Hugh Masekela

 
The politics of Prince
The politics of Prince
Prince, arguably one of the most influential modern artists, died last week at the age of 57. The genre-busting pop-funk-R&B-rock singer-songwriter sold more than 100-million records in his extraordinary career, which spanned nearly 40 years. But his influence stretched way...
The Bantu Hour – Back with a difference
The Bantu Hour – Back with a difference
“It’s fleek son!” These are words you wouldn’t expect to come flying out of Hugh Masekela’s mouth. But expect to see a different – a...
Don't Miss This: October 23 - 29
Don't Miss This: October 23 - 29
Johannesburg
Billy Domingo sings a sweet tune for the jazz festival’s future
Billy Domingo sings a sweet tune for the jazz festival’s future
The recent appointment of Billy Domingo as director of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival is one more notch on his impressive resumé in the...
The Top 10 acts to watch at CTIJF
The Top 10 acts to watch at CTIJF
Wear comfortable shoes, arrive early, have a decent meal and, most importantly, have a taxi service’s number saved on your phone for your journey...
The struggle is in the songs
The struggle is in the songs
"The last evening was devastatingly sad as the heroic occupants of the death cells communicated to the prison in gentle melancholy song that their...
Don't Miss This: November - December
Don't Miss This: November - December
Johannesburg
Eleven SA music acts making waves overseas
Eleven SA music acts making waves overseas
The international market is a tough nut for South African artists to crack: issues of talent aside, travel is debilitatingly expensive and the costs...
[Slideshow]Oppikoppi 2014: A 20-year-old odyssey
[Slideshow]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.
Twenty years of Oppikoppi - merging old and new
Twenty years of Oppikoppi - merging old and new
The Oppikoppi music festival rolled into the south-western Limpopo border town of Northam this past weekend, bringing its usual brand of music,...
Hugh Masekela - 75 and counting
Hugh Masekela - 75 and counting
Trumpeter, composer, lyricist, singer, bandleader, father and struggle activist – Hugh Masekela has garnered many titles under his belt so...
Hugh Masekela celebrates 75th birthday
Hugh Masekela celebrates 75th birthday
Trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with a little help from some old friends – Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte...

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