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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.

Die Antwoord trailer pulled after copyright concerns

A trailer for Die Antwoord's latest album has been removed from the internet for referencing a well-known anti-apartheid artwork without consent.

Die Antwoord to appear on US chat show

First Trevor Noah was on Jay Leno, now Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er from Die Antwoord are poised to appear on <i>The Late Show with David Letterman</i>.

‘Enter the Ninja’ chosen as top video

Die Antwoord's music video for <em>Enter the Ninja</em> has been chosen as the 2010 Video of the Year on social networking site Myspace.

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