South Africa

South African rapper Flabba (born Nkululeko Habedi) was allegedly murdered by one of the people most close to him.

Yasiin Bey has become quite the globetrotter, this after making the country of South Africa his home after a visit last May sold him on leaving his hometown of Brooklyn. During a chat at the Music Exchange conference in Cape Town over the weekend, the artist formerly known as Mos Def broke down why he […]

After the public memorial service at Johannesburg’s FNB stadium last Tuesday, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his home village Sunday (December 16). The country of South Africa continued to praise the great leader over the weekend, ahead of a state funeral before his casket was lowered into its final resting place in Qunu.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was close to the late Nelson Mandela, suffered a robbery at his home while at the memorial for his friend. The latest break-in was the third to happen at the Tutu residence and the second this year alone.

During the memorial service for beloved world figure Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (December 10), a sign language interpreter graced the stage near invited speakers. After a director for a South African nonprofit for the deaf declared the interpreter a fake, the man claims he was hallucinating during the event.

For Jean Grae is it truly deeper than Rap. The South African born, but New York City bred MC is known to provide the world an honest look at her life inside and outside the studio.

President Barack Obama and several world leaders gathered today (December 10) to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 95. In a moving address delivered inside a large soccer stadium, President Obama celebrated the life of Mandela with graceful eloquence.

The passing of iconic South African anti-apartheid activist and revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela has shaken the entire globe.

Although Asheru may not be be a household name for some, fans of the popular The Boondocks television series certainly know his voice from the show’s theme song. A longtime veteran of Washington D.C.‘s “DMV” Hip-Hop scene, the rapper, activist and educator makes a return with his latest project, Sleepless In Soweto.

Nelson Mandela celebrates his 95th birthday today (July 18). Mandela has been battling health issues that landed him in the hospital where he remains,  but  is said to be making improvements and responding well to treatment.

Nelson Mandela is a “shell of himself” says his longtime friend and ex-prison mate. Ahmed Kathrade battled apartheid alongside Mr. Mandela and visited the ailing former leader in a South African hospital recently.

Nelson Mandela is in a “vegetative state,” and family members were encored to remove him from life support over a week ago, according to court papers.The 94-year-old has been in and out of the hospital for the last several months.