Tags: Rouge

Moozlie vs Rouge catalogue battle

Moozlie vs Rouge catalogue battle

“Friend!”    Rouge uses the apple-green lollipop in her head to emphasise her exclamation.    “The one I am going to kill you with is the one you are featured on so now it’s awkward.”   The one refers to Mbongo-Zaka, a song by Rouge featuring Moozlie, and this is...
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Rouge: The New Era Sessions review

Rouge: The New Era Sessions review

By Helen Herimbi Purple. Green. Blue. A kaleidoscope of bodies illuminated by the stage lights. The bass throbbing beneath my feet springs up to my throat and I just know I won’t make it to the end of this singer’s set. My Apple Watch pricks my wrist. Take a minute to...
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On: Rouge

On: Rouge

On the week of her 25th birthday, Rouge and I sit across from each other in a surprisingly crowded mall in the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg. It’s a warm evening and we’re toasting her stellar debut album, The New Era Sessions – with ice cream. I am the one who...
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Mbongo-Zaka

Mbongo-Zaka

Rouge is water. Straight up. I think one of her greatest qualities is her ability to adapt and then add to that. We heard it with Bua featuring Reason. We heard it on the Baddest remix. Her versatility allows her to bend without it ever seeming like a tight fit...
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