MAMAs 2016: The winners of the annual MTV Africa Music Awards were announced during a glitzy ceremony

Meet Iain Thomas, the 36-year-old South African poet who is famous all over the world except in SA


A trio and a troupe of talent

Simphiwe Dana. (Photo: Marijke Willems)

A trio of creative geniuses came together this weekend to stage a slick show at the opulent Lyric theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg.  Read More »


40 hot pics from inside the 2016 MAMAs

2016-10-23 09:55

It was all glitz and glam as Africa's top music stars were honoured at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards in Johannesburg on Saturday night. See all the pics here! Read More »

Nobel academy member slams 'arrogant' Bob Dylan

2016-10-22 11:59

A prominent member of the academy which awards the Nobel literature prize slammed this year's laureate Bob Dylan as arrogant. Read More »


Lebo Mathosa: Freedom’s poster girl

2016-10-23 08:00

It was on a Monday morning 10 years ago today that SA woke up to the devastating news that pop star, dancer, kwaito queen, trendsetter and ‘bad girl’ Lebo Mathosa had died. Charl Blignaut talks to people who knew and worked with her. Read More »

First Prince music to be released posthumously

2016-10-22 16:00

Prince's label has announced it will release the first posthumous music from the pop icon including an entire second album to accompany Purple RainRead More »


REVIEW: Tucking into apple crumble and muso Bokani Dyer

2016-10-23 17:00

At the monthly Jazz Afrika sessions at The Orbit club in Braamfontein, Dyer and his band paid homage to local jazz composers who not only influenced him, but a number of other artists as well. Read More »


Eminem goes after Donald Trump in new song

2016-10-20 12:05

Eminem has re-emerged with a loaded lyrical attack on Donald Trump, in a nearly eight-minute song in which he also identifies with the Black Lives Matter cause. Read More »


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