Act of faith: Five solo piano albums released in South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic give shape and sound to our search for meaning during isolation.
Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse’s rapper son Biko Mabuse released the debut album of his group, 12 Dogs, just before joining his legendary father on stage at Ricoffy’s 50th birthday event last week.
SA’s ‘First Lady of Song’ Sibongile Khumalo always lit up the stage with her powerful voice. She will be honoured at an upcoming drive-in concert.
In celebration of what would’ve been Ray Charles’ 91st birthday, Tangerine Records has released a 90-track limited edition box set which featured eight unreleased songs.
Zamajobe is set to release a four-track amapiano project in October and says she will be tackling the popular genre ‘her way’.
Jazz musician Judith Sephuma is also taking a swipe at amapiano. The single she teased with producer Tyler ICU is a soulful amapiano tune.
Close friends and family came together to pay tribute to legendary jazz musician Tsepo Tshola in a heartfelt memorial service.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s music has kept many South Africans afloat. In our time of chaos, she hints at the release of a new song for peace.
South Africa mourns the passing of jazz musician Tsepo Tshola who has been in the music industry for four iconic decades.
The 50-year-old guitarist is currently at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg where he’s being treated for his brain tumour.
An authentic, compelling artist challenging the status quo, Zoë Modiga is steadily creating an immortal legacy of cultural impact through music, fashion and storytelling.
By exploring diverse genres, the hugely talented jazz aficionado Billy Monama is pushing musical boundaries all the time.
Sibongile Khumalo was regarded as one of the greatest of our time.
Jonas Gwangwa was a “giant of our revolutionary cultural movement and our democratic creative industries”. RIP.
Award-winning sax player Sisonke Xonti, trombone wizard Kyle du Preez and Afro-soul singer Andy Ndlazilwana will top the bill.
Our 2020 hot-list of some of South Africa’s most popular music and arts festivals and why they should be added to the agenda. And fast.