Amapiano, kwaito, marabi, and more.
- Makeba: My Story by Miriama Makeba, 1989.
- Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West by Viet Erlmann, 1999.
- Soweto Blues: Jazz, Politics and Popular Music in South Africa by Gwen Ansell, 2004.
- Intonations: A Social History of Music and Nation in Luanda, Angola, from 1945 to Recent Times by Marissa Jean Moorman, 2008.
- Musical Echoes: South African Women Thinking in Jazz by Carol Ann Muller, 2011.
- Mama Africa: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope With Her Song by Kathyrn Erskine, 2017.
FILMS & SERIES
FILMS & SERIES
- Mbira dza Vadzmiu: Urban and Rural Ceremonies with Hakurotwi Mude, dir. Alfred Get Zantzinger, Hakurotwi Made, and Andrew T.N. Tracey, 1978. 45m.
- Mbira: Matepe dza Mhondoro, a Healing Party, dir. Andrew T.N. Tracey, Alfred Get Zantzinger, and Les Blank, 1978. 20m.
- Moonchild Sanelly Shows Us Inside The World of Amapiano, South Africa’s Sound of Freedom, Dazed, October 2021. 22m.
- Rhythm of Resistance: Black South African Music, 1979. 60m.
- Spoel Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound of Mzansi’ (Part 1) dir. by Nthato Mokgata and Lebo Rasethaba, Thump, May 2015. 32m.
- Future Sound of Mzansi (Part 2), dir. by Nthato Mokgata and Lebo Rasethaba, Thump, May 2015. 32m.
- Future Sound of Mzansi (Part 3), dir. by Nthato Mokgata and Lebo Rasethaba. Thump, May 2015. 23m.
PODCASTS & RADIO
PODCASTS & RADIO
- “The Gqom Generation of Durban, South Africa” by Afropop Worldwide, March 2019.
- “Remembering Joseph Shabalala, Founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo” by Terry Gross, NPR, February 2020. 18m.
- “Botswana, Dumelang” by Lollise Mbi & Morgan Greenstreet, Afropop Worldwide, June 2022. 59m.
- "Sounds of the "Third Way": Identity and the African Renaissance in Contemporary South African Popular Traditional Music" by David B. Coplan, Black Music Research Journal, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2001.
- "Brenda Fassie: The Madonna Of The Townships" by Desa Philadelphia, TIME Magazine, September 2001.
- “Commerce, Politics, and Musical Hybridity: Vocalizing Urban Black South African Identity During the 1950s” by L. Allen, Ethnomusicology, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2003.
- "Five Kicking Songs From The Kings Of Kwaito" by Gregg Diggs, NPR Music, June 2010.
- "How Kwaito became a global force" by Melissa Bradshaw, The Guardian, August 2011.
- “The Voice of (Which?) Africa: Miriam Makeba in America” by April Sizemore-Barber, Safundi, Vol. 13, No. 3-4, 2012.
- “The Rise of South African Hip-Hop” by Ian McQuaid, Red Bull Music Academy, May 2015.
- “A Marriage of Inconvenience: Miriam Makeba’s Relationship with Stokely Carmichael and Her Music Career in the United States” by Tyler Fleming, Safundi, Vol. 17, No. 3, Pg. 312–338, May 2016.
- “Meet the South African Queens of Gqom Music” by Cassidy George, March 2019.
- “The South African Songbook: Jazz Musicians Who Stayed During Apartheid” by Simon Rentner, NPR, December 2019.
- “Remembering Pat Mokoka of the Malopoets — Seminal South African Music” by Gwen Ansell, Music In Africa, June 2021.
- “Bakithi Kumalo’s Bass Paints The Journeys Of A Lifetime” by Gwen Ansell, Sisgwenjazz, November 2021.
- “Mandisi Dyantyis’ Cwaka, and the Male-Voice Lineage” by Gwen Ansell, Sisgwenjazz, February 2022.
- “The Legacy of Miriam Makeba and Her Art of Activism” by Nomfundo Xaluva, GlobalBar Magazine, March 2022.
- "Wizkid's New Song Sparks Strong Debates About Amapiano Online" by Adedayo Laketu, OkayAfrica, September 2022.
- "Tresor Is Adding an African Touch to Global Pop's Soundscape" by Ifeoluwa Falola, OkayAfrica, October 2022.
- "Lessons from South African Women in Music" by Nombuso Mathibela, Amaka, December 2022.