Author: Qello Mapanya

Falana earned some initial recognition for her self-produced EP ‘Chapter One’. The Canadian-Nigerian singer-songwriter subsequently travelled to Africa, North America, Europe and the Caribbean to work on new material. It was a process of self-discovery, which revealed new layers to her songwriting. She now shares the first taste of those sessions with the release of […]

Miss Universe South Africa 2020, Natasha Joubert, has launched #DestinyDesigned, a project to empower fashion designers through her own passion for entrepreneurship and design. Joubert – who will be representing South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant later this year – is a fashion designer who started her own company Natalia Jefferys in 2016. It […]

The African giant  Burna Boy has sent hearts melting in romance with his eagerly awaited visuals of his latest single  ‘Onyeka’. This marks fifth music video off his Grammy-nominated album Twice As Tall, the visuals are centred in a love celebration theme bound to lore the hearts of many in West Africa by telling a […]

Donald reunites with Cici on their debut single of the year, Uzobuya. When Donald first teased the visuals of his new single, Uzobuya, featuring Cici, it had many tongues wagging. Now the certified crooner is ready to unveil his new single, proving that the chemistry between himself and Cici is not just visual but audible. […]

Def Jam Recordings, in conjunction with Def Jam Africa, today announces the release of Rhythms of Zamunda—a collection of originals from African artists inspired by the highly anticipated comedy Coming 2 America—on Friday, March 5, 2021. Leading the project, Def Jam Recording artist and South Africa’s most-streamed artist Nasty C has released the video for “Black & White” featuring Ari Lennox. Watch HERE. The 16-track compilation – curated by CEO, Universal Music South […]

Drowning is quick and silent. It’s not like you see in the movies. No yelling, no waving. Just a silent gasping for air and 20 to 60 seconds later, submersion, Someone has drowned, perhaps in plain sight. Following a week of fatal drowning across South Africa, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is urging the public to […]

Celebrating the 1year anniversary of her soulful album ‘Songs in the Key Of Love’, multi-award-winning singer Berita releases the music video for ‘Ndikhawulele’, the opening track off the album. Meaning ‘meet me in the middle’ ‘Ndikhawulele’ is an intricate look into the emotive relationship between two people who have committed to love. Berita beautifully brings […]

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Lucky Daye shares his latest EP, Table For Two, out now on Keep Cool/RCA Records. The EP follows his 2019 highly acclaimed debut album, Painted and comes off the heels of standout new single “On Read” with Grammy-nominated East London prodigy Tiana Major9. The release, timed perfectly for Valentine’s Day, features powerful contributions from Ari Lennox, YEBBA, Mahalia, Queen Naija, and Joyce Wrice making this a mandatory listen […]

South Africa born singer, songwriter Shekhinah has shared the visuals for her latest single ‘Fixate’ featuring Bey T. Aptly released on Valentine’s day, the short film has already amassed thousands of views on the talented singer’s YouTube channel. Written, performed and narrated by Shekhinah, the ‘Fixate Short Film’ visuals were directed by Monde Gumede, who filled […]

Multi award-winning musician and DJ, Prince Kaybee, gears up for The 4th Republic with album pre-order and new single, Ebabayo, featuring Nokwazi. The first collaboration between the two artists dovetails the announcement of Prince Kaybee’s fourth studio album due for release on 5 March 2021. With Ebabayo, Prince Kaybee leans towards exploring his own voice […]


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