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  • Madala Kunene

    Madala Kunene0

    The King of the Zulu guitar opens up about his musical odyssey Madala Kunene stands in the wings of a large-scale stage that’s been transplanted into the middle of an Ulundi soccer field. Guitar draped around his neck, he’s quietly waiting to perform his scheduled 40-minute set at one of those ANC government gigs, when

  • No Direction Home

    No Direction Home0

    Piet Pers, the Voëlvry drifter who became a ghost, re-immerses himself in life as Gary Herselman – a man with a new album and a message The first time I saw Gary Herselman, he was going under the name Piet Pers and was thrashing the bass on a wild night that some old-timers at Durban’s

  • Dividable Grand Frontman Goes Solo

    Dividable Grand Frontman Goes Solo0

    David Meulen heading to Abbey Road Studios after launching his debut album The last time Rolling Stone saw singer-songwriter David Meulen, he was fronting his energetic alternative rock-trio, Dividable Grand, at 2013’s Up The Creek music festival with Lindi Van Blerk on the drums and veteran Schalk Joubert on bass. According to the band’s website, the last gig they

  • Jägermeister: Back The Artist 2014

    Jägermeister: Back The Artist 20140

    Sheen Skaiz is a Rapper, Producer, Singer and Songwriter, born May 25, 1989, hailing from the city of Durban, South Africa. His interest in music began at the age of 14, when he was introduced to the loop program called Mix Man. Little did he know, this would spark a new found obsession in his

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Reveals Actor Died of Toxic Drug Mix

    Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Reveals Actor Died of Toxic Drug Mix0

    Medical examiner finds heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine in his system, rules death an accident Philip Seymour Hoffman died accidentally from “acute mixed drug intoxication,” the New York City medical examiner announced on Friday, according to the Los Angeles Times. Heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamines were all found in the actor’s system. Hoffman was found dead at

  • Sound Checking In With Bruce Springsteen At Bellville Velodrome

    Sound Checking In With Bruce Springsteen At Bellville Velodrome0

    Video: ‘I got a nice letter from some South African musicians – it was sort of the tipping point’ We’re hanging at the media marquee tent minutes before Bruce Springsteen and The E-Street’s sound check at the Bellville Velodrome. The Boss doesn’t do the usual press con shtick. Instead, his people have invited a select