Live Mag

Top Five Fridays: 2018’s Best Music Videos So far…

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 7 December 2018

Top Five Fridays: 2018’s Best Music Videos So far…

We look at the top five best music videos according to the Live Mag team. 2018 has undoubtedly been a wonderful year for music but the real treat has been the music videos. From The Carters’ snatching our wigs in the Louvre to Doja Cat showing us how a McDonalds’ meal should be eaten, viewers...

Read more

Reliving the highlights of the Global Citizen Festival

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 4 December 2018

Reliving the highlights of the Global Citizen Festival

We take a look at some of the highlights from the Global Citizen Festival Who can forget the day we got the announcement of Beyonce’s arrival to South Africa? That was the day that heralded in a period of fierce social activism and hundreds of hot takes about whether Bey and Jay would show up...

Read more

Three reasons you need to be excited about The Lion King

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 26 November 2018

Three reasons you need to be excited about The Lion King

The teaser trailer is out and now we’re so ready for 2019 On Friday morning we woke up to the joyous news that the teaser trailer for The Lion King remake is out. If you are a child of the of the 90s, then you probably grew up on Disney animated movies and The Lion...

Read more

Brace yourself SA, another cabinet reshuffle is upon us

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 November 2018

Brace yourself SA, another cabinet reshuffle is upon us

The president has announced his latest cabinet reshuffle If there is one thing that the Zuma presidency was synonymous with, it was cabinet reshuffles and midnight press conferences. We would be caught off guard almost every time when then President Jacob Zuma would announce that the cabinet would be getting a makeover. President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Read more

The Last Sentence: We chat to author Tumelo Buthelezi

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 15 November 2018

The Last Sentence: We chat to author Tumelo Buthelezi

We chat to Tumelo about his debut novel This year might have come with its fair share of drama but on the bright side it has also been a year for great reads. We have been showered with words from Mohale Mashigo, Panashe Chigumadzi and Khaya Dlanga to name a few. This was also the...

Read more

6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 31 October 2018

6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

Stats SA says unemployment has risen to 27.5% in the third quarter The country was met with bad news on Tuesday when Stats SA released a statement saying that the unemployment rate in the country has risen to 27.5%. This is a 0.3 of a percentage point increase since the last quarter. Stats SA has...

Read more

Top Five Fridays: Tips to stay healthy this Spring

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 12 October 2018

Top Five Fridays: Tips to stay healthy this Spring

Struggling to stay healthy, don’t worry we got you They say summer bodies are made in winter but we know that that is not quite true and a bit fatphobic if you ask us. The aim of the game is to stay healthy and that is not always easy. And while we are not experts...

Read more

Nandos is spicing up the South African art scene

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 11 October 2018

Nandos is spicing up the South African art scene

Nandos is opening up the industry one artwork at a time Nandos opened up their doors to the media and a select group of influencers in the last week of September  to unveil their new tricked out head office at Central Kitchen in Berea. The space is a celebration of South African art and design....

Read more

Music is King: Virgil Abloh is coming to SA

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 3 October 2018

Music is King: Virgil Abloh is coming to SA

Music lovers gather around Skkrr Skkrr boys and Braamkids have a reason to rejoice, Virgil Abloh is coming to South Africa. The Off White designer and Black Coffee’s good friend will be playing at The Dome as part of a formidable line-up of the first international concert experience, Music is King. Our very own, Black...

Read more

Black Coffee wins big at the Dance Music Awards

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 27 September 2018

Black Coffee wins big at the Dance Music Awards

The Dance Music Awards winners are out The awards ceremony for South Africa’s awards for house, gqom and EDM music took place on Wednesday night. After weeks of public online voting, the winners of the 2nd official Dance Music Awards South Africa were announced at a prestigious closed ceremony in Boksburg. Created to acknowledge and...

Read more