Several artists are reminding us that protest music has always been at the heart of the revolution.
The M&G's weekly round-up of the country's hot-ticket events.
From Die Antwoord to Black Coffee and John Wizards, here are 11 music acts garnering critical acclaim internationally.
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.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Oppikoppi music festival line-up juxtaposed older and younger local acts.
As Hugh Masekela celebrated his milestone birthday with two shows in New York, it's clear the legendary trumpeter isn't slowing down anytime soon.
Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte in New York, performing some of his classics and odes to Madiba.
Hugh Masekela gets real about knowing your roots, struggle songs, and writing some of his greatest hits.
Johannesburg came alive on Saturday evening when jazz greats took to the stage for "South Meets South -- An Evening With The Masters".
The Nina Simone biopic debacle shows there will always be a problem when the representation of another is concerned, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.
Hugh Masekela has plenty to keep him busy: a new studio, a new label and a further two albums to be released before the end of the year.
It has been a huge week for Hugh Masekela. Not only did he celebrate his 73rd birthday, but he also launched a new album and a record label.
The South African jazz trumpeter talks to David Smith about the legacy of apartheid, Nelson Mandela and squandering $50-million.
The first South African edition of legendary music magazine Rolling Stone launched in November. We speak to editor-in-chief Miles Keylock.
Port Elizabeth's teenage sensation have the potential to survive prodigy burn-out.
Words and songs have long inspired us. "If music be the food of love, play on," said William Shakespeare, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Hugh Masekela is still mixing politics and music, warning that SA could lose the magic conjured up during the creative explosion under apartheid.
On the eve of his 70th birthday, Hugh Masekela is blunt about 'death of the arts' and challenges facing South Africa, writes Percy Zvomuya.