Phiona Okumu Head of music Sub-Saharan Africa Spotify

Amapiano’s global takeover!

Spotify’s Phiona Okumu comments on how Amapiano captures the youth’s contribution to the South African musical zeitgeist.
Jimmy Nevis My Community Cooks

Jimmy Nevis heats up My Community Connects

South Africans looking to showcase their abilities can enter My Community Connects – Vuma has partnered with Jimmy Nevis this year
Johnny Clegg

Sheer snags Johnny Clegg Catalogue

Sheer Publishing, a division of Downtown Music Services, has been entrusted to create a new generation of fans with the Johnny Clegg catalogue
Grammy nomination for Wouter Kellerman

Grammy nomination for Wouter Kellerman

Globe-trotting South African flautist and composer Wouter Kellerman has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category “Best New Age Album” for Pangaea
Jimmy Nevis

Unity on the Square concert

A brand new local music festival, Unity On The Square will take place at Green Market Square on Thursday 16 December 2021 (Reconciliation Day)
BrotherTill resident at Artscape

BrotherTill resident at Artscape

The Dutch artist collective BrotherTill has been invited for a residency at Artscape in Cape Town, working wth local rappers such as Hemelbesem
Mr Jassiq Amapiano Deezer

Amapiano is SA’s most streamed playlist

The Amapiano hashtag has generated over one billion views on TikTok in 2021 - an Amapiano collab includes TikTok creators like Chad Jones and Mpho Pink

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