April 27, 2017

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The SAMAs should apologise to Nasty C‚ says Kwesta

Kwesta is fuming at the error made by the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) and has demanded that the organisation apologise to Nasty C over the mix-up that cost the young rapper two nominations at this year’s event.

will.i.am to mix tech know-how with banking at Britain's Atom

Britain's Atom has hired pop star will.i.am as a strategic adviser to its board as the app-based bank seeks to grow.

Lamar's 'Damn.' scores biggest debut of the year on Billboard chart

Rapper Kendrick Lamar scored the biggest debut album of the year on Monday as his latest album "Damn." sold more than 600,000 copies, eclipsing Drake's "More Life."

Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John spent two nights in intensive care with a potentially deadly bacterial infection and has canceled all his concerts for the rest of April and May, his publicist said on Monday.

Nasty C loses 2 nods for Samas

Nasty C was yesterday dramatically stripped of two of his SA Music Awards (Sama) nominations.

The death of 90% will be a 'sad day we cannot celebrate‚' says Florence Masebe

Veteran actress and activist Florence Masebe has hit back at the SABC interim board’s plan to potentially reverse the 90% local content quota‚ warning that it would have a disastrous effect on the local music industry.

The war is over: Robert Marawa and Fikile Mbalula have made peace

Minister of Police‚ Fikile Mbalula and sports presenter Robert Marawa have finally buried the hatchet after weeks of public spats.

Oprah Winfrey conquers acting fears in 'Henrietta Lacks'

Before Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer in 1951, doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore removed some of her cancerous cells to grow outside her body in a petri dish.

Johnny Clegg announces retirement with final SA and world tour

After almost four decades in the music industry‚ iconic singer Johnny Clegg will be retiring to focus on writing his autobiography and to spend time with his family.

Fifi Cooper's new TV gig will help fund her album

Rapper Fifi Cooper is spreading her wings in the entertainment industry and will be presenting a new hip-hop dance show on SABC 1 called‚ Break The Beat.

It's time for award shows to have integrity‚ says Kwesta

Rapper Kwesta is ready to forget his gripes with the Metro FM Music Awards and is hoping that the upcoming SA Music Awards will restore the integrity of local awards ceremonies.

Melo finds a home in her first love

Boitumelo Maoka, also known as Melo, has found a home in radio.

Iman Rappetti talks future plans after leaving ENCA

“You know news is an organism, it lives, it sparks legs, and it becomes an alien sometimes. You just respond to it in the moment.”

'It's liberating to break the mould‚' says 7de Laan's first transgender actress Deonay Balie

Deonay Balie has graced 7de Laan’s history pages as the first transgender actress to join the soapie’s cast.

You wouldn't be pretty if you were dark' - Pearl Thusi recalls being taunted as a child

Actress Pearl Thusi has horrible memories of being teased over the colour of her skin as a child.

'We cannot be held to ransom by advertisers'- Ringo Madlingozi defends Hlaudi's 90% quota

In the wake of the reports that the SABC interim board is considering revoking the 90% local content quota‚ Afro-pop music veteran Ringo Madlingozi has come out to strongly defend the policy.

Musician William Mthethwa spends R20 000 on tribute CD for Hlaudi Motsoeneng

The ‘Friends of Hlaudi’ CD is real and the artist behind it is a 100% fan of the suspended SABC boss.

Isibaya actress Michelle Mosalakae ready for stardom

Actress Michelle Mosalakae has lit up screens on Isibiya and the star is ready for the world to know her name.

'Idols' twins back rape accused pastor - "he's next to God's heart"

Former Idols hopefuls Neliswa and Anele Mxakaza shocked fans in their defence of the pastor accused of sexual assault.

Prince William, Lady Gaga team up against mental health 'taboo'

Britain's second in line to the throne, Prince William, and American superstar Lady Gaga have teamed up to encourage people to speak more openly about mental health issues in a video released Tuesday.

The Queen is the 'perfect fit' for Zenande Mfenyana

Zenande Mfenyana’s debut on The Queen on Monday night had her receiving praise from industry greats and viewers alike‚ and she still can’t believe how quickly people have “fallen in-love” with the character.

Talking cat leaves viewers shocked

Witchcraft has gone to another level on the second season of iGazi on Mzansi Magic.

Bucie breaks silence on Drake's 'Superman' remake

Superstar Bucie Nqwiliso has nothing but praises to sing over Canadian rapper Drake remaking her hit track Superman with house maestro DJ Black Coffee without her velvety vocals.

Prince Harry sought counselling more than a decade after Diana’s death

Britain’s Prince Harry sought counselling in his late twenties to help deal with the grief of losing his mother more than a decade earlier, he told the Telegraph newspaper.

'I grew up in a mud house but never gave up hope‚' says Lebo Sekgobela

Gospel sensation Lebo Sekgobela has shared intimate details of her life before she rose to stardom.

Bob Mabena resigns from Kaya FM

After more than a decade on Kaya FM veteran radio jock Bob Mabena is set to leave the station at the end of April to join media company MSG Afrika Group.

From Durban to Miami - How DJ Zinhle's beau allegedly splurged on client's money

DJ Zinhle’s boyfriend Brendan Naidoo who has been arrested for alleged fraud running into millions of rands lived a life of luxury at the height of his alleged scam.

Lootlove's life coming up roses and moneybags

Television presenter Lootlove is taking 2017 by the horns. The lanky star, who has just been revealed as an ambassador of Footwork shoe range and secured a spot on Metro FM as a show host, has joined the MTV family with a new show.

All about Love brings African flavour to SA cinemas

SPONSORED | Featuring an all-African cast and shot in Johannesburg, the new romantic comedy All about Love is coming to cinemas around South Africa in April.

Thembi Mtshali smiles through the pain of loss

Actress Thembi Mtshali-Jones walked on stage last year to accept her lifetime achievement award and revealed for the first time that her husband was no more.

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