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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.

Snoop Dogg is dead, long live Snoop Lion

He is the former pimp married to his childhood sweetheart; the shrewd businessman who smokes 30 joints a day.

Introducing Omar Hammami, the jihadist rapper

Songs such as Send Me a Cruise (Missile) have landed Omar Hammami with a $5-million bounty on his head – but he doesn't seem too worried.

‘First’ Afghan female rapper seeks reason with rhymes

Soosan Feroz is a surprising new phenomenon in the conservative Islamic country -- the nation's first female rapper.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Secure your business from cyber threats

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