Umculo Wokuqala Wabamnyama Othandwayo eThekwini

Ngasekuqaleni kweminyaka yama-1900’s umculo owawufanekisela ukukhonjwa amaVictorian akhuluma isiZulu wawungaconsi phansi. Yize empeleni wawusungulwe emculweni waseYurophu nowaseMelika, kwakungeyona nje indlela elingisa emnyama yesiko ledolobha elikhulu laseNtshonalanga. Umculo we-Afro-American kanye nezinsimbi zomculo, nezinye izinhlobo ezahlukahlukene zamahlaya omculo kanye namahlaya amnyama, kudlale indima ebalulekile ekuvikeleni ukungabandlululwa kwabamhlophe kanye nokucwasa ngokobuhlanga futhi lokho kwaba nomthelela ekuthuthukisweni komculo omnyama … Read more

Isicathamiya: Sebehlasele Umoya Wami

Sesike sabhala kaningani ngohlobo lobuciko ekuthiwa isicathamiya. Isicathamiya saduma kakhulu ngeqembu lo mculo elidume umhlaba wonke, iLadysmith Black Mambazo. Yize abanye bangaze basole sengathi loluhlobo lo mculo luthandwa abantu abadala kuphela, yiningi intsha ewuthandayo lo mculo. Lapha ngezansi sishicilele amaciko aholwa yintombi yakwaMacingwane, uZoliswa Mchunu. Amaciko lawa ahuba ingoma ethi: “Sebehlasele Umoya Wami”. Le ngoma … Read more

Loktion Boyz: Iqembu leGqom

Igqom uhlobo lo mculo olungaconseli phansi entsheni yaseNingizimu Afrika. Kanjalo-ke, igqom ithandwa futhi ikhiqizwa ibona abantu abasha. Abanandisi abanjengeqembu i-Distruction Boyz, uBusiswa noBabes Wodumo ngabanye abantu asebethole eningi impumelelo empilweni ngogubhu lwegqom. Kwazise phela ukuthi ugubhu lwegqomu luyingxenye yempilo emalokishini amaningi akuleli kulesi sikhathi samanje. Kuneqembu laseHammarsdale, eNyakatho-Ntshonalanga yendawo yomasipala weTheku, elizibiza nge-Loktion Boyz. Leli … Read more

Iculo likaNkosazana Magogo

UNkosazana Magogo usomaciko owazalwa yiNkosi yakwaZulu uDinuzulu noNkosikazi Silomo, ngonyaka ka-1900. UNkosazana Magogo ngumama kasopolitiki uMntwana uMangosuthu Buthelezi. Abalobi bomlando bayibabaza kakhulu indima kaNkosazana Magogo kwezobuciko baseNingizimu Afrika. Wayaziwa kakhulu ngomculo nangezinkondlo. Ngokubika kwe-sahistory.org.za, kuthiwa uNkosazana Magogo ungumsunguli womculo wesintu kanti wayephiwe kakhulu ekushayeni isigubhu nesithintolo. Ngike ngaba nethuba-ke lokubuka nokuqopha uZawat Yemungu, umculi nomlandeli … Read more

Umncintiswano weLadysmith Black Mambazo

Iqembu lezika cothoza mfana elidume umhlaba wonke iLadysmith Black Mambazo ithathe igxathu elihle ekubuyiseni esizweni iphinde ifake isandla ekuthuthukisweni komculo wesintu isicathamiya. Lokhu ngikuphimisa ngoba leli qembu livule ngokusemthethweni isikhungo somculo wesicathamiya lapho bezobe behambela ezifundeni ezahlukene. Inhloso enkulu yalesikhungo ukuvundulula amaciko esicathamiya, kanti ke futhi nokugqamisa lomculo ebantwini. Lo mzungezo uqale ngomhlaka 12 kwephezulu … Read more

The Ndlovu Youth Choir

If you want to get your feet tapping this morning then do yourself a favour and watch the Ndlovu Youth Choir perform their version of Ed Sheeran’s, Shape of You. Sung predominantly in isiZulu, the choir’s take on the song features all of South Africa’s eleven official languages, as well as the skilful flute playing of … Read more