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Xenergy: Domiciled in Shane Eagle’s universe

With the pandemic crimping the flow of Xenergy, Shane Eagle has released a virtual performance in the form of a visual album

The new wave way: How SA’s now generation moves different

South Africa’s newest stars have turned to the internet and cultivated cult followings to launch themselves onto the global music scene

Connecting through silence with Zoë Modiga

Zoë Modiga’s sound played through headphones cuts any distance between her and the audience

Like God’s eye, T’s rap sees all

Some see his work as a form of journalism but it’s to beats that weave between boom bap and trap

The sky’s the limit for ‘DIY’ Eagle

The young rapper dubbed ’Africa’s greatest artist’ is blazing a trail for his fellow indie musicians

Radio 123 takes its music to the people

Radio stations aren’t giving the duo the airtime so they’re taking their love to taverns and festivals

Mr 10 000 Hours: ​YoungstaCPT

YoungstaCPT sticks to his story of representing his city as if his career depends on it.

A fresh brew of old numbers

Hugh Masekela and Riky Rick work on their chemistry to produce who knows what

Maneta wears his mind on his sleeve

Mental illness, feminism and racism are explored in a new collection of short stories by Rofhiwa Maneta

Collab is manifestly dope

Ghanaian rapper M.anifest’s collaboration with Mi Casa is the latest in a series for the fusion-friendly emcee

How Zola’s debut album forever changed kwaito

​‘UMdlwembe’ brought vengeance to the genre and forever changed kwaito with its hip-hop influences.

Eight albums to prove Durban’s got the juice

Here are some of the best Durban albums released in the past two years that are sure to turn you into a believer.

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