Rhodes University’s Vashna Jagarnath explains why she teaches her history students about Prince.
Though it's not rooted in political satire, The Bantu Hour is like a much-needed facelift to a sagging SABC local late night talk show scene.
From up-and-coming comedian Simmi Areff's one-man show to live shows at Martell 1715, we round-up this week's hot-ticket events.
The newly appointed director of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival shares his plans and vision for taking the jazz festival forward.
To help you navigate this year's Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Setumo-Thebe Mohlomi has compiled a list of the top 10 not-to-be-missed shows.
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.