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Long Read | The Butterfly Dialectic – Kendrick Lamar deconstructs Black being and the Culture in “The Heart Part 5”
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Arts, Culture and Sport Long Read | The Butterfly Dialectic – Kendrick Lamar deconstructs Black being and the Culture in “The Heart Part 5”

Kendrick Lamar is not just dusting his crown in “The Heart Part 5”. The customary album prelude is not so much about putting the culture on notice as it is about deconstructing the culture. Collective languages of black being fall apart, deepfake by deepfake, in the glare of Mr Lamar’s passion.

Obituary — Hoosain Ayob: ‘His influence on cricket in Africa was majestic and magnificent’
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Arts, Culture and Sport Obituary — Hoosain Ayob: ‘His influence on cricket in Africa was majestic and magnificent’

For many decades, cricket in Africa used to be viewed as a preserve of a tiny, elite minority. Through the selfless efforts of many individuals, some at great personal sacrifice, the game is now spreading at an encouraging pace beyond the traditional African cricket-playing nations. One of these heroes is Hoosain Ayob, known by many in his homeland as Uncle Hoosain.