhythm, renowned for their infectious blend of hip-hop and Afro House beats, recently electrified the after-party at the Durban July in South Africa.   The Rhythm is made up of DJ Kido and DJ Sandile, who are known for their energetic performances and seamless mixes. The duo has rapidly risen...

Northern children’s music school flourishing
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Northern children’s music school flourishing

ONGWEDIVA – Music is a universal language and Laina Abiatar, founder of Kally Music Academy, shares her passion by teaching children to play musical instruments.  Speaking to VIBEZ!, Abiatar said her passion for music was reaffirmed after she graduated with a diploma in African Performing Arts from the College of the Arts. “I thought this...

Simaho: A self-taught visual artist
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Simaho: A self-taught visual artist

Iuze Mukube Kanyanga Paulus Simaho, a self-taught visual artist, is becoming popular in the creative industry for his distinctive art talent. His journey is a testament of the rewards of hard work and perseverance.  Simaho (31) said his journey began at a very young age when he enjoyed making toys, using anything from his surroundings....

Haukongo aims for the top
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Haukongo aims for the top

Hedula Haukongo, a rising talent on the music scene, is causing a stir with his latest multi-lingual track titled ‘ HOU OP’ that’s gaining popularity in South Africa, where he’s currently studying.  Born into a family with a mixed heritage and experiencing various neighbourhoods in Windhoek helped mould his passion for music.  His musical journey began...

Miss Teen crowning tonight 
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Miss Teen crowning tonight 

The long wait is ending tonight in   Lüderitz, as one of the young contestants in Miss Teen will be the dubbed queen of all. Spokesperson of Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Beaulah Boois-Beukes said the preparations for Miss Teen and Miss Namibia were so far going great.  Lüderitz is a hub of excitement, as the jitters...

Uncommon sense – Imagining a better alternate world
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Uncommon sense – Imagining a better alternate world

Imagine living a life completely different from the common. An experience where aesthetics is not so significant but, mere tools to create harmony with humankind.  Imagine a world where traditional celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, Father’s or Mother’s Day, Christmas and the New Year are no more special than any other day.  Imagine if you could...

Big Ben’s American musical odyssey
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Big Ben’s American musical odyssey

Renowned recording artist Venaune Ben Kandukira, famously known as Big Ben, recently returned from a captivating journey to the United States (US), where he not only explored as a tourist, but also performed his music, creating unforgettable memories along the way. Big Ben described to VIBEZ! that his US trip was a whirlwind of sights,...

Elevating a climbing culture in Namibia
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Elevating a climbing culture in Namibia

Urban Friction, originally established as an outdoor climbing facilitator, has evolved into a pivotal force in Namibia’s climbing scene under the new leadership of David Bishop.  Since taking over in March, he has infused fresh energy into the company, focusing on expanding both Urban Friction and the popularity of sport climbing across the country. After...

Industry loop – May the real podcaster please stand up?
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Industry loop – May the real podcaster please stand up?

Every Maria and Dantago has a podcast these days. It is ridiculous, but hey, in 2024, they will accuse me of ‘gatekeeping.  Gatekeeping is such a terrible thing in an unregulated industry, where once again, every Magdalena and Tjivetje can just get up and be an artist.  This includes the talentless ones, and those who...

Ndapanda’s travel – Fashion while travelling
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Ndapanda’s travel – Fashion while travelling

Here is a thing I learned only about a year into my journey as a content creator.  Finally referring to myself as a creative – I am somewhat fashionable.  Adding the word ‘somewhat’ may appear to be an attempt at humility in this case, but it is a safety net I almost always set for...