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Somi’s Holy Room breaks the sounds of silence

Somi’s latest album, recorded live with a big band, was released as an ode to music-starved fans and empty theatres

Bunny Wailer – the stone that the builders refused

Not as commercially successful as his bandmates, Bunny Wailer was a consummate songwriter

The Portfolio: Deseni Soobben

Deseni Soobben’s sensibilities have changed over the years, but she keeps revisiting the composition and design techniques she learned from her mentors

The many guises of Rami Chuene

Author, actress, philanthropist, singer and translator Rami Chuene fits a lot into her life

The Portfolio: Vulane Mthembu

Well versed in many styles, the producer drew on vintage drum ’n bass to win an international remix competition

Lerato Shadi: The body, the land and the toll of unsung labour

The artist continues to give voice to unrecognised labour through her expanding practice that includes durational performance, installation and video work

‘Ethos’ and ‘Caryatis’ by George Tatakis reveal a rich tapestry of Greek tradition

As he travels the length and breadth of the country, George Tatakis uses a painterly approach to photography that breathes new life into the traditions and culture of rural Greece

Afro Story: Africana at the push of a button

A new reading app plans to make relevant literature easily available

American Skin and the allure of redemption narratives

American Skin is drowned by its own ambitions, which are at odds with the moment it seeks to reckon with

Who is this man? DOOM collaborator John Robinson on the Villain’s approach to life and art, part one

Living in Georgia in the US for a few years, John Robinson, aka Sci, built a close bond with DOOM. In this two-part interview, he reminisces on the moments they shared

Who is this man? DOOM collaborator John Robinson on the Villain’s approach to life and art, part two

Living in Georgia in the US for a few years, John Robinson, aka Sci, built a close bond with DOOM. In this two-part interview, he reminisces on the moments they shared

Exile, exhilaration and Jonas Gwangwa’s case of the ‘South African Blues’

The 1990 documentary ‘South African Blues’ offers insight into the effects of exile on Jonas Gwangwa’s psyche

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