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ProKid Dies at 37 Following Seizure Attack

Pioneering South African hip-hop artist Linda “ProKid” Mkhize has died at the age of 37 after suffering a seizure attack. According to a statement released by his family on Thursday morning, Pro died on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 whilst visiting friends in Johannesburg. “He suffered a severe seizure attack whilst visiting friends and paramedics were called in to assist. They did their best to revive him to no avail and called his time of death at 8.38pm,”... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Sfiso Ncwane Dies of Kidney Failure at the Age of 37

South Africans are still in shock following reports that popular gospel artist Sfiso Ncwane has died. It is reported that he died on Monday around 9:00 at Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. Although detail... Read more »
By Rethabile Matlala On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Meet Mpumalanga’s singing group “Ndebele Movement”

In a day where there are less and less traditional Ndebele music groups, let alone groups that are heavily influenced by own cultures or traditions, the place known as the place where the sun rises, Mpumalanga ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Mandoza Dies of Cancer at 38

Kwaito singer Mduduzi Tshabalala, popularly known as Mandoza, has died after a long battle with cancer. It is reported that he died on Sunday on his way to hospital after experiencing trouble breathing. Mandoza... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, May 15th, 2016

South African Musicians Welcome the SABC’s 90% Local Music Decision

Earlier this week the SABC announced that as of the 12th of May, its radio stations, which command millions of listeners, will play 90% local music. “Following extensive and successful engagements with so... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Crown Gospel Music Awards 2015 Winners

The 8th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards have come and gone. Below is the list of winners: BEST GOSPEL ACCAPELA: TGC FAMILY BEST GOSPEL COMEDY: NOKULUNGA DLADLA BEST GOSPEL NEWCOMER: MAHALIA BUCHANAN BEST GOSPEL ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Big Nuz Member R Mashesha Dies

Popular Durban Kwaito group Big Nuz has lost one of its members, R Mashesha, who died on Friday following a long illness. According to reports, Mashesha died of complications arising from an operation he recent... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Mtshengiseni Gcwensa Dies

Popular maskandi artist Mtshengiseni Gcwensa (iNdidane) has died. Details surrounding his death are still sketchy. However, it is reported that he died on Monday morning following a long battle with an undisclo... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

ASAP Rocky drops A.L.L.A a week early

A week ahead of its expected June 2nd release date, ASAP Rocky has dropped his much awaited second album titled At.Long.Last.Asap. Hours before the release he announced on his Twitter feed that the album would ... Read more »
By Nonzuzo Dlamini On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is released one week early

The much anticipated musical offering by Kendrick Lamar, fondly known as K. Dot, is now digitally available. K. Dot’s second major label album was released on iTunes on Sunday night. The name of the much anti... Read more »