South Africa’s recent unrest inspired local creative artist Razia Myers | News24

From News24 The artwork Cry our beloved country was inspired by the recent violent protests in parts of the country. PHOTO: RAZIA MYERS Local creative artist Razia Myers says her latest painting titled Cry our beloved country was inspired by the recent violent protests and looting in parts of the country. Myers says she started the large... Continue Reading →

SABC refusing to pay for Needletime Rights royalties

In an on-going moral and legal battle, the South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA) is continuing to fight for recording artists and record companies by instituting legal action against the South African Broadcast Corporation (SABC). SAMPRA is applying to the courts to compel the SABC to pay for the use of their artists’ music.... Continue Reading →

In Conversation with… Joan Armatrading -exclusive interview

Joan Armatrading’s long-anticipated new album, Consequences is out now. The 10-track album was written, performed, and produced by the CBE (Order of the British Empire) laureate. Joan is also a Trustee of The Princes Trust and been awarded an Ivor Novella Fellowship, received an Americana Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2014/15, Joan completed a massive 235... Continue Reading →

Pure joy to speak to Joan Armatrading

#MusicExchange: Rapid-fire Q&A with Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading has released her 22nd album to critical acclaim. The South African interviewed the Brit singer-songwriter veteran ahead of her global live stream concert.  by Martin Myers Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading’s 10-track Consequences was written, performed and produced by the 70-year-old CBE (Order of the British Empire) laureate. Armatrading can best... Continue Reading →

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