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SA’s hottest DJs battle deck-to-deck this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 23 August 2016

SA’s hottest DJs battle deck-to-deck this Saturday

Youth, music and entertainment channels MTV and MTV Base are partnering with Cadbury 5Star, the latest chocolate to launch from the brand, to stage the new season of MTV DJ Battle. MTV DJ Battle is taking place at Carfax, Newtown this Saturday 27 August. The show celebrates the art of DJing by testing the skills...

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Meet the 27-year-old Joburg barber behind your favourite celebs’ fresh haircuts

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 29 July 2016

Meet the 27-year-old Joburg barber behind your favourite celebs’ fresh haircuts

Hip-hop and kwaito tunes boom out of a grey brick building with graffiti-splashed walls and a zinc roof. A red, white and blue barber’s pole outside is a dead giveaway of what lies behind these walls – Legends Barbershop. We’re in Zone 6 in Soweto, where 27-year-old entrepreneur Sheldon Tatchell, has just opened his third...

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Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 12 July 2016

Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

  As the weekend inches closer, so does the anticipation for the “Keep The Promise” free concert and march to be held 16 July at Durban’s Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, hosted by the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF). Everyone is bubbling with excitement to see Queen Latifah, Common and Mi Casa come together on stage for the...

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Become a NXT LVL soccer star

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 17 June 2016

Become a NXT LVL soccer star

Coming from where I’m from, it’s a common occurrence seeing children playing a soccer match in the streets of Eldorado Park. Many of these children admire soccer stars and pretend to be a Cristiano Ronaldo on the field, but probably don’t believe they can make a career out of the sport because of the lack of...

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Gamers take on Overwatch

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 June 2016

Gamers take on Overwatch

The beginning of May marked an exploratory time for me as an inexperienced video gamer. Overwatch had their Open Beta period that allowed gamers’ to download and play the game for free, so I went ahead and joined the animated world of people, robots and celestial beings, hell bent on destroying one another. I experienced fresh and innovative...

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Enter the animated world of people, robots & aliens

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 24 May 2016

Enter the animated world of people, robots & aliens

Overwatch officially launches today. Now grab your console and unleash the hero inside of you. Picture the future world, where humans and robots coexist. Peace among the species’ is short lived and the world begins to fall into chaos. A group of elite soldiers from around the globe band together to restore peace and they are...

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Common & Latifah support HIV/AIDS concert in SA

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 18 May 2016

Common & Latifah support HIV/AIDS concert in SA

Twitter was in a state of rapture when the news broke that Queen Latifah and Common were gracing our shores in July this year. The pair, who were a trending topic yesterday afternoon will be performing at the free “Keep The Promise” free concert at Durban’s Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, hosted by AHF (Aids Healthcare Foundation). Aimed at...

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The video game that has me glued to the console

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 9 May 2016

The video game that has me glued to the console

Blizzard Entertainment gave gamers and non-gamers alike, the opportunity to play Overwatch for free during the Open Beta period from 5 – 9 May. I went ahead and downloaded the game. Being the inexperienced gamer that I am, I was not quite sure how I would tackle the animated world of people, robots and celestial...

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Don’t be the gamer who missed out

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 5 May 2016

Don’t be the gamer who missed out

If you’re a fan of video games then you should prepare to grab a hold of your console, because Overwatch is free from 5 – 9 May. Gather your friends and try out the team-based shooter for free during the Open Beta on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Gamers will be excited to know that...

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Limited edition range hits the shelves

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 21 April 2016

Limited edition range hits the shelves

Dickies have revamped their classic workwear range with modern tailoring to create fashionable functionality for the stylish working man with a limited edition collection called Dickies Construct. The best part of it all is that it hits the shelves today. It’s important to make the distinction between the Dickies we are all familiar with and...

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