Beyoncé has Blue Ivy, Princess Diana’s two sons are all kinds of royalty and Madonna has her litter of famous adopted babies. While the globe boasts many famed children of icons, in SA none can hold a candle to the fascinating life of Bongani Fassie.
Local R&B musician Elaine continues to shine her black girl magic after she snagged a nomination for this year’s BET Awards. The You’re The One and Risky hitmaker has been nodded in the category Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act. Nigerian singer Tems joins Elaine as the only two African acts to represent the continent in the highly coveted category.
To truly learn from pianists and understand them, you must find them alone, as opposed to in the context of the band. This is the sense we get with the work of SA jazz pianist, scholar, vocalist and teacher Yonela Mnana.
The testimony of former finance minister Malusi Gigaba at the state capture inquiry on Thursday has seen him and his estranged wife Nomachule “Norma” Mngoma criticised for “using the commission to air their dirty marital laundry”.