Converse x Trompies
The Origins of Pantsula

“This is our culture.
They must take us as we are!”

True stories recounted by legendary South African music group, Trompies, pioneers of the post apartheid and rebellious genre, Kwaito. Not only the fore fathers of Kwaito, they are Pantsulas. Inspiring both local and international artists with the aesthetic. The world is given a glimpse into the pantsulas have had on culture juxtapose with Converse All stars.

Directed by Katlego Baaitse for Dolph
Director of Photography: Ian Greyvenstein
Agency: Joe Public
Client: Sky Distribution
Chief Creative Officer: Xolisa Dyeshana
Creative Director: Claudi Potter
Art Director: Katlego Baaitse/ Mphela Mamabolo
Copy Writer: Sarah Forbes
Agency Producer: Vanessa Borthwick
Editor: Dolph
Producer: Dolph

Not only the fore fathers of Kwaito, they are Pantsulas. Inspiring both local and international artists with the aesthetic. The world is given a glimpse into the pantsulas have had on culture juxtapose with Converse All stars.

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