Umlilo vocalist Rethabile Khumalo recovering after accident

Johannesburg – Umlilo vocalist is recovering after being involved in a car accident. Rethabile is the daughter of singer Winnie Khumalo. Her mother asked Mzansi for prayers when she announced that Rethabile was “badly hurt” in a car accident. “Hi, friends. I would like to inform you that Rethabile was in a car accident and […]

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Hulisani “CC” Ravele slams Gareth Cliff’s open letter

Johannesburg – Radio personality Hulisani CC Ravele has added her voice to the wave of outrage over the open letter written by radio host and businessman Gareth Cliff about lockdown level 4 regulations. In the letter Cliff claimed South Africans’ “patience and emotional state of affairs are on a knife-edge” and they are “losing hope” […]

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The Fergusons respond to claims they fired Dineo Moeketsi

Johannesburg – Following a turbulent week that saw people wanting their heads, the Fergusons who own Ferguson Films, have responded and hit back at claims that Dineo Langa was fired from “The Queen”. Dineo Langa (Moeketsi) who has been with the Mzansi Magic soapie since the sow started four years ago, was allegedly sent a […]

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Netflix’s first African original series ‘Queen Sono’ renewed for second season

Johannesburg – African espionage thriller Queen Sono starring Pearl Thusi has officially been renewed for a second season. On Tuesday, Netflix announced the news and confirmed that Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Chi Mhende, Kate Liquorish, Enhle Mbali Mlothswa, Sechaba Morejele Khathu Ramabulana, Rob van Vuuren and Loyiso Madinga will reprise their roles. Queen Sono was […]

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GOSPEL RAPPER AWARDED $2.7 MN FOR SONG COPIED BY KATY PERRY

A US gospel rapper whose song was partially copied by Katy Perry was awarded $2.7 million in damages by a federal jury Thursday in the latest high-profile copyright ruling to rock the music industry. Perry herself was ordered to pay just over $550,000 to Marcus Gray – who performs as Flame – after the jury found that […]

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Zimbabwean filmmakers charged for violating censorship laws: lawyer

Four leading Zimbabwean filmmakers were granted bail after being charged for allegedly screening a film without approval, their lawyers said, calling the arrests a “fresh censorship blitz” by the government. “Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers have charged four prominent artists with contravening the draconian Censorship and Entertainments Control Act after they allegedly exhibited an unsanctioned […]

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Babes Wodumo’s pic with Mampintsha sparks pregnancy speculation

Comedian Thenjiwe was one of the first who speculated that the couple may be expecting a bundle of joy. Simelane, popularly known as Babes Wodumo, sparked pregnancy rumours after posting a picture of her and Mampintsha on social media on Tuesday. The gqom queen divided her followers, with some insulting her for seemingly getting back […]

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Cardi B cancels US show after ‘security threat’

United States (US) rapper Cardi B cancelled a concert in Indianapolis Tuesday evening due to concerns over a “security threat,” she said on social media. Indianapolis police confirmed the cancellation, citing an “unverified threat to the artist.” “There is no immediate threat to public safety, this (is) not an active incident. Ongoing investigation,” the department […]

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US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault at his trial in Sweden over a street brawl, saying he acted in self-defence in a case that has stirred diplomatic tensions and outraged fans. The 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested on July 3 along with three other people following the […]

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