Rhode Marshall

Jazzophiles get treated to festival’s line-up

Musicians Jonas Gwangwa, Roy Hargrove, Christian Scott and more are set to perform at this year's Joy of Jazz at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Samas hits the wrong note … again

Much like previous years, the South African Music awards - SA's longest-running annual music event - just hasn't been able to get it right.

Win tickets to Tamia’s ‘Beautiful Surprise’ tour in SA

Enter to win a set of double tickets to the Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth to see Tamia's new album tour, "Beautiful Surprise".

The little girl who believed in miracles

Growing up in the Pentecostal church meant being shrouded in marvel, writes Rhodé Marshall.

‘Happy’ brings Pharrell to tears during Oprah interview

Singer and songwriter Pharrell Williams has ended up in tears after Oprah Winfrey showed him how his hit became a worldwide phenomenon.

Mandla Hlatshwayo wins Big Brother Mzansi

Sebokeng spaza-shop owner Mandla Hlatshwayo has walked away from his 63-day stay in the Big Brother house with the grand prize of R1-million.

Saftas 2014: Ironing out the glitches

The eight annual South African Film and Television Awards ceremony has been a vast improvement on previous years of disastrous organisation.

Rolene Strauss crowned Miss SA 2014

Bloemfontein's Rolene Strauss has taken the title of Miss South Africa 2014 in a glittering pageant at the Sun City Superbowl.

Fans, DJs and all that jazz

Fans have flooded in to see the likes of Jonas Gwangwa, Kirk Whalum, Mi Casa and Snarky Puppy at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

MTV Africa Music awards returns after three-year break

Celebrating musicians and achievers who have made an impact on African youth culture, Mama 2014 will take place in Durban in June.

UK singer Joss Stone makes her way to SA

Ahead of her one-night only performance in Jo'burg in April, Joss Stone tells Rhode Marshall about how she could never work with Aretha Franklin.

Nakhane Touré pegged as Sama 2014 favourite

The South African Music Awards has released its 2014 nominations, with the emotive newcomer Nakhane Touré leading the bunch.

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