Nazlee Arbee

Nazlee Arbee is an independent multimedia artist and journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa. They have contributed to publications including ZORA, Elemental, Afropunk and IJNet.

Their first paycheck: I don’t remember a time when I didn’t have a hustle — a side gig. When I was 13, I made about ZAR 500 from working part-time jobs during the Christmas holiday break and booked myself studio time to record a rap mixtape. My mother called the studio to cancel.

Latest articles

How 6 people in Cape Town earn their rands

Known as the Mother City, Cape Town has the highest employment rate in South Africa. We spoke to six Cape Townians about their relationships with money.

Issue 3: Place