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Nasty C holds his own in the United States

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 16 August 2018

Nasty C holds his own in the United States

Nasty C got love from Sway and SA after his appearance on Sway in the Morning Nasty C is getting lots of love from America. The rapper was on popular hip-hop show Sway in the Morning and he did disappoint. The Switch Up hitmaker joined Sway to promote his new album Strings and Bling.The rapper...

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Meet the half South-African artist behind the viral hit “Mooo”

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 16 August 2018

Meet the half South-African artist behind the viral hit “Mooo”

Get to know Doja Cat, the rapper that’s making moooves. Twitter is in a frenzy over a new viral song MOOO! Rapper, Doja Cat, was born in California in 1995. The colourful artist who started her career in 2013 has been described as “interesting”, “eclectic” and “trippy”. Her quirky music is not the only interesting...

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A Tribute to ProKid: We celebrate the life of the Hip Hop Legend through his music

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 10 August 2018

A Tribute to ProKid: We celebrate the life of the Hip Hop Legend through his music

The 8th of August 2018 marked one of saddest days for SA hip hop as the industry lost one of its most iconic giants. Hip Hop legend, ProKid died on Wednesday night after suffering a severe seizure. The Soweto musician and rap artist was known for being one of hip hop’s most skilled lyricists and...

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Vogue’s first cover shoot by a black photographer and Other Overdue “firsts”

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 10 August 2018

Vogue’s first cover shoot by a black photographer and Other Overdue “firsts”

Vogue made history recently by having its first cover shoot by a black photographer in the 126 years of its existence. Photographer Tyler Mitchell shot breathtaking images of Her Royal Highness, Beyonce, for the much anticipated September 2018 issue. People of colour everywhere were really happy that Tyler Mitchell got to make history but in...

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“Born to Kwaito”: A Review

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 31 July 2018

“Born to Kwaito”: A Review

The dawn of democracy in South Africa gave birth to a new sound that blended slowed down house music, bubblegum pop and elements of maskandi. The sound was called kwaito, and it celebrated township life, the youth, and being black in post-apartheid South Africa, Over time, kwaito became the cornerstone of popular music in the...

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Princess Charlene of Monaco opens arms to SA

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 16 July 2018

Princess Charlene of Monaco opens arms to SA

On the 11th of July 2018, Princess Charlene of Monaco returned to home in South Africa for the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations. As Patron of The Giving Organisation Trust, an establishment of seven reputable charities tending to the various needs that exist in our country, Princess Charlene commits herself to tending to some of the...

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YFM Brings Youth Day to LYFE

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 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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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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