Rap Music

Finding Your Niche: Rouge

The rapper has come far since her days studying musical theatre. Now, she can’t see herself doing anything else

Rams’s feet touch the ground and sky

The Johannesburg rapper, known to switch flows in a minute, has his eyes set on international swag

Rebel without a pause

For much of his career, motswako rapper Mo’Molemi has attempted to capture and make sense of the precarious position young black people occupy

Slice of life: ‘Most lovely night of my life’

'I remember that I was supposed to perform about two or three songs. But the DJ ended up adding another song because everybody was just having fun'

The sky’s the limit for ‘DIY’ Eagle

The young rapper dubbed ’Africa’s greatest artist’ is blazing a trail for his fellow indie musicians

Mr Tap’s vision to inspire others

Aubrey Poopedi defies the odds of blindness, and reaches the firmament of greatness as a rapper

For better or worse, SA rap has become all about the money

Dodging politics, the new struggle for local hip-hop artists is for freedom through material wealth

Rapper Dope Saint Jude has found her cause — it’s reimagined and redefined

One of the foremost emcees out of Cape Town is making her unique sound known on a global stage and it’s bold, unapologetic and real.

Big Sean: Coming to SA a dream come true

Big Sean, who had the crowd going at a rainy performance in Jo'burg, talks about beats, lyrics, Kanye West, and coming to South Africa.

Ice Prince seeks a new honour

Nigerian rapper Ice Prince is up for the Channel O Africa Music Video Award - Most Gifted African West title. Here's a peek into what he is about.

Big Sean and Kendrick Lamar to hit SA

Next year will kick-off on a high note for hip-hop music in SA with Big Sean and Kendrick Lamar announcing upcoming tour dates to the country.

The 5 best Kendrick Lamar reactions in memes

Kendrick Lamar has called himself Rap King in Big Sean's "Control", and because it's the digital age, instead of gang signs, Twitter's throwing memes.

Latest

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories