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The new wave way: How SA’s now generation moves different

South Africa’s newest stars have turned to the internet and cultivated cult followings to launch themselves onto the global music scene

Black romance, no blackness

From the music to the plot, ‘The Photograph’ is a refreshing take on two people falling in love

#MeToo-era Pulitzers give Trump one on the nose

This year's Pulitzer juries awarded prizes to works that highlight the notable pitfalls of Donald Trump's presidency

Kendrick Lamar, the first rapper to win a Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar has become the first non-classical, non-jazz artist to win the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for the music category

A soundtrack with its eye on the score

"Soundtracks are not scores. At best, they are marketing gimmicks with a pretence at a soul".

Kendrick Lamar’s “All the Stars” video in appropriation scandal

A near-exact facsimile of Viktor’s work from her Constellations series appears in the Kendrick Lamar and Sza collaboration.

Into the heart of white suburbia and the fear of the black body

Maybe it’s being raised in racist enclaves. Whatever it is, white people still believe they are the rightful owners of South Africa

Poets reclaim Cape Town’s historical narrative

A jamboree of poets traverses the city, feels it’s pain and emerges to restore what was taken

On the lists week: DAMN, Falling Upwards and ​the Black Christ of the Andes

The Lists are compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and arts writer Kwanele Sosibo

The weekly pop sack: Walking into the obscure like

We, the people, do not run the world, nor do we run this country.

Lamar shut out as Swift, Sheeran, Mars win top Grammy awards

Pop artist Taylor Swift edged out rapper Kendrick Lamar to win the album of the year award for '1989' - and make history.

Grammy awards 2016: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and the Weeknd lead nominations

This year's shortlist has been announced, with seven nominations for the pop, rap and R&B stars.

Entertainment round-up: Kendrick Lamar is engaged, SA’s rich kids get reality show

From the engagements of musicians FKA Twigs and Kendrick Lamar to BB King getting hospitalised, we round up this weekend's entertainment news.

Kendrick Lamar stirs up the rap on race

The hip-hopper attacks racism but is mauled in turn for saying black people don’t respect themselves.

Jo’burg crowd goes mad for Kendrick Lamar

The self-proclaimed King of New York, Kendrick Lamar, performed at Johannesburg Stadium on Saturday evening.

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