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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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Champagne 69 for the pain

by: Sandile Ngwenya - 19 October 2017

Champagne 69 for the pain

Champagne69 is probably the coolest thing to happen to South African Hip-hop this year. The duo from Midrand, whose real names are Siyanda ‘Siyangena69’ Mdledle and William ‘Willestilios’ Nkuna have been causing mass hysteria everywhere they go, from concerts to street culture festivals. ”We are just two creative black guys hustling, bringing the wave to...

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Thuso Mbedu lands an Emmy nomination

by: Sandile Ngwenya - 28 September 2017

Thuso Mbedu lands an Emmy nomination

While some actors work their whole lives to get an Emmy nomination, it took Thuso Mbedu exactly 3 years and one month. She has been nominated for the Best Performance by an Actress for her role as Winnie on Mzansi Magic’s drama Is’thunzi The 26-year-old actress first appeared on our screens in August 2014 when...

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DooWap talks DJing and Deals

by: Cole Ndelu - 15 September 2017

DooWap talks DJing and Deals

From her music to her fashion style, everything about Khetsiwe Morgan is complex and eclectic. With her luminous neon braids and the triangle tattoo placed squarely at the center of her face, Khetsiwe who is commonly known as DJ DooWap defies the very concept of ordinary. This is evident with her music which draws inspiration...

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The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 14 September 2017

The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

To those who have just joined the superhero nerd club, welcome. The world of meta humans, gods, and alien beings may seem milky white and you’re probably wondering if Black Panther is the only black superbeing. Thankfully, this is not true. While you wait in eager anticipation for the premiere of the Black Panther film...

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The black saviour: Introducing the black Powerpuff Girl

by: Armand Mukenge - 14 September 2017

The black saviour: Introducing the black Powerpuff Girl

The introduction of the first black character on Powerpuff Girls was met with much celebration and cheer. The addition of the Powerpuff girl will play an important role for many young black kids who will get to see themselves represented kicking ass and taking names. But let’s be honest, Powerpuff Girls has been struggling since the...

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Comedy and errors with Khanyisa Bhunu

by: Lerato Motsiri - 31 August 2017

Comedy and errors with Khanyisa Bhunu

It has been eight years since Khanyisa Bunu ditched the blackboard and chalk for a life on stage delivering comedic punchlines and laughter. We caught up with the teacher turned comedian and actress at DRUMBeat Festival to see what has been going on in her life since making the big move. It’s hard to miss...

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Tshepo and Gabriela recap the drama of the past week on We Know Everything

by: admin - 25 August 2017

Tshepo and Gabriela recap the drama of the past week on We Know Everything

Tshepo and Gabriela are back with another hilarious episode of We Know Everything.  Watch as they recap the drama of the past week.

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Introducing Live Mag’s latest web show: We Know Everything

by: admin - 22 August 2017

Introducing Live Mag’s latest web show: We Know Everything

Watch the first episode of Live Magazine’s humourous pop-culture web show featuring Tshepo Mosokotso and Gabriela McGowan, We Know Everything.  

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Restoring Cosby’s “legacy”: Can Bill Cosby please sit down?

by: Sarah Evans - 30 June 2017

Restoring Cosby’s “legacy”: Can Bill Cosby please sit down?

You’d think that after being accused of sexual assault by over 50 women, and narrowly avoiding going to jail thanks to a hung jury in one case, Bill Cosby would have graciously disappeared into the shadows from whence he came, at the very least, to save what remains of his reputation. You’d be wrong. Clearly...

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