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    On our Lists: Shuggie Otis, Ntongela Masilela and considering Game of Thrones
    On our Lists: Shuggie Otis, Ntongela Masilela and considering Game of Thrones
    Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information. The burden of genius is heavy — just ask Shuggie Otis. Barely out his teens,...
    On our Lists this week: Ambrose Akinmusire, 4:44 and The Defiant Ones
    On our Lists this week: Ambrose Akinmusire, 4:44 and The Defiant Ones
    JAY-Z: 4.44. I really had no choice, what with Kwanele Sosibo’s and Van-Go’s endless banter about it (see Page 6 of...
    Bitter Fruit, Nigella and Thandazile Radebe are on our Lists this week
    Bitter Fruit, Nigella and Thandazile Radebe are on our Lists this week
    Achmat Dangor: Bitter Fruit. I’m only a third of the book in and find myself caught between rapaciously racing through...
    The Lists this week: Al’amin Mazrui, Angela Davis and Herbie Hancock
    The Lists this week: Al’amin Mazrui, Angela Davis and Herbie Hancock
    A Giant Tree Has Fallen: Tributes to Ali Al’amin Mazrui. After his death in 2014, principled and accomplished scholar...
    On our Lists this week: Biko's Ghost, The Kyle Shepherd Trio and H.E.R.
    On our Lists this week: Biko's Ghost, The Kyle Shepherd Trio and H.E.R.
    The Kyle Shepherd Trio: A Portrait of Home. Hayi suka, we would be but dust and ash and a mass of grey regrets without...
    On The Lists this week: FAKA, Allen Iverson and Koleka Putuma
    On The Lists this week: FAKA, Allen Iverson and Koleka Putuma
    FAKA: Uyang’khumbula. I legit feel like I’ve eureka’d the answers to every single unanswered question in life....
    Where Should We Begin, Daev Martian and Roll20 are on our Lists this week
    Where Should We Begin, Daev Martian and Roll20 are on our Lists this week
    The Chimurenga Chronic: “We Make Our Own Food”, April 17 edition: I appreciate how reading Chimurenga makes...
    The Lists this week: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, King of the Belgians and Spoek Mathambo
    The Lists this week: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, King of the Belgians and Spoek Mathambo
    King of the Belgians. It’s a pity that the European Film Festival ended last weekend because it means that getting to...
    The Lists: Chimurenga Chronic, Lyric DVDs and celebrating comic books
    The Lists: Chimurenga Chronic, Lyric DVDs and celebrating comic books
    Manelis: Township Jupiter. Manelis has been tinkering with a new aesthetic pretty much since the Nineties, which is when...