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Sax bomb almost blew his big break

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Sax bomb almost blew his big break By Lesley Mofokeng Entertainment Editor | Feb 11, 2017 For two months Bongani Radebe wallowed in a pit of self-doubt and worry, despite having been offered the chance of a lifetime – to record Nathi Mankayi’s multi-platinum selling album Buyelekhaya using only his[…]

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Vusi Nova

OFF THE RECORD WITH: VUSI NOVA

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By Elbroide Vusi Nova is doing phenomenal things at the moment. His beautiful, soulful voice and meaningful, emotional music has made him a phenomenon around the country and the proof is in his new album ‘Naninina’. The album has been selling like hot cakes and this week, I sit down[…]

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5 Things Amanda Mankayi Is Curious About!

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By Amanda Mankayi 1 Politics: Curious about how politicians always talk about free things and yet when people demand those things they act as if it’s news.  2 Education: How invaluable education has become over the past years, for instance how strategic positions in public and private sector are mostly[…]

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New Music Video Alert – Makizar Ring Leader

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Cameroonian born pidgin trap artist, Makizar, brings us visuals for one of my favourite afro influenced joints. Ring Leader is being that fire that ignites any situation and in the visuals we follow Makizar as a charismatic leader throughout, but best do yourself a favour and never mess with his[…]

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New Single Alert: Amanda Zola Ntliziyo

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Following the success of her single “Intonga Yam” from her album “Zola Ntliziyo”, Amanda Mankayi has anew single “Zola Ntliziyo” which is currently on high rotation on most mainstream radio stations . Amanda is also excited to be nominated for Best Afro Soul at the SATMA 2016 awards and SAAFMA (South African[…]

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Soweto’s DJ Rico talks music & Youth Day message

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DJ Rico talks to ZAlebs about his music, growing up in Soweto and why popping bottles is not everything. DJ Rico is making big waves in the industry, and his skills are getting a lot of attention. The Soweto DJ’s collaboration with Saak Beats and Golden Black has piqued the[…]

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Nathi’s sister drops hot track

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Following the phenomenal success of Nathi with his runaway hit Nomvula, his sister, Amanda, is about to unleash a torrent of hits. Amanda released her first single Intonga Yami yesterday and he infectious Afro-pop tune features Nathi. “It’s about my journey,” she tells me. “I knew I would not walk[…]

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Vusi Nova’s new song nearly brings Somizi to tears

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By Kyle Zeeman Johannesburg – Musician Vusi Nova is set to release his latest album real soon, and it already has a fan in Somizi! While we hungrily wait to listen to Vusi’s new album, Somizi took to Twitter recently to reveal that he’s given the album’s single a listen[…]

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Nathi and Vusi Nova talk about working together

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AFRO-SOUL sensation Nathi brought the house down at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, East Rand, during his performance on Friday night. This was at the monthly Ekurhuleni Comes Alive music show co-sponsored by Sowetan newspaper. Though Nathi performed just five songs from his only album Buyelekhaya the excitement by his[…]

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