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The Booth: Bongeziwe Mabandla Divulges His Treasured Tunes

Bongeziwe Mabandla Booth

In our third instalment of our special festival edition of The Booth, Xhosa folk alchemist Bongeziwe Mabandla talks to us about his grooves.

Latest News, New Music, News

DJ Lag Releasing New EP Exclusively on Whatsapp

DJ Lag Whatsapp EP

NEW MUSIC: Since gqom’s genesis and explosive popularity all over the globe, one of the its pioneers is taking the genre back to its roots.

Latest News, News, Shows/Tours

Afropunk Joburg’s Perfect Local Lineup: Nakhane, Thandiswa, TBMO, Manthe Ribane, more…

Afropunk Johannesburg King Tha Thandiswa

EVENT NEWS: Marrying the pulling power of a global event brand with excellent local curation partners, the activist festival lands in JHB with aplomb.

Events, Latest News, Stories

AZGO Festival: 7 Unmissable Performances From Maputo’s Vibrant Fest

azgo crowd shot

EVENT STORY: Azgo Festival 2017 is a global mix that vitally centres African voices. Here are 7 acts you’d be silly to miss.

Lists

List: 5 Black Women Slaying Electronic Music Right Now

Platform List Black Women Manthe Ribane in Electronic Music

LIST: As audiences re-acknowledge the industry’s lack of focus on the contributions of women and femmes of colour, Maneo Mohale shares those on her radar.

Lists, The Booth

The Booth: Jakinda Shares His Eclectic Influences

Jakinda Luhnar Pickering The Booth Platform

Jakinda released his 4-track EP on Monday. Today we get a sense of his wide-reaching, but consistently emotive influences, from Bon Iver to Manthe Ribane.

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The Booth: Okzharp Shares An All-Scratcha DVA Set of Inspirations

Booth OKZharp Manthe Ribane RBMA Weekender Johannesburg

The export-import UK-based South African-ish producer – known to many as part of production trio LV – shares his exclusively Scratcha DVA inspirations.