South Africa


Nakhane Is Sick of Your White Saviour Bullshit

The South African artist, riding high from his new collaboration with ANOHNI, sits down with us to talk pop music, moving to London, and colonial bullshit.
Shaad D’Souza
Noisey Hitlist

Angel-Ho Makes Genuinely Radical Electronic Music

Ahead of debut album, 'Death Becomes Her', we're premiering the Cape Town artist's new Gaika- and Bon-produced track and video, “Pose”.
Daisy Jones

Sho Madjozi is Changing the Trajectory of Rap Right Now

The 25-year-old South African artist is setting the globe alight with her bright, high-energy rap sound.
Daisy Jones

The Views from a Transcendent Afropunk Weekend in Johannesburg

Over New Year's weekend, the festival landed at a former women's prison in South Africa's biggest city. Photographer Shan Wallace and Noisey's Lawrence Burney saw it all.
Lawrence Burney
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

DeJ Loaf’s New Video “In Living Color” is the Vibrant Jolt You Need Right Now

If you’re feeling the pre-Christmas lull, this is an ideal antidote.
Lauren O'Neill
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Die Antwoord's "Fat Faded Fuck Face" Video Is an NSFW Club Night from Hell

We're all done with the year but Die Antwoord isn't done with us.
Noisey Staff

MISSU Could Be the Spiciest Thing Out of Durban Since the Bunny Chow

FYI, the bunny chow is a hollow loaf of bread filled with curry, so from that alone you know this artist is gonna be tasty.
Bob Perfect
Noisey News

Yasiin Bey Can Now Leave South Africa, Won't Be Allowed Back In

He's been declared an "undesirable person" by the country's home affairs department
Phil Witmer
Breaking News

OkMalumKoolKat Has Been Jailed for Sexual Assault After a Performance at a Tasmanian Music Festival

The South African rapper faces one month jail after he assaulted a fellow artist in her hotel room at Hobart's MOFO Festival.
Noisey Staff

South African Post-Black Metal Enigmas Wildernessking Peer Into the 'Mystical Future'

Stream the Cape Town quartet's new album, and cop some insight into South Africa's complex metal scene.
Kim Kelly
Breaking News

Mos Def, Wokest Human Alive, Was Arrested in South Africa for Using a "World Passport"

Bless you, Mos Def.
John Hill
Music Exchange

Meet Muzi, the South African Skater Kid Making Beats That'll Break Your Chest

And listen to his exclusive mix for Noisey.