Die Antwoord

Twitter responds to Die Antwoord member’s Suicide Squad rant

Users of the social media platform have called the duo out for cultural appropriation.

Tribute: Peter Makurube, the gentle revolutionary

Nicky Blumenfield writes about her friend and mentor, the late Peter Makurube whose dedication to South African arts made a significant impact.

Blackface, white guilt, grey area

Awareness of cultural appropriation is much more widespread but for some white South African musicians it’s a rejection of Afrikaner stereotypes.

Eleven SA music acts making waves overseas

From Die Antwoord to Black Coffee and John Wizards, here are 11 music acts garnering critical acclaim internationally.

We’re all just a little bit over Die Antwoord

Die Antwoord’s videos are becoming passé and their one-liners stale. And I say this as a former die-hard fan.

M&G Newsroom: DA divorce and a misbehaving Ninja

Join Kwanele Sosibo and Deshnee Subramany as they give you the latest breaking news and analysis of the biggest stories this week.

M&G Newsroom: Has Ninja lost his way?

We try get a better understanding of what's going on with Ninja of Die Antwoord, after reports of bad behaviour on the set of Neill Blomkamp's film.

Die Antwoord’s ‘Cookie Thumper’ set to cause a stir

SA's zef rap-rave crew have released their latest music video, a love story with an ending that is sure to shock.

Video killed the radio star: Die Antwoord eats Lady Gaga

Turning down Lady Gaga's request to be her opening act during one of her tours wasn't enough for Die Antwoord, they had to have her eaten alive.

‘Are Die Antwoord blackface?’

Adam Haupt explores the idea in this edited extract of his book "Static: Race and Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media and Film".

Die Antwoord: Defending the caveman (and woman)

When Die Antwoord's "Enter the Ninja" video went viral, SA should've been ecstatic. But they ended up being our worst nightmare, writes Miles Keylock.

Die Antwoord is my pimp

Chris Roper says Die Antwoord's reaction to his review of their album "SOS" was a cry for attention from the South African audience.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it