Another supposedly mysterious pop star ?turns out to be a pretty normal human being ?— but with songs this good, who cares?
Watch an exclusive trailer of Robert Plant's latest album lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar - to be released in September.
American singer Aloe Blacc talks about his transformation in the music industry, his experience at Oppikoppi and his views on the state of hip-hop.
It was once West Africa's biggest musical export, and now Nigeria is home to a growing movement to revive big-band music with a political spirit.
Now in its 11th-year, the festival draws performers and audiences from all over the continent and beyond.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Oppikoppi music festival line-up juxtaposed older and younger local acts.
New York-based MC Pharoahe Monch performed a single underground set in Cape Town, showing off the lyrical dexterity that has won him cult status.
M&G readers can get a fresh taste of the insane journey of the "rapper-haberdasher", who has just released a mixtape exclusively for the publication.
Spoek Mathambo's documentary 'Future Sounds of Mzansi' profiles a new genre of underground music that has taken South African 'hoods by storm.
Carlo Mombelli, Sannie Fox, The Brother Moves On and Madala Kunene outshine the foreign acts in a two-day smorgasbord of music in Cape Town.
The spectre of a rapacious king and the legacy of European colonialism hang over Lubumbashi in the DRC, writes Anton Goosen.
Cape Town’s World Music Festival is over its funding hurdles and promises to make up for lost time.
The last founding member of US punk band The Ramones, drummer Tommy Ramone, has died at the age of 62.
Nhlanhla Majozi quit his job at the bank to study music and now has a radio hit single just a year after launching his music career.
The Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Festival nurtures a passion for music among talented students.
With more than 120 stages and countless performers, Glastonbury - one of the biggest music festivals in the world - is not for the fainthearted.
Dorothy Masuka has been singing for most of her 77 years - and these days her schedule is busier than ever.
The soul artist who worked with musicians such as Sam Cooke, Damon Albarn and Gorillaz has died after a career spanning nearly six decades.
Popular radio Metro FM host, Eddie Zondi, has died reportedly from a heart attack at the age of 47.