With the convivial atmosphere lost on leaving the heart of Jo’burg, the music of South African jazz greats has been robbed of some of its magic.
This year's Joy of Jazz line-up pays special tribute to the influence of vocalists on the genre.
There are no solos in the Maji Maji album, as one would expect from a jazz album. The album is then perhaps an unconscious rebellion.
From Die Antwoord to Black Coffee and John Wizards, here are 11 music acts garnering critical acclaim internationally.
Leonard Cohen is not fond of songs with ideas because they tend to become "slogans".
Producer, Patrick Leonard, assures M&G's Charles Leonard that no tricks were used during the recording of Popular Problems.
NY Arts is bringing live jazz events to South Africa's townships to give residents the opportunity to enjoy experiences usually reserved for the city.
Women’s rights activists Yegna have established themselves as the Spice Girls of the Horn of Africa
Getting shafted by his manager turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Canada's best-loved singer, writes Charles Leonard.
A doccie about legendary musician Fela Kuti's life and politically-charged music has just been released.
On her sixth studio album, singer and songwriter Sia Furler proves you can be minimal on fame and still maximise on talent.
Apple has released a special tool that lets users remove U2's new album, 'Songs of Innocence' from their collections.
Listen to an exclusive live stream of Leonard Cohen's latest album - to be released on September 22.
Despite an impressive line-up of 6 international and 6 local acts, the I Heart Joburg Music Festival didn't manage to pull in a big crowd.
"Being a little crazy is part of the freedom," says singer Nonkululeko Phiri.
South Africa's Cassper Nyovest and K.O dominate this year's nominations, with Nigeria's Davido matching their five nominations each.
Thirty years later, a project aimed at preserving this vital canon of work will culminate in a series of exhibitions and concerts.
Twenty years of rocking out in faraway Limpopo have only stoked the fires of South Africa’s most famous music festival.
From an emotional Miley Cyrus to a touching moment between Beyonce and her family, the leading ladies of pop music dominated MTV's VMAs.