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Petite Noir, Dookoom, Pussy Party Join Afropunk JHB Lineup

EVENT NEWS: The already jam-packed lineup for the NYE festival expands by 13 new acts, also including Kid Fonque, DJ Kenzhero, Themba Lunacy and more.

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How To Get Featured on Music Sites

HOW TO: Knowing how to get good press can be such a complicated and daunting prospect, we try and make it a little less scary.

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Lightworks: A Photo-Story on Zakifo 2017

PHOTO STORY: Now in its third year, Durban’s Zakifo Festival created an other-worldly visual experience for photographers and the festival’s audience.

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Petite Noir Announces Southern African Noirwave Tour

FESTIVAL NEWS: The prince of Noirwave announces a string of performances that mark a significant moment for Southern African music.

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Zakifo Festival 2017 Spotlights Legendary and Emerging Talent

FESTIVAL NEWS: Zakifo Fest 2017 cuts an excting and eclectic cross-section through various realms on African and international music spectrums.

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Danny Brown Shares Gorgeous Petite Noir-Produced Track off ‘Atrocity Exhibition’

NEW MUSIC: In an interview segment on NPR’s ‘All Songs Considered’, Brown previewed ‘Rolling Stone’ featuring Noir’s dream-state vocals and production.

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Iconic Congolese Soukous Pioneer Papa Wemba Dies at Festival in Cote D’ivoire

One of the African continent’s biggest and brightest music stars has passed away over the weekend, after suffering an apparent seizure on stage at the Urban Music Festival in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. He

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CTEMF 2016 in Review: (Almost) Mastering the Ambitious Mix

Cape Town Electronic Music Festival (CTEMF) is always the event that’s on everyone’s lips at this time of the year – and deservedly so – though no one ever really

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Platform Recommends: Our CTEMF journey of unmissable acts

Capetonians are preparing themselves for the wonderful experience of listening to some of our favourite electronic acts and discovering all the worlds of music we don’t usually engage with. It’s

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K.O to perform at SXSW

South By Southwest (SXSW) is probably as big a deal on the international festival circuit as K.O. is on the local rap scene. SXSW almost needs no introduction as a