Spoek Mathambo

 
The voice: Langa Mavuso
The voice: Langa Mavuso
The soulful crooner and songwriter we all deserve, Langa Mavuso is Jo’burg-based and was raised with music all around him. Growing up, his...
Shepherd makes famo his own
Shepherd makes famo his own
There is an ease and a stealth with which Morena Leraba moves through different contexts — all, it seems, in the service of creating a sound....
​What does foreign validation of SA music really count for?
​What does foreign validation of SA music really count for?
Last Thursday, an event in Johannesburg, the name of which told you everything and nothing you needed to know about it: “Subterranean Wavelength...
Cape Town Nu World Festival promises more cultural and musical diversity
Cape Town Nu World Festival promises more cultural and musical diversity
The Cape Town World Music Festival returns to the music calendar on Mandela Day weekend (July 17 – July  18) as the rebranded 
Future sounds mine the past
Future sounds mine the past
About 15km outside Kimberley in the Northern Cape is a place called Platfontein. This is where members of two Bushman tribes – the !Xun and...
Musician Spoek Mathambo's ode to modern,? futuristic women
Musician Spoek Mathambo's ode to modern,? futuristic women
With the song titled Awufuni –or You Should Have Called (My Heart) – Mathambo has collaborated on what might be deemed a mainstream...
Spoek Mathambo: Afro-futurism's heir apparent
Spoek Mathambo: Afro-futurism's heir apparent
THE FUTURE SOUND OF MZANSI  —Spoek Mathambo (Sony Music)
[Video]Spoek Mathambo: Beyond Afro-futurism
[Video]Spoek Mathambo: Beyond Afro-futurism
Spoek Mathambo talks to the M&G about his latest release, his position in the SA music industry and an upcoming collaboration with Gorillaz.
There's a Spoek on my stoep
There's a Spoek on my stoep
The mainstream fame of Afrikaner band Die Antwoord last year raises more questions than answers. Its brand of theatrical antics, techno-fuelled...
I'm not the king, fumes Spoek
I'm not the king, fumes Spoek
Spoek Mathambo's thousands of followers on Twitter, the micro- blogging site, were naturally excited that the musician had been featured in...
Speaking the kwaito language
Speaking the kwaito language
'I guess I'm the young prince who's trying to kill his dad, the king, and take over the kingdom. But I've been in exile for a while and now I'm...

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