South African Music Awards

 
The sky’s the limit for ‘DIY’ Eagle
The sky’s the limit for ‘DIY’ Eagle
Shane Eagle is the latest rapper to receive the coveted best hip-hop album trophy at the South African Music Awards (Samas). “It was about...
A new life for Nakhane
A new life for Nakhane
‘This idea that people can’t change or evolve is very dangerous,” Nakhane says near the end of a far-reaching conversation, which was...
Beatenberg steals the show at the Samas
Beatenberg steals the show at the Samas
Hip hop artist, Hip Hop Pantsula (HHP), born Jabulani Tsambo, suited up and channelled James Bond at the 21st (XXI) South...
South African Music Awards nominees announced
South African Music Awards nominees announced
Hip hop artist, Cassper Nyovest, born Refiloe Phoolo, has dominated yet another music award event. This time around, he received five nominations at the...
Samas hits the wrong note ... again
Samas hits the wrong note ... again
If you have been a follower of South African music over the past 20 years and don't get excited about the sheer brilliance this country has produced,...
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.
Living her life out loud and strong
Living her life out loud and strong
ChianoSky is the quintessential pop star: bubbly, beautiful and loved by everyone who meets her. And she is a model with perfect, long red...
Sama cheat sheet: All the big winners
Sama cheat sheet: All the big winners
Khuli Chana ?Motswako rapper Khuli Chana scooped...
Khuli Chana bags three Samas
Khuli Chana bags three Samas
Chana won best rap album, best male artist and album of the year for his sophomore
Samas here: All eyes and ears on Toya DeLazy
Samas here: All eyes and ears on Toya DeLazy
Between the mounting chaos, anxious TV crews and performers taking part in their final rehearsals for Saturday evening’s annual South...
Sama awards honour those behind the scenes
Sama awards honour those behind the scenes
Back for a second year after being a hosting favourite in 2012, comedian Tumi Morake said everything she shouldn't but kept the momentum of the...
Johannes Kerkorrel: The wise fool who left the fray
Johannes Kerkorrel: The wise fool who left the fray
Ralph Rabie, better known as Johannes Kerkorrel, was my generation’s Joe Strummer. Like the Clash’s front man he provided the soundtrack to our late 1980s rebellion against the teacher, the dominee, the sergeant, the system. His provocative songs embodied the middle finger we...

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