Multi-media content creation. From written articles and design to book publishing, education content and innovative and sustainable solutions in the arts sector. Afribeat offers an authentic and sustainable media, and content growth path in the arts sector via the ever-improving internet and online technologies.

Established in 2000 by author Struan Douglas, afribeat is a Digital foundation for a Pan African content portal, cultural and heritage content creation collaborative. Our services are for a growth network for the South African music industry and publishing centre for authors, promoting and preserving cultural heritage and expressive life.


Struan Douglas

Struan Douglas

Music Writer


Struan Douglas

Born in Durban Umhlanga Rocks to Tessa and Robert Douglas in 1976, Struan was named after a town in Scotland where they produce excellent honey. Struan is born into an artistic family and the youngest of four children. After matriculating from the top private schools in KZN, Struan attended UCT where he studied to honours in Social Sciences; Religion and Philosophy. Struan Douglas is a South African based African cultural writer, performer, presenter, activist and educator. He studied music at University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College, and has RSM5 in theory and trumpet performance Ukusa UKZN (2012). was launched in 2000 and remains a positive content portal for promoting unique African stories and realities through creativity.