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It’s officially happening, two of South Africa’s biggest Hip Hop artists have been brewing some hits during their ‘African Throne’ tour, and it is expected to drop soon. Rappers Cassper Nyovest and Nasty C have announced on L-Tido’s podcast about this collaborative album, indicating that they plan to continue as the current leaders in South […]

The music landscape in South Africa has undergone a seismic shift, with various genres making waves and capturing the attention of global audiences. However, it’s noteworthy that in 2023, only two South African rappers have managed to carve out a space on Spotify’s Most Streamed South African Artists list: AKA and Nasty C. In a […]

Amapiano vocalist, Khanyisa was awarded two platinum plaques for her hit singles, 2021’s ‘Ungangi Bambi’ with Mr Jazziq and this year’s ‘Suka’ featuring Tyler ICU, Nandipha808 and Ceeka RSA. But Khanyisa’s journey doesn’t end here. This is just the beginning of what promises to be an incredible career. Her fans can expect more amazing content, as she […]

Nonjabulo Zwane, affectionately known as Njabs Zwane, has not only conquered the airwaves as the host of Gagasi FM’s The Lift Off, but has also showcased her talents in the culinary arena. Yesterday, she took center stage on the popular show, Come Dine With South Africa S9, and emerged as the victorious master chef, claiming […]

In a vibrant showcase of Gqom, the South African music duo Bello no Gallo has released their latest project, “Gqom To Another Level, Vol.1”. The EP is a testament to the genre’s evolving soundscape, featuring a collection of tracks that promise to bring a new edge to the dance floors. With their consistent effort and dedication to […]

DJ Lag’s reputation as a sonic innovator is revealing itself yet again through a new collaboration with South African rap sensation, Blxckie and emerging vocalists Leodaleo and Dezzodigo. Titled “Kwenzakalan”, the single releases on Black Major x Ice Drop and is nothing short of a mash-up banger of Gqom and Hip Hop that creates a […]

In a celebration of musical diversity and spiritual resonance, the 16th edition of the #CrownGospelAwards is poised to make history, with none other than South African gem, Khaya Mthethwa at the helm. This multifaceted artist, known for his prowess as a singer-songwriter, musician, Gagasi FM radio personality, composer, arranger, and a masterful multi-instrumentalist, is set […]

Thando also known as Lady Amar is dropping her EP on Friday, a spiritual music project that cements her place in the music industry. The Hamba Juba with Murumba Pitch and Cici hitmaker, was born is the township of Soweto Johannesburg in Gauteng. Although she was born in Soweto, Thando was raised in Orange farm […]

Wanitwa Mos, Nkosazana Daughter, and Master KG have joined forces to release a new song titled “Makhelwane,” featuring Casswell P. This collaboration brings together some of the most influential names in the South African music scene, creating a track that is already creating waves among fans and critics alike. “Makhelwane” showcases the unique blend of Amapiano and Afrobeat, […]

Orlando Pirates star Thembinkosi Lorch has received a three-year prison sentence, which is suspended for five years after being found guilty of assault of his former girlfriendFundiswa Nokuphiwa Mathithibala. Lorch, 30, had been found guilty “of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm”, and was expecting to learn his sentence in July already. However, […]

The amapiano genre music scene continues to be a leading force in the South African music industry, and lately, the African music industry, with the house music subgenre is even making an appearance in other music styles like Afrobeats. IMAGE: FACEBOOK Amapiano has also become a catalyst for Africa-wide collaborations between artists from multiple countries. […]

South African record producer and DJ De Mthuda made the year 2023 a vibrant one with his infectious releases. His “iThuba” single with Da Muziqal Chef, Kwiish SA & Eemoh and “Sgudi Snyc” hit featuring Da Muziqal Chef, Eemoh and Sipho Magudulela are some of Amapiano’s biggest release for the year, and the good thing about these tracks is that […]

Gagasi FM, the esteemed #1 Regional Commercial Radio station in South Africa, is buzzing with excitement as it proudly announced the sold-out status of its much-anticipated 10th annual Beach Fest 2023. The Beach Fest, a staple in the South African entertainment calendar, promises an explosive celebration of music, ambiance, and the unmistakable Durban festive vibe. […]

South African artist Aymos is spreading festive joy by teaming up with the dynamic duo Blaq Diamond and DJ Radix for a new Christmas song titled “Ukhisimusi.” Translating to Christmas in isiZulu, the track captures the essence of the holiday season and is complemented by captivating visuals. In the music video, the collaborators embark on a road trip, […]

Kabza De Small was the biggest winner with four awards in the Best Duo/Group of The Year award alongside DJ Maphorisa, Best Produced Album, Best Amapiano Album and Best Kwaito Album. Following with three trophies was gospel singer Ntokozo Mbambo who walked away with Female Artist of The Year, Album of the Year and Best Contemporary Faith […]

Believe it or not, Snoop Dogg 52, the multi-hyphenate for his music and love of cannabis, said he has stopped smoking the herb. ‘After much consideration & conversation with my family, I’ve decided to give up smoke,’ the rapper, whose real name is Calvin Broadus Jr., posted on Instagram and X, formerly known as Twitter. […]

Afro soul has consistently housed some of the best local musical talents. This fraternity of sound was always more focused on the potency of their work and the popularity was simply a bi-product and more times than not, for artists who are considered niche, this popularity extends overseas. Every now and then an artist can […]

As the prestigious South African Music Awards (#SAMAs29) draw near, all eyes are turning to the Sun Bet Arena in Pretoria, where the glitz and glamour of the event will be complemented by the charismatic presence of our very own Hope Mbhele, who hails from Umthwalume, Port Shepstone in Kwa-Zulu Natal. This talented actress and […]

Just when we thought we had seen it all, the highly talented Producer, DJ and hit maker Sphamandla Qiniso Ngema known as Funky QLA who have been making series of headlines since his emergence into the industry returns today with his long awaited 2023 mini album project titled DARK OR DURBAN EP. #FreshPrinceofGqom   IMAGE: SUPPLIED  […]

Media personality Minnie Dlamini has finally addressed the ongoing slander she has been subjected to after taking a jab at her ex-boyfriend Itumeleng Khune. The Honeymoon actress, who shot up the trends list on the social media platform X on Tuesday, told Zimoja that everything she said was said in jest. She said that she and […]

Gagasi FM recently hosted ABSA for an immersion at the station headquarters. The intimate meeting provided a unique opportunity for both brands to connect, fostering a direct line of communication and presenting Gagasi FM with a platform to pitch directly to ABSA’s esteemed in-house team. Among the prominent figures present were Candice Thurston, Managing Executive: […]

One of the most undermined, yet important quality in the entertainment industry is humility. No matter how great they are, those who are humble, always stay ahead, and they last longer. One such is Blue Mbombo. As talented as she is, the reality show star and model, is always gracious concerning her gigs. A year ago, Blue […]

Earlier last week, the Recording Academy unveiled its annual GRAMMY-Award nominations, celebrating Music’s Biggest Night. While nearly all of the nominees celebrate this year’s biggest musical achievements, there are a few categories that celebrate the more niche audio achievements. One of the categories we’d like to put the spotlight on is the Best Comedy Album […]

Sangoma and reality Tv star Michelle Vundla, who is popularly referred to as Mphowabadimo, took to Instagram to share the news of the release of her first single labeled Bonga.   The star made her first debut in the entertainment industry after viewers were introduced to her in the Big Brother Mzansi house. In the show, Mpho revealed many […]

After becoming the first Maskandi artist to reach a million views on YouTube following the release of his song titled Paris which features Afro-Pop artist Lwah Ndlunkulu, the self-proclaimed Maskandi King, Mthandeni Manqele aka Igcokama Elisha has increased his booking fee. He took to social media with a caption:  7 Million views i_Paris  mabhinca siyabonga nkosyam niyakwazi ukuthatha impisi yasemakhaya […]

Breezy has always loved working with SA artists and his recent songs just cemented that notion. The award-winning American singer caused a buzz on social media when he shared a video of a Mzansi schoolgirl on his Instagram stories. Fast forward months later, Chris Brown released a song titled Shooter, from his album 11:11 and […]

The Springboks won the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The Proteas are in the Semi Finals of the 2023 Cricket World Cup. Mamelodi Sundowns won the 2023 African Football League. South Africa won 14 Gold medals and set 7 new world records at the 2023 WPC World Powerlifting Championships. South Africa won 2 Gold medals at […]

Media personality and artist Danger, from the award winning kwaito trio Big Nuz, has officially dropped a special EP called The Last Man Standing. The EP name is believed to be inspired by Danger (whose real name is Mzingisi Tshomela) as he is the only member of the trio who is alive. Sibusiso Khomo, who […]

South African rapper, Okmalumkoolkat is on the verge of making an impact on SA hip-hop as he sets his eyes on releasing new music. The rapper is well known for delivering unique blend of cutting-edge hip-hop which most fans have been starved of by the Durban rapper. The Malobolo hitmaker has been entangled in the contractual […]

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, Apple Music is showcasing the breadth and diversity of hip-hop sounds, histories and communities across the globe with Hip-Hop DNA: South Africa. Apple Music’s celebratory campaign delves deep into the roots of hip-hop in SA. It’s accompanied by essential albums from South Africa’s greatest hip-hop artists and […]

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