Archive | March 24, 2015

The playlist: African – Thandiswa Mazwai, Maleh, Somi and more

The most powerful female voices on the continent include a pioneer of Kwaito and a 17-year-old shaping the sound of the Portuguese-speaking African diaspora Thandiswa Mazwai – Yeyam Nawe (#FreedomIs4Everyone) You can’t accurately describe the founding generation of South African kwaito music without acknowledging the influence of Thandiswa Mazwai. As part of the pioneering group […]

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