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South African Music (historic)

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The story of South African music is one of discussion with various introduced styles, and different levels of hybridisation over time. Since the early colonial times until the present day, South African music has developed out of the interaction between of local and international concepts and styles, giving it a unique feel that bears the unmistakeable essence of the nation.

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Al (Alec) Debbo June 1924 – 13 July was a South African comedian, singer and actor. As one of the most famous artists of his generation he made an . South African Artists, Out Of Africa, Vintage Labels, Vintage Toys, My Childhood Memories, My Land, African History, The Good Old Days, Live

Al (Alec) Debbo (22 June 1924 – 13 July 2011) was a South African comedian, singer and actor. As one of the most famous artists of his generation he made an enormous contribution to Afrikaner music and culture. Famous for the song "Sonbrilletjies". He died of heart failure at a hospital in Bloemfontein on 13 July 2011, at the age of 87.

Lucky Philip Dube (pronounced (August 1964 – October was a South African reggae musician. Music Songs, My Music, Lucky Dube, World Music Awards, Reggae Artists, The Wailers, Song Playlist, Mp3 Song Download, Sleeping Dogs

LUCKY DUBE THE REGGAE LEGEND FROM SOUTH AFRICA, WE STILL REMEMBER YOU BRO!!!!

Lucky Philip Dube (pronounced doo-bay)[1] (August 3, 1964 – October 18, 2007) was a South African reggae musician. He recorded 22 albums in Zulu, English and Afrikaans in a 25-year period and was South Africa's biggest selling reggae artist.[2][3] Dube was murdered in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosettenville on the evening of 18 October 2007. EARLY LIFE Lucky Dube was born in Ermelo, formerly of the Eastern Transvaal, now of Mpumalanga, on August 3, 1964. His parents separated before his…

Miriam Makeba, nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. In the she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African music in the U. Pop Songs, Music Songs, Women In History, Black History, Art Music, Music Artists, Miriam Makeba, Brave, African Traditions

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Drum was a South African weekly magazine founded in In the and it was an important chronicler of black political and social life, and Drum’s reporters covered many of the major anti-apartheid protests and events. Drum Magazine, Jet Magazine, Black Magazine, Apartheid, Afro, Vintage Black Glamour, Diahann Carroll, Dorothy Dandridge, African Diaspora

Dolly Rathebe (1928–2004) was a South African musician and actress. Drum cover July 1955 photo Bob Gosani

IN MEMORY OF LEBO MATHOSA  Lebo Mathosa was one of the hottest female vocalists in South Africa. Her professional dance act, sexy look and unique sound, (a fusion of R, African music, dance and funk), set new standards in the local music industry. African Drum, African Dance, Pan Africanism, African Proverb, Local Music, African Textiles, Symbolic Tattoos, Tattoo Fonts, Music Industry

IN MEMORY OF LEBO MATHOSA Lebo Mathosa was one of the hottest female vocalists in South Africa. Her professional dance act, sexy look and unique sound, (a fusion of R, African music, dance and funk), set new standards in the local music industry.

Legendary singer and music producer Sello Chicco Twala vows that the movie about the music icon Brenda Fassie will not happen."Without the music I wrote and produced for Brenda, there will be no movie. This movie is not going to happen. Famous African American Women, Famous African Americans, African Women, Fela Kuti, Legendary Singers, New Africa, South Africa, People Running, Being Good

Black artists: 'You have to know where you're from'

British stars of African heritage talk Live magazine's Christian Adofo through the songs that take them back to their ancestral homelands – and how that music helped shape their identity

Simon 'Mahlathini' Nkabinde - July was a South African mbaqanga singer. Known as the "Lion of Soweto" Nkabinde is the acknowledged exponent of the deep-voiced, basso profundo "groaning" style that came to symbolize mbaqanga music in the African Drum, African Love, John Peel, Bbc Radio, Looking For Love, World Music, The Conjuring, Master Class, African Fashion

Simon 'Mahlathini' Nkabinde (1938 - July 27, 1999) was a South African mbaqanga singer. Known as the "Lion of Soweto" Nkabinde is the acknowledged exponent of the deep-voiced, basso profundo "groaning" style that came to symbolize mbaqanga music in the 1960s.

Tsakani Mhinga who went by the stage name of TK. Died under tragic circumstances at the age of A SAM Award winning South African R and kwaito artist, TK was the niece of world renowned South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka aka Princess of Africa. Black Goddess, Women In Music, Her Music, Present Day, Music Videos, Camisole Top, Celebrities, Pretty, Africans

Tsakani Mhinga who went by the stage name of TK. Died under tragic circumstances at the age of 27. A SAM Award winning South African R and kwaito artist, TK was the niece of world renowned South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka aka Princess of Africa.

Here is a new banger from South African Artiste Johnny Clegg & Juluka titled Impi. Nigerian Music Videos, Beautiful Lyrics, South African Artists, Latest Music Videos, Great Albums, Arts And Entertainment, Vinyl Records, Sky, Digital

Arts and entertainment in the spotlight in this week's Play Your Part | Brand South Africa

Iconic musicians, theatre mavens and writers feature on the upcoming episode of the Play Your Part television series this Sunday. Tune in for inspiring stories of nation-building from the arts and entertainment world.

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Arts and entertainment in the spotlight in this week's Play Your Part | Brand South Africa

Iconic musicians, theatre mavens and writers feature on the upcoming episode of the Play Your Part television series this Sunday. Tune in for inspiring stories of nation-building from the arts and entertainment world.