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How Joseph Shabalala’s Mambazo chopped the competition down

The founder of the group’s openness to collaboration took Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s isicathamiya music around the globe

From the archives: Black Magic

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala passed on this morning. In 2009 Niren Tolsi spoke to him after the group received their third Grammy

Q&A: Ladysmith Black Mambazo talks new album; Grammy nomination & the Mambazo legacy

The all-male a cappella singing group received its 16th Grammy award nomination for the album "Music from Inala".

Downtown Music Hub: A step towards an African renaissance

The new national hub in Jo’burg city centre realises democracy’s vision of freeing local musicians’ talent.

Letters to the editor: October 2 to 8 2015

Readers write in about South Africa's heritage and Johan Booysen.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo unveil new musical production

Created by Shabalala and directed by Edmund Mhlongo, the new musical pays tribute to the group's journey and its success.

Going to Graceland 25 years on

Plans for a gig in London have revived the controversy over Paul Simon's boycott-breaking 1987 album.

The tourist tat trap

Sam Leith explains how a Lion King bum bag can tell you all you need to know about South African culture.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo scoop world music Grammy

Ladysmith Black Mambazo won the best traditional world music album at the 2009 Grammy Awards on Sunday for their album <em>Ilembe</em>.

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