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Iconic Metro FM presenter Wilson B Nkosi says the honour he received from fellow presenters and management at the weekend for long service at the station meant that he has fulfilled his childhood dream.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:19 am
Sunday night saw Idol SA’s female contestants fight to secure their spot in the top 10 that will be revealed this Sunday.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:43 pm
Big Hit Entertainment, the management label of hugely popular South Korean K-Pop group BTS, priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the top of its range on Monday, as hopeful buyers chased South Korea's largest listing in three years.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:44 am
Novice daily drama Gomora continues to stun after having a clean sweep by collecting four gongs at the fourth Royalty Soapie Awards at the weekend.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:49 am
Award-winning visual artist Bambo Sibiya is presenting his own interpretation on the events of this year through an exhibition called Slow Down Tiger that is on at Everard Read Gallery in Rosebank.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 7:57 am
Could there have been a clue about the gender of the celeb's baby in the design of her glorious traditional outfit?
Posted: September 25, 2020, 11:52 am
After struggling with depression due to the pressures of the showbiz industry, Afro-pop star LaSauce has found the courage to focus on music again.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 7:28 am
Black Motion’s winning genetic code has been the technique, beauty and art of dinaka, the traditional Pedi song-dance genre.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 7:10 am
'Jerusalema' hitmaker Nomcebo Zikode's recent show at a News Cafe in Limpopo has sparked controversy and an investigation by the company after claims it broke Covid-19 lockdown rules and put lives at risk.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 10:42 am
A South Africa-US co-produced documentary Zulu Return that features one of the pioneers of hip hop movement Afrika Bambaataa (correct) and Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi  is set to make a world premier on Saturday at the Hip-hop Film Festival in New York. Directed by Gugulethu okaMaseleku, who was born in SA and raised in various countries including US, Zulu Return will close the festival that is taking place at the Harlem Film House in New York.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 8:21 am
A big fight has erupted between two record labels Open Mic Productions and DJ Tira’s Afrotainment over Jerusalema vocalist Nomcebo Zikode.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 11:37 am
Activist and radio presenter Andile Ngcobo has established an online radio station that will give platform to people living with disabilities.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 10:07 am
Better known as the Whistle Girl who burns the dance floor at parties, her name is Reneiloe Seemane and she says that her love affair with the whistle comes from her dream of leading a marching band. Seemane, 19, became an overnight Twitter sensation after a video of her dancing while whistle-blowing went viral on social media and won the hearts of many South Africans including some influential people.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 2:04 pm
Award-winning director Lemohang Mosese believes that late film and TV actress Mary Twala deserved the Best Actress award she won at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF).
Posted: September 21, 2020, 12:48 pm
Idols SA staged their first live performance on Sunday night and for the first time in the history of the show, there was no studio audience thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
We look at which celebs’ virtual red carpet fashion broke the web and which ones broke out of fashion prison.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 11:20 am
That the Kardashian clan walked so that Lebo M could run is the sentiment The Lion King producer and composer is preaching.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 5:34 am
"Thank you MaNgubs for being my pillar of strength"
Posted: September 20, 2020, 11:25 am
Dancer Musa Motha has never allowed cancer that led to his leg being amputated stop him from becoming a professional contemporary dancer.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 9:41 am
SA-born comedian Trevor Noah has reportedly sold his glamorous mansion in LA for a whopping $21.7m (about R351m).
Posted: September 18, 2020, 8:55 am
If grateful was a human being, it would be international filmmaker Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 7:38 am
Gomora firecracker Sannah Mchunu is the perfect example that life begins at 40. Seven years ago the 47-year-old actor known for playing comic relief Zodwa on the Mzansi Magic telenovela packed her bags and left the home she had built with her family in Florida on the West Rand.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 7:20 am
Lunathi Mampofu has emerged on top of the Covid-19 lockdown as one of the most sought-after actors in local showbiz.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 6:58 am
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Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:36 am
International athlete Akani Simbine’s baby mama has accused him of bolting from his duties as father to their nine-month-old son.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:26 am
Heritage Day is on September 24 and President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to take part in the 'Jerusalema challenge'
Posted: September 17, 2020, 12:08 pm
Master KG is taking in all the love after he and Nomcebo's hit single Jerusalema got a shout out from President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is a huge fan of the song.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:13 am
Although the country has been under lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the stress and fear surrounding it has not stopped good things from happening.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 2:08 pm
U.S. rapper Cardi B filed papers on Tuesday to divorce her husband, Offset, after three years of their on-and-off marriage.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 10:16 am
“I have been advised by my lawyers that legal action will be taken as soon as this issue has crystallised"
Posted: September 16, 2020, 8:50 am
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