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Prince: Finding the balance between the dated and the timeless

New albums from Prince are always welcome but it is hard for him to match his impossibly high standards, writes Kwanele Sosibo.

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The Brother Moves On burns the bullion

Jo’burg art collective The Brother Moves On interrogates the value we ascribe to material objects during a fiery performance at the Goodman Gallery.

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Aloe Blacc is The Man

American singer Aloe Blacc talks to us about challenges in the music industry, who he would play in a biopic and what lifts his spirits.

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Oppikoppi 2014: A 20-year-old odyssey

From young musicians like Aloe Blacc to legendary artists like Hugh Masekela, Oppikoppi celebrated its 20th anniversary with a wide range of old and new talent.

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Tea with Dorothy Masuka

We chatted to legendary singer Dorothy Masuka about her music, Miriam Makeba, Brenda Fassie and why she performs more overseas than in South Africa.

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SA can’t help falling in love with UB40

Despite the controversy surrounding the announcement of the UB40 concert, SA fans still flocked to see the three touring band members.

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Capso: My Wyclef dream came true

Local rapper Capso talks about the social commentary in his music and what it was like collaborating with Wyclef Jean on the song,

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Zakes Bantwini: I've paid my dues

Zakes Bantwini's latest album has taken SA by storm. He talks about his stardom and why this record could be his best music offering yet.

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