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Zlatan, the lavish Lagosian street rapper
Feature
Zlatan, the lavish Lagosian street rapper

A Lagos native, Zlatan came up with nothing and now seems to have everything. Zlatan recounts his come-up from street boy to Burna Boy collaborator in our exclusive interview.

The best 10 South African jazz albums of the year 2020
Feature
The best 10 South African jazz albums of the year 2020

Our South Africa-based journalist Tseliso Monaheng has selected his favourite South African jazz releases of the year.

Kwani Experience single “Mahlalela” is a family reunion
Interview
Kwani Experience single "Mahlalela" is a family reunion

South Africa’s Kwani Experience reunites the global family for a new track to compliment their recent release.

Langa Mavuso puts South African RnB on the map
News
Langa Mavuso puts South African RnB on the map

Langa Mavuso invites heavyweight emcee Yanga Chief and production duo Noble to kick off the artist’s r&b laced album campaign. Langa Mavuso enlisted SAMA Award-winning songwriter, producer and emcee Yanga Chief to coast with him […]

Introducing Lesotho’s accordion music
Article
Introducing Lesotho's accordion music

“Famo”, an accordion-based popular music originating from Lesotho, is both fascinating and complex. But its musical fame has frequently been shadowed by murderous vendettas between rival gangs.

Nasty C, the South African rapper blazing trails
Interview
Nasty C, the South African rapper blazing trails

Zulu Man With Some Power, the South African rapper’s third album, has just been released. At 23 years old, Nasty C continues his meteoric rise.

Busi Mhlongo’s breakthrough album Urban Zulu reissued for the first time
News
Busi Mhlongo’s breakthrough album Urban Zulu reissued for the first time

Matsuli Music has announced the first-time vinyl release of Busi Mhlongo’s seminal 1999 record, Urban Zulu. Produced by Will Mowatt, it went on to win three South African Music Awards: Best Female Artist, Best Adult […]

Zoë Modiga talks life and her new album Inganekwane
Interview
Zoë Modiga talks life and her upcoming album Inganekwane

We re-visit the award-nominated artist’s debut album, and examine how it links to her new body of work.