Hailing from a small village outside Malamulele in Limpopo, Bongani Mbhiza popularly known as Leo Bee is an Emcee whose passion is to throw bars after bars, BOE! In a quest to find out more about his upcoming album; Barcoded Expression, Shangazine asked Leo for a quick chat! Q: WHERE DOES YOUR LOVE FOR RAP COME FROM? A: It all started when I was young, I was always fascinated by a lot of songs especially in terms of how the language is used in the songs. Things such as figure of speech, rhymes, punchlines and poetic flow always caught my attention and when I finallyRead More →

Do you want to add some colour to your dreadlocks but do not want to permanently dye or even damage your hair? You can with Darling Hair Africa!   All you have to do is get the Darling Hair Yaki Braid and head to your hair stylist.  Hlulani Masingi, founder of Shangazine was lucky to be among the special guests invited by Darling Hair to highlight her dreadlocks. Her Xitsonga character wasn’t shy to choose a blue hairpiece. She definitely defied any stereotype about the anything blue being gloom and also; she said she wanted to openly express the love she has for her XitsongaRead More →

If you want to dress up and look good for your ‘nuna’ without losing your cultural essence then Khosi Nkosi has something for you.   As always, Nkosi surprised the audience with her perfectly designed garments meant for a modern day makoti (daughter-in-law) at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg 2017. Spectators came out in numbers to show their love and support for cultural wear with a hint of contemporary feel! Some of the clothes from the SS17 collection showcased at the fashion event are made from Tsonga material, which is good news for us isn’t it? You’re sure to score brownie points from yourRead More →