From executive producer Selena Gomez, Living Undocumented follows eight undocumented immigrant families who have volunteered to tell their stories as they face potential deportation. Ranging from harrowing to hopeful, their journeys illuminate and humanize the complex US immigration system and depict the struggles that many must endure in their quest to pursue the American dream. […]
Nabila gives praise in her new inspirational video, ‘Il Est La’. In the video, Nabila showcases the scenic region of Gorges de Kola in northern Cameroon with its lush natural beauty.
The partnership between Mustbedubz and Tumi Tladi seems to be growing in leaps and bounds. The pair previously worked together on Tladi’s breakout hit ‘Burning Out‘ which saw Tumi redefine his sound. As part of their ongoing producer/artist relationship, they have yet againput together the beautiful, ‘Love Letter‘. Listen Here
Monica Ogah auditioned for the fourth edition of Project Fame West Africa in August 2011. As a prize for the victory, Ogah received a recording contract with Ultima Studios while being managed by Goretti Company. In August 2013, two years after her appearance on Project Fame, Ogah released her debut studio album Sometime in August, which featured collaborations […]
By Sonia Elks LONDON, Oct 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is the favourite to win the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, bookmakers have said, after she rose to lead a millions-strong youth movement demanding action on global warming. The 16-year-old is tipped to become the youngest ever recipient of the […]
AFROPUNK kicks off the Battle of the Bands JOBURG 2019 which will be hosted in partnership with AFRICORI for the 2nd year running. Entries for the competition are now open and will see qualifying new artists/bands give their best performances in a bid to play on the AFROPUNK main festival stages, alongside Solange, Miguel, Masego, […]
Four months after bidding farewell to her BFFs, Elsa stages her return to Paris. But guilty secrets take a toll on her love life and her friendships.
Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay and a metric f💥ck-load of dynamite. Only on Netflix, December 13. Watch 6 Underground on Netflix:
A group of suburban Muslim friends trace the disappearance of their friend “Mark,” who is suspected of joining ISIS. Watch Ghosts of Sugar Land, Only On Netflix:
By Kim Harrisberg JOHANNESBURG, Sept 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – During the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, the vuvuzela – a long, colourful plastic trumpet – gained international fame for the way it filled stadiums with a loud, buzzing sound of fan support. Nearly a decade later, the instrument has taken on a […]
Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film […]
It’s safe to say Horsin’ Around won’t be BoJack Horseman’s only lasting legacy. The final two-part season airs October 25 and January 31.
Old Joe takes the call for help. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is coming to Netflix on October 11. For limited theatrical event, visit www.elcamino-movie.com for showtimes Watch El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Only On Netflix:
By Emma Batha LONDON, Sept 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A former British government lawyer was placed on the sex offenders’ register on Thursday after he admitted “upskirting” a woman on a London train in one of the first convictions under a new law to tackle the predatory crime. Daren Timson-Hunt, 54, secretly filmed under […]
Undiscovered talent will shoot their shot in front of hip hop icons Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. “TIP” Harris. Once they make it past auditions, they’ll compete in a series of challenges that include cyphers and battles to show they have what it takes to make it in the rap game. This is […]
Orange Is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks is back with Netflix Family for a new social series – A Little Bit Pregnant. Danielle is pregnant for the first time and she’s getting answers to all your new mom questions: What’s the deal with doulas? What can you really eat? How do you know you’re in […]
Picking up moments after the series finale of Breaking Bad ends, Aaron Paul is back as Jesse Pinkman in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, directed by Vince Gilligan, on Netflix October 11.
ISTANBUL, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Turkish artist Vahit Tuna has mounted 440 pairs of high heels on the facade of a building on a busy Istanbul street, to symbolise the number of women murdered in domestic or sexual violence in Turkey in 2018. “We are standing in a street now and maybe people are faced […]
Volkswagen’s T-Cross City took Joburg by storm this weekend! This ground-breaking activation left all T-Cross City visitors in awe and asking for more. From comedy at the Goliath & Goliath comedy club to jazz at The Marabi Club, soccer at Fives Futbol to sundowners on The Weekent Rooftop party, there was something for everyone to […]
In Mo Gilligan’s first stand-up special, the British comedian reminisces on growing-up in London. Mo Gilligan: Momentum arrives September 30th on Netflix.
The billionaire boom. Athleisure as fashion. The lure of cults. Season 2 of this short-form documentary series answers more compelling questions about culture and social trends. Watch Explained, Only On Netflix:
A young boy struggling to control his newfound powers. A single mom fighting the odds to keep her son safe. Secrets, conspiracies, mysteries, all dangerously swarming around one family… Raising Dion launches October 4th, only on Netflix. Watch Raising Dion, Only on Netflix:
By Sonia Elks LONDON, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women are losing control of their own bodies as “aggressive nationalism” sweeps the world, Iceland’s prime minister said on Tuesday, opening the first international #MeToo conference. Katrin Jakobsdottir, Iceland’s second female prime minister, kicked off the three-day summit, whose 80-plus speakers will brainstorm ways to […]
By Thin Lei Win ROME, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It may be possible to help tackle climate change while still munching on the occasional bacon sandwich or slurping a few oysters, a new study suggested on Tuesday. Scientists found that diets in which meat, fish or dairy products were consumed only once a […]
Miles Elliott, a man struggling in life, undergoes a novel spa treatment that promises to make him a better person, only to learn he’s been replaced – literally – by a better version of himself. Living with Yourself premieres October 18 on Netflix. Living with Yourself is an existential comedy that asks: do we really […]
In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook), hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer’s crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Lock’s obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity. Directed by […]
By Rina Chandran BANGKOK, Sept 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It’s a friendly greeting heard everywhere in New Zealand, but charges of cultural appropriation have pitted Kiwis with indigenous Maori heritage against the national airline, after it sought to trademark a logo with the words “kia ora”. Air New Zealand said the logo with the […]
This summer, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) added fresh assessments to the mountain of evidence that climate change is having a major impact on food production—especially in poor regions like sub-Saharan Africa. According to the IPCC, it’s happening in relatively obvious ways, such as higher temperatures and extreme weather crippling harvests of staple crops like […]
Ash Kotak is a playwright and film-maker and leads the #AIDSMemoryUK Campaign to establish a national tribute to HIV and AIDS in Britain On Saturday, former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas made a statement via Twitter which he began by saying: “I want to share my secret with you. Why? Because it’s mine to tell you. Not […]
There’s a fire burning about on Spicy‘s ‘Abania‘. The song foretells anight to remember between the singer and the apple of his affection. Featuring MK60, this one is bound to cause a rise on the thermostat. Listen Here
Nizreen is in summer love mode on ‘Paradise‘. The single is Nizreen’s first since her hiatus and what better way to return to music than with an appearance from Ice Prince? Listen Here
Shabzi Madallion reps Johannesburg so hard in the ‘28′ visuals. The video was shot across various locations and landmarks across the city. Shabzi even provides a teaser for a new track called ‘Guapo’ in it.
It’s another Blaisebeatz production for the week and this time around Spyz is behind the mic. This one is called ‘Money Stop Nonsense‘ and humorously so. Listen to Spyz’s Money Stop Nonsense Official Audio below:
Kenya’s tantalizing trio, H_ART the Band, has finally dropped their long-awaited debut album, ‘Made in the Streets‘. H_ART has had massive success with a slew of hit singles over the pastfew years while fine-tuning this album. Them taking their time working on it is a testament to the quality of the project. The fellas have […]
Welcome back to Parioli, it’s been a long summer. Baby S2 streaming on Netflix on October 18th! Watch Baby, Only on Netflix:
Nelz wants what is rightfully hers and that’s all the money she works hard for. ‘Rush Hour’ is a braggadocious track where Nelz raps about knowing her true value. The Vuzu’s The Hustle alumna features Blaklez on this one. Listen Here
PatrickxxLee Known for his notable moshpit-worthy tunes, PatrickxxLee expands his musical foray into the rock scene with three new releases. These are ‘NDNA RIPKC RIPCB‘; ‘My Chemical Romance‘ & ‘Cause My Energy, Love Yourself‘. On NDNA RIPKC RIPCB’ PatrickxxLee grapples with his demons by grabbing onto his faith. While ‘My Chemical Romance’ sees him […]
Academy Award nominee Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon. Dolemite Is My Name, in select theaters on October 4th and on Netflix October 25th. Watch Dolemite Is My Name on […]
Two of Ghana’s finest musical acts join forces for a mid-tempo dance anthem titled, ‘For the Where‘. On it, Eazzy shows off her versatility while Joey B complements her style his chilled flow. For Official Audio, Listen below:
The pleasure is all Chelsea’s. “Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea” follows comedian Chelsea Handler as she confronts and explores her personal and cultural impacts around white privilege. Handler travels around the country speaking with a wide range of people on the topic of race including fellow comedians Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, and W. Kamau Bell, […]
By Nellie Peyton FREETOWN, Sept 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Umu Bangura was 16 when she got pregnant by a man who gave her money and told her he loved her, but soon after disappeared – a crisis faced by many young mothers in the West African nation, which has one of the world’s highest […]
By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Judge Herbert Moses of the Manhattan Supreme Court set an Oct. 10 trial date on Tuesday for the actor Cuba Gooding Jr., who was charged with groping a woman at a Manhattan bar in June. Gooding, dressed in a gray suit and tie, appeared calm during […]
Smoking Dragon New Year’s Eve Festival is the original and signature festival in the Smoking Dragon Festivals’ stable.
The global comedian Trevor Noah took to his socials to announce that he will be hosting the Grammy awards for the third time in a row.
After earning a Mixmag nod as one of the most exciting Amapiano producers in 2022, Vth Season’s Nhlonipho met up with 1020 Cartel’s Yallunder and the result was ‘Ithuba’, an Amapiano banger ripe for the summer.
Today Super Mega, AKA drops the second single from his upcoming album, titled ‘Paradise’
Larry Gaaga (Vice President A&R, DefJam Africa) and multiple award-winning superstar 2baba are proud to announce they are joining forces to form a new super duo called “The Kabal”
Kelly drops her highly anticipated single titled, Bazokhuluma ft Zakwe & Mthunzi is finally out! Celebrated, award-winning singer and songwriter Kelly Khumalo releases the official debut single from her much-anticipated upcoming album, From A God To A King. After performing the single at her recent show From A God To A King Tour, supporters are thrilled to […]
October reminded us why K.O is King! KO came back from his well deserved break and dropped hit single SETE in the middle of August which currently has 11 Million views on YouTube, while embracing this beautiful, wholesome song about love Big Zulu dropped a diss track where he named a few Hip Hop giants […]
Ghanaian-born BET award-winning, GRAMMY nominated, Reggae, Dancehall/Afro-Pop artist, philanthropist and creative entrepreneur, Stonebwoy, explores the intricacies of high art to inspire his adoring audience to strive beyond their disenfranchised circumstances with the cinematic visuals for his latest single, “GIDIGBA”, which he wrote and co-directed.
Gabrielle may be small, but she is fierce. She may be young, but she is wise. She may work hard, but she’s nothing short of spunk. She’s a lady but not afraid to get her hands dirty. Gabrielle is a force to be reckoned with. She is taking over the world and she’s bringing her female cohorts with her
Thikho Events in partnership with Vth Season have taken the leap of innovation and challenged the pioneering staples of new school Afro-Soul to perform their heart-warming hits in the prestigious discipline of Jazz.