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EDITORIAL | Music is part of SA’s soul. The state needs to help ...


EDITORIAL | Music is part of SA’s soul. The state needs to help keep the beat alive

Black Coffee’s Grammy validates SA’s immense talent pool but government must start singing from the same hymn sheet


Black Coffee’s Grammy win as one of the best dance DJs globally is music to SA’s ears.

In the midst of the pervading doom and gloom about rising fuel and food prices, corruption and unemployment, the success story of Nkosinathi Innocent Sizwe Maphumulo from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal, who bagged the Best Dance/Electronic Music Album award at the 64th annual ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday night, is a beacon of hope pointing to what we can achieve. 

The seismic shift in positive energy was particularly evident on social media as throngs of fans lauded the musician’s seventh studio album Subconsciously, which he believes has the ability to heal...

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