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The Kings Of The Weekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves are your new Gagasi FM afternoon drive time hosts

SPHEctacula and DJ Naves

Following a heartfelt resignation from Metro FM, where The Kings Of The Weekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves, called home for seven years; it was announced at a press conference in Durban yesterday evening that the dynamic duo will be taking over the Gagasi FM afternoon drive show from Thursday, 1 June 2017.

Yesterday’s announcement has finally laid to rest the intense curiosity around whether the duo was lost to radio forever or whether they had found a new home. The appointment of The Kings Of The Weekend to Gagasi FM’s weekday 3-6pm timeslot speaks volumes of the magnitude of their brand that they have successfully built over the past seven years.

SPHEctacula and DJ Naves’ appointment to the Gagasi FM

“We knew we were ready for change and something bigger to challenge ourselves. We weren’t sure precisely what this change would be, but we believed in having a bigger impact on radio. We put it out to the universe and our paths have aligned with Gagasi FM at the right time. We would like to whole-hearted thank the Gagasi FM team for believing in our vision and entrusting us with their prime time show. We look forward to executing our shared vision for the show with them and growing with the station,” share The Kings Of The Weekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves.

To celebrate this auspicious occasion, The Kings Of The Weekend have pushed forward plans to release their new EP, The Kings Way Vol 1 and have it available from 1 June 2017 as well.

SPHEctacula and DJ Naves’ appointment to the Gagasi FM afternoon drive show is another indicator that marks the new era they are embarking on. New club owners to premium clubbing venue, Icon Soweto, in Pimville Square; The Kings Of The Weekend have revolutionized their brand to include various monetized touch points within the entertainment industry eco system, not only to ensure that their brand remains highly bankable, but decidedly sustainable for years to come.

Make sure to save the date to catch The Kings Of The Weekend’s first show on The Kings Drive on Gagasi FM: Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 3pm. You can then listen to your favourite DJs every weekday thereafter from 3-6pm on Gagasi 99.5 FM or stream here: http://gagasiradio.fm/

You can also catch The Kings Of The Weekend on Season 4 of their hit DJ and Producer search reality TV show 1s and 2s airing every Tuesday at 9pm on SABC 1.

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Berita’s Ezizweni with Mobi Dixon dominates radio airplay

Berita

Multi-award winning, GOLD selling, Afro-Soul music sensation, Berita,currently has the second most played song in the country with a number #2 placement on the RAMS Top 100 chart for smash hit single Ezizweni with Mobi Dixon. Ezizweni is presently on high rotation on numerous radio stations and features on key charts such as Metro FM’s Top 40 chart and Ukhozi FM’s Top 20 chart.

The news of having the number 2 song in the country comes just off the back of the music video release ofEzizweni which is fast approaching 20 000 views just 3 days after its release. This news also follows very successful media performances by Berita and Mobi Dixon who performed Ezizweni on Live Amp and Club 808 over the past two weeks to millions of viewers. The music video also premiered on Live Amp this past Friday to extremely positive commentary from viewers on social media.

“I’ve had so much fun over the past couple of weeks performing the song on some of the biggest platforms in the country. I also have had the chance to show a more playful side of Berita with some dance moves, which surprised a lot of my fans. I’m excited that people are loving the song and the movement, it really feels good. Thank you to the radio stations that are pumping the song, and also to the fans on social media that are loving the song” shares Berita.

Ezizweni features on Mobi Dixon’s Metro FM Music Award (MMA16) winning Best Dance Album, and South African Music Awards (SAMA23) nominated album, Live The Music. The original version of Ezizweni is available on Berita’s newly released self-titled album.

Watch Ezizweni music video here:

Berita’s highly anticipated self-titled third studio album, Berita, is currently available as a pre-order; and a new forth instant gratification song is now live titled Chasing The Wind.

“This song is really special and meaningful to me. It marked a turning point during the songwriting of the album. It cements my voice and my certainty in the love for my music. I’m also crazy about Mjakes’ interpretation on production. I’m glad that finally I can share the song” expresses Berita.

Vth Season Manager Talks About Berita

Benza of Vth Season shares: “This is one of the most outstanding songs on the album. Berita truly gave it her all.Chasing The Wind feels like in embodies the essence of early Sade, Alicia Keys, Zonke and Asa… Berita also shows she has grits and a playful surprising side. It’s one of our best offerings to lift our mood…  The world is ready for and needs Berita’s music.”

Be one of the first people in the country to listen to Chasing The Wind by purchasing Berita on iTunes now. You will also get her chart topping singles: Nguwe Wedwa, Surprises and the original version of Ezizweni.  Stream or download here: https://itun.es/za/YwdNjb

Keep posted to Berita and @VthSeason online for more updates on the Berita release which will be officially available on all music platforms on 9 June 2017.

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