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Ipeleng’s pHantom EP

pHantom; a 6 track EP by Ipeleng This time, last year, sitting between the barriers of the walls in our homes, we sat in our solitude and listened to Ipeleng’s Unsolicited. Being within a space that demanded us to feel allowed us to dwell in Ipeleng’s vocals and immerse ourselves with every thing she poured […]Read More

Lindsey Monyepao on the songs she writes

Girl from Limpopo who sees the stars of Pretoria’s sky every night We spoke to singer songwriter Lindsey Monyepao on what her mind breathes fire into on paper through lyrics and is therefore ignited in her voice when she sings. One afternoon at 15:00 At 15:00 on an afternoon in Johannesburg, we sat at our […]Read More

This is 4IAM, a collective musical voice, a girl band

Sisterhood in music sisterhood 1. a relationship rooted in music 2. 4IAM Every sisterhood is a constellation of all the light that sisters emit to the world. Like stars, up on the big blue canvas in the sky, when sisters shine together their light brings things to life, it guides and it reminds us that […]Read More

On Sunday we listened to vocals in a dance with

An ensemble of Jazz On Sunday we listened to SPAZA’s Sizwile, 8 and half minutes of a jazz ensemble that was recorded over three days in July 2016 inside a flat in Yeoville, Johannesburg. What came from those three days is a waltz of sound. Nonku Phiri’s vocals are in a dance with Maclom Jiyane’s […]Read More

Apple Music Takes Africa to the World

World, meet Africa A new month, on the first day of the week, brings Africa to the world. Apple Music launched Africa to the World, a definitive collection of original and exclusive content from some of Africa’s biggest superstars including Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Nasty C, Tiwa Savage and AKA, as well as the continent’s […]Read More

Nasty C’s “Zulu Man In Japan” Documentary Set To Air

Join the rapper and producer as he explores the culture of Japan and collaborates with some of the countries’ hottest music acts. Join rapper and producer Nasty C on a visual experience of his journey and artistic exploration of Japanese culture in his first documentary film, Zulu Man in Japan. Captured by Chris Nicols, fans […]Read More

First-Ever Online Business And Arts South Africa Awards

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), in partnership with Hollard, is calling for entries for its 2020 Awards. The move to an entirely digital platform for the first time ever this year, sees the event reinvigorated and reimagined. “What hasn’t changed is the commitment of both BASA and Hollard to encourage excellence and innovation in […]Read More

Meet Artistic Duo Carla Fonseca & Nthato Mokgata

Fonseca & Mokgata is the collaborative artistic practice of Carla Fonseca and Nthato Mokgata, based on experimentation with various mediums to describe societal trauma and the elusive fantasy of freedom. F&M Studio has developed an interest in describing both violence as a language as well as the “violence of language” in the context of post-colonial/apartheid Africa. […]Read More

Spotlight On Cape Town R&B Singer Hunter Rose

Apple Music’s New Artist Spotlight for July is Hunter Rose, a Cape Town-based singer-songwriter who blends soul and jazz with elements of neo-R&B to create a body of work that’s slick and modern. “It’s an absolute honour to be recognised by Apple music.  It’s an exciting time for R&B as well as South African music and […]Read More

4 Music Video Directors Whose Work You Should Check Out

Music videos are important for songs. Visual representation and the art form thereof is an important aspect of not just promoting the music and the artist but also to showcase the level of artistry involved behind the scenes. Think of Tebogo Malope’s exceptional work on Kwesta’s Spirit or the consistent work that Ofentse Mwase does […]Read More