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Olu Maintain’s hit song Yahooze is an ode to cybercrime. Joseph Okpako/Redferns/Getty Images

Nigerian hip hop lyrics put cybercrime in a good light

Poverty aside, cultural factors like the influence of hip hop songs may also play a role in making a life of cybercrime attractive to young people.
Zim Ngqawana (1959-2011) on saxophone leading his Zimology Quartet in New York, 2008. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images

Remembering Zim Ngqawana 10 years on, a singular force in South African music

Despite devastating setbacks like his studio being vandalised, the saxophonist and teacher believed that music can heal - part of a vision that shaped a future generation of jazz artists.

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