When we talk about the leading fashion distributor for urban/modern street culture wear in South Africa one name always seems to come to mind and that’s “Sportscene” and without a doubt why wouldn’t it be with artists such as @Nasty_CSA & @NadiaNakai previously and currently collaborating with the clothing distributors in-house brand Redbat and now with one of the largest Sportscene stores in Sandton City that I know of; they’ve built a hub for modern street culture with its store housing facilities such as an indoor basketball court, sneaker cleaning station, tattoo studio and the crown jewel of the store its Sportscene recording Studio which most of us didn’t know of till now.
Some might argue that an Empire can only be birthed from hard work and a Roman work ethic (we’ve all heard the phrase Rome wasn’t built in a day, so we work for it); while others claim or argue that an Empire can only be birthed by ones legacy that has been left behind and XXC is becoming the evidence of this hard-working Rome ethic by building a legacy that is one of a kind with her all-inclusive fashion show. The Legacy fashion show which began in 2015 and has been running for 5-years being help annually or biannually and we hope to see the fashion show become more than just a fashion show but a legacy that has been left behind and that is what the Legacy fashion show is about leaving a platform for creatives to come together even long after XXC has left her mark not only in the fashion industry but as well as entertainment industry.
Is it prostitution or self-worth?
Dave Chappelle got it right ‘The Age of Spin’ is officially dead with social media playing a large role in it; you may not realize it now but the evidence is as clear as an X-ray and finding success on the gram and genuine streams or views across social media has become a trend we seem to focus.
Though the subheading might confuse you ‘Earl. And the unknown genre’ may sound like a band but I assure you that it isn’t a band; that should have been made clear by the heading of this article ‘The Future might be Earldridge’.
In an ever so vast world and industry it’s often hard to pick up on a scam such as Paying for Plays or Paying to get Playlisted on platforms such as Spotify, Tidal, and so forth. Paying for plays has seem to become an epidemic that if not most artists all new indie artist seem to fall for. And I’m not here to discourage anyone from participating in such an act though it would be wise to read this article to its entirety because this may save you funds in the long run that you may need for other aspects of your career such as social media marketing, album art designers, distribution and so on. At this point you may be asking what Paying for Plays is or what Paying to get Playlisted does; so let’s jump right into the definitions and help YOU avoid a scam you cannot afford now.