Bongeziwe Mabandla joins heavyweight lineup at Berlin-based African Book Festival 2022

Bongeziwe Mabandla has joined the African Book Festival 2022 taking place at the Nåpoleon Komplex, Berlin from August 26-28. This year’s programme has been curated by Johannesburg-based Lidudumalingani who is a longtime creative collaborator of Bongeziwe’s. The writer, filmmaker, and photographer has worked on several projects with Bongeziwe, including shooting the cover for his award-winning […]

Bongeziwe takes off for a very special, intimate EU tour

Fresh from a series of sold-out shows in South Africa, Bongeziwe Mabandla is headed out again – this time for a very special European tour. Known for staging small, intimate concerts in unusual venues, the musical travel company STIMMEN on Tour is featuring Bongeziwe in its early July offering “Voices on Tour” that also includes […]

South Africa Represents at Sakifo Festival 2022

Check out this gallery of photos capturing the fantastic array of South African artists performing at this year’s event on Réunion Island – and make a plan to get there in 2023! BCUC and Stogie T by Mikhael Thuillier BLK JKS, Bongeziwe Mabandla and Radio Sechaba photos by Guillaume Belaud

Gqeberha Get Ready! Bongeziwe Mabandla is headed your way!

Bongeziwe Mabandla has just announced a South African tour – this time including the award-winning artist’s first ever show in Gqeberha which will take place on June 22nd at Nelson Mandela University. The announcement came during Bongeziwe’s stay in Réunion Island where he delivered another moving, intense and wonderful performance as part of the Sakifo Muzik […]

Black Major takes over Réunion Island!

We’re still buzzing from this past weekend’s takeover of the beautiful Réunion Island! Morena Leraba was part of IOMMa (Indian Ocean Music Market), a four-day event that is the first music industry platform in the Indian Ocean area, dedicated to connecting the Réunionese and Indian Ocean music scenes to the international market. Also bringing their […]

Africa Is …. Bongeziwe Mabandla 

There are few better ways to celebrate Africa month all month than putting Bongeziwe Mabandla’s specially compiled Apple Music playlist on repeat. His playlist forms part of Africa Is featuring music from West Africa, Francophone Africa, East Africa, Lusophone Africa, and Southern Africa, with 18 exclusive guest playlists that are all inspired by what it […]

Immerse yourself in the sounds of Bongeziwe Mabandla and DJ Lag with Spatial Audio

Fans of Bongeziwe Mabandla and DJ Lag can now truly immerse themselves in the music of these two South African artists with Apple Music’s Spatial Audio. According to Apple, presenting songs in Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos “gives artists the opportunity to create immersive audio experiences for their fans with true multidimensional sound and clarity”. […]

Bongeziwe x Sun-El Musician help bring SA to life

We love our musicians and we love South Africa and seeing them come together in this beautiful Zee Ntuli-directed clip makes our hearts sing. Bongeziwe Mabandla worked on the new song “Umhle” with Sun-El Musician to provide the perfect soundtrack for SA Tourism’s just-released “Live Again” Global Brand campaign. Watch it and be prepared to pack […]

Bongeziwe Mabandla and Sun-El Musician soundtrack SA for new global campaign 

In a dream pairing for music fans, Bongeziwe Mabandla has collaborated with Sun-El Musician for a brand new track, “Umhle”. The pair created the song especially for SA Tourism’s recently-released “Live Again” Global brand campaign that was directed by Zee Ntuli.   To the sounds of “Umhle”, the clip takes in iconic South African destinations like […]