Soweto-born DJ Kenzhero, the man behind Party People, has cooked up a major line-up for the Party People Reunion. It’s all going down this weekend on 3 December in Newtown at the OST Block Party. Daluxolo Moloantoa caught up with this legendary party starter and producer for a quickie interview.
28 August 2011 | 5 comments
One is Malawian. One is Swedish. Together they are called The Very Best. Since their debut album in 2009 they’ve been on a mission to “free African music of its touristy tones”. Daluxolo Moloantoa chats to producer Johan Karlberg.
17 May 2011 | 5 comments
Seasoned traveller and multi-talented musician, Neo Muyanga chats to Arts Review about living in Cape Town, his enthralling soulful tunes and curating PASS.
23 November 2009 | 8 comments
If SABC 1’s Live and Music Lounge shows are anything to go by, it’s pretty clear that young people are repulsed by traditional music. They’d rather listen to Rihanna, Keri Hilson, Teargas or Winnie Khumalo. We speak to 24-year-old musician, Bongeziwe Mabandla, about his passion for African music.
8 November 2009 | 31 comments
We speak to the godfather of South African hip-hop and founder of Black Noise, Emile YX, about the romanticizing of hip-hop, his career as a musician and a teacher, and how coloured musicians are still marginalized in post-apartheid South Africa.
27 July 2009 | 2 comments
The Latitudz lead vocalist, Edash Quata, wowed Malawians during his visit to Malawi recently. It’s been almost 12 years since Edash last set foot in Malawi, and many of us were worried he wouldn’t be able to connect with the audience.