Controversial socialite Skolopad fears for her life

Skolopad fears for her life

According to TshisaLIVE, entertainer Skolopad whose her real name is Nonhlanhla Qwabe claims to be fearing for her safety after allegedly receiving random visits by strangers at her home and “verbal threats” at her workplace.

Skolopad told TshisaLIVE that after several nerve-raking encounters recently, she doesn’t feel safe anymore.

“I think I’m only realising how serious this is now. It’s not only work that I am worried about but my house as well. There are random people just pitching up at my house at odd hours and I don’t feel safe at all. In addition, I can’t trust some of the people I work with now and it’s getting hectic.”

Skolopad, who shot to fame after gracing the Metro FM Music Awards red carpet earlier this year in a revealing yellow dress, said she had not anticipated that her fame would ever make her feel “unsafe”.

Reports say Skolopad approached management to help her study extra courses next year, which she believes will enable her to move to a new place where she would not be easily recognised.

“I want to advance and do courses that will lead to my eventual diploma in nursing. The way I see it, that is the only thing that will help me move away from my current work space and location. I would go do it in Bloemfontein or Welkom. So far, we are waiting for approval but I really hope it comes through.”

The entertainer has previously spoken out about conflict at her workplace, which flared after her sudden rise to fame.

“After the SAMAs, my bosses wanted to fire me at work. The matrons were happy to get rid of me at work,” she said.

Skolopad said that she had met with the head of department at the hospital she worked at to try to resolve the concerns. She was told she could continue with her alter ego if she covered up.

Source: TshisaLIVE

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Senzo Khumalo receives SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards nomination

Senzo Khumalo crown gospel awards

Multi-talented gospel sensation Senzo Khumalo, has received a nod from the highly respected SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards with a nomination in the category Best Traditional Gospel artist for their upcoming awards ceremony taking place later this year.

Senzo Khumalo is making a mark in the gospel music scene with his unique sound as he receives this nomination off the back of releasing his latest hit single Kunendoda, which is currently on high rotation on various urban and youth radio stations. Kunendoda is also playlisted on key radio stations such as Mhlobo Wenene, Ukhozi FM and Metro FM.

Senzo Khumalo, has position himself as a powerhouse artist in the South African gospel music scene and the nomination is just another testament to his hard work and talent. Senzo Khumalo’s voice is incomparable with any other voice you have ever heard, after listening to Kunendoda, you will soon be a fan.

Senzo Khumalo is also a composer and director of Izimiso media and production. He has written songs for Lindani Gumede, M-Siya, Sipho Mbhele and other artists. He has shared the stage with the late Sfiso Ncwane, Rebecca Malope, Deborah Fraser and the late Vuyo Mokoena to mention a few.
A faith-filled spiritual artist with a wisdom so profound for his age, Senzo Khumalo is more than just a singer but a healer through his music.

Keep posted to Senzo Khumalo’s social media pages to keep up to date with his album tour.

Connect with Senzo Khumalo:

Facebook: Senzo Khumalo ( )
Twitter: @skkunendoda
Instagram: @senzokhumalo

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Zoocci Coke Dope bags 3 hotly contested #SAHHA2017 nominations

Zoocci Coke Dope

Rising Hip Hop freshman, Zoocci Coke Dope, has bagged 3 South African Hip Hop Award (#SAHHA2017) nominations in the hotly contended categories of Mixtape Of The Year, Freshman Of The Year (Newcomer) and Producer Of The Year. Zoocci Coke Dope’s nominations comes off the back of his recent signing to the Vth Season, one of Africa’s leading Talent Management and Entertainment Marketing Agencies.

Zoocci Coke Dope’s nominations for #SAHHA2017 are well deserved and are just testament to the success he has had in 2017, which saw him make inroads in the South African Hip Hop scene and grow his fan base.

“Zoocci’s SAHHA2017 nominations are well deserved. In our eyes he is the best producer that has come out of SA this year. He possesses a musical gift far beyond his years and it’s great that the industry has recognised him for the work he has put in. He is definitely a rising freshman to watch,” shares Raphael Benza of Vth Season.

Known for his insane hooks and impeccably-delivery of verses, Zoocci Coke Dope has been part of the best hit singles to come out in 2017 which includes chart topping single I Don’t Know by DJ Speedsta. His latest body of work, Morning Star EP, is one of the most downloaded projects on popular entertainment site Slikour On Life this year.

Zoocci Coke Dope’s presence in the Hip Hop scene was definitely felt this year and has left a lasting impression which has made him one of the most sought after rising stars in the South African Hip Hop scene. Download or stream Zoocci Coke Dope’s highly acclaimed Morning Star EP here:

With the recent signing to Vth Season, the African music scene can expect a lot from Zoocci Coke Dope going forward as one of the visions of this new partnership is to make inroads on the continent.

Keep posted to Zoocci Coke Dope and @VthSeason on social media for new music dropping this week.

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Big Star receives 3 #SAHHA2017 nominations for Best Remix, Mixtape and Freshman Of The Year

Big Star receives 3 #SAHHA2017 nominations

Musical genius, Big Star, received three nods from the 2017 South African Hip Hop Awards (#SAHHA2017) today which was announced at the #SAHHA2017 press conference this morning. Big Star received acknowledgements in the categories Best Remix, Mixtape Of The Year (TELLASCOPE) and Freshman Of The Year (NEWCOMER).

Big Star’s nominations come as no surprise. His accolades over the past 12 months have positioned him as an artist to be reckoned with in the South African Hip Hop scene as well as broader urban market.

“I’m humbled by the recognition given to me by #SAHHA2017. A lot of work went into my debut Mixtape/EP TELLASCOPE and all the music I released this year. It’s great that the work has been noticed. 3 nods? Thank you South Africa,” expresses the rapper.

“Big Star has had a significant year releasing great music which has culminating in the success of his most recent single Pablo, which happens to be our all-time favourite off his TELLASCOPE Mixtape/EP. We are extremely proud of Big Star and the work he and the team have put in. It’s a cherry on top to close off the year with acknowledgment from the industry,” shares Ninel Musson, Director at Vth Season.

Big Star has also been selected as a contender for the 4th annual MTV BASE ROUNDTABLE: SA’S HOTTEST MCS FOR 2017. Make sure to cast your vote for Big Star here:

As an ode to his fans, the rapper recently released his highly acclaimed TELLASCOPE Mixtape/EP for free with two bonus tracks. Download it now to find out why Big Star is deserving of all his accolades and industry acknowledgement:

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Rapper Emtee apologizes for sharing his manhood on Instagram

Rapper Emtee SA apologise for sharing manhood on Instagram

Rapper Emtee, who has become the talk of the town over leaked pictures of his manhood, has described the debacle as a “big mistake”.

Screenshots from a video, which was shared by Emtee on Instagram live, went viral on Monday morning, with thousands of followers poking fun at the situation.

In an interview with TshisaLIVE, Emtee expressed his sincere apologies and hopes that we can move on from this “big mistake”.

“I was in the toilet and answering fans’ questions on Instagram live. I needed to pee but without thinking I used the same hand I was holding my phone, while I was doing my thing and used the same hand to flush. I didn’t even think about it until I realised what I had done and I immediately apologized. I was like ‘oh, no!,” he said.

Emtee said he deleted the video as soon as he realised what happened because he didn’t do it on purpose. The rapper said he was aware of the comments being made about him on Twitter but couldn’t do much else except wait for the storm to subside.

“I have seen the reaction and I am not sure what I can do about it or how to justify it. I am aware of what they are saying about me. I am sorry and there’s not much else I can do. I am a soldier so I will weather this storm and just see what happens.”

Source: TshisaLIVE

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Cape Town Blues Rocker Aidan Martin releases highly anticipated new album REFUGEE

Cape Town Blues Rocker Aidan Martin new album REFUGEE

A changeling and a chaser of truth, Aidan Martin is forever seeking authenticity when it comes to his craft, and the much-anticipated album Refugee is a true testament to this passion. He believes in creating music that is accessible to everyone, that inspires consciousness, freedom of thought and freedom of creation.

Throughout his career, he has remained true to his roots and has consistently produced music that is polished, accessible and uncompromisingly rock ‘n’ roll. Or – as he calls it –  AfroRock/PurpleBlues/Rhythm & Soul/Freedom/Changeling.

Just as the mesh of genres proclaim, Aidan is a multitalented musician and songwriter, while his work is underscored by an undeniable sense of purpose and soul. In a time when audiences are seeking the next big thing by scrolling through their social media feeds, it has become increasingly hard to find a musician – and band members – who are true to their art; musicians who breathe groovy blues and play to the soul of rock.

At the helm of steering Refugee into world-class production is Graham Ward, award-winning producer, composer and songwriter, who has worked with the likes of Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Ray Charles, Bee Gees and Toni Braxton, to name a few.

“Graham brings years of industry experience and compelling talents to the table and adds that extra ingredient to the music. We are very lucky to work with someone of his calibre,” Aidan said.

Never one to stand still, Aidan is constantly seeking ways to perfect his craft while he tirelessly gigs across South Africa. It is this drive that makes him one of today’s rare musicians, practicing an unparalleled work ethic and dedication to the art of making music.

“This is it for me. There’s no time for the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, because I have to continue to focus on my craft.” Aidan Martin might see himself as a refugee of life, but he sure knows how to turn his determination into a thing of beauty.

Refugee now available on: iTunes, Deezer, Spotify and Amazon 

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Rapper Emtee accidentally shares his 4-5 while urinating

Rapper Emtee SA penis video

Rapper Emtee has been trending on social media for the wrong reasons. The Manando and Roll-Up hit maker exposed his penis on Instagram while urinating. In a live stream stream video on Instagram, Emtee is seen urinating, but mistakenly shows his package while at it.

At first the rapper looked confused when he saw the comments, but seemingly realised what’s going on and moved the phone camera to his face again, but unfortunately it was too late, as he was already trending on Twitter.

What has most people confused is how surprised and confused Emtee looks after flashing his 4-5.

He was so suprised that he said: “I hope yoll ain’t seen my d**k by accident”. Rapper Emtee has been obsessed with his 4-5 lately, even telling the media that he went to initiation school to prove that he is not “weak”.

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The video has since gone viral.


Click here to watch the video.

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Dan Shaw and Eden Michelle release new single and video

Dan Shaw and Eden Michelle

South African singer Dan Shaw has been making international waves with her soulful and emotional voice reaching the hearts of many across the globe.

Now based in the UK ,Dan teamed up with fellow South African Singer/Songwriter and Producer Eden Michelle in January 2017 to co-write and produce her latest singles.

In May 2017 , Dan performed with Eden Michelle at the “Yours Truly” Launch live in South Africa to give her listeners a taste of what is to come in her upcoming album “Yours Truly”. She has recently released her debut single Special.

“I’ve been so cynical about music lately because I miss melody and structure in composition.

This is comforting to know that Dan is comfortable staying true to her art. I really like the intimate vocals on the songs” – Rory Kaplan (Michael Jackson).

Trained as a classical pianist from the age of six, Eden grew up inseparable from the piano and won numerous awards and accolades.

She wrote her first song “Photograph” when she was thirteen, and by the age of sixteen released her debut album “Broken Truth” gaining huge attention from record labels, radio stations and media. Eden co-produced the album arranging and recording all the instruments alongside the late Jon Buckley.

Dan Shaw signed a publishing deal with Sony Music International, having her songs played on multiple TV shows. She has since created her own publishing company, working along national and international song writers. For updates follow Dan on FacebookTwitterInstagram or website

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Stanley Enow released surprise single featuring Davido titled Caramel

Stanley Enow single featuring Davido titled Caramel

Multiple award-winning Cameroonian singer songwriter, record producer and rapper Stanley Enow, dropped a surprise single on Friday, 27 October 2017, titled Caramel, with Afro beat sensation Davido.

Caramel is a solitary by Stanley Enow which takes after Adore You featuring Nigerian/Ghanaian artist Mr. Eazi, Caramel has come to remain on the outlines as Davido dallies easily Caramel.

Watch Stanley Enow – Caramel (Behind The Scenes) ft Davido here:

Both A-listers on the continent of Africa are currently enjoying a rollStanley Enow and Davido’s Caramel is tipped to be the next continental smash hit single from two rising African Stars. The song is already set to be a club and house party favourite around the continent and is expected to be on South African radio stations as of next week.

Stanley Enow’s collaboration with The Rolls Royce Musician from West Africa, Davido, shows his versatility as a musician who is able to use his craft to deliver expertly to a sound outside of his comfort zone. The reviews of Caramel have been extremely positive and highlight exactly why Stanley Enow is a house hold name in Africa.

Many know him for his fashion style, some for his incredible work ethic. But all for his ability to continuously dish out hits.  Stanley Enow is best known for his 2013 single Hein Père and was the first Cameroonian to win in the Best New Act category at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.

Make sure you request Enow’s new single Caramel on your favourite radio stations and follow him on social media for the music video drop.

Connect with Stanley Enow:

Facebook: Stanley Enow Official
Twitter: @ StanleyEnow
Instagram: @stanleyenow

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Afro-pop singer Tina Dlangwana says house music legend Oskido wants her

House DJ Oskido and Tina

Love back plea backfires for house legend Oskido. Afro-pop singer Tina Dlangwana says house music legend Oskido wants her love again but he is “puke that I would never swallow back”.

According to Sunday World newspaper, rumour is that Tina snubbed Oskido’s invite to pay him a visit at his new Centurion pad after he fled his mansion in a Midrand security estate following a fight with a girlfriend.

Legendary house DJ expressed shock at Tina’s claims. He said he would never rekindle his dalliance with the artist because he has moved on and is in a different space. He also charged that Tina has a screw loose.

DJ spoke to the newspaper expressing shock at this claim and has cited Tina as being mad.

“That person is mad. It’s a miracle, it’s a shock, I’m shocked, this is a shock. I don’t know what to say,” he said.

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