UMadala Kunene

UMadala Kunene wazalelwa e-Cato Manor, eThekwini ngo-1951. Ungumkhiqizi weRekhodi, uMculi, uMculi, uGuitarist obizwa kakhulu njengeKing of Zulu isiginci. Uqale umsebenzi wakhe wezomculo eneminyaka eyisikhombisa. Enza isigingci sakhe sokuqala ngothayela kawoyela wokupheka kanye namathumbu ezinhlanzi ngentambo, kungekudala waba ngumculi odumile emalokishini. Wahamba kahle eminyakeni yama-70, kwathi ngeminyaka yama-90 wahlangana neqembu lomdanso iWoza Africa lapho abhala khona, … Read more

Iculo lo mzabalazo: Sobashiya abazali ekhaya

Umlando womzabalazo wenkululeko yaseNingizimu Afrika awuxoxeki ngaphandle kokukhuluma ngendima yamaculo ayevunywa ezweni ngenxa yesimo senhlalo. Iningi lalamaculo asaculwa namanje uma kunemibhikisho noma nje kujatshulwa kuhlonishwa umlando. Abalobi bomlando babika ukuthi amaculo omzabalazo ayekhuthaza futhi afake ilukuluku kulabo ababelwa nencindezelo. Impela abalobi bomlando bakuqhakambisa ukuthi la maculo ayelakha ithemba futhi eqinesekisa ukuzimisela kwabantu abansundu ekuguquleni izwe … Read more

Gcwalisa Mabhida

Kulenyanga ka Nhlolanja indaba esematheni yindaba yase Moses Mabhida, lapho insizwa yakwa Mpungose ebizwa ngo Khuzani izobe ibambe inqophamlando womcimbi obizwa ngokuthi “Gcwalisa iMabhida” la okuzobe kukhona izinqwele zamaciko omculo wesintu. Lomcimbi ungundaba mlonyeni ebantwini njengoba kuyisenzo sokuqala lesi ukuthi umculi ka Maskandi ezobe ezama khona ukugcwalisa lenkundla la kuzobe kushiyelana khona amaqhawe alomculo inkundla. … 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

Ugubhu lwaseBurundi eThekwini

Ukusuka kwabantu emazweni abo bexoshwa izingqinamba zamazwe abo baye kwamanye ngoba befuna impilo engcono into ekade yaqala, indala cishe kunawo wonke umuntu ophila kulesikhathi samanje. Impela kubukeka sengathi ngeke futhi kuphele uma kusekhona amazwe angenabo ubulungiswa futhi abantu bakhona bengenawo amathuba. Kuke kwenzeke-ke ukuthi abantu uma bethutha ezweni labo, beya kwelinye bakwenze ngobuningi ezweni noma … Read more