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Amapiano star Kabza De Small scooped four awards at the 27th South African Music Awards (Samas) that took place last night virtually.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:35 am
Shona and Connie Ferguson shared a love that many aspired to have... not only the best of friends but partners in crime building an empire together.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:01 am
Eighty winners are celebrated across 30 categories
Posted: July 30, 2021, 2:00 pm
The 2021 virtual awards are being hosted by Loyiso Madinga at 3pm
Posted: July 30, 2021, 12:40 pm
Rising musician Ciza admits, like many celebrity offspring who follow in the footsteps of their famous parents, that the pressure of living up to your family's success is enormous.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 9:47 am
A young man raised in a family of notorious gangsters and drug dealers in Cape Town has turned the family story into a hard-hitting documentary.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:56 am
Revered music producer, music executive and businessman Lindelani Mkhize, who will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, is a true music titan.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:15 am
Rising Amapiano star Thabza Berry has been left fuming, hurt and disappointed over visual similarities between her Piano Culture music video and that of Ghanama by Makhadzi.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 7:40 am
Azana is no pop princess and she is ready to take her seat on the throne as the queen of SA music – it’s in her royal sobriquet, after all.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 7:12 am
A wild new journey for Space Jam fans on the big screen offers fun for the whole family as the entire Looney Tunes line-up helps LeBron James battle the villain
Posted: July 29, 2021, 3:40 pm
'King Richard' follows the life of coach Richard Williams who is devoted to his daughters becoming tennis champions.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 1:41 pm
Dancer and choreographer Otlile “Oti” Mabuse has bagged another dance competition judging job and cannot wait to make Mzansi proud.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 12:06 pm
Actor-cum-politician Fana Mokoena is making a return to acting and the small screen in a big way in September.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 6:55 am
Phat Joe has scored the honour of hosting the ultimate relationship test, Temptation Island SA.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 9:52 am
Minister of sport, arts and culture Nathi Mthethwa has called claims that his department was failing creatives and artists a fallacy and cheap propaganda.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 9:04 am
The SA Amapiano Awards (Saapa) has called the bluff of an organisation accusing it of stealing the concept for the awards that launched last week with Focalistic, Kamo Mphela and DBN Gogo as nominees.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 7:51 am
The star trended after Mzansi caught wind of the new groove hits!
Posted: July 27, 2021, 8:16 am
An attorney for Britney Spears on Monday asked a Los Angeles court to remove her father as conservator of her roughly $60 million estate after the pop singer's allegations that he had used the arrangement to mistreat her.
Posted: July 27, 2021, 7:13 am
Nompumelelo Mjadu, Sipho Lushaba, Mbali Zulu and Sandile Sikhakhane remain unshaken and coolheaded despite widespread criticism of their design of the SA Olympic team apparel.
Posted: July 26, 2021, 5:00 am
The channel says it gave Lance an opportunity to view the show before it aired so he can bring on the fight.
Posted: July 23, 2021, 2:15 pm
Feathers Awards founder and LGBTIQ+ activist Thami Kotlolo has created his own lifestyle TV show that will be aired on the newly established Viva Nation TV channel.
Posted: July 23, 2021, 7:58 am
Religion and culture has been touted as the source of gender inequality and oppression for most women in Africa.
Posted: July 23, 2021, 7:32 am
But touring Africa, Europe and America with Youth for Christ group, raising funds for HIV/Aids orphanages, opened his mind. The youthful group used dance, drama and industrial theatre to tell their story. When the tour ended, Jaftha had already been bit by an acting bug and dumped canvass and brushes for a career in entertainment.
Posted: July 23, 2021, 7:22 am
Sonia Mbele is making her long-awaited return to TV screens. She will enter Mzansi Magic telenovela DiepCity as new crime lord Zola, described as a sexy man-eater and hardcore killer. Mbele teases what to expect when she makes her debut on Tuesday
Posted: July 23, 2021, 7:22 am
From Matwetwe to Muvhango, actor Tebatso Mashishi has been deliberate about the roles he plays to avoid the further disfigurement and demonisation of people living with albinism.
Posted: July 23, 2021, 7:13 am
Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida’s childhood and bullying trauma has inspired her children’s book Shudu Finds Her Magic.
Posted: July 22, 2021, 4:07 pm
Kanye West will release his 10th solo studio album, Donda, on Friday with a teaser of his new music in an advert during the NBA Finals featuring US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who missed out on the Olympics after being suspended for a positive cannabis test.
Posted: July 22, 2021, 2:24 pm
While thousands of artists cry hunger and poverty, the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) has revealed that it is sitting on more than R30m in royalties due to outdated personal details in their systems.
Posted: July 21, 2021, 6:53 pm
The SABC said at the heart of the matter was a dispute between two royalties collection bodies.
Posted: July 21, 2021, 9:26 am
According to Charmaine Mthethwa, SAAPA vice-president of communication, the 20-category awards were founded and organised by a novice entity known as Amapiano Governing Body.
Posted: July 21, 2021, 7:23 am
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