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Maria McCloy

Maria McCloy

    Tumi, even louder
    Tumi, even louder
    Underground music icon Tumi Molekane has featured a host of super commercial stars on his second solo effort, Whole Worlds. The musician...
    One-armed bandit on deck
    One-armed bandit on deck
    Pity is not a word you'd associate with top DJ and producer Black Coffee. When we met he was about to fly off to a gig in Greece, one of a number...
    Local fashion takes flight
    Local fashion takes flight
    South African fashion will take its first steps on the global catwalk from September 18 to 22 when five designers take part in London Fashion Week...
    Lebo Mathosa passes to a higher plane
    Lebo Mathosa passes to a higher plane
    Eish. Because of this thing ya Lebo my phone hasn't stopped ringing," said producer Oscar "Oskido" Mdlongwa. He -- like so many other musicians,...
    African spice
    African spice
    Tuning into urban station Metro FM you usually hear a heavy dose of imported R&B, hip-hop and house as well as a significant selection of local...
    Another lakeside attraction
    Another lakeside attraction
    So great was the impact of Malawi on United Kingdom promoter Will Jameson that he named his club night after a local beer and since 2004, has been...
    The youth immortalised
    The youth immortalised
    It's no wonder photographer Neo Ntsoma has chosen a cultural theme for her current exhibition. This 33-year-old was born in Vryburg and brought up...
    Devoted to the dance floor
    Devoted to the dance floor
    Hugh Masekela was at a hot party in new York in 1972 "dancing with some fine lady when, suddenly, the song Stimela just came to me, so I had...
    Just another Sama night
    Just another Sama night
    No doubt there was much excitement when the new South Africa got it's very own multicoloured Grammies 12 years ago. And they definitely have grown...