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Legendary jazz music maestro and activist Jonas Gwangwa has died.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 2:51 pm
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Posted: January 22, 2021, 10:53 am
Grammy award-winning producer DJ Khaled will be the host of the 2021 MTV African Music Awards (Mamas).
Posted: January 22, 2021, 10:14 am
Afro-soul singer and composer Francis Muleso says collaborating with his idol PJ “Thandeka” Powers, is a dream come true.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 9:22 am
Master KG, Makhadzi and Team Mosha all have one name in common – Mr Brown.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 8:20 am
Tyson Ngubeni has natural curiosity about the world and that has fuelled his creativity and innovation.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 7:54 am
Isibaya is coming to an end, but we will never forget AK47-toting Mkabayi Zungu, portrayed by the terrific, yet terrifying Thembi Nyandeni.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 7:24 am
Now that The Queen star Zandile Msutwana has tasted how it feels to direct films, she is hungry for more.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 6:52 am
At 22, she made history by becoming the youngest inaugural poet. Her moving poem, The Hill We Climb, has won the hearts of many across the world including Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 2:57 pm
The Isandlwana Battle Music Lecture to be presented by singer, historian and heritage enthusiast Mbuso Khoza at the Soweto Theatre in Jabulane has been postponed.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 2:52 pm
Minister of sports, arts and culture Nathi Mthethwa has been forced to eat humble pie following his Twitter post that angered the theatre industry.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 9:12 am
The popular Cape Town International Jazz Festival will not take place again this year after the banning of indoor and outdoor gatherings due to the spike of Covid-19 infections and national lockdown.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 8:07 am
YouTube, Instagram and Facebook content producers will receive recognition for the first time at the 15th SA Film and Television Awards (Saftas) – but TikTok stars have been shut out.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:42 am
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to grant clemency to rapper Lil Wayne on Tuesday in a final wave of pardons and commutations that is not expected to include lawyer Rudy Giuliani or ex-aide Steve Bannon,.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 4:29 am
Controversial couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha’s reality show, Uthando Lodumo, set to follow the next step in their volatile romance, has been put on ice due to the adjusted level 3 national lockdown regulations preventing them from having their dream wedding.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 5:28 am
"In light of the serious allegations levelled against us we've decided to step away from all public work engagements," said the DJs.
Posted: January 16, 2021, 12:45 pm
Veteran actor, writer and music composer Sam Phillips has died.
Posted: January 16, 2021, 11:14 am
Tributes continue to pour in for the former Ukhozi Fm station manager Welcome “Bhodloza” Nzimande, who died early on Friday.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 12:07 pm
Suspense, plenty of heat, romance and big decisions; this is what The Bachelorette South Africa – featuring its first black headliner – promises to deliver this season.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 10:17 am
After a year of toil and turmoil, it's high time the entertainment industry wakes up.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:52 am
Manana is enjoying his moment in the spotlight after years of blending into the background as a member of neo-soul group Seba Kaapstad and penning music for big stars such as Ami Faku.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:30 am
TV actor and casting director Nolwazi Ngubeni (née Shange) has just made the best comeback to acting with a powerful lead role in the hard-hitting drama series Mzali Wami on Mzansi Magic.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:21 am
Rising TV star Thuthuka Mthembu says when she landed her new role in eHostela she was looking for something interesting to inspire her.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:10 am
Tebogo Thobejane is the quintessence of the soft life  — and she’s unapologetic about her mythic Instagram lifestyle.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:28 am
TV soapie Muvhango has resumed production with rigorous new Covid-19 safety protocols on-set.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 10:49 am
Gospel, Maskandi and Mbaqanga music will get more spotlight this year as the industry launches the 1st Annual South African Popular Music Awards.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 8:07 am
DJ Lag is laughing all the way to the bank after reaching an undisclosed settlement agreement with American musician and producer over sampling one of his songs without his permission.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:48 am
Three SA hits will compete with nine other bangers from the continent for the coveted song of the year title at the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards (Mama).
Posted: January 13, 2021, 8:59 am
The death of veteran actress Lindiwe Ndlovu has plunged the film and television industry into mourning  as award-winning director Mandla Ncgongwane, who worked closely with her, describes what a talented thespian she was.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 1:33 pm
The late gospel superstar, Israel Mosehla, who died after a short illness, wanted to start the year with a bang by working on his collaboration with Sipho Makhabane.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 7:03 am

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