Naima McLean Releases Impassioned Anti-Xenophobia Speech

In the wake of recent xenophobic attacks, Naima McLean release Mandela-inspired speech “Ride” songstress, Naima McLean is adding her voice to the discourse around recent xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng but in a different way than usual. Opting to forego melodies and instrumentals, McLean instead recording an impassioned speech detailing her sentiments about the…

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Watch: Meet the X Factor SA Judges

Zonke, Arno Carstens, Oskido – the judges in search for South Africa’s next big thing when The X Factor South Africa debuts on SABC 1, 6 September at 6pm 2014 bears witness to the world’s biggest music talent show, The X Factor, coming to South Africa for the very first time! And SABC1 Mzansi Fo…

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Watch: Spoek Mathambo Unveils Trailer for “Future Sound of Mzansi” Documentary

  Spoek Mathambo throws “Apartheid afterparty” with new documentary Rapper, DJ and all-round artist, Spoek Mathambo is set to release an all-new documentary at this year’s Durban International Film Festival. Over a span of two years, Mathambo and filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba set out to capture the “cultural landscape” of South Africa by interrogating the local electronic…

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MTV MAMA 2014 Full Winners List

Davido wins big at MTV MAMA 2014 and Naija music proves its vitality by sweeping the awards too The MTV Base Africa Music Awards returned this year and this time was hosted for the first time in South Africa. The Durban ICC welcomed artists from across the vibrant continent creating an eclectic mix of guests…

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Watch: Nakhane Touré Live on Jacaranda FM

An intimate acoustic set featuring Nakhane Touré live on Jacaranda FM It’s been about six months since Nakhane Touré’s debut offering Brave Confusion was released and met with critical acclaim. The genesis of his journey has proved to be more than just his debut but his breakout year too. From Rolling Stone Magazine covers, to opening for Suzanne…

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