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The Cameroonian rhythm that set the world on fire

How Manu Dibango’s hit became the most sampled African song in history

Nasty C: ‘You can’t hide from me any more’

It’s been two weeks since the 23-year-old rapper signed a deal with US record label and hip-hop stronghold Def Jam. He caught up with the Mail & Guardian to let us know why the release of his album is taking so long

The Portfolio: Ami Faku

Afrosoul artist Ami Faku talks about the steps she took to develop her sound when recording her debut album.

How to (kind of) make it as a M&G columnist

There will be rejection in the form of no replies, which will haunt you for days. Keep going.

Top 10 take-aways from New York Fashion Week

As the spring/summer 2019 season flits to Europe, here's a quick roundup of the top 10 takeaways from the Big Apple

Red Bull Culture Clash: The beat of two cities

If Atlanta was a taste of what’s to come, Orlando Stadium is going to explode like never before

Rihanna, defiant witch-woman

Like the Shona's achiHera or the Igbo’s Ogbanje, the singer overshadows other American pop stars

The weekly pop sack: Good looks, messy looks and the looks of AKA

'Is Katy Perry complicit in creating an image that glamorises abusive threads of behaviour towards women?'

The weekly pop sack: Life in the time of disgrace

​South Africa lost some more moral ground last weekend.

Soundcloud expands into mainstream with paid streaming plan

After signing deals with major labels, including holdout Sony Music this month, Soundcloud is adding a subscription plan for consumers.

Sneak peek at fashion’s Super Bowl

The cash, the gossip and the general over-the-topness make for compelling viewing

Hip-hop gloss can’t save the anticlimax of RiRi’s new album

Rihanna has made us wait a maddening four years between albums and while Anti is worthy of a recommendation, it’s hardly earth-shattering stuff.

Pay it back or die, by Rihanna

The Commission of Gender Equality in Imaginary City has a hard time with Rihanna's video.

Madam is cross with Rihanna

The singer's video vividly depicts the violence black women have had to endure.

Slay or nay: Who caused a stir at the Met Gala 2015?

From Beyonce's bedazzled look to Rihanna's yellow show-stopper and SJP's flaming head piece, we spotlight statement pieces and the more drab dresses.

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