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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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Take your art to the next level with the #OwnYourMark workshops

by: Sanelisiwe Maliza - 11 January 2018

Take your art to the next level with the #OwnYourMark workshops

Calling all artists looking to step up their digital game and take their art to the next level! British Council in partnership with Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) and Digify Africa bring you a brand new training programme designed to give artists the skills they need to make the most of the digital world...

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South Africans invited to pledge and #strideforgood

by: admin - 19 December 2017

South Africans invited to pledge and #strideforgood

Most of us associate alcohol with celebration and good times but unfortunately, violence against women can be related to the irresponsible use of it. Several studies from low- and middle-income countries show that men who abuse alcohol are 1.6 to 4.8 times more likely to perpetrate intimate partner violence than men who do not misuse it. By...

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Glow Makatsi – vibrating higher and higher

by: Cole Ndelu - 19 December 2017

Glow Makatsi – vibrating higher and higher

I first came across Glow in Afropunk’s article, The Glo’wup: the intricacies of being a transgender woman in South Africa. Glow Makatsi is a multi-talented vlogger, stylist and trans-activist based in Johannesburg. The self described “glitch in the gender matrix” has an energy that is hard to miss. She has appeared on MTV Bases’ recent...

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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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Noko Malatjie and Lethabo Rapoo are on the hunt for melanin!

by: Khanyani Luhlongwane - 1 December 2017

Noko Malatjie and Lethabo Rapoo are on the hunt for melanin!

It’s a sunny Tuesday afternoon in Braamfontein and I am meeting with Lethabo Rapoo and Noko Malatjie, the founders of Hunt For Melanin, a platform that is celebrating the beauty of being a black woman through profiling, inspiring and giving black women a platform to talk about their stories. They meet me at Father Coffee...

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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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