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Mo Flava to host event in Lesotho tomorrow

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Metro FM radio personality and club DJ, Mo Flava, is set to host the Mad About December (MAD) event tomorrow, Saturday, 19 December 2015, in Lesotho at the upmarket Bar One venue at Maseru Mall.

Mo Flava will be playing alongside the likes of YFM’s DJ Speedsta, DJ Guru, DJ Soul T, DJ Thabi Thabs, Deepee and many more.

Known to host great parties, patrons attending MAD tomorrow can expect nothing but the best from Mo Flava.

Catch Mo Flava on The Morning Fix on Metro FM week days from 8am till 10am

Connect with Mo Flava

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Facebook: Mo Flava (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mo-Flava/24813824202?fref=ts)

Twitter: @MoFlavaDJ

Instagram: @MoFlava

Website: www.moflavadj.co.za

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7upKEPTU2dUuLU67yt5ePg

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Roxanne is The One

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After a phenomenal season two of She’s The One which tested and uncovered talent from 13 young South African Woman, Roxanne Kalie was crowned The One. The last episode of She’s The One announced the worthy winner on e.tv, Tuesday 15 December at 8:30PM

In last night’s emotional finale, the top three finalists looked back on their journey of the past four months. The second season of She’s The One pushed the contestants to the limit, challenging them to bring only the best to the table.

Roxanne walked away with prizes worth 1 million rand including R150 000 cash, R250 000 worth of fashion and make-up from Edgars, a Ford Vigo, an Asics VIP experience, business class flights courtesy of Swiss airlines, and of course, the title of The One.

“Wow! I truly feel overwhelmed right now, but calm in the sense that I believe I was in the right place at the right time. This is truly a blessing and I cannot wait to make the most of this title,” says Roxanne

“This season of She’s The One proved once again that the reality show genre is a firm favorite among the e.tv audiences, and encourages conversation on social platforms long after the episode has aired. We strive to broadcast the best locally produced shows on e.tv in an effort to delight and entertain our diverse audience. She’s The One is a unique format, and our viewers can look forward to more reality content on the channel in the new year.” Says Monde Twala, e.tv MD

“From an Edgars perspective, we wanted the She’s the One title to go to a woman that would make a positive impact on those around her; someone who is self-aware, self-motivated and with enthusiasm to make a difference. The winner should be able to make the best of each opportunity or challenge put in front on her. And finally, she should be someone that Edgars would be truly proud to be affiliated with. With this in mind, Roxanne is a worthy winner of the She’s the One Season 2 title and displays these and other wonderful qualities like resilience, confidence and professionalism. Edgars is delighted to be celebrating Roxanne’s win!” says Belinda Godfrey – Edgars marketing executive.

The season was filled with tears, tension and fun, and it was presented by the very talented Thapelo Mokoena. The panel of judges included comedy queen Tumi Morake, Edgars marketing executive, Belinda Godfrey, as well as media and fashion editor, Kojo Baffoe.

She’s The One is also available on eHD (channel 104) on OpenView HD
OpenView HD is the only free digital satellite platform in South Africa, powered by e.tv, which brings you a wonderful new world of entertainment – 20 new TV channels in digital quality, including e.tv in HD. The decoder is available from all leading retailers from as little as R399 (excludes dish/installation).

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Meet SA’s hottest female Hip-Hop DJ and VJ talent – Ms Cosmo

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Ms Cosmo is arguably SA’s hottest female Hip-Hop DJ and VJ talent at present. As the first and only female DJ on Channel O Bassment, Ms Cosmo has quickly made her mark on the continent and gained respect in the Hip-Hop community at large.

Her knowledge of and interest in music, makes Ms Cosmo the ideal choice when looking for a quality mix or deejaying skills.She was previously a weekly live mix DJ for YFM’s #YTKO feature. She is currently a 5FM radio presenter and her weekly Hip Hop show, ‘The Stir Up’ has gained considerable popularity amongst Hip Hop lovers throughout the country.

Ms Cosmo also provides a weekly mix on Euphonik’s ‘Ultimix Weekend Edition’ show on 5FM in addition to her weekly video mix for Channel O’s ‘Bassment’ program.

Her Background

Born as Nonqaba Nozuko Rwaxa to a Xhosa father and Zulu mother, Ms Cosmo lived the first six years of her life in Diepkloof, Soweto, before her family moved to the northern suburbs of Johannesburg.

As a young girl, Ms Cosmo wanted to be a singer, but she diligently went through the schooling system and later graduated with a BCom Finance and Investment Management degree from the University of Johannesburg. Ms Cosmo went on to work for one of the big 4 banks as a Commercial Property Finance consultant. The Joburg pop culture drew Ms Cosmo to the love of music and DJ’ing.

DJ Zinhle’s and DJ ZanD’s Guidance

Through encouragement from her friends, and a golden ear for music, Ms Cosmo decided to take her music interest further and enrolled at FUSE Academy, a DJ’ing school founded by SA’s 1st lady of house music, DJ Zinhle. Under the guidance of DJ ZanD, Ms Cosmo honed her skills on vinyl before advancing to CDJ’s. Ms Cosmo still has a preference for vinyl and believes there is room for this art to take shape and form a culture of its own in South Africa.

 

She has witnessed the vinyl culture first hand, through her travels to destinations such as New York and Miami, where highly esteemed DJs were playing with vinyls. Ms Cosmo has played alongside the likes as DJ Fresh, DJ Euphonik, Black Coffee, DJ Kent, DJ Mzi, DJ Dimplez, The Naked DJ, DJ VigiLante, DJ Naves, DJ SPHEctacula, DJ Franky, Lulo Café, DJ Voodoo, DJ Choice, DJ Switch, DJFanatic, Dope Jocks, DJ Capital, DJ Speedsta, DJ Shimza, Josi Chave, DJ ZanD and Just Mo. Ms Cosmo has also been part of the opening line ups for international artists such as Chris Brown, Kanye West, D’Banj, and 2 Chainz.

Apart from her talents behind the decks, Ms Cosmo has honed her skills as an MC having presented awards at both the Channel O Music Video Awards 2012 and the SA Hip-Hop Awards 2012, making her a viable option to be booked as a DJ, VJ and event MC. Ms Cosmo is also a One Young World ambassador for South Africa.

Her Awards

Winner of “Best Radio Show” at the South African Hip Hop Awards 2013 for her show “The Stir Up” on 5FM

Connect With Ms Cosmo

Twitter @MsCosmoDj

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MsCosmoDJPage/

 

Image courtesy: Dream Team SA

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Meet Dezry Kay, Singer, TV presenter, Dancer, Songwriter, Rapper and Performer

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Dezry Kay was born in 1992 in GaMolapo, a small rural village near Zebediela in Limpopo. Being the daughter of a successful singer-mother and musician-father, she realized at a very young age that singing, dancing and performing was something she wanted to do, was passionate about it all and realized that music ran through her blood. It was part of her and as she couldn’t ignore it, she acted upon it.

Dezry’s Destination

Coming from a rural area like GaMolapo, the opportunities were scarce for a talented young girl with a dream of becoming a hip-hop artist. In 2009 Dezry moved to Gauteng to establish her music career. Where she met various underground and established artists such as Space Munna, Virus Crafts, Dream Team and soon started performing with them.

With her talent, confidence and looks, it didn’t take long before she started performing for big crowds. When South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010, Dezry got to perform in front of thousands of soccer fans and tourists at the Market Theatre in Newtown. This catapulted her career and her well-known single “Rea Batsena”, was played on many local radio stations. Recently promoting her new single, ‘Ixhesha,’ Dezry was featured on Umhlobo Wenene FM with Phumzile Zonke on his show, ‘Jaiva Mzansi’ on Friday 22nd May 2015 and Kasi FM with DJ Phly Boy on his show ‘ Weekend Radio’ on Saturday 23rd May 2015. Lucky Radio, Alex Fm and Ukhozi FM to mention a few.

Dezry soon started doing corporate gigs too and performed for Virtec on their Road Show in 2012. The media started noticing this fiercely ambitious young women and Sunday Sun, Polokwane Express Newspaper and Star Studded Magazine recently published a profile of Dezry. She appeared on SABC 1 show YOTV Extension 4. In 2012 Dezry’s music video was one of the top voted by viewers on SABC show, Zoned.

Dezry Kay

Other television shows that featured Dezry includes Big Breakfast (SABC 1) and Sunrise (ETV). 2013 was a big year for Dezry, she performed at the Union Buildings on Freedom day for amongst others, President Jacob Zuma. She shared the stage with big names like Judith Sepuma, Black Motion, Dr Malinga and DJ Warras.

Dezry was also seen weekly on SABC 2 as a participant on an educational reality show It’s for Life on SABC 2 which was a 13 part series running from October 2013 to February 2014. She is currently shooting Kyknet series ’Getroud met Rugby’. Dezry collaborates with DJ’s, many other artists, performs as a solo artist at various functions, corporate functions and events. Dezry’s music can be described as commercial hip hop. She raps in English and a variety of African languages, Sepedi, Sesotho, Zulu, Afrikaans and Hindi. Dezry is one of the few Femcees (a term used to describe female rappers) in South Africa. Dezry can also design and custom make her show, with lyrics to suit the theme or audience and or function.

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Dezry’s Determination

Her music is modern and edgy, she is proud of her heritage and rural background, Dezry often brings this into her lyrics and music videos. Dezry believes in inspiring young women in South Africa, believes that it doesn’t matter where you come from, believes you can be whatever you dream about, ‘so follow those dreams and never give up’, is Dezry’s firm belief.

Apart from music, Dezry is interested in acting, TV presenting and completed a course in television production. She is a Director of Dezry Kay Media and Promotions SA Pty Ltd and Ubuntu Print Company, all work that she fits in between recordings, song-writing, performances and her normal business day.

Connect with Dezry

Twitter @dezrykay1

Dezry Kay Email: [email protected]

For bookings contact Dezry Kay Media and Promotions SA Pty Ltd

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Fulu Mugovhani set to attend AYANDA film screening in Boston U.S.A Today

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South African actress and singer, Fulu Mugovhani, is set to attend the AYANDA film screening in Boston U.S.A today.

Fulu Mugovhani is the lead actress in AYANDA and has received global rave reviews for her performance in this coming of age film which debuted locally in October.

World Fiction Competition

AYANDA held its world premiere screening at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival winning the Special Jury Prize in the World Fiction Competition and was recently bought by Ava Duvernay for U.S distribution.

Fulu Mugovhani got her big break after being cast as Nala in an international production of the “Lion King”. During that period, Fulu resided in Hong Kong for a year and a half. Fulu is best known for her roles in e.tv soapie Scandal as Anzani, and as Nikki in the Mzansi Magic musical comedy-drama television miniseries, Remix.

Connect with Fulu Mugovhani

Facebook: Fulu Anzani Mugovhani (https://www.facebook.com/Fulu-Anzani-Mugovhani-1406999642937173)

Twitter: @Fulu_Heart

Instagram: @Fulu_Love

 

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Twitter: @LeadingLadyProd

Instagram: @LeadingLadyProductions

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Nono Nkoane to host private concert at Bassline on 28 November 2015

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Jazz singer and composer, Nono Nkoane, is set to host a private concert at Bassline on Saturday, 28 November 2015, from 7pm till 9pm, with Kevin Maduna as an opening act.

Tickets to the concert titled, True Call, after Nono’s soon to be released debut album, are available from Computicket at R220 for general access and R300 for VIP. Purchase your tickets here: http://online.computicket.com/web/event/true_call_concert/973720000/0/68933919

Nono Nkoane has been described by industry members as having one of the most important voices of Jazz now. Themba Mkize, one of South Africa’s Jazz greats, describes Nono Nkoane as unique, being a breath of fresh air, and telling the SA story in an authentic way. “Jazz is in good hands with you…” expressed Sibongile Khumalo, one of South Africa’s renowned singers to Nono Nkoane. Nono Nkoane’s True Call concert is definitely a must attend!

“This is my first official concert building up to the official release of my album. I feel grateful and honored to share the music with everyone. The journey has been long and every step has been leading up to this moment. I feel all is aligned and it feels like it’s meant to be. I am also nervous of the idea of revealing my soul in such intimate but grand scale” shares Nono Nkoane.

All attendees at the concert with a purchased ticket will receive a copy of Nono Nkoane’s True Call album.

 

More information at www.sapr.co.za

 

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The Woman Behind ModBod – Full Interview

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Connie B considers herself to be first and foremost, a businesswoman. She was born in Zimbabwe, but has spent most of her life growing up in Canada. She believes that it is this experience that has helped her become a confident and assertive woman and an aggressive business leader.

Connie B and ModBod

Her company ModBod is essentially about health and strength. It is about self-love and confidence, especially for young women. Her range of products are designed to help women achieve that, although she has products for men as well. More information about ModBod
Her sweeteners are what she is most proud of. They have zero sugar and zero calories and they are 100% natural.

Watch her interview below:

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Comedian Tats Nkonzo Talks

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According to Zalebs, Comedian Tats Nkonzo gave his two cents worth on DJ Arch Jnr’s R500,000 grand prize.

By now we’ve all come to the realisation that three-year-old DJ Arch Jnr is kind of a big deal, especially after winning SA’s Got Talent with a cool R500,000 to go with it.

Sadly, since DJ Arch Jnr won, there’s been a few ‘adults’ who have been hating on the little guy. Really, people… you’re not impressed that a three-year-old won?

This week the Twitter world was up in arms as team DJ Arch Jnr went to war with people who felt that he should not have won the competition, because, well… what’s a three-year-old going to do with R500,000? Maybe save up for his education? Read more on Zalebs

Source: Zalebs

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The First Lady of Sport, Carol Tshabalala, joins a panel of African football experts

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Award winning South African Sports Television Presenter and MC, Carol Tshabalala, also known as The First Lady of Sport, will form part of an elite 3 man panel of African football experts to discuss and announce the 5 BBC African Footballer of The Year finalists this Saturday, 14 November 2015.

“It is a real privilege to join a panel of renowned former footballers seen and respected as an authority in not only African football but world football as well” expresses Carol Tshabalala.

The reveal of the 5 BBC African Footballer of The Year finalists will be live on BBC’s Sport Show from 12h10 to 13h00 CAT, as well as live on BBC radio, Sportshour, on the BBC World Service.

Carol Tshabalala is time and time again positioned as a thought leader and authority in her field, and being asked to join this panel is just testament to her relevance and contribution to sports.

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Terry Pheto’s AYANDA film opens in the U.S. today

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Award winning South African actress and producer, Terry Pheto, will see her acclaimed AYANDA film open up in cinemas and theatres across the U.S from today.

AYANDA film will screen in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Alanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Houston, Detroit, Montgomery, Seattle, Calabash, Greensboro and Boston.

Various institutes and platforms such as ImageNation and AfriPop will also host screenings.

Terry Pheto speaks

“I’m very thrilled and grateful for the opportunity Ava Duvernay has given us through her distribution company, Array. Ayanda is a universal story that everyone can relate to and it’s exciting to know that the U.S. will have a chance to see this film and see a different side of Africa and a strong unapologetic African female lead, something the world has not seen in cinema before” shares Terry Pheto.

Terry Pheto co-produced the AYANDA film under her company, Leading Lady Productions. Since the film’s release, AYANDA has been showcased at film festivals across the globe and was recently purchased by Ava Duvernay for U.S. distribution. Keep posted to Terry Pheto’s social media platforms for more updates on the successes of AYANDA.

Connect with Terry Pheto

Facebook: Terry Pheto (https://www.facebook.com/TerryPheto)
Twitter: @TerryPheto
Instagram: @TerryPheto

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