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Boity’s gigs schedule after her new single Wuz Dat

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Television presenter, actress and rapper Boity Thulo (real name Boitumelo Thulo) is having the best time of her music career right now. 

ALSO READ: Boity To Drop Debut Single #WuzDat Featuring Nasty C This Friday

The former Club 808 presenter recently released a single titled Wuz Dat featuring rapper Nasty C (real name Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo).

Boity’s single has been well received by Hip-Hop fans who were surprised by how good it was. As a result, the 28-year-old multi-talented star has received a number of gig booking since she her debut song. Although many fans are happy for her, a few have called into question the hype surrounding her single and the bookings that have come with it.

One Twitter user took to social media suggesting that there are so many rappers like Solo who struggle to get bookings.

“I’m happy for Boity and rap career getting so much support and blowing up off 1 track but I’m mad that there’s artists out there with mad catalogues and fan bases who struggle to get bookings. Solo just released a damn masterpiece but crickets (sic),” – one Twitter user tweeted. 

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Cassper Nyovest speaks on Metro FM about his #FillUp trademark

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Local rapper Cassper Nyovest has defended his #FillUp trademark in a live radio interview on Metro FM. This comes after he accused Xitsonga musician Benny Mayengani of stealing his #FillUp idea.

ALSO READ: Rapper Cassper Nyovest Says He Owns #FillUp Concept

Abuti Fill Up is known for filling up various stadium venues in the country using his famous #FillUp concept. Cassper, who is preparing to fill up Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in December, has been embroiled in an on-going debate over his alleged trademark of the phrase, ‘Fill Up’.

Cassper has accused Benny Mayengani of stealing his idea, after he successfully filled up the 20 000-seater Giyani stadium this past weekend. Lerato ‘TLee’ Moiloa, who is Cassper’s manager, said he approached Mayengani before the concert on Saturday, urging him to desist from using the phrase.

According to several reports, Moiloa claims that Nyovest trademarked the ‘Fill Up’ phrase over a year ago.

Speaking on The Drive with Moflava and Masechaba Ndlovu on Metro FM, Cassper explained that while he may not have a matric qualification, he has made sure to educate himself about the music industry. He clarified that he only owns the rights to the phrase ‘Fill UP’ in relation to live performance events and not in every day use.

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Rapper Cassper Nyovest says he owns #FillUp concept

#FillUp Cassper Nyovest and Benny Mayengani

Rapper Cassper Nyovest, real name Refiloe Phoolo, has accused Xitsonga music star Benny Mayengani of stealing his “trademarked” concept. 

ALSO READ: Cassper Nyovest Flaunts His Sexy Body

This comes after Benny Mayengani used his #FillUp concept to fill up Giyani Stadium. The award-winning Xitsonga musician fulfilled his goal of packing the 20000-seater Stadium, topping the venue’s capacity with 4000 extra fans.

Mr Nyovest has come forward claiming that he owns the popular #FillUp concept and that his manager Lerato ‘TLee’ Moiloa approached Benny before the concert on Saturday, asking him not to use the concept.

In the past, Cassper fulfilled his goals by filling up the Dome, Orlando Stadium and FNB Stadiums using the #FillUpTheDome #FillUpOrlandoStadium and #FillupFNBStadium concept.

Cassper’s manager said Cassper trademarked the concept last year. He further stated that they have approached a legal team to deal with the Benny Mayengani issue.

“This guy (Cassper) spent so many millions building the #FillUp brand, now you want to come and eat from it, and if he does anything about it ‘he is being a bully or victimising people’,” he said.

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“The Scoop” Hosted by Khanyi Mbau Now a Mobile Entertainment Offering for SA

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Telecoming, a European technology company specialising in carrier billing technologies, has consolidated its position in South Africa’s digital entertainment market by becoming an official partner for the distribution of the weekly show “The Scoop” hosted by Khanyi Mbau.

ALSO READ: Khanyi Mbau And Other SA Celebrities Strip Down

Ms Mbau is a South African actress, television host and artist with over one million fans. “The show is a combination of international and locally-produced celebrity content with the Star-power of one of South Africa’s lady bosses on screen,” explained Justus Verkerk, CEO of FCCE Production.

“Ms Mbau, with the first series, attracted a loyal and engaged audience. Now, the second series will extend its reach to local mobile viewers. The new exclusive agreement with Dutch indie FCCE Production and SA-based AAA Entertainment targets South Africa as one of the regions with the highest mobile penetration. With a population of 55 million, there are more than 87 million active devices which means almost 1.6 mobile phones per person.”

Telecoming has, since 2015, offered their Direct Carrier Billing technology to monetise digital content with key mobile operators from leading content producers.

Mohamed Benhamadi, Telecoming Operations Director for South Africa and France, explained: “We see South Africa as a key market and our gateway to other countries in Africa. We are analysing new opportunities with growth potential. In the coming months we will start our activity in these new markets where mobile payments play a relevant role and where digital content consumption is on an upward trend.”

Pascal Schmitz, Executive Producer at AAA Entertainment, explained: “Khanyi Mbau is a superstar here and loved by her fans and the South African public. She is the perfect companion to bring the show to mobile devices together with Telecoming, FCCE and AAA Entertainment. The agreement with Telecoming will allow users to access fresh new episodes of The Scoop weekly to get their fix of entertainment news and celebrity scoops.”

Image Courtesy: Supplied 

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“The Voice SA” season 2 winner, Craig Lucas reveals he is gay

The Voice winner Craig Lucas

The Voice SA season 2 winner, Craig Lucas, has revealed that he is a gay man. The singer revealed in an emotional letter written for his family, friends and fans. 

ALSO READ: Craig Lucas Wins M-Net’s The Voice South Africa Season 2

The lengthy and honest letter that Lucas shared on social media, detailed how he battled with his sexuality and depression for the last few years. Craig also opened up about the history of mental illness in his family, even sharing that he lost his father to suicide at the age of three.

“Suicide and mental illness runs in my family, especially amongst the men. My dad committed suicide when I was three. A number of other family members did too… The death of my father planted a seed in my mind. Those seeds had sprouted…,” he shared.

Craig remembers how realised that he was in love with a man and the battle he fought within himself for years when he realised that he was a gay man.

In the letter, he reveals that he had struggled to accept a massive part of himself. He met a man during his first year at the University of Cape Town.

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Uzalo actor Nay Maps is single and looking for a special woman

Nay Maps from Uzalo

Uzalo actor Nay Maps is seen as one of the hottest young male celebrities in South Africa. He is best known for his role as Mxolisi Xulu on SABC1’s soapie Uzalo.

ALSO READ: Watch Nay Maps Sings Miguel’s Adorn

Nay, whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphalala made his television acting debut in 2014 when he made a cameo as a guest starring role as Tshepo in the second season of the Mzansi Magic soapie Isibaya. Then came Uzalo, which is his biggest acting job so far.

In an interview with East Coast Radio, Nay Maps announced that he is single and looking for a date. The Uzalo actor revealed that he feels ready to meet someone special as he thinks that he has a lot of love to give. He said in an interview that he wants to give someone the opportunity to go on a date with him.

Nay Maps from Uzalo looking for a girlfriend

The Uzalo star has been on the market for a while now, when asked previously if he had a girlfriend or looking for a girlfriend, his responses were usually: “I just don’t have time right now” and “I’m just focusing on my career”.

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Rapper Boity Thulo apologizes for old homophobic tweets

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Media personality and South African rapper Boity Thulo took to Twitter on Monday morning to issue an apology for homophobic tweets she made almost a decade ago. 

ALSO READ: Boity To Drop Debut Single #WuzDat Featuring Nasty C This Friday

This comes after a Twitter user dug up Boity’s old tweets that she tweeted almost 10 years ago.

In a series of tweets, the #WuzDat hitmaker is bashing some of the local soapies for showing gay couples.

“This dude is exactly like Senzo. How creepy. And I think he might be gay. Lord forbid. Death,” – the SA celeb made a reference to the former Generations actor Thami Mngqolo, who portrayed a gay man character. 

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Zola 7 is back with a new show called Hope With Zola

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Zola 7, whose real name is Bonginkosi Dlamini has announced that he is back on our television screens with a brand new show called Hope With Zola on Moja Love.

ALSO READ: Zola 7 Gives Away Bursaries To Study At Afribiz Academy

The musician, actor and presenter Zola, is best known for presenting Zola 7, a television show named after him. He was also a presenter of ‘Utatakho’ where they help you find for your biological father and know the real truth about him.

The Umdlwembe hitmaker told Sunday World that in the first season, he will tackle hot issues such as youth unemployment, housing, community libraries and many other poverty alleviation interventions.

“I’m going to be doing exactly what I was born for, it’s going to be lit in Jesus’ name, the devil doesn’t stand a chance,” he said.

The 41-year-old musician told the publication that: “it’s a new era for everyone who believes their existence contributes to the survival of others. We urge every single person to get involved in bringing a change we all want to see.”

Image Courtesy: Zalebs.com

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Cassper Nyovest flaunts his sexy body

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South African rapper Cassper Nyovest whose real name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo has been working hard to lose weight. Not only did he lose weight, but he also built muscles. 

ALSO READ: Rapper Cassper Nyovest Sees No Problem With Mr Price Jeans

Cassper aka Abuti Fill Up aka Mufasa aka President of Hip Hop, took to social media where he posted shirtless post gym photos comparing before and after results!

The local rapper flaunted his muscles on Instagram, saying: “I’ve been on the weight loss journey for a while and It’s been a learning curve of about 3 years. 3 months ago, I started a weight training program with @tumiseeco and what can I say man? The picture speaks for itself,” – Cassper captioned his post.

“A whole new body altogether. I didn’t just burn fat , I built so much muscle. I can’t believe it myself. Time for Phase 2!!!,” – Cassper added.

In a different post, Mr Nyovest said he didn’t look like the way he looks 12 weeks ago. he jokingly said, having friends like Pearl Thusi didn’t make it any easier because she kept on dissing his boring diet, trying to force him to relax and have some McDonald’s.

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Thuli Phongolo’s saucy Instagram images

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Thulisile Phongolo aka Thuli Phongolo is without a doubt that she is sexy, charismatic and fearless. Thuli became a household name when she played a role of Namhla Diale on Generations The Legacy. 

ALSO READ: Thuli Phongolo’s Life After Leaving Generations

The star, who left Generations The Legacy earlier this year, began her acting career when she bagged the role of Zama on the third season Tshisa, the SABC 1 drama series.

Thuli never had any formal acting training, but she has a bachelor’s degree in strategic marketing communications from the University of Johannesburg.

The Soweto-born beauty is not only an actress, but she is a music DJ under the name Thuli P.

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