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#CulturePop: A weekend of taking losses — Nzimande, Mandoza, Brangelina and AKA
#CulturePop: A weekend of taking losses — Nzimande, Mandoza, Brangelina and AKA
It appears that on the first anniversary of the #FeesMustFall movement, the minister of higher education has misplaced our very recent history...
Kwaito legend Mandoza (38) dies of brain tumour
Kwaito legend Mandoza (38) dies of brain tumour
South African Kwaito star Mandoza has died on Sunday. He was 38.
Can we get more South Africa in our hip-hop? It’s time to stop picking up stompies.
Can we get more South Africa in our hip-hop? It’s time to stop picking up stompies.
When Atteridgeville-born hip-hop artist JR released his 2009 hit Make the Circle Bigger, conspiracy theorists interpreted it as a diss...
Musician Senyaka dies: 'He probably started kwaito before time'
Musician Senyaka dies: 'He probably started kwaito before time'
Kwaito group Trompies member and President of the South African Music Industry Council Eugene Mthethwa has confirmed the death of Kwaito star and...
From kwaito bad boys to activists
From kwaito bad boys to activists
In 2011 GP Gangsta, a hardcore kwaito group from Zola in Soweto, were working towards releasing their third album. But instead of focusing on the...
The sheer genius of  'I don't know what can I do to myself'
The sheer genius of 'I don't know what can I do to myself'
The art of kwaito is lost on a lot of people. There are aspects of it that seem to be beyond the grasp of many.
Qoh and gqom: Music and ecstasy mix in Durban
Qoh and gqom: Music and ecstasy mix in Durban
The late Alexander Shulgin, "the godfather of ecstasy", was more than just a Harvard-educated chemist with a penchant for MDMA. Over the course of...
Freedom marches to kwaito's drum
Freedom marches to kwaito's drum
I meet Sbu "The General" Nxumalo at his house on one of the many numbered avenues of Melville. There's a sanded-down door against a...
L’vovo to thrill crowd at Mbombela Music Festival
L’vovo to thrill crowd at Mbombela Music Festival
Nelspruit music fans can prepare themselves for a Saturday of house and kwaito music as artists such as Fistaz Mixwell, The Soil, Donald and DJ...
Durban kwaito uptempo and uptown
Durban kwaito uptempo and uptown
By the time I drag Durban kwaito celebrity DJs Tira and Cndo kicking and screaming “backstage” to The Cube in upmarket Umhlanga Rocks,...
[Video]Celebrating SA's music legends
[Video]Celebrating SA's music legends
SA's hip-hop and kwaito stars, including a hologram of the late Brenda Fassie, celebrated the country's musical history at the Hansa Festival of Legends.

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