Charles Leonard is the news editor of the Mail & Guardian newspaper.
From hyphenated soul to experimental soul, Charles Leonard explores the four directions that soul is taking these days.
Leon Bridges was washing dishes a year ago – today he’s a fast-rising star
DA leadership candidates Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James have agreed to participate in a debate chaired by Rapport editor Waldimar Pelser on Insig.
The sax legend, who ‘graduated from the University of James Brown’, on the joys of leading his own band.
Raised in a leftist family that fled Chile’s brutal Pinochet regime, Matias Aguayo is a DJ who takes his music to the masses.
From "Orgie" to "Droë Wit Seisoen", Charles Leonard remembers how the late Andre Brink's writing and character transformed his life.
British musician Four Tet enthralled the audience at the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival with his unique approach to electronic music.
The cops did not share in the jubilation when president FW de Klerk unbanned the liberation movements in 1990.
Tumi Mogorosi's album, Project Elo, brings together the eloquent sounds of accomplished jazz musicians and opera singers.
Charles Leonard writes about his vet’s stillborn question to Leonard Cohen and the joys of reggae.