06 Jul Nasty C drops strings and bling

Nasty C is one of South Africa's most promising emcees and with the release of his sophomore album, Strings and Bling, the rapper is poised to take the nation by storm. After a well-received listening party last week in Cape Town the 21-year-old rapper set the...

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12 Jun Stiff Pap plays the future

  Having been dubbed Future Kwaito upon their momentous arrival on the SA music scene Stiff Pap have had their work cut out for them filling the shoes of the icons that came before. It is through their mastery and amalgam of styles that they are...

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01 May Ross Sey: The Return

After our first interview with the multi talented Ross "Archy" Sey we immediately knew we wanted a round two. The designer, musician (now going under the moniker, sage17) and all-around cool-as-hell creative drew us in from the first word and we've been waiting to chat...

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24 Apr Rouge drops Dololo

With her confidence in full effect, Rouge shuts it down in the video for Dololo Words: Tshiamo Seape When we declared Rouge as one of Africa's most influential up and comers in our inaugural On The Radar Report we knew that we were on to something. While we...

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16 Apr Spotify touches down in SA

After launching in South Africa just over a month ago, we decided to delve into what its arrival means for the South African music industry and the artists that feed it.   Words: Tshiamo Seape     It's safe to say It's never been a better time to be a...

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13 Apr CSA Staff Weekend Playlist

The CSA team has come to rescue your weekend! Unsolicited but always appreciated we have selected, from our own ranks, the brightest music minds in the office. With different tastes and catering to different moods, we've assembled a winning playlist for whatever party, pre-drinks, picnic or...

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11 Apr Best Videos of the week

A brief round-up of the week's best videos from South Africa and around the globe Words: Tshiamo Seape A$AP Rocky - Forever Rocky is in peak form laying down line after caption worthy line in this dreamy and melodic cut, featuring Moby. Watch as the visuals spin, hover and captivate...

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09 Apr The Immersive and Eclectic Sounds of Batuk

South African Electro/House duo, Batuk, has been stitching together disparate sounds from across the continent to create a powerfully compelling act that has seen producer Spoek Mathambo and vocalist Manteiga travel across the globe. Spoek Mathmbo is no stranger to international success. Having previously been nominated...

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28 Mar Moonchild Sanelly making moves

We caught up with the bright-haired beauty ahead of some big performance dates to get an insight into the world of this cultural innovator   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Moonchild is no ordinary artist. She is at once divisive and endearing, but this is probably why she is such...

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22 Mar Cape Town Jazz Festival: Who to watch

The Cape Town Jazz festival is once again upon us and without disappointment, the line-up promises a diverse set of performers drawn from all over the globe. Here are our picks of the acts you can't afford to miss out on seeing   Words: Tshiamo Seape   The Jazz Fest...

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