Singer Shekhinah celebrates her 24th birthday

Shekhinah celebrates her birthday

South African singer Shekhinah Thandi Donnell, better known mononymously as Shekhinah just turned 24 years old! 

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The award-winning singer-songwriter celebrated her birthday with an elegant dinner party at Emperors Palace where she invited her close friends and family.

“24 years of life grateful would be an understatement blessed beyond my wildest imagination all glory be to the most high on this special day,” – Shekhinah captioned her Instagram photo.

“Attracting love only. Thank you so much @emperors_palace for the most gorgeous night (sic),” – she thanked everyone for their love and support.

Her debut album Rose Gold was certified platinum by RiSA on 31 August 2018.

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Distruction Boyz and Shekinah nominated at the MTV EMAs

Distruction Boyz and Shekinah nominated at the MTV EMAs

Gqom music duo from Durban, Distruction Boyz and singer-songwriter from Durban, Shekhinah Thandi Donnell have been nominated at the MTV EMAs (MTV European Music Awards).

ALSO READ: Check Out These Nominees For The 2018 Feather Awards

MTV Europe Music Award is an award presented by Viacom International Media Networks to honour artists and music in pop culture. It was originally conceived as an alternative to the MTV Video Music Awards, which are hosted annually in the United States.

Distruction Boyz and Shekhinah are nominated in the Best African Act alongside last year’s winner Davido, Fally Ipupa and Tiwa Savage.

“That is such great news! We are super happy and this just shows that gqom is the future,” the group’s Goldmax told TshisaLIVE who broke the news to them.

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Singer Kelly Khumalo dismisses traditional healer rumours

Kelly Khumalo traditional healer

SAMA (South African Music Awards) Award winner Kelly Khumalo has denied reports that she is undergoing training to become a traditional healer.

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This comes after she posted a photo of herself on Instagram wearing a traditional attire. Her Instagram followers started speculating that she might have received the calling, and was in the process of becoming a traditional healer.

According to reports found on TshisaLIVE, Kelly Khumalo’s team have declined to comment on claims that she’s heeded a call from her ancestors and is undergoing training to be a traditional healer.

However, a source told IsiZulu newspaper that Kelly is indeed undergoing training to become a sangoma but did not provide any other details around the decision.

Kelly’s manager Linda Moeketsi was quoted by TshisaLIVE saying: “Kelly would like to keep her personal affairs private.”

“Use the Power you have been given.” Kelly Khumalo captioned her Intagram photo.

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Kelly shared an Instagram video addressing the rumours. In the video clip, the star can be heard saying: “If I am the traditional healer you are believing me to be, I would not be aggravating me if I were you. Because I might just be sending you five lightnings, or 100 bees. Just to sting you to stay out of my business.”

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Rapper AKA shuts down his own company, Beam Group

AKA shuts down his own company Beam Group

Rapper AKA has announced that he will be shutting down his own company, Beam Group. He revealed on social media that the reason he’s closing the company is because things didn’t go as he hoped they would.

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Taking to social media, the rapper whose real name is Kiernan Forbes, told his fans the reasons he is shutting down the company.

“Unfortunately I also have to announce that Beam Group now no longer represents or manages me in ANY capacity. While I remain the owner of the company, I’m actually in the process of shutting it down,” he tweeted.

AKA added that the business venture is “not working out”.

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Manu WorldStar’s Nalingi music video now live on YouTube

Manu WorldStar, Nalingi music video

After much anticipation, Joburg born Hip Hop artist co-managed by Vth Season and Punchline Media, Manu WorldStar’s, Nalingi music video is now live on YouTube. 

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Currently sitting at number #3 on the Metro FM Top 40 Chart, #2 on the BBC 1 Xtra Top 5 AfroBoss Count Down Chart in the UK and at number #4 on yesterday’s RAMS Top 100 Chart (4th most played track by any artist on radio right now). The Nalingi single has positioned Manu WorldStar as an act to watch out for and there’s a lot more to come from the dynamic artist.

Causing a stir on social media since its exclusive debut last Tuesday on Trace Urban and Trace Africa, Manu WorldStar’s Nalingi music video is filled with surprise cameos; from the likes of songstress Thabsie, to Somizi’s daughter Bahumi, to the Punchline Media crew – Deexclsv, Luna Florentino and Tony X, to Music Unscripted and Slikour On Life’s Precious Nkadimeng aka Spoken Priestess.

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MTN Joyous Celebration brings song and dance for Pretoria’s purple season

MTN Joyous Celebration Khaya Sibanyoni with choir

This year’s season of Jacaranda trees blooming in the capital City of Tshwane will be met by a spiritual song and dance as South Africa’s multi award-winning and record-setting Gospel Ensemble, MTN Joyous Celebration, makes a one-night-only special performance on Saturday, 20th October, at Sun Arena, Time Square.

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Every year around October, the City’s streets are paved with carpets of purple petals as the famous Jacaranda trees strut their purple leaves to usher in the summer season. With the colour purple signifying spirituality, vitality and fulfilment, it only makes sense for MTN Joyous Celebration to close of a successful year of touring and winning awards in the Jacaranda City.

Co-founding member and conductor of MTN Joyous Celebration, Mr. Lindelani Mkhize, promises that “this is not going to be the same show we’ve been presenting this year. MTN Joyous Celebration 22 – The Special @ Time Square is going to be a power-packed production which will feature guest appearances by some of our fans’ all-time favourite members who have graced our stage in the past. We have also enlisted spiritual leaders as part of ‘The Special’ to offer our thanksgiving for the extended Joyous family as a whole.”

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K Naomi breaks up with DJ Shimza and drops major files on Instagram

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It is a battle between model and media personality K Naomi Nonyane and DJ Shimza. K Naomi, whose real name is Keitumetse Naomi Noinyane has been denying reports that she is dating the popular DJ whose real name is Ashley Kholofelo Raphala for years.

ALSO READ: K Naomi’s Hot Mirror Selfie

The multi-talented presenter took to Instagram stories to reveal how DJ Shimza hurt her. “Thank you for breaking me…” K Naomi wrote on her Instagram account.

She continued with a series of posts addressing Shimza, in which she thanked him for showing her how much she can love.

K Naomi also went on to post a screenshot of an email DJ Shimza sent her in August in an effort to win her back.

Both Naomi and Shimza have been denying reports of their romantic relationship. The rumour started last year after Daily Sun reported that the pair were dating and K Naomi was still in a relationship with fellow model Lunga Tshabalala.

“Naomi and I are not dating. She supports my career and even comes to my shows – like everyone else who supports me. She’s grown to be a very good friend because we’re in a similar industry,” – Shimza told SunTeam last year August.

At the time, Shimza was reportedly dating president Ramaphosa’s social media manager Athi Geleba, who he reportedly cheated on with K Naomi and social media influencer Kamo Modisakeng.

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Bonginkosi “Zola” Dlamini pulls out as host for Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards

Bonginkosi “Zola” Dlamini

The road to the 3rd annual Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards has been one of many trials and tribulations. One of which was the announcement of radio and tv personality, Bonginkosi Dlamini aka Zola as the host on the 24th of November.

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Sadly though, the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards would like to announce that Zola has pulled out as our host for the night and we unfortunately have to find his replacement despite paying him his deposit and later having him signing a contract we had already agreed to.

We are disappointed that one of our most loved Kwaito artist has made this decision without informing MKHMA management of the reason behind him having cold feet so close to our main event which will be hosted at the Top Arena in Carnival City but have decided not to take legal action against the Kwaito star as he is one of our own and we as the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards will always support our local artists. “As disappointing as it is, Life goes on. I don’t hold grudges and May the Lord I serve bless him. We are ready for the 24th of November and we will be announcing our host soon” says MKHMA Founder and CEO, Perfecta Khumalo.

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SA jazz legend Hugh Masekela to be remembered

SA jazz legend Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela, who passed away on January 23, 2018 will be fondly remembered as a globally renowned trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, singer, activist, jokester, lover, father and friend.

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As part of this year’s Standard Bank Joy of Jazz (from 27 to 29 September), at the Sandton Convention Centre, a dynamic installation will highlight Masekela’s life and work, and honour his invaluable contribution to the South African and global music landscape.

Named “No Borders,” a title which references his last studio album, the installation portrays the famous musician’s artistic journey; one that was expansive, prodigious, creative and global. It illuminates his infinite love affair with music and humanity.

The installation features an array of his horns, his portraits and his music, evoking the man’s indomitable spirit as he took his music through borders and gave the world his distinctive sound.

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SA Black Twitter CiC finds Nasty C’s lookalike

Nasty C lookalike

Rapper Nasty C, whose real name is Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, is known for producing hit singles. Tall Racks Records owner is one of South Africa’s favourite rappers. 

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A Twitter user who goes by the name of Luyanda_bee (@luyanda_bee) took to Twitter to share a picture of Nasty C’s lookalike. “Nasty B. Ubhuti ka C omdala kelo,”  – she captioned the photo.

The young man, who looks like the young rapper, has already been given a name Nasty B.

Tlou Cleopas Monyepao professionally known as DJ Cleo, also took to social media where he posted a photo of Nasty B.

However, some fans found the post offensive and asked people not to tag the award-winning rapper. But it looks like Nasty C did not take offence.

“This guy has to stand in for me @ Home Affairs,” – Nasty C captioned the photo of his look alike.

Nasty B

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