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Weekend Music Break 47

Another week, another solid playlist of eclectic African sounds. Yo Chale, feeling fresh after a trip to the barbing saloon, C-Real and M dot prove they each embody the word “OPEIMU”…..

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My Favorite Photographs N°17: Thina Zibi

The “My favorite photographs” series is back with South African photographer/art director Thina Zibi. Born in Cape Town and now residing in Johannesburg, Thina Zibi is at the vanguard of…..

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The musical journey of Bongeziwe Mabandla

Forty-two kilometres from Umthatha, the former capital of Transkei in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is kuTsolo. It’s a small town with a name which means pointed, referring to the…..

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Friday Bonus Music Break, N°18

Another ten music videos that we’ve been playing a lot recently. The first one above. Kudurista Titica’s ‘Ablua’ is a stomper. (Talking about Angolan music, and its history: Marissa Moorman…..

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Music Break / Bongeziwe Mabandla

Downtown Johannesburg looks remarkably empty in this video for Bongeziwe Mabandla’s first track of his upcoming album. Zuluboy throws in his lines in the second half. And a pop-perfect kids…..