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Langa Mavuso puts South African RnB on the map
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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
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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
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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.

The 10 best Mzansi music videos of the month
List / Guide
The 10 best Mzansi music videos of the month

Amidst mounting tragedy, the music keeps playing. Here’s a selection of what we unearthed this month. The president of South Africa went live on national television to announce a phased approach towards easing lockdown regulations. […]

dumama+kechou’s debut buffering juju is a menagerie of South African identity
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dumama+kechou’s debut buffering juju is a menagerie of South African identity

On their debut release titled buffering juju, out now on the Mushroom Hour label, the nomadic folk duo of dumama+kechou offer up takes, re-takes, fixes, and sedimentary reduxes to the sound otherwise known as electronic music.

Cult South African band Kwani Experience releases long-awaited new music
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Cult South African band Kwani Experience releases long‑awaited new music

The iconic group rooted in the Joburg Jazz renaissance releases their first single in nearly a decade.