The lush gardens of Victoria Yards were brought to life by the vibrant sounds and stylistic flow of American rapper J.I.D who performed alongside local superstars Moonchild Sanelly, Kitchen Mess, Sho Madjozi, Black Motion Spoek Mathambo and Manthe Ribane. On 25 November 2018, South Africa’s premium flavoured beer, Flying Fish, gave Johannesburg a much-needed burst of flavour at their highly anticipated Flavour Odyssey experience. In the days leading up to the show piece event South Africans were highly anticipating international act Masego who announced that he was unable to appear at the Flying Fish Flavour Odyssey due to unforeseen circumstances. “South Africa, I don’t likeRead More →

The Pendoring Awards 2018 walked the talk on Thursday night with a true first: an awards ceremony in our 10 indigenous languages only. With English sub-titles for the untransformed. The winners were announced at a high energy evening – a celebration for all those in the creative industry who have excelled in driving the use of our indigenous languages in advertising. Hosted and MC’d by linguist and comedian Pule Welch (who holds an Honours degree from Wits University specialising in the phonology of African languages), with entertainment from rapper and poet Sho Madjozi, comedian and Actor Anne Hirsch, eclectic band Bombshelter Beast and the queenRead More →

The Darling Exceptional Women Awards took place on 20 September 2018 at an elegant, intimate luncheon at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. Hosted by actress Matshepo Maleme, the awards celebrated the achievements of five exceptional women in the entertainment industry, and featured a live performance by Sho Madjozi. Guests also had the opportunity to experience a manicure by Candy & Co before the event. You may be wondering what are Darling Exceptional Women Awards? They are a platform that recognises excellence in women, not only in the entertainment industry, but also the Mothers, Sisters, Daughters to whom they owe their crown.  Many of the winners paidRead More →

If you’re a coffee connoisseur then you’ll be excited about the latest coffee range that’s been mastered by craftsmen and inspired by the land. This Heritage Month, Nespresso launched the Master Origin coffee range which has been crafted in different parts of the world, i.e. Indonesia, Ethiopia, India, Nicaragua and Colombia. The event saw A-Media Listers, VIPs, music and food lovers come together to enjoy the diverse blend of coffees as J Something MC’d the event. Guests were treated to coffees made from the Master Origin range, coffee sangria’s, coffee cocktails, food and entertained by good music as MICASA took to the stage. Each ofRead More →

It’s only less than a month since Benny Mayengani made history by filling up Giyani stadium to its capacity, now he has added two LIMAs on his collection of awards. On 15 September 2018, the Limpopo Music Awards took place at Meropa Casino in Polokwane. This is an annual event that seeks to promote and support musicians in the Limpopo province. Like all other music awards, LIMAs were sensational and filled with diversity that the province has to offer. Mayengani copped the Best male Artist for “Tintoma” album and Best Xitsonga Hit for “Tintoma.’’  Apart from losing out on the Song of the Year toRead More →

The Global Citizen Festival is coming to South Africa and Sho Madjozi is one of the South African artists to headline the event with well known international artists such as Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Tiwa Savage, Usher and Wizkid. The announcement was made yesterday by International advocacy organisation Global Citizen and the purpose of the event is to alleviate poverty. Executive producers of the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 include Dr. Precious Moloi Motsepe, Patrice Motsepe, Kweku Mandela, Dave Holmes, Declan Kelly, Liza Henshaw and Hugh Evans will to be held inRead More →

Have you seen the refreshing and on the cutting edge performers who will add to what is the most anticipated annual musical ticket on the calendar? We are talking about the DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival. Presented by Vodacom, an array of artists have been added to the sixth DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival presented by Vodacom, who will bring the thrill of spring with fine food and great music to the Heritage weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of September 2018. Amanda Black Rising youthful voice, Amanda Black will join a league of leading women on the Womandla set, on Saturday,Read More →

Over the weekend Newtown Junction saw a flux of sneaker fanatics flocking in and out of the creative hub of Johannesburg, Newtown. Young and old sneaker heads came to celebrate Africa’s largest sneaker trading event Sneaker Exchange, the event was headlined by one of the biggest hip-hop star Cassper Nyovest exhibiting his Family Tree merchandise alongside many other talented vendors.   The event gave an opportunity to young upcoming artists to showcase their different crafts including performances on stage that took the event to another level of fun and drew in more crowds, with the mall seeing over one thousand attendees, it was definitely theRead More →

Guess who’s in New York City for this year’s Afropunk festival? Sho Madjozi…iyhaaa!  What is AfroPunk Festival NYC? AfroPunk is an annual arts festival that celebrates the cornerstone of AFROPUNK through music and, film, skate and art and will be taking place on 25 to 27 August 2018 in New York City, Brooklyn.  AfroPunk Festival which is now in its 13th instalment has made its annual debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York City in 2005. It is about celebrating uniqueness and lifestyle and, it is also considered as a culture that allows people to express themselves with no fear ofRead More →

Spring just got a whole lot better! Multi award-winning Tsonga musician, Benny Mayengani is set to fill up Giyani Stadium. The “Swani fanela” hit maker, roughly translated to “it suits me” is following on the steps of a fellow musician Cassper Nyovest who has filled the Dome in Johannesburg in 2015. This sensational event will take place on 1 September 2018 at the Giyani Stadium in Limpopo. This will be considered to be historical event  in Giyani should Mayengani fill up the stadium to its capacity or not. He says this is going to be all-night event jam packed with music that supporters will enjoy.Read More →