9 Artists You've Got To See At Carnegie Hall's Ubuntu Festival in NYC

The South Africans are coming! The South Africans are coming! Much to our delight, Carnegie Hall is celebrating the 20th anniversary of South African democracy with a month-long series of performances, panels, and art shows. The Ubuntu Festival, which runs October 8- November 5, is like Christmas for any African music lover. On the music front, the best part is that the festival merges the young (Toya DeLazy, The Soil) […]


Rolling Stone South Africa - A First Look

Against the endemic shrinking demand for print magazines and newspapers, Rolling Stone launches its monthly South African edition. Lynsey Chutel chops up what’s inside.


5 Things You Should Know Right Now

Divas, racist brands, legends and style wars. It’s a lot going out there, and you should know about it. Get under the hood and get your scoop.


10 Songs We Love About African Women

These are not just love songs. These are songs that say something about women, all of them by people of African descent. Pop the hood to check out the list and let us know what songs you would add to it.


London Event: Hugh Masekela Tributes Miriam Makeba With All-Star Line Up

Singer and poet Vusi ‘The Voice’ Mahlasela, Thandiswa Mazwai, who guested with Tony Allen at the Barbican last October and female vocal trio The Mahotella Queens are all set to celebrate and re-live the music of Africa’s greatest voice at the Hackney Empire as guests of Bra-Hugh. Get all the details under the hood.