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Happy birthday to actor, Yaphet Kotto. Have you dug his 1967 Proto-Rap single?

Often overlooked in the Pre-Hip-Hop timeline, Yaphet Kotto’s 1967 Chisa lebel single, Have You Ever Seen The Blues/Have You Dug His Scene, predates similar influential recordings by The Last Poets and Lightning Rod, and shares it’s year of release with the first two Iceberg Slim novels, making it an important piece of musical history, not to mention a boss single, in its own right. 16 more words


Berita feat. Oliver Mtukudzi & Hugh Masekela - Mwana Wa Mai (Black Motion Remix) (Tammy Music)

South Africa-based Zimbabwean singer/guitarist Berita has everything of a big name in the making in her native continent, with already 2 albums on her account, despite being only 24. 69 more words

First Listen

Sunday 11/15/15 Show: Hugh Masekela

Photo: Hugh Masekela | Joyce Jones. Creative Commons CC-NC-BY-ND.

The next show will air on Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM Monday Eastern Standard Time on… 798 more words

Hugh Masekela

Concert Review: Hugh Masekela and Larry Willis at Jazz Standard

Words by Hank Williams | Photos by Joyce Jones. Creative Commons CC-NC-BY-ND. Main photo: Hugh Masekela.

“What you see us do may look like we’re having fun, but we’re working hard”. 816 more words

Jazz Standard

Guy Buttery and Gareth Gale to perform live in KZN

In association with Concerts SA, renowned guitar virtuoso Guy Buttery returns to KwaZulu-Natal with a brand new show. He will be bringing his Standard Bank Ovation Award-winning collaboration with drummer/percussionist extraordinaire, Gareth Gale, to the province with concerts in Durban, Kloof and Salt Rock. 368 more words

National Arts Festival


I was first introduced to Hugh Masekela’s music when my father’s ringtone was and still is Send Me. And during our family trips we listened to his music. 428 more words