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Zahara

Zahara in trouble for partying during Covid-19 lockdown

TimesLive Award-winning musician Zahara has been accused of breaking lockdown level 3 rules by allegedly having several guests at her home in Johannesburg last week. Several of the star’s neighbours told TshisaLIVE the Loliwe hitmaker allegedly had several people at her house last Tuesday evening, and alleged that guests took an access gate off its

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South African musician AKA urges Zim solidarity amid crackdown

By Munashe Makuwe POPULAR South African rapper, AKA has joined the growing chorus of condemnation of a Zimbabwean government crackdown critics who have upped their demands for corrupt government officials to be held to account. The Fela in Versace hitmaker took to Twitter to point out many South Africans were worried about the Black Lives

Idols SA is back!

Channel24 South Africa’s most-watched reality television show Idols SA makes its return. It’s a big year for the singing competition as it turns Sweet 16. “As we turn 16, your living room will, from this Sunday, transform into front row seats of the biggest entertainment spectacle, enough to make you forget about your lockdown woes.

KIm and Kanye

Kim Kardashian ‘torn’ over divorcing Kanye West

Channel24 An insider says Kim Kardashian is “torn” over whether to divorce Kanye West or not. Following his emotional rally amid his bid to run for president and his tweets in which he lashed out saying Kim was trying to get him locked up, the reality star flew out to Cody, Wyoming on Monday to

Musician Winky D

Winky D joins #freehopewell campaign

By Munashe Makuwe WINKY D, famed for hidden political messages in his music, has spoken out openly against the arrest last week, of top journalist Hopewell Chin’ono. The Ijipita singer took to social media recently, writing, “Say no to violation against human rights. Don’t kill the dreams of the next generation by losing hope now

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian breaks her silence amid divorce rumours

Channel24 Kim Kardashian took to Instagram on Wednesday to ask the public for “compassion” as she addressed husband Kanye West’s mental health. In case you missed it, Kanye West kicked off his campaign with a rally in Charleston on Sunday, just two weeks after announcing his bid to run for president. At the rally, the

Katy Perry

Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry suffer major blow during lockdown

YOU Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry are in distress. Last week, Orlando (43) revealed their dog, Mighty, went missing in California, where he and Katy (35) are currently preparing to welcome their first child together, Hello Magazine reports. In a recent Instagram post, the actor who has another dog named Nugget, revealed that he’s feeling “powerless” and

AKA

‘It was tough’- AKA back in the ring after Covid-19 battle

TimesLive Rapper AKA is back in the game after recovering from Covid-19, and hit the gym this week ahead of his boxing match with rival Cassper Nyovest. The star took to Twitter on Monday to post a video of himself boxing, leading to a flurry of comments from fans. He thanked one user for his

Nicki Minaj with hubby Kenneth Petty

37 year-old Nicki Minaj pregnant with first child

Drum American rapper, Nicki Minaj announced that she is pregnant with her first child! Taking to her Instagram page The Yikes rapper, posted a picture of herself in a signature yellow wig and stylish floral bikini, while cradling her already visible baby bump. The 37-year-old is married to 42-year-old Kenneth ‘Zoo’ Petty, whom she tied the knot with

Sungura superstar Alick Macheso

Musicians Hit Hard By Festival Cancellations Due To Covid-19

The Guardian COROINAVIRUS has forced events including AfrikaBurn and Bushfire to cancel, leaving performers without promotional platforms and income In a region where live music is everything – both for audiences and for performers heavily reliant on live appearances to make a living – the widespread cancellation of festivals across southern Africa has hit the music business

Left-right: Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley and Benjamin Keough pictured in 2010.

Elvis Presley’s Only Grandson Dies Aged 27

BBC Elvis Presley’s only grandson died on Sunday, his mother Lisa Marie Presley’s manager has confirmed. Benjamin Keough was 27, but manager Roger Widynowski gave no further details about his death. He said Lisa Marie, 52, was “heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated”. “She adored that boy. He was the love of her life,” Widynowski said,

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Rapper AKA tests positive for coronavirus

TimesLive Rapper AKA is the latest high-profile personality to test positive for Covid-19. As cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rapidly increase, The Fela In Versace hitmaker issued a statement on Instagram on Friday, revealing his results. The rapper said he decided to make his results public to “caution citizens to be more careful”. “AKA pleads

Popular disco musician Patricia Majalisa dies

By Showbiz Reporter SOUTH African disco queen, Patricia Majalisa has died. Her death was confirmed Thursday by her spokesperson Oscar P who said the popular musician died at hospital in South Africa. Oska Tee Majalisa’s manager confirmed the death. “I can confirm that Patricia Majalisa is no more. I am going to the hospital to

Alick Macheso

Artistes gear up for Garamumba Iwe final

By Munashe Makuwe AFTER a series of shows, the Garamumba Iwe finally roars into life with top artistes Alick Macheso and Enzo Ishall saying they were geared up for the Uncle Epatan Album launch this Wednesday. The show will hold performances by local artist being Enzo Ishall, Zhakata, Killer T, Alick Macheso and the man

WATCH: UK Fans In Surprise Dr Thomas ‘Mukanya’ Mapfumo Birthday Gift

By Paidashe Mandivengerei INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed Chimurenga exponent, Thomas ‘Mukanya’ Mapfumo celebrated his 75th birthday in style after he received a surprise gift from his legion of fans living in the United Kingdom. This follows an initiative organised by Chimurenga music die-hard fan, Chris Gondoza with the help of Mapfumo’s manager, Sam Mataure to contribute towards

Van Choga

Van Choga, Yala Nation Split Up

By Munashe Makuwe AFTER Van Choga broke his silence and issued a press statement on Facebook, dancehall chanter Seh Calaz has terminated the hilarious artiste’s contract with the Yala Nation record label with immediate effect. In a video posted on his social media pages, Seh Calaz says he did not enjoy or take any money

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones warn Trump not to use their songs in poll campaign

BBC The Rolling Stones have warned US President Donald Trump that he could face legal action if he continues using their songs at his campaign rallies. A statement from the band’s legal team said it was working with the performing rights organisation, the BMI, to stop the unauthorised use of their music. The Trump campaign