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9 hot singles from the man who brought you “Ngud'”

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 28 June 2016

9 hot singles from the man who brought you “Ngud'”

If you’re only hearing about Kwesta’s greatness now that you’re jamming to “Ngud’“, you’re late. The Katlehong-native has been killing it since 2007 when we first introduced to his infectious brand of kasi-inspired, punchline-driven hip hop. Don’t believe us? Here are nine hits that prove he’s not too far off when he calls himself Da King of...

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5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 June 2016

5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

Social media has made it easier for young people trying to break into the entertainment industry. With recent calls for people to #OpenUpTheIndustry, young South Africans have started looking for new avenues to market themselves. Here is a list of young entertainers using Facebook to showcase their talent. Zikhona Nongqiza Msuthu Zikhona is a good...

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Mgarimbe and other one-hit wonders from the last 10 years

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 29 April 2016

Mgarimbe and other one-hit wonders from the last 10 years

In case you didn’t realise, Mgarimbe’s massive street hit “Sista Bethina” was released 10 years ago. And Mgarimbe hasn’t released any other hit since then. He’s not the only South African artist who came, performed, but didn’t quite conquer, in the past 10 years.We list some of the artists who gave us the most memorable...

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The bad bitch, the rapper, the woke and other entertaining characters you meet on campus

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 April 2016

The bad bitch, the rapper, the woke and other entertaining characters you meet on campus

A university campus is a melting pot of all kinds of characters from different places who each bring something unique to campus life. Here are six entertaining characters you will likely meet at varsity. The rapper Straight outta Data File Host Records, Mr Mrapper thinks that he is the best thing to happen to hip-hop...

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How Koleka Putuma makes money from her poetry

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 7 April 2016

How Koleka Putuma makes money from her poetry

Cape Town-based award-winning poet and playwright Koleka Putuma is unapologetically driven and is determined to make sure her passion pays the bills. Not only has she managed to make her brand and craft lucrative at just 23, but she has a clear vision for the journey ahead. “I have no shame talking about and declaring...

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