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City of Johannesburg Library announces winner of essay writing competition

by: admin - 29 June 2018

City of Johannesburg Library announces winner of essay writing competition

The City of Johannesburg Library has announced the winners to their hotly contested essay writing competition. The competition which ran over the period of May and June received over 100 essays from students. The winning essay came from Hloziwe Perry Hlophe whose essay explores how access to the e-learning centre at the library has allowed...

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Catching up with Kwesta at #LYFE

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 22 June 2018

Catching up with Kwesta at #LYFE

Tshituku Ndadza caught up with Kwesta to talk about everything from the LYFE event to his music video being shown at the prestigious Para-Site Art Gallery On 16 June 2018, YFM brought Youth Day to #LYFE with today’s most pioneering, influential and talented artists in South Africa. A string of performers kept the audience dancing...

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YFM Brings Youth Day to LYFE

by: admin - 12 June 2018

YFM Brings Youth Day to LYFE

On the 16th of June this year Yfm will collaborate with MTN at Newtown’s Park Station to showcase some of the best and most appealing creatives in South Africa at its LYFE event.  Celebrated artists and fashionistas will be at the event and A-list musicians like Sho Madjozi, Shane Eagle and Kwesta will be featured as part...

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5 places to visit if you’re tired of the city

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 28 May 2018

5 places to visit if you’re tired of the city

The city can oftentimes get a bit overwhelming, what with all the traffic, the noise and the busyness that’s sure  to give you a headache by the time the day is over. If you work in the city and socialise in the city, you probably need a break from it. So, we decided to compile...

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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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Meet Ilizwe Lams Top 5 digital hustlers

by: admin - 29 April 2018

Meet Ilizwe Lams Top 5 digital hustlers

Is it difficult to imagine spending just one day without being online? You’re not alone.  Whether it is updating our family and friends about what is on our minds or catching up on the news,  the internet has become an ordinary part of our day-to-day. Instead of using the internet just for socialising, there are...

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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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RIP Bra Hugh: A playlist of Hugh Masekela’s most memorable songs

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 24 January 2018

RIP Bra Hugh: A playlist of Hugh Masekela’s most memorable songs

23 January 2018, brought with it an immeasurable loss in music history. The father of South African Jazz, Hugh Masekela has passed away. Bra Hugh will be remembered for a number of things from his receiving a trumpet from Louis Armstrong at 16, his career in theUSl to being a fierce advocate for justice during...

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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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