If you’re from Limpopo, you are probably the most proud person because of the artists hailing from the province. From Sho Madjozi scooping the SAMA25 and BET Awards to the Ndlovu Youth Choir wowing the audience on America’s Got Talent, Limpopo is definitely leaving a mark. Sure, it is not only Limpopians that are proud, South Africa as a nation is proud as well and the recent appearance of the Ndlovu Youth Choir on America’s Got Talent has won many hearts around the world. Ndlovu Youth Choir was founded in 2009 at Moutse village in Limpopo and sings in all 11 South African official languages. TheRead More →

Need to touch up on your manicure before going out to have a good time with friends after work but pressed for time? Then let a beauty spa come to you. Let’s be honest, being a career driven woman is hard and it is even harder when you have a 9 to 5 job or you are an entrepreneur with dreams to chase everyday because you have to strike a balance between work, family and your social life. My female colleagues and I are in the same boat and we all agreed we cannot let busy hours take a toll on our beauty, so weRead More →

Whole mouth health is becoming trendy as people seek a more holistic approach to overall health and wellbeing. Women today live fast-paced lives and have to multi-task to get through the day – not to mention date night! Luckily, it’s now possible to find a toothpaste that helps protect not only your teeth, but your gums, tongue and cheeks – giving you confidence with fresh breath, to be totally ready to dazzle your date with your beautiful smile. Here are some tips from Colgate on choosing a toothpaste that gets you totally ready, with confidence… Bye, bye germs: Choose an advanced fluoride toothpaste. It helpsRead More →

The ever-present Candy Tsamandebele has won the Best Traditional Album category at this year’s South African Music Awards  – #SAMA25 which took place last night at Sun City in the North West. Hupenyu Unenge Viri which took a year and a half to put together was produced by various producers from South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria. This is not the first nomination in the same category for Candy Tsamandebele, however, it is the first win at the South African Music Awards as a solo artist. Easy Come Easy Come, was also nominated at the SAMA23. Easy Come Easy Go explored various themes like self-love, identity,Read More →

Sho Madjozi debut album “Limpopo Champions League”earned her two South African music awards this past weekend. Sho Madjozi is also nominated for best new international artist at the BET award. As announced during one of her acceptance speech at the 25th annual South African Music Awards this past weekend, yesterday saw the release of multiple award winning Tsonga rapper Sho Madjozi new music video ‘IDHOM’. The track taken from her critically acclaimed debut album “Limpopo Champions League” is one long selfie video made with the kids from her hometown Shirley Village in Limpopo and it means “you’re an idiot.”. The video is raw and shot on a regularRead More →

Drama graduates across South Africa often have to do other jobs like waitressing and bartending while waiting for that big break but, drama graduate, Mathabo Mothibe, decided on a different approach. Mathabo Mothibe who plays the Khensani Mudau character on Giyani Land of Blood graduated with a Bachelor of Technology in Drama at Tshwane University of Technology in 2015. She focused on industrial theatre doing a roadshow for the Department of Public Works on Occupational Health and Safety, a programme for the Department of Arts and Culture for young kids in Mamelodi while auditioning for various roles including that of Khensani on Giyani Land ofRead More →

As the season’s change, so does your fashion repertoire, and there is no better accessory to update your winter wardrobe than a brand-ne pair of frames. The winter chill brings with it a variety of eye-catching specs to suit any style sensibility. The name of the game this season is stylish and favours the bold, but can be toned up or down depending on your personality. Vision Works Optometrists have compiled a list of the six hottest glasses trends for winter: Understated Clear Frames Clear framed glasses are one of the most popular eyewear trends of 2019, so it’s no surprise that this trend hasRead More →

Owning and managing your finances should be a goal for all of us. Daunting as it may be, your budget is a blueprint to managing your financial wealth and success. Himal Parbhoo, CEO FNB Retail Cash Investments outlines at least five steps that will help you start and manage your personal savings budget: Step 1: Identify the amount of money you have coming in. This step is important as it will define how much money you can contribute to your household expenses, servicing your debt, savings and investments. Step 2: Track your spending through your budget. Monitor what your daily and monthly expenses are; andRead More →

Born in Musina and raised at Waterval, Limpopo –  Yolanda only wanted was to be a model when growing up, little did she know she would one day fall in love with fashion design. Q: What sparked your interest in Xitsonga Fashion? A: I noticed the incredible fabrics that my people (Tsonga people in Limpopo) wear and I was always in awe at how amazingly unique they were in comparison to the majority of cultures in South Africa. Whenever I listened to people talk about fashion, I picked up they weren’t aware of Tsonga people’s clothes. In fact, most people believed that we don’t haveRead More →

Shangazine had a chance to meet up with rapper MC Bloq to talk to him about his love for one of the most unrecognized music genres in South Africa, Tsonga Rap. Watch and listen to MC Bloq tell us more about himself and what this music means to him.   RELATED: Lesson is a Xitsonga Music Awards 2019 Nominee RELATED: Leo Bee’s Tsonga Bars Over EverythingRead More →