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Vuyiswa Xekatwane

Vuyiswa Xekatwane

    A playlist for ukubuyela amid sites of displacement
    A playlist for ukubuyela amid sites of displacement
    Bongo Maffin — Amadlozi; Thandiswa Mazwai — Abenguni; Madala Kunene — Ubombo; Zim Ngqawana — Zanusi; and Busi Mhlongo...
    The voice: Langa Mavuso
    The voice: Langa Mavuso
    The soulful crooner and songwriter we all deserve, Langa Mavuso is Jo’burg-based and was raised with music all around him. Growing up, his...
    By the grace of you
    By the grace of you
    Since meeting in high school 12 years ago, Puleng and I have seen each other through heartbreaks, loss, brokeness and pretty much every horrid and...
    ‘Tjovitjo’ speaks to the spiritual alchemy of blackness
    ‘Tjovitjo’ speaks to the spiritual alchemy of blackness
    “If anything is going to kill us, it better be this,’’ says filmmaker and producer Lodi Matsetela. She is talking about the record-breaking...
    Sash immerses all his dreams into creative clothing
    Sash immerses all his dreams into creative clothing
    Dabbling in the world of all things colourful, considered and textile, Johannesburg-based visual artist and clothing designer Sakhile Cebekhulu is...
    Vinyl gives jazz nights a spin
    Vinyl gives jazz nights a spin
    Jazz is perceived by many as an “exclusive’’ and intellectual penchant. One of the problems I have with jazz, as both a genre and lifestyle,...
    Cooper traverses dreams with new band, Mabuta
    Cooper traverses dreams with new band, Mabuta
    Despite the mass exodus of jazz musicians from Cape Town to the City of Gold in pursuit of Jozi’s infamous opportunities and fame, Shane Cooper,...
    Jazz artists follow in Tshabangu’s Footprints
    Jazz artists follow in Tshabangu’s Footprints
    Andrew Tshabangu moved his solo exhibition, Footprints, from a gallery space and employed the intuition of jazz to expand its meaning and...
    How SA jazz saved my spirituality
    How SA jazz saved my spirituality
    One Sunday morning, I commit the cardinal sin of switching the radio dial from Thuso Motaung’s booming, God-impersonating sermon to Brenda...