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DStv addresses backlash over lack of diversity on Love Island SA

DStv addresses backlash over lack of diversity on Love Island SA

Pay broadcaster DStv has addressed the global backlash that the first episode of Love Island SA has caused over lack of diversity and inclusion.

Liteboho Molise and Patrick Mofokeng say goodbye to soapies for new telenovela

Liteboho Molise will not be playing another villainous role after departing her Muvhango character Teboho that made her a household name.

Opera singer Sibongile Mngoma stages sit-in at National Arts Council over R300m package

Opera singer Sibongile Mngoma is staging a sit-in at the offices of the National Arts Council (NAC) in Newtown, Johannesburg, demanding answers about the presidential employment stimulus programme (Pesp).

Music executives shaken by near-fatal hijack

Members of the Association of Independent Record Companies (Airco) are living in fear following the shooting of one of its executives in a hijacking incident in Dube, Soweto.

Language no barrier for Venda muso Sikheli Jnr

Award-winning artist's new album addresses social ills

SA releases its first queer romcom

Romantic comedies tug at many people’s heart strings. They are warm, fun and just as satisfying as comfort food on a winter’s day. The genius of the genre can be seen in its main element — love.

No Jozi bright lights needed for King Monada to shine

Bolebedu music maestro and producer King Monada, who has been churning out hit after hit from his village in Limpopo, does not believe that Johannesburg is the only greener pasture for music talent.

Sculptor tackles GBV issues through art

Growing up in a family of artists and musicians, Dora Prevost sought to discover her own creative bone. Struggling to find the right art form, she landed on the splendid world of sculptural art.

Zuri Hall picks her Golden Globes faves

US media personality Zuri Hall is cheering for Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman for their performances in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to win at the 78th Golden Globes this weekend.

Nomzamo rubbing shoulders with Hollywood royalty

This is Nomzamo Mbatha’s Hollywood debutante ball and I have cracked an exclusive invite.

'Is it entitlement?', asks Zozibini Tunzi as 'panty mask' video goes viral

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi expressed outrage at a video of a woman using her underwear as a mask to protest against Covid-19 protocols.

Ashley Judd praises Joburg hospital after near-fatal accident

"I want to give my deepest and most vulnerable thanks to Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, SA, for making split-second decisions upon my arrival," the Hollywood star said.

'My body is not good enough for his dresses' — Lesego Tlhabi

Tlhabi said she was hurt by the alleged shaming and that she felt discriminated against.

Posthumous award for Lebo Mathosa

Late Afro-pop star Lebo Mathosa will be honoured with a posthumous award by the SA Popular Music Awards (Sapmas) in July this year.

Busiswa bares her personal, spiritual life in her own reality TV show

Musician Busiswa will be giving fans a glimpse of her personal and spiritual life in her own reality television show.

Zinhle Mabena's husband lodges application to have protection order against him set aside

Robert Ngwenya, the estranged husband of Isibaya star Zinhle Mabena, is set to contest a protection order granted against him by the Pretoria magistrate’s court in December.

The spiciest SA reality stars we love to stream

SPONSORED | Here are some of our favourite reality stars streaming on Showmax right now

WATCH| Covid song by matric duo brings New Day of hope

Anthemic dance banger New Day composed, recorded and released by two matriculants from the National School of the Arts (NSA) in Johannesburg captures the resilient spirit of the matric class of 2020.

Vusi Nova slams rumours he's 'dating Somizi'

As his friendship with  Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung continues to hog headlines, singer Vusi Nova has come out to set the record straight on their relationship.

Not one more time: Dance music duo Daft Punk split up after 28 years

French electronic music band Daft Punk have announced they are splitting up, industry title Variety quoted their publicist as saying on Monday.

Radio host in court for tax fraud charges of R5m

Embattled Lesedi FM breakfast host Motseki “Ba2Cada” Leine faces 30 counts of tax fraud amounting to R5m.

Moshidi Motshegwa returns to local television

Moshidi Motshegwa is making her return to local television two years after she was booted off telenovela The River.

Warrant of arrest for soapie star's hubby

A warrant of arrest has been issued for Robert Ngwenya, the estranged husband of Zinhle Mabena, for violating the protection order that the Isibaya star has against him.

Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West, Mzansi reacts

After months of swirling rumours Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are divorcing.

Samro 'disappointed and alarmed' by Eugene Mthethwa's sit-in protest over 'unpaid royalties'

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) has condemned the protest action by Eugene Mthethwa who has chained himself to a pole at SAMRO’s premises in Braamfontein.

Soweto-based music band, Sun Xa Experiment comes out with ancestral sound

While for many musicians it is about producing hits that top music charts, a Soweto-based music band, Sun Xa Experiment, is driven by creating a lasting sound that heals.

DBN Gogo breaks out on her own merits

It’s no secret that DBN Gogo is the daughter of former cabinet minister Jeff Radebe and fellow ANC veteran Thuthukile Skweyiya.

Sdumo Mtshali dejected as Isibaya curtain falls

He has featured in a number of TV shows, but featuring in the soon-to-be history Isibaya has been fulfilling experience for thespian Sdumo Mtshali.

Kebidoo brings fresh approach to hip-hop game

For many years since its birth, SA hip-hop has always seen men heralded for their work. Whether they are behind the mic, behind the production of the music or even behind some of the top podcasts and publications that have narrated the culture, hip-hop has always been a man’s game. With her distinct approach to music, Tshego “Red” Moseane is fast becoming a local rapper to watch.
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