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Tseliso Monaheng

Teaching South Africa’s youth about rebel music

Protest music and protest culture is part of being black, and of being human. Several musicians are passing this practice on to the next generation

Wild seed, wild solace: Moonga K finds his footing

Born in Zambia and raised in Botswana, the songwriter’s career is coming into full bloom in South Africa

Msaki sings, and we heal

Msaki views her singing as a space from which to gather strength and courage

Moguls in their lifetime: The making of SA Hip-Hop Story

This new docu-series by Diliza Moabi, which began airing on SABC1 at the beginning of the month, allows the new generation to lead in telling their stories

Nduduzo Makhathini returns to the underworlds

The acclaimed pianist and composer shared his journey with us on completing his debut Blue Note album 

The Portfolio: Tseliso Monaheng

"Prophets of Da City also represent what hip-hop heads become when they grown older."

The new accordion cowboys

Morena Leraba and Kommanda Obbs draw upon deep roots in creating the new Sesotho sound

Moleshe answers ‘Final Call’

The jazz musician has always been a visionary and a team player. He is now launching his solo debut

African hip-hop still doesn’t have an exclusive online platform

Hip-hop sites aren’t a thing with all the resources we have access to, African hip-hop has still not found a stable home online.

Sumo Studios ushers in the independent era of jazz

Peter Auret's homely Linden studio is fast becoming the go-to place to lay down those jazz licks.

Artist Mzwandile Buthelezi draws circles around the music

As an artist his aim is to pull the soul out of the music and to express his feelings through drawings.

Blitz the Ambassador lights up the diaspora

Blitz's artistic language speaks to young immigrants who are bridging the gap between the world they live in and the world from which they hail.

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