South African Music

 
Eight albums to prove Durban’s got the juice
Eight albums to prove Durban’s got the juice
Durban has emerged as a hub that has gifted the local and international scene with musical talent.
Rixon pushes the sonic envelope
Rixon pushes the sonic envelope
Full disclosure: Thor Rixon and I go way back.
The newest Tabane album is many things but the malombo music draws you in
The newest Tabane album is many things but the malombo music draws you in
Philip Nchipi Tabane’s latest album, ...
Samro music scholarship prize sings South African tune
Samro music scholarship prize sings South African tune
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) Foundation has announced the names of 12 semi-finalists chosen after an intense...
Nakhane Touré pegged as Sama 2014 favourite
Nakhane Touré pegged as Sama 2014 favourite
Twenty-six-year-old Nakhane Touré was a favourite at this year’s South African Music Awards (Sama) nominee announcement.
African Global DJ Awards honour disc jockeys
African Global DJ Awards honour disc jockeys
The inaugural African Global DJ Awards, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on May 4, will recognise and celebrate...
[Video]Reason: Hip-hop with a purpose
[Video]Reason: Hip-hop with a purpose
Sama nominee Sizwe ‘Reason’ Moeketsi’s star is on the rise. We speak to him to find out why.
MK awards celebrate SA rock royalty
MK awards celebrate SA rock royalty
The 2013 MK Awards were held on Sunday night at a gala event at Pretoria's State Theatre.
Uncovering South Africa's indie spirit
Uncovering South Africa's indie spirit
As the third Saturday of April drew closer, I found myself asking the question: how does one celebrate Record Store Day when South Africa has a...
Top five South African singles of the year
Top five South African singles of the year
South African musicians have traditionally relied on live performances and full albums to get their message across, but a recent upsurge in local...
Mzansi's groove
Mzansi's groove
It has been an amazing 10 years for South African music. There was a spirited debate when the Mail & Guardian's music aficionados sat down...
On the up and up
On the up and up
At age 16 Lerato "Lira" Molapo enjoyed harmonising and mimicking Anita Baker and Mary J Blige with no real conscious thoughts of someday making it...

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