The Devil in Our Skin

Written by: Maya Mutesi

We had been, like our ancestors, mentally colonized, convinced that our cultures were primitive and that our skin color did not meet...

Reviews


literature
2 States - The Story of my Marriage

by Uwase Portia

Chetan Bhagat takes us through the struggle black Indians face. A struggle of being con... Read More
music
Mama and the City

by Mutsinzi

For this track, Mike used his voice as the dominant instrument, with a light piano inte... Read More
music
Mellifluous

by Mutsinzi

This EP flows introspectively and aims to make sense of Willow Smith's inner conflicts. Read More
music
Fallen

by Mutsinzi

Set in an Old West town that is supposedly called 'Calabas 1867' as seen in the video, ... Read More
music
Telefone, a cathartic and colorful mixtape

by Ben Rutabana

On this 10-track tape, Noname explores the widening emptiness that’s grown in her. Read More
music
Sammy Blak Bomaye

by Mutsinzi

His rap journey started in 2009 and so 7years in, I can only wait in great anticipation... Read More

Articles


It was a moody and melodic rendition of bars and vocals on a smooth hip-hop beat. RY's verses are a fluid tidal mesh of emotion that flawlessly flow. They're mature, dark and candidly expressed. Read More

We had been, like our ancestors, mentally colonized, convinced that our cultures were primitive and that our skin color did not meet the misconceived beauty standard. Consequently, our society prai... Read More

But how catapulting would it be for Rwanda, if her writers could meet beyond web portals, to share pieces, and form opinions about one another's with the common goal of helping each other ultimatel... Read More

Learning to detect and deter this psychological exploit in every aspect of our lives is the only way not to fall victim to its negative consequences. Read More

Prose


Writer's Block 2 — by Portia Zuba

I am standing on hallowed ground. The people around me are all in the same spirit: they are worshipping and for all I know they might be in heav...
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Writer's Block 1 — by Portia Zuba

The disco lights are a sight for sore eyes. They are shining in a rainbow patttern, even though there is a new color I am not recognizing. Is it...
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MAGAZINE ISSUE #1

18th March 2017