If you do one thing this weekend …
/ 9 February 2024

If you do one thing this weekend …

Wits Theatre is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and the highlight of its Pitso Ya Kalaneng Festival this weekend will be a performance on Saturday evening by the Africanist band Iphupho L’ka Biko

Tyla: Off the stage and into my heart
/ 8 February 2024

Tyla: Off the stage and into my heart

The Joburg singer has made a splash with her song Water and everything about her Grammy

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Inside the minds of the censors
/ 16 December 2023

Inside the minds of the censors

Decisions about what music to ban at the SABC were inconsistent, and – what’s worse – random

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One legend, many myths
/ 18 August 2023

One legend, many myths

Rodriguez was bigger than The Beatles in 1970s apartheid South Africa. In this special tribute to the Mexican-American singer-songwriter who died recently, the Mail & Guardian explores the politics, mores and sounds that made him massive then, and also what makes him still relevant today.