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Lately, his name has resurfaced on the music scene, exciting fans and inviting new audiences to learn more about the groundbreaking R&B singer/songwriter. We revisit the events that led to his last album and, ultimately, his biggest hit. As celebrate the fathers and father figures of this coming Sunday, 16 June 2024, From The Vault […]

Azana, the acclaimed South African singer and songwriter, has revealed the exciting news of her upcoming collaborative EP with Amapiano DJ and producer, Sam Deep. Titled “Kwakhanya,” this project marks the convergence of two distinct worlds – spirituality and religion – with the aim of offering solace and healing to individuals grappling with life’s challenges. In […]

Buhlebevangeli Hlengiwe Manyathi – best known as Boohle – is trending after she reportedly bought a new McLaren 650S. However, photos of the star at a local dealership, seemingly receiving a McLaren 650S, have been making rounds after being shared on X, formerly Twitter. Taking it to X news blog, MDN News shared photos of […]

South African Amapiano superstar Focalistic has crossed paths with American rap icon Rick Ross in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting has ignited widespread excitement among fans and industry insiders alike, sparking speculation of a potential collaboration between the two prolific artists. Focalistic, renowned for his chart-topping hits and innovative sound in the Amapiano genre, was spotted […]

South African music sensation Tyla has a monumental achievement to celebrate. Her self-titled debut album, simply titled “Tyla,” has officially surpassed a staggering 1 billion streams on Spotify. This feat marks a significant milestone not just for Tyla herself, but for African music on a global scale. The news comes amidst the ongoing success of […]

Fresh off the back of their recent appearance at this year’s Coachella Festival where they joined Doja Cat on the main stage to open her headline performances on both weekends, South African vocal group The Joy have today shared ‘Bayang’khethela’ the latest track from their forthcoming self-titled debut album which is out on Transgressive Records […]

The 2024 BET Awards nominations have been announced and Africa’s representatives are a strong cohort who will not only be competing within regional award categories but in general categories populated by some of America’s biggest hard-hitters in the US music industry. Slated for commencement on 30 June 2024 in Los Angeles, California, the BET Awards […]

In commemoration of worker’s month, we broadcasted live from Shell Garage, Umhlanga, for our #WorkWeekWednesday activation on Wednesday, 8 May 2024. We know that it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind of tasks and deadlines, however, amidst the hustle and bustle, it’s still essential to pause and acknowledge the hard work we […]

South African actor Mpho Sebeng tragically passed away in a car accident on Sunday morning, 05 May 2024, in Potchefstroom. The news was confirmed by his family in a statement later that evening. Sebeng, 31 years old, was a rising star in the South African entertainment industry, known for his roles in popular shows like […]

Marking its 10th year, Forbes Africa has announced its ’30 under 30′ list. Amongst a host of outstanding African achievers who made the prestigious cut, shines 22-year-old South African singer and global superstar, Tyla Seethal. The young artist, who hails from Johannesburg, has had all eyes on her since her song Waves became a TikTok sensation. Since […]

Time Magazine named Springbok captain Siya Kolisi as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2024. The 100-year-old American news magazine released the annual list on Wednesday. Kolisi’s story – from the struggles of the Zwide township to Rugby World Cup glory in 2019 – captured the sporting world’s attention four years ago. However, […]

It’s graduation season and Gagasi FM’s New Line-Up Roadshow 2024 – Graduation Season Edition is set to take place at three confirmed institutions around KZN: Mangosuthu University of Technology, University of Kwa Zulu-Natal Westville Campus, and University of Zululand. As a regional commercial radio station, Gagasi FM takes pride in nurturing talent and prioritizes the […]

Teaming up with The Elevatorz, Durban based, renowned DJ and producer, Junior De Rocka has dropped a new song titled “Abantu Abadala.” He recruited the talents of internet sensation Ngizwe Mchunu and MaBzar to feature on it. Many artists use musical breaks to explore different sounds and experiment with their music. Junior De Rocka is […]

The Scorpion Kings, made up of Amapiano heavyweights, Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa are set to release a new album. Kabza De Small recently took to X to make the exciting announcement. “Scorpion Kings album dropping soon”, he captioned with an image of himself alongside DJ Maphorisa on stage. Image: X The two first gained […]

The leading commercial radio station in the region, Gagasi FM, is proud to announce that it has reached over 200 000+ app downloads. This remarkable achievement is a testament to the collaborative efforts of the Gagasi FM team at large. The app is renowned for its innovative features and is the preferred tool for those […]

South African vocal group The Joy performed at Coachella last night (Sunday) joining Doja Cat to open her headline performance after they were hand-selected by her as a guest. The Joy provided lead vocals alongside the American rapper on two of her tracks; recent single, “Acknowledge Me” and “Shutcho” which was reimagined to incorporate lyrics in Zulu. This monumental […]

Gagasi FM, the #1 Regional Commercial radio station in South Africa, recently celebrated its eighteenth birthday on March 13th. This year has been declared the “Year of The G.O.A.T” (Greatest Of All Time). On Monday, April 1, 2024, during The Gagasi FM Fast Line show with Sphectacula, Zisto, and DJ Navies, Nomonde Ngcobo was announced […]

KZN, the wait is finally over for radio listeners across the country. We have officially announced our 2024/25 season lineup. We pride ourselves on our ability to scout talent, and over the past 18 years, we have successfully nurtured KZN talent. Ngcebo Bhengu, a product of KZN, is another rising star from our GFM Rising […]

As Gagasi FM, we take pride in grooming talent and have become a leading force in the world of broadcasting, making us the #1 Regional Commercial Radio station to date. On the 19th of July 2023, we announced the #GFMRisingStar Presenter Search campaign, seeking the best talent. Fast forward to 2024, Lusanda ‘Lusdia’ Mnqayi 23, […]

As the Easter weekend approaches, the anticipation for festive celebrations and vibrant tunes reaches its peak. In the midst of this excitement, South African DJ and astute businesswoman, DJ Zinhle, has once again graced the music scene with her latest track, ‘Mdali’, featuring the beloved Basetana. With its infectious beats and captivating lyrics, ‘Mdali’ has […]

MaXhosa, the renowned South African knitwear brand celebrated for its fusion of traditional Xhosa beadwork patterns with contemporary knitwear, announces the release of their much-anticipated EP, “Sons and Daughters of Credo Mutwa,” in collaboration with Yumbs. The EP, which has been featured as part of MaXhosa’s runway fashion shows since last year, represents a groundbreaking merger of music and fashion culture. MaXhosa, beloved by […]

Saturday, 23 March 2024 – It’s Saturday again, and what better way to celebrate the weekend than with some fantastic music news? Today, we’re diving into the exhilarating rise of Cici & JL SA’s latest hit single, “Mjolo,” which has surged straight to the summit of the CTM Urban Top 40 chart, hosted by the […]

Fresh from the triumph of her previous hit ‘Inkanyezi’, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Nomcebo Zikode is back with a bang, unleashing her highly-anticipated single ‘Izono Zami’. Set to capture hearts across the globe, ‘Izono Zami’ (which translates to ‘my sins’) promises to be another chart-topper following in the footsteps of Zikode’s previous global hit collaborations. It’s a journey […]

After three years in the making, Tyla’s highly anticipated self-titled debut album is finally out.  The 14-track oeuvre comprises contributions from Kelvin Momo, Skillibeng, Gunna, Tems, Becky G and Travis Scott. According to Tyla, the album serves as a blend of genres including Pop, R&B, Amapiano and Afrobeats. ‘TYLA’ is described as a “coming of age […]

With today, March 21 being Poetry Day, it is an opportunity for all South Africans to celebrate famous South African poets. Today, is a prominent day to encourage people to read, write, teach, and publish poetry, and to recognize the great cultural contribution poetry makes to human society. In celebrating World Poetry Day, we highlight […]

Josiah De Disciple is set to release a new album titled ‘Satori’ on April 26th. The endowed South African DJ and producer took to socials to make this announcement, as well as reveal the album’s official cover art in a recent collaboration post with Universal Music. ‘Satori’ is a 16-track oeuvre thar includes contributions from Nobuhle, […]

Acclaimed for his innovative contributions to the Afro House genre, Mobi Dixon is gearing up for the release of his highly anticipated single, “Siphande,” slated to drop on the 22nd of March. “Siphande,” translating to “we hustle” in the native language isiZulu, encapsulates the fervour and determination required to navigate the daily grind and pursue […]

The mother of the late South African rapper AKA, Lynn Forbes wrote a message to moms who are currently grieving the loss of a child. AKA was gunned down in February last year in Durban. The Forbes family has shared their journey with us as they try to move on with their lives without their […]

Multi-award-winning rapper Cassper Nyovest has addressed rumours about his marital status, ending speculation that he is getting married to his childhood sweetheart Pulane. Taking to Instagram, Cassper expressed shock that people are inviting him to his wedding he doesn’t even have.  “hilililili!!!! Akere lea nyadisa ebile you’re inviting me to my own wedding??? Leng tlhopela […]

Sjava has unveiled the official music video for his hit single “Amakhehla,” featuring UDUMAKAHLE, Anzo and Vernotile, much to the delight of fans who have been eagerly anticipating it. Sjava‘s fans have been eagerly awaiting the music video for a song produced by Ruff on his hit album, Isibuko. The song has become a fan […]

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