Batuk wants you to Move! like it’s the 1990s

For “Move!,” Batuk brings out all its colour highlighters to shine a light on a criminally underrated era If you don’t already know, there’s a Maputo-Joburg mashup known as Batuk and they’re mission is a simple one: make music for the ages that will both educate and transport music lovers – that’s everyone of you…

Bongeziwe Mabandla’s Bawo Wam is a tender ode to quiet strength

Image: Facebook – Bongeziwe Mabandla Tender, not weak. Present, not confrontational. Bongeziwe Mabandla’s Spoek Mathambo-featured “Bawo Wam” video is just the right amount of light we need There’s a lot to be mad about. Take a peep at the Twitter timeline and it won’t take you a minute to wade through the misogyny, misogynoir, sexism,…

DJ Spoko, the father of Bacardi House, dead at 35

DJ Spoko, a juggernaut of South African music history, has died at age 35 In a shock announcement tweet by True Panther Sounds, we learned that the father and pioneer of Bacardi house, DJ Spoko, has died. He was 35 years old. Gathering thoughts now….but devastated to say goodbye to Marvin Ramalepe aka DJ Spoko….