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Thath’i sgubhu usfak’ es’ketchini: (Re)making theatre with Jefferson Tshabalala

J Bobs masterfully dismantles the highbrow/lowbrow binary in his theatre-making practice

So, kwaito, where to from here?

"To remain relevant to the current generation, kwaito will need to shape-shift and reinvent itself akin to the evolution of hip-hop. "

Finding Your Niche with K.O

Rapper K.O speaks about his creative process, his intentions with Skhanda and South African hip hop losing its identity.

Re-memoring Madibuseng

​We re-examine Lebo Mathosa’s legacy as a biopic about the singer’s life hits our screens

Kwaito: Golden or new age?

The originators insist that the cultural phenomenon has not died, it took new forms

Durban kwaito’s Sugarman

Traces of Sandy B’s legacy, punctuated by a 1994 hit, are imprinted on the genre as we know it today

The descendants of TKZee

It may have traditionally been a definitively kasi sound but kwaito has grown to include different demographics

How Zola’s debut album forever changed kwaito

​‘UMdlwembe’ brought vengeance to the genre and forever changed kwaito with its hip-hop influences.

The Lists: Listening to TKZee, Stance and The Kyle Shepherd Trio

Compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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