Music

This Week's Paper

DJ QB Smith puts his house in order

This DJ, performing at Jazz in the Cradle, describes his unique sound as jazz disguised as deep house.

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For new Jo’burg band, the message is in the music

Brand new to the music scene in the City of Gold, Kamili’s jazzy, soulful sound is garnering a steady following. They chat to us about their music.

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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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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,