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Ihubo

Ihubo Kulengosi, ngikubeke kwasobala ukuthi siveza imibukiso yokwenzeke ngenkathi kunehlambo emzini wako Sothole, lana ke siveza amahubo abehutshwa kuwo lomcimbi. Ukuhuba lokhu njengokushaya ushameni enye yezinto esiziqhenya ngakho thinandlu kaSenzangakhona. Ngike ngakubalula futhi ukuthi ngitshengisa imibukiswano etshengisa ngqo! obekwenzeka ekhaya, lana kuvela imibukiso emibili kuhutshwa izinsizwa zeneme, ngithi nawe sina uzibethele ubuke ubuhle bonyawo lukaZulu […]

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u-Aloe Blacc, omunye wabanandisi abalindeleke kwiZakifo Festival yakulonyaka

IFestival yeZakifo izoshisa izikhotha eThekwini

Kuzoshisa izikhotha ubumnandi eThekwini kusukela mhlaka 25 kuya ku-27 May 2018 emcimbini womculo odumile iZakifo Music Festival ozobe ukuleli dolobha ihlandla lesine. Lo mcimbi uhlelelwe ukwenzeka eBAT Centre, eViews at Twenty5,  naseBlue Lagoon Beach okuyizindawo ezaziwa kakhulu eThekwini. Lo mcimbi uzovula ngekhonsathi yokuqoqela imali iNelson Mandela Foundation eBAT Centre lapho khona umculi odumile wakuleli uSipho […]

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Lemme Special Mabaso: 4th April 1946-8th April 2018

Last month South Africa lost another one of its musical giants with the passing of Lemme Special Mabaso. Described as one of the pioneers of kwela music, Mabaso was a master pennywhistler, starting his first band at the age of just ten. The Alexandra Junior Bright Boys was comprised of Mabaso, his two brothers, and three […]

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Willard Cele, Drum Magazine, 1951

Kwela!

Despite making use of exactly the same instrument, Irish and African ‘whistle’ songs have a very different sound to them. In Ireland people talk about the ‘tin whistle’, but in South Africa we call it the ‘pennywhistle’, or iMpempe. Supposedly the difference in the sound can be attributed to the way in which the whistle […]

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Kuzomele Senze Njani?

Abalobi bomlando wezempi zakwantu bachaza ukuthi umculo wawudlala indima enkulu ekuqiniseni amabutho ukuba alungele impi. Yize namhlanje sezingekho izimpi, lowo mculo owawuculwa endulo uhleli ngokugamanxa esizweni sethu ukuba usikhumbuze lapho sivela khona. Elinye lamaculo adumile aphathelene nezimpi nokuhlasela ilelo elithi: Kuzomele Senze Njani? Le ngoma ke kumele kube nomuntu oyiholayo mase kuba nabavumi. Ngezansi siveza […]

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Mphemba

Mphemba IsiZulu sakithi sithi “ukuhamba ukubona”, nami ke ngingowokusuka Empangeni kwesaka Mthethwa ngizithole ngisenhlanhleni yokubuka ngiphinde ngilalele umkenenezo omtoti weziginci eThekwini endaweni yaseMkhumbane. Iziginci lezi belu bezidlalwa yinsizwa engisondelene nayo kakhulu uLangelihle Khanyile oke wadlala kwiqembu Amachopha esike sabhala ngayo kweminye yemibhalo yoLwazi Programme phambilini. Esishaya nje umfoka Ngwane uhambisana nensizwa esimnkatshubomvu kwezomculo ubaba uMphemba ohlala […]

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