#FFMM Moderna Museet Malmö June 13th

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[Photo: Moira Ganley]

It’s official! We’re going to Malmö with our kru to take over Moderna Museet June 13th. We’re gonna talk and show a teaser from our Breaking Stereotypes project and DJ during that event. Bahareh Razekh Ahmadi is gonna do an exclusive performance created by her and Katarina Rosengren Falk, the feministic art group Middagsbjudningen (The Dinner Party) is gonna curate one of the rooms. Make sure you don’t miss out!

Read more about the event and why we are doing this here! (in Swedish)

Metro Weekend Interview.

I was featured in Metro Weekend Stockholm’s “Gatsmart” last week. Its a section where they ask you questions about who you are, what you do, what you are wearing, where you like to go out etc. This is how it turned out.

Mahoyo’s International Women’s Day Mix 2014

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[Photo: Kamohelo Khoaripe]

We wanna dedicate this mix to all of our sisters and everyone fighting for women’s right all over the globe. The struggle continues, keep on keepin on!

Listen to the mix here:

“And even when you edit me the booty don’t lie” (International Women’s Day Mix 2014) by Mahoyo on Mixcloud

Tracklist below

The “Banji Movement” with Sharaya J

The “Banji Movement” which encourages the people to embrace Uniqueness and Originality, through birthing the acronym Be Authentic Never Jeopardize Individuality (BANJI)

Mahoyo Photo Shoot (behind the scenes)


Its been ages since we did a proper photo shoot, cant even remember last time to be honest, so this session was very much needed. We are so happy with the final result, but we cant show those pics just yet, in the meantime we got some behind the scene pics for ya’ll. Big thanks to our photographer Kamohelo Khoaripe for doing a great job!
Enjoy!

Mahoyo x Backa Kulturhus (City of Gothenburg)

Earlier this month we were invited to Gothenburg to talk and hold dj workshops for ninth graders at Backa Kulturhus. We have not done anything like that before so it was a bit nerve wracking but also exciting at the same time. We talked about Mahoyo, how we work as a creative collective, the webshop, dj:ing, styling and overall process of owning s company, in hopes to inspire them to chase their own dreams. Afterwards we held a Dj workshop for them and its as so wonderful to see so many talents amongst these young boys and girls. The day ended with us spinning tracks at the youth centre at the evening. Big thanks to the city of Gothenburg and to Anna Magnolia Lönn who made it all happen. Check out more pics from the event.

Remix: Bon Iver – Holocene (MeiYáo Remix)

Today I release my very first remix, hope you like it! check it out!

Nöjesguidens Stora Julfest 7/12

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Kickstarter update! Onwards!

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Our deadline at Kickstarter has surpassed and unfortunately our goal was not reached. We are still moving full steam ahead on the project though, and with potential funds from several grants, we will hopefully still be heading to South Africa in March 2014.

Please follow our progress on mahoyo.com and reach out to us at info[at]mahoyo.com – if you are still interested in contributing to the Breaking Stereotypes project.

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who has supported us thus far and we look forward to turning this documentary into a reality!

With gratitude,

Mahoyo XXX

Doc Lounge GBG x The Creators x Mahoyo = Säsongsfinal!!

Vi är inbjudna till säsongavslutningen av Doc Lounge på Stora Teatern i GBG för att spelar plattor och berättar om vårt filmprojekt: MAHOYO – BREAKING STEREOTYPES SOUTH-AFRICA!. Under kvällen kommer också den inspirerande och prisbelönta dokumentären THE CREATORS (om musikens, graffitins och dansens betydelse för unga människor i Sydafrika) att visas.