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Featured, The Rundown

Entertainment Express: Nas, Aloe Blacc, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sutton Foster, Angela Lansbury

Hello from New York – where, just because we got so excited about Spring’s arrival, snow has now fallen on the ground. #wtf * Nas is preparing to open the TriBeCa Film Festival with a performance after the premiere of the documentary about his debut album, Illmatic, celebrating its 20th anniversary. Before seeing the doccie, called […]

Featured, Film, Music

Coldplay’s Magic

Grammy-winning music video director Jonas Åkerlund, who’s worked with Madonna quite a few times, has helped Coldplay sonically illustrate their latest single, Magic, off the forthcoming album Ghost Stories. Åkerlund, who was also behind one of my favourite music videos of all time, Prodigy’s Smack My Bitch Up, brought colour and sass to Beyonce and […]

Featured, Music

Hugh Masekela Turns 75

Trumpeter, flugelhornist, composer, lyricist, singer, bandleader – Hugh Masekela is many things. But he’s also a legend, an icon, in a time when those labels are all too-easily thrown around. An elder among South Africa music history, “Bra Hugh”, as he’s affectionately known, is the real deal. And not just because he turns 75 today. But […]

Culture, Featured, Film

Idina Menzel in If/Then

Idina Menzel has been enjoying the after-effects of a viral moment in the 21st Century. Ever since John Travolta botched her name while introducing her at the Oscars, she’s been everywhere. It helps that Frozen, the animated movie she lends her voice to, is also riding a wave of positive news, having just become the […]