South African Music

On: Slikour

On: Slikour

By Helen Herimbi With a reputation for being long-winded, rapper Siyabonga “Slikour” Metane spoke to Tonight about his new album and fallouts in the music industry. Below is the highly edited version. In the interview, Slik – a solo rapper and one-seventh of the prolific rap group, Skwatta Kamp –...
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On: Ntjapedi

On: Ntjapedi

By Helen Herimbi The members of Ntjapedi make a striking impression as they mount the triangular stage at the Bassline in Newtown. Lead vocalist, Rasekgantsho Matsabu, is kitted in an orange pants and jacket ensemble while Mojalefa Mokubung dons a brown beret tilted to the right with a red-collar shirt...
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On: Tumi Molekane

On: Tumi Molekane

“After the show/there’s always a couple that wanna know/ how you mapping your flow/ and where you wanna go/ in six years after/ what’s your vision for Africa/ man I’m just a rapper/ give me a break, stop that!” These lines are found in a song called What It’s All...
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