Hugh Masekela: 4 April 1939-23 January 2018

South African musical giant, Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, has passed away at the age of 78. Larger than life, news of Masekela’s death has flooded the airways around the world, with local DJs struggling to keep the emotion out of their voices as they report on the death of one of our country’s most beloved musicians. Masekela, … Read more

Waging War Against Weaves

Hugh Masekela has been making headlines recently, but not for the reasons you’d imagine. Instead of reviews of his latest albums, listeners and readers have been treated to a no-holds-barred dissertation on how Masekela feels about African hair, and the way that people choose to wear it. In the words of Masekela, Africans have been having a … Read more