Author: Qello Mapanya

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Zama cried tears of joy as Proverb announced that she had just sang her way to becoming the 16th winner of the Idols SA competition. In the process, Zama walks away with a cool R1 million, a recording deal from Kalawa Jazmee, R150 000 worth of the latest Samsung products, the all-new Toyota Starlet 1.4, […]

Multiple award-winning South African  media personality and entrepreneur, Bonang Matheba, received the “Woman of the Year Award” at the GQ Men of the Year 2020 awards ceremony, held last night at Hotel Sky in Sandton.  “GQ Men of the Year recognizes the men and women who shape our cultural landscape, as well as the most […]

Summer in Africa is here and to celebrate, Scorpion Kings (DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small) have teamed up with pioneering Afro-pop singer, TRESOR to announce the release of Rumble in the Jungle, a 14- track anthemic amapiano experience that’s available for pre-order on Apple Music today and due for release via Platoon in February […]

Multi award-winning South African musician, AKA, remains South Africa’s all-time greatest selling Hip Hop act with an excess of 100 x PLATINUM selling singles. At the Vth Season #VthVibrations dinner at Eat @LM restaurant in Illovo earlier this week, the Supa Mega was awarded new plaques for 6 singles and 2 albums, creating new sales […]

Dancehall star Kranium is ending 2020 with a brand new single, “Block Traffic,” featuring the buzzing Jamaican artist Rytikal. “Block Traffic” has a catchy melody, and showcases the raw talent and clever wordplay of both artists; check out the new release via all DSPs and digital retailers HERE. “Block Traffic,” “Through The Window,” a single […]

Multi award-winning musician, Cassper Nyovest, has dominated SA Hip Hop this year and walking away the biggest winner at the 9th annual South African Hip Hop Awards (#SAHHA2020) this past weekend is testament to the year that he has had.Bagging three of the most coveted awards namely: Best Male, Best Album (Any Minute Now “AMN”) […]

Multi award-winning producer, Sun-EL Musician released (4th Dec) his most significant work to date: a staggering 31-track, two-disc album featuring 26 collaborators titled To The World And Beyond. Stream the album here: The album in both sound and concept seeks to draw on the fusing of the traditional with the futuristic, with both cosmic and traditional visuals. Sun-EL Musician’s sophomore […]

Sha Sha’s story reads like fiction after a chance encounter with a cab driver led her to meet and collaborate with critically acclaimed hit maker, DJ Maphorisa. Fast-forward to 2020 and the Zimbabwean songstress beat off some stiff competition to become the winner of this year’s BET Award for Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act. […]

  Tanzanian musician, Ommy Dimpoz, officially joins the Sony Music Entertainment Africa Family. About his signing, Managing Director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa, Sean Watson, commented: “It’s a proud moment having an artist of Ommy’s calibre make the decision to partner with us at Sony. We’re excited about joining forces with him to bring his […]

With almost a decade of solid hits under his belt – as performer and producer – many were shocked to discover that Old Romance, the new album from  Nigerian singer/producer Tekno, is  his first official body of work. But while that fact may seem difficult to wrap one’s head around, this album in its parts […]

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