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4 times the Somizi roast wasn’t funny at all

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 18 May 2018

4 times the Somizi roast wasn’t funny at all

The Roast of Somizi which aired on Comedy Central last week has managed to stir up quite the controversy online. Gareth Cliff was the roast master of the event and the panel included Fikile Mbalula, Nomzamo Mbatha, Ntsiki Mazwai, DJ Fresh, Skhumba and others. Since airing, it has received a countless number of opposing reactions...

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AKA’s Life on the Road Episode 4

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 26 January 2018

AKA’s Life on the Road Episode 4

AKA’s latest offering to the fans has come in the form of a four-part doccie called Life on the Road. Life on the Road is exactly as the title suggests, a look at AKA’s life on the road. The story is more like a collection of inserts rather than a complete thought-out narrative. We see...

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3 Minutes with the Godfather of Grime, Wiley

by: Cole Ndelu - 26 January 2018

3 Minutes with the Godfather of Grime, Wiley

The atmosphere at The Station Drive in Newtown is electric, the usually deserted building is  filled with gyrating bodies of Joburg’s young influencers. Grime, Gqom beats, an excess of Jose Cuervo tequila and flashing lights transform the abandoned building into an electric 90s rave. The headlining act and the name on everyone’s’ lips is UK...

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5 things from Kwesta’s music video you will relate to if you grew up in the township

by: admin - 12 January 2018

5 things from Kwesta’s music video you will relate to if you grew up in the township

Growing up eKasi is a unique South African experience, and Kwesta was able to capture it in 4:25 minutes in his music video for Spirit. The beauty of the video is in the little details that were included to make the video so reflective of our day to day – from the Hart pots on...

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Win tickets to see Shimza and Moonchild play live

by: Cole Ndelu - 6 December 2017

Win tickets to see Shimza and Moonchild play live

The last Bacardi House Party for 2017 is happening this Friday at the Good Luck Bar. The last sessions will feature DJ Shimza and performances by Moonchild, Phil the E, Crazy, Mindos, Faith K, Earful Soul and Soul Healer. You and a friend can join this private party and dance under neon lights to soulful...

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5 Reasons why Cassper Nyovest’s #FillUpFNBStadium concert was a success

by: Lilita Gcwabe - 5 December 2017

5 Reasons why Cassper Nyovest’s  #FillUpFNBStadium concert was a success

Although Cassper didn’t fill up the FNB Stadium to its full capacity, it would be unreasonable to believe the concert was unsuccessful. With a target of 75 000 people to attend, an amazing number of 68 000 tickets were sold. On the 2nd of December 2017, we were stunned and inspired by Cassper’s relentless ambition...

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Video: It’s out! Distruction Boyz drops music video for Omunye

by: Live Staff - 1 December 2017

Video: It’s out! Distruction Boyz drops music video for Omunye

There is a big difference between December and Dezemba: While many countries may recognise the 12th month of the years as just another month, South African see this month as a lifestyle. And right on schedule, to welcome in the month where every day is a party, Distraction Boyz have released the video to their...

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Three times our national teams dissapointed South Africa

by: Armand Mukenge - 30 November 2017

Three times our national teams dissapointed South Africa

Over the years South Africa has experienced serious heartache at the hands of the country’s national sports teams. So we have put together a list of the times our national teams made us catch feelings. 1. Bafana Bafana again! Bafana Bafana failed millions of its supporters when they once again failed to qualify for the...

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5 things you didn’t know about the new Miss Universe

by: admin - 27 November 2017

5 things you didn’t know about the new Miss Universe

South Africa now boasts the most beautiful woman in the universe, beating, according to the title, women from over 100 billion galaxies.Last night, 22-year old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe at a ceremony in Las Vegas. She is the second South African to take home the title, the first being Margaret Gardiner who won...

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Shekhinah: Living her life like it is Rose Gold

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 20 October 2017

Shekhinah: Living her life like it is Rose Gold

The dream of becoming a singer started back in primary school for Shekhinah. “You learn to dream big in a small place like Durban,” she says. “I remember my first performance being a school play in grade 7. Parents came up to my family after the play and were like, your child can really sing.”...

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