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The Queens Fortress
42 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
On this weeks episode of The Queens Fortress, poetry and music come out to play as we have out first ever "The Listening Sessions" album listening party with Met_A_Morphosis. We dive in to his new album Wormhole_of_conciousess and give you a sneak peak into some of our favorite songs on the album. Wine won this one.
33 minutes | Jul 3, 2020
On this weeks episode of The Queens Fortress we visit the home of poet, performer, set designer and painter Masai Sepuru. The writer has mastered the art of capturing the times and documenting our reality. We discussed his experience of the current pandemic, what the future of the poet entails and even played a game of pictionary.
40 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
On this week's episode of The Queens Fortress we invade the home of Poet, Writer, Social Activist and complete Madman Xabiso Vili. We discuss how to adapt to the cyber space as an artist and his current digital art exhibition project. Gin won this one
38 minutes | Mar 30, 2020
Nicole Kuchicola Granger
On this week's episode of The Queens Fortress we had singer, songwriter and producer Nicole Kuchicola Granger. She let us into her world and shared a piece by the late Tupac that helped her heal, Nicole also hopped on a beat by producer Sirius and created magic. Gin won this one
42 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
On this week's episode of The Queens Fortress we are serenaded by DOX RSA, a Johannesburg based RnB singer. DOX shared insights into his popular Ep Testify as well as letting us in on future plans he has for himself as a brand. We were also treated to two breathtaking live performances featuring a talented guitarist Roberto Marlon Britton Gin won this one
46 minutes | Mar 11, 2020
Dr. Thandokuhle Mngqibisa
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we continue the madness of the game "The doctor vs The poet" with medical doctor and esteemed poet Dr. Thandokuhle Mngqibisa. Thando gives us insight into how she plans to use the art of photography to give middle-class black women a sense of representation in media. Gin won this one.
31 minutes | Mar 3, 2020
Dr Linda Masilela
On this week's episode of The Queens Fortress a man who brings healing through both medicine and spoken word, Dr Linda Masilela joined our madness in a game of The Doctor vs The Poet. We then tackled the very necessary question of 'why do the concepts of death and depression appear prominently in the work of poets' Gin won this one
42 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
Torsten 'Clear' Rybka
On this episode of The Queens Fortress, we take a seat in the mind of poet, music and photographer Torsten 'Clear' Rybka. We tested his knowledge on his German roots and spoke all things fatherhood and Palestine. Clear shared some poetry with us and even gave us an insight into his upcoming show 'Humans Being' . Wine won this one.
68 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
The Take Over
On the final episode of The Queens Fortress 2019; Poet, writer, copywriter and performing artist Tshepo Molefe takes over the Fortress. He puts Yamoria in the hot seat with a series of challenging questions and games. You get to know Yamoria and hear them share some of their work. This episode is the rainbow during a thunderstorm, it's worthy. _
58 minutes | Nov 11, 2019
Zewande BK Bhengu
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we sit down with Poet, director and conceptual photographer Zewande BK Bhengu. We spoke all things poetry, motorbikes and even visted Zewandes controversial views on Feminism. Wine won this one!!
47 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we sit with another leg of the poetry trio Magnum Opus, Thobani Mntambo. We discuss the business side of poetry and how to grow our industry into a force to be reckoned with, he also shares some poetry from their debut EP Kwasukasukela. Gin won this one. _!
60 minutes | Oct 29, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we sit with a leg of the poetry trio Magnum Opus, Rabbie Wrote. We talk journalism, the roots of the poetry industry and a whole lot of CosmosTribe2, we also get insight on Magnum Opus and how they oil their train. Gin and wine won this one. _!
49 minutes | Oct 12, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we vibed out with Khayalethu and it was a blast. We spoke about how to build a more sustainable Poetry industry for artists and we tested his (not so great) knowledge on a place he is soon to visit Amsterdam. Khayalethu also shared parts of his upbringing to us and recited some deep and uhm interesting poems... Gin, and wine won this one
48 minutes | Oct 2, 2019
Solly "Mr Soetry" Ramatswi
On this episode of The Queens Fortress, we sat with the now 2019 WordnSound King Of The Mic.!!!! Solly "Mr Soetry" Ramatswi, we put him in the hot seat and he predicted his 1st place position. Soetry also gives us insight on his experience in a black man's body and he shares some heart-wrenching poems. Wine won this one. _!!
40 minutes | Sep 25, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we dive head first into the WordnSound finale and find out if Met_A_Morphosis has his head in the game. We talk philosophy and science and Met_A_Morphosis even promises us a rap EP later this year and we even get some predictions about the finale. Wine won this one. _!
30 minutes | Sep 17, 2019
Papi Hendrix & Bukul
On this episode of The Queens Fortess,Artist manager Papi Hendrix and his artist and record label owner Bukul paid us a visit. We spoke about life as an artist manager as well as the current state of the music industry, all while Bukul introduced us to is Hip Hop/ Afro soul genre of music. We even got two freestyles. Gin won this one(both times)
55 minutes | Aug 27, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we bond with our last lady of the month for women's month, Keitu Kente. We also play a game to test her knowledge on facts about women and she aces it. _For More poetry by Keitu, visit her blog at abitlhako.wordpress.com Wine won this one.
47 minutes | Aug 7, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress, some ASTROLOGY talk, and we create some beautiful freestyle in studio and spoke growth and women and all things colorful. Wine wins this one.
42 minutes | Jul 30, 2019
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we speak loss and healing with a very wise lady, she lets us into her home and upbringing and shares some very painful poems. Wine wins this one.
61 minutes | Jul 8, 2019
Dali Myles Luthuli
On this episode of The Queens Fortress we dissect the topic of slam poetry .We also talk about one of our favorite topics ASTROLOGY. Dali also give us a peak into "Bubble" his book that will be published in November. Wine wins this one..
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