ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL MUSIC

We Will Worship keeps drawing young believers - we interviewed its founder

2018-08-19 00:00

Gospel movement We Will Worship has been drawing crowds across the country since 2006 with its youth-centred brand of faith-based music. Zamayirha Peter experienced their fourth studio album recording and caught up with the group’s founder.

‘I cried when I got the phone call’ – Loyiso Gijana on being signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment

2018-08-17 14:00

Well-known record label Ambitiouz Entertainment recently signed former South African Idols contestant Loyiso Gijana as their artist.

‘I closed my eyes and swallowed over 30 pills’- Gospel star on her attempted suicide

2018-08-10 17:39

Growing up in the township of Mdantsane in East London, gospel singer Nosiviwe Bottoman Mabona was often mocked by neighbours.

WATCH: Veteran local band Wonderboom debut new cinematic video and announce tour

2018-07-30 11:59

After a long break local band Wonderboom are back with a new music video and tour.

Anointed Atlas, the new Tupac?

2018-07-22 00:00

A man of many talents, 34-year-old Mpho Sebokgoe is a rapper, model, and music and fashion label owner. He also calmly informs me that critics regard him as the new Pac (as in Tupac Shakur), though whether that’s an accurate comparison is debatable.

WATCH: We're loving K.O and Cassper Nyovest's synchronised dance moves in this new video

2018-07-19 13:07

The two rappers teamed up to make a new music video and song, along with a cool new dance move.

Francois van Coke is back with a new EP featuring Jack Parow, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Early B and more

2018-07-13 11:18

More than a year after the release of his lauded second solo album, rocker Francois Van Coke, is back with new music.

Goodluck set to headline events in London and Amsterdam on European tour

2018-07-11 09:48

The local trio are going to be taking their music on the road in Europe and here are all the details.

OppiKoppi promises an eclectic line-up

2018-07-08 12:00

On the weekend of August 9 to 11, the dust will be unsettled as OppiKoppi returns.

The Vic Falls Carnival announces headliners: Freshlyground, Lady Zamar and more for NYE bash

2018-07-02 16:27

This full-throttle festival, taking place during the last days of the year, boasts an incredible setting and an awesome line-up.

 

Dankie San for the music: A tribute to ProKid

2018-08-19 00:00

This icon of local urban culture rose from street-level rap battles to creating timeless anthems that shook the streets from the suburbs to the slums.

A musical tribute to women

2018-08-12 10:32

Afro-soul singer Zonke Dikana mesmerised her fans when she sang Jik’ Izinto from her album Ina Ethe at Emmarentia Botanical Gardens.

WATCH: Major League and Focalistic's new video is the perfect way to start your week

2018-08-06 09:37

The rapper has teamed up with the musical twins for a new song that references fellow South African musician DJ Mujava.

AKA calls on “real” fans to show themselves

2018-07-25 14:56

AKA isn’t shy about speaking his mind on social media.

This 19-year-old South African singer turned an unexpected tragedy into beautiful music and got thousands of plays on Spotify

2018-07-20 06:01

This is the story of how Cape Town’s Desmond John became a star on the rise after a tricky start.

Dr Tumi: We are blessed to be a blessing

2018-07-15 07:41

Normally when people celebrate their birthdays they expect to be dined and wined, to go away on holiday or be showered with gifts.

Local rapper Cassper Nyovest gets another international award nomination

2018-07-11 10:17

Local rapper Cassper Nyovest has just been nominated for yet another international award – this time – the International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA).

WATCH: Chris Martin and Sho Madjozi explain how you can get tickets to The Global Citizen Festival

2018-07-09 11:44

Oprah Winfrey will deliver a special keynote address remembering Nelson Mandela and his legacy.

Mango Groove and Kurt Darren team up for a beautiful rendition of Under African Skies

2018-07-06 09:06

The South African Afropop band and the Afrikaans singer are an unlikely pair but it’s a match seemingly made in music heaven.

Indie artist Tsukudu is one to watch

2018-07-01 00:00

When not studying for his master’s degree in law, Tsukudu spends his every spare minute working on his music. His frankly genius Melodiesonic EP is a challenge to the mediocre – a project that should have local artists sitting up and listening carefully, writes Binwe Adebayo.

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