Shingai Darangwa

Remembering Magesh, a kwaito star who was ahead of his time

This week South African music lost a legend - TKZee member Tokollo ‘Magesh’ Tshabalala

Gallo celebrates 95 years

The history of Africa’s first record label is studded with successes — and controversies

Looking back at Usher’s best songs

Usher’s ‘My Way’ turns 25 this year. We count some of our favourite songs from the R&B superstar

Popping and roasting

Mpho Popps on tackling mental health issues, Dave Chappelle and the upcoming Roast of Khanyi Mbau

Eazi does it …

After releasing two huge EPs that thrust him onto the global spotlight and a slew of international features, Mr Eazi is finally ready to unleash his debut album

One Album, Two Takes: ‘KOA II Part 1’

Prolific amapiano producer Kabza De Small returns to his throne

Lights, camera, action with Kuda Jemba

Meet Kuda Jemba, the emerging film director who went from directing music videos for some of SA’s biggest stars to directing Kelly Khumalo’s upcoming reality show

Major League DJs find a home in amapiano

Shapeshifting twins Banele and Bandile Mbere talk about their rise to success

Loved and loathed: Why is Cassper Nyovest settling scores in the ring?

Unveiling yet another one of his entrepreneurial lanes, the rapper’s new boxing venture is proving popular but fans think it needs higher production values

Blxckie is here to stay

After luring us in with his skills as a rapper, Blxckie has shown that he’s a jack of all trades with a full-on RnB project that also has elements of house and kwaito

Riky Rick: The last of a dying breed

Conversations about genre and sticking out in a room full of people were moot for the hip-hop star, writes Shingai Darangwa

The infectious charm of Riky Rick

While navigating his own path to stardom, Riky Rick never forgot to pull up newer artists, a mark of his oft-cited generosity

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