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Mzansi’s own to host the Grammy Awards in 2021

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TREVOR NOAH TO HOST THE 63rd Grammy Awards!

MZANSI’s very own Trevor Noah has been chosen to host the 2021 63rd annual Grammy Awards. The South African stand-up comedian who has relocated to America and since has been hosting The Daily Show. His show has been doing remarkably well, where he holds interviews with some of the most prominent celebrities in the US.

Noah went on to share his thoughts on being chosen to host the 63rd Grammy saying “despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the Grammys have refused to have me singing or be nominated for the best pop album I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event“,

Trevor went on to add sarcastically that he thinks as a one time Grammy nominee he is the best person to provide a shoulder to cry on to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night- “because I do know the pain of not winning the award”.

This year’s Grammy Awards were hosted by the amazing Alicia Keys. Trevor Noah, who was nominated for best comedy album at this year’s Grammys says he’s excited to be following the footsteps of someone who is brilliant both as a musician and a visual content creator.

The 63rd GRAMMY Awards nominees are to be announced today, 24 NOvember at 9am according to the US time. meaning we will hear shortly in an hour who the nominees are. The actual ceremony will take place on the 31st of January 2021. Be sure to keep on the loop for that!

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Mshoza’s funeral details revealed

Family and friends are now preparing to say their last good byes to the late Kwaito star Mshoza who’s birth name is Nomasonto Maswanganyi.


The late star past away the previous Thursday morning and her funeral details have been disclosed to the public. 

Memorial service 

The star’s memorial service will take place on Wednesday, November 25, in Newtown from 9am.

Also read: Kwaito star Mshoza dies at 37-years-old

Funeral service:

The funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 28, at House of Treasures Ministries in Rispark, Johannesburg.

Mshoza will be buried at Westpark Cemetery in Montgomery Park.

According to Times live the service will be streamed on Youtube so that fans of the queen of Kwaito pay their respect virtually 

Mshoza’s manager Thanduxolo Jindela, confirmed with Sowetan that the Mshoza was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

She later passed away the next morning 

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Former Mamelodi Sundowns star ANELE NGCONGCA HAS PASSED AWAY

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – JANUARY 29: Anele Ngcongca of Mamelodi Sundowns during the Absa Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and AmaZulu FC at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on January 29, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

The former Mamelodi Sundowns star Anele Ngcongca, aged 33, has been confirmed dead in the early hours of Monday, the 23rd of November, after he was involved in a horrific car crash in KwaZulu-Natal.

It is saddening that South Africa has learnt about the passing of the defender. A reliable and close source to the player revealed on social media about the tragedy that had occurred.

The accident occurred in the early hours of the morning, along the N2 in Umlazi, as the vehicle was found toddled over on the grass along side the road.

Anele Ngcongca had just joined AmaZulu after leaving Mamelodi Sundowns in 2020 as he was set to play for the team this season, and unveiled last week already in Usuthu, but the unveiling was delayed due to the team having a match against his parent club Sundowns on Sunday, but now this tragedy cut his life short.

He made more than 200 appearances in European Football at the highest levels, turning out in the top flights of Belgium and France. In 2016, he first joined Mamelodi Sundowns, elected to return home following a brief loan spell at Troyes in Ligue 1. The football star won plenty under Pitso Mosimane, as he lifted the PSL Trophy, the Nedbank Cup and the Telkom Knockout Cup, during his years in Tswane.

This tragedy takes South Africa by shock.

We share our condolences to the family of Anele Ngcongca.

May Anele Ngcongca Rest in Peace.

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Video Creator: Ndivhuwo Muhanelwa

A Big Leap! The wait is over. Video creator, Ndivhuwo Muhanelwa (NoChill_god) hit 1 million views, in 14 days on his latest YouTube video, titled WATCH: NOCHILL SKYPE MEETING WITH NICKI MINAJ AND CARDI B.

NoChill for the past 5 days has been flabbergasted by the way this particular video has been receiving so many views in a short period of time. The internet-avenger broke his own record of views on YouTube with this video.

Here is the video below:

NoChill took to Instagram on Friday evening, the 20th of November to inform his fans and followers that his latest video is over the 800K views mark and he himself had been stunned by its views because this had never happened, and that is progress. A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT indeed. Every 6 hours from shocking fans by the video’s views, NoChill kept on posting Instagram Story updates on how the numbers are just not stopping.

Exactly 17 hours ago, the 21st on Saturday, NoChill took to Instagram with a post stating that the video has now reached over 1 million views with the most views straight from the United States of America. He captioned the post “1M views in 14 days…My God likes showing ooff, Bro God wait hle…resta” illustrating his excitement.

Here is NoChill’s Instagram post:

NoChill is an inspiration to many, as his efforts to learn and create and share what he has learnt and created truly does inspire the masses. His “people” as he says, and the very same people saying “Our President” in response has been a massive norm on his Instagram page. Nobody that follows his does not know this norm when he goes LIVE or posts a video, the comments by his followers, stating “Our President” is a form of appreciation towards him.

His videos truly does uplift people’s spirits and moods. His edited videos are hilarious to the masses and in turn also inspired them to create more content on the platform.

So much has changed in this year, we call 2020 and his videos made many had a laugh and a conversation over the videos. Humour plays a big part in people’s lives.

NOCHILLGOD! The king of Nochillinmzansi. The comedian, and viral video creator truly made South Africa and his followers proud.

He still has a lot to offer. As we wait in anticipation for his new content, lets congratulate him on this well achieved victory!

Tweeps took to Twitter as well after a post by the NoChillgod himself to congratulate him.

Here are some of the responses by tweeps:

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Tbo Touch reacts to claims against him being Xenophobic.

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Celebrity and media personality Tbo Touch received a lot of resilience following his recent social media comments about immigrants crossing the South African borders illegally, the 19th of November, on Twitter.

The masses at large bombarded the social media platform after he commented on a video post by which the prime time news anchor Cathy Mohlahlana, of Newzroom Afrika posted, revealing how many immigrants entered the country illegally.

The video clearly shows how a small group of people emerged from the bushes, running towards minibuses parked by the side of the road.

Tbo Touch came across the post, and shared his view, in his response to Mohlahlana, he wrote: “Cathy, we have Home Affairs throwing toys all over the place on #Bushiri when they know we have open borders. There are 4,5million illegal immigrants in SA with no finger prints, valid identity at all.”

See his response below:

After his response, the masses took to the platform, describing and labelling the media personality as “Xenophobic”, whilst a few applauded at him, by noting that the South African Government is not doing enough to protect it`s citizens by handling the borders issue. Tbo Touch then reacted once more, highlighting what had occurred with him and his wife Nandi Molefe during a terrible robbery incident.

Furthermore, the star tweeted that we should not misinterpret Xenophobia and Patriotism. In this tweet, he paints a clear distinction of what his action against the initial tweet means and that everybody must be proud of their nationality!

Has the conversation on Twitter sparked a sense of division and a perception that Africans will not get along?

Will this conversation be ongoing? Will something be done to protect the borders of South Africa and bring people together peacefully sorting out any woes that this very continent is facing?

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Busiswa releases new album

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Busiswa dropped her third studio album titled My side of the story.  

The majesty, the queen announced months before the release she has something in the works and it will be released on this date. Friday, 20 November 2020.

“It’s coming out next Friday” she confirmed on the PowerTalk show at Power FM just seven days ago

Two days before the release date she confirmed a tweet that said that she had sent her album for mixing. 

Busiswa pulled a hefty feature list. She worked with DJ Maphorisa, Kabza the small, Kamo Mphela, USA based disc Jockey DJ Tunez and the list doesn’t end there.


Busiswa took to social media to announce that the 12-track body of work is out for the public to enjoy. The album is available on all streaming platforms

Here is something fresh for you to jam to this Friday.

Also read: Busiswa Celebrates Moonchild sanelly

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Kwaito artist Mshoza whose birth name is Nomasonto Maswanganyi died in the early hours of Thursday.

Also read: Kwaito star Mshoza dies at 37-years-old

According to news24, Thanduxolo Jindela, Mshoza’s manager confirmed the sad news that the First Lady of kwaito succumbed peacefully in the early hours of the morning. 

“She has been living with diabetes for a long time and she has been treating it” the manager told Sowetan live.

The mother of two made the news public in 2014 that she had been diagnosed with diabetes

Thanduxolo told channel24 that Mshoza tested negative for COVID-19. The kortes hit maker died because of complications from diabetes.

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DJ Zinhle launches a new sunglasses range

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DJ Zinhle launched her new sunglasses range this Monday. The business woman titled her range ‘Eravision’.

The sunglasses range consists of ten designs namely The supreme, The fashionista, The rockstars, The superstar, The idol and my personal favorite being the Aaliyah, the light brown lens that are held by gold frames scream glamour from the first glance . The eyewear comes in earthy, dark colors and bold bright colors for those who favor colour . With the most costly pair amounting to R847. 

She went to share on Instagram a fabulous picture in a pair of ‘The fashionista’ sunglasses from her own range to show the public. She went on to caption the picture.

“Good morning we have been blessed with another day to chase our dreams”

She got her good friends to model her eye wear for her.

She later posted a picture by Nano events, showing us the pictures of the beautiful high profile attendees who attended her party prior to announcing the big news, which were Pearl Thusi, Moozlie, AyandaMVP, Jessica Nkosi and many more showing off her eye wear. 

It seems like everything right is happening for the award winning DJ. A month ago she announced the huge news that she is the CEO of the of the international sparkling wine Boulevard Nectar Rosé . Recently Umlilo, the single she released with Muzzle and Reathabile last year has been doing great and even went triple platinum in over fourteen months of its release. Her new song Indlovu featuring idols star ,Loyiso Gijana, has been doing pretty well and going up the charts.

We surely can’t wait for more great things from her.

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Mpho Sebina a Botswana singer and songwriter based in South Africa released her second body of work. The album is titled ‘LORA’ which translates to ‘to Dream’ from Setswana.

She stated on an Instagram post that she dedicates the 12 -track album to the dreamer, she encourages the dreamer to keep dreaming and achieving. 

She has worked with the likes of Veezo View, Amo beats, Worlasigh, Charles Favi Motsemme, Yannis Sainte-Rose, Young Pretty Bangers and more music creatives.

Mpho Sebina’s LORA album cover

 Mpho is known for Fusing Hip-Hop, Soul, Jazz, traditional SeTswana and folklore into her sound.

Her first 6 – track EP was released in 2017 titled Neo which means gift in Setswana. The project has a fusion of soul, RnB and African throw backs. She has since been working on small projects, she released singles from 2018 until the present year 2020. The talented musician has performed on COLORSXSTUDIO, also at events such as Gaborone International Music & Culture week, Bassline Live, Rebirth of Cool and Basha Uhuru. 

The organic yet experimental creative has a loyal audience that constantly follows her music, and the fanbase continues to heighten as she grows as a musician.

She is well known for her acapella approach to music, she has excuted acapella Mash ups of Boom Shaka, Brenda Fassie, The Fugees and Erykah Badu songs.

The star grew up in a family of music lovers. Prior to persuing music, She graduated with an honors Degree in International Business from the Multimedia University of Malaysia. It was during those years that she started exploring the domains of writing, recording and vocal training. It was in Malaysia where her debut single Loves Light was composed, the single was inspired by the South African all black Rock group, BLK JKS’s song Tselane.

Mpho’s growth is set to be quickly marvelous. Her new album and Debut EP and along with the rest of her music are available on all music platforms.

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Cassper Nyovest took to Slikour’s couch to discuss his new album A.M.N(Any Minute Now), and both his professional and personal relationships. He opened up and answered questions that have been burning the masses, even answered the ones that the masses had no idea they wanted to know. The interview was trending at number two on Youtube and its views amounted to eighty thousand within seventy two hours of its release.

Cassper mentioned that AKA’s tweets where his rival(AKA)was swearing at his parents, referring to Cassper’s father as a “deadbeat father”, AKA went as far as insulting his manhood and sexuality. The CEO of Samsung branch in South Africa thought it was him posting the tweets after the news went viral. The elderly gentleman being unfamiliar with the social media space then saw swear words in Cassper’s name without understanding that AKA was coming at Cassper, But the misunderstanding was quickly resolved.

The Doc Shebeleza hit maker announced early last year that he had teamed with Samsung South Africa as their brand ambassador. The rapper’s deal was estimated to amount to R25 million. The tech giant were also the headline sponsor of Cassper Nyovest’s Fill Up Royal Bafokeng annual concert.

“I was just just on the phone with his manager about the date of the fight” Casper said referring to AKA’s manger.

He went on to press that the fight is not about promoting his album but it’s indeed a personal thing

“What I want to do is fight” Cassper said twenty minutes into the interview.

Cassper Nyovest threw shots at AKA’S boxing skills saying that the videos he shares on social media showing the public his training are not boxing. He even showed a nine seconds snippet of him boxing to Slikour comparing it to AKA’s. He equated the rival’s boxing skills to those of the South African actress and film-maker, Connie Ferguson, and even associated AKA’s boxing with the adjective “sexy”.

“Connie Ferguson does that stuff” Cassper took a hit at AKA’s boxing skills.

Eight minutes into the interview the award winning rapper admitted that he was confused, disappointed and hurt by the Ricky Rick situation. The effects of their beef went as far as hurting Cassper’s mother as she took Ricky Rick as son of her own.

During the crafting of his second album, Refiloe, Cassper admits he was battling with heavy depression and anxiety, and that album is by far the hardest body of work he has had to complete. The depression and anxiety induced feelings of suicide and caused a number of sleepless nights for the public figure which influenced the song 1 on 1 on his new album, where he first opened up and spoke about his suicidal thoughts.

For the rest of the interview Check out Slikours Youtube Channel at Slikour Onlife

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