Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Nhlanhla (left)

Mafikizolo’s Nhlanhla on the road to regaining her hearing

By TshisaLIVE ‘I have had to perform around the world for the past 27 years exposed to high levels of noise during my stage performances’ News of her ordeal landed on the TshisaLIVE news desk this week as she gears up to promote Professor’s song Tsamaya on which she is featured. Nhlanhla was introduced to

Rema’s Calm Down makes Afrobeats history in the US

BBC Rema’s Calm Down cannot stop making music history – the latest accolade for the hit by the 24-year-old Nigerian star is that it now the most-streamed Afrobeats song in the US. It has become “the first Afrobeats song in history to earn over one billion on-demand streams in the US”, the music monitoring platform Chart

Justin Timberlake arrested in The Hamptons on allegations of driving while intoxicated

IOL Music pop star Justin Timberlake has been arrested for driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons. According to multiple reports, Timberlake was arrested on Monday night in Sag Harbor and he is set to appear in court later today. A source told that the 43-year-old star had been out for dinner with friends and was pulled over

Britain's Catherine, Princess of Wales, arrives to Horse Guards Parade for the King's Birthday Parade "Trooping the Colour" in Londo. Picture: Justin Tallis / AFP

Catherine, Princess of Wales appears at first public event since cancer diagnosis

AFP Catherine, Princess of Wales, on Saturday made a tentative return to public life for the first time since being diagnosed with cancer, attending the Trooping the Colour military parade in London. Kate, 42, who revealed in March she was receiving chemotherapy treatment, rode in a carriage alongside her three children at the annual celebration for King

Celine Dion says ‘I’m back’ after health struggles

BBC As the sun sets behind the mountains in an exclusive neighbourhood 30 minutes from the Las Vegas strip, I can hear a recognisable voice singing behind a closed door. “Is that Celine?” I ask. Her security man guarding the hotel suite nods. I am about to interview a musical megastar, and it sounds like

She posed with oversized bottles of her shampoo and conditioner. Getty Images for Fenty Hair

Rihanna gets candid about postpartum hair loss: ‘That was not on the pamphlet’

Page Six Motherhood can be a hair-raising experience. Rihanna opened up about one of the surprising realities of postpartum life in a new interview Refinery29 shared on Instagram Wednesday — and fans can’t get enough of her “relatable” comments. The “Diamonds” singer, 36, chatted with the media outlet at her Fenty Hair launch party on Monday, admitting that hair

Winky D, Jah Prayzah roll up sleeves ahead of Redefined Concert 

By Darlington Gatsi MUSIC stars Winky D and Jah Prayzah flexed their muscles over the weekend ahead of their anticipated showdown on Saturday at the Harare International Conference Centre. Jah Prayzah performed at the Borrowdale Racecourse, donning nostalgic military garb at a highly attended show. The multi-award-winning musician gave a glimpse of what to expect


‘I’m quitting music after my next album’ – Davido

By Daily Post  NIGERIAN afrobeats singer David Adeleke, aka Davido, has hinted at quitting music. The ‘Unavailable’ crooner said he would quit music after his next album. Davido disclosed this on Thursday night while reacting to the recent pictures and videos doctored against him by some blogs. He claimed that some persons desperately want him

Ashby Chongo a.k.a Chongoman

Budding ZimDancehall musician hungry for international stardom

By James Muonwa Muonwa l Mashonaland West Correspondent AN upcoming ZimDancehall chanter, Ashby Chongo, says he aspires to achieve international stardom through his music. Popularly known as Chongoman, the rising Chinhoyi-based musician has 26 single tracks to his name, some of which have been receiving generous rotation on regional radio station, Platinum FM, and campus

Nadia Nakai has released a new single, ‘Umfazi’

IOL Multi-award-winning hip hop artist Nadia Nakai has announced the release of her brand new single, ‘Umfazi’. ‘Umfazi’ is a defiant declaration of empowerment, celebrating the strength and resilience of women. According to the statement released to the media, ‘Umfazi’ marks Nadia’s dynamic entry into the innovative genre of three step. Known for her impactful

TikTok says cyberattack targeted brands and celebrity accounts

Reuters Short video app TikTok has taken measures to stop a cyberattack targeting several brand and celebrity accounts, including news network CNN, a spokesperson for the company said on June 4. “We have been collaborating closely with CNN to restore account access and implement enhanced security measures to safeguard their account moving forward,” the spokesperson

Usher to receive Lifetime Achievement BET Award

IOL American singer Usher Raymond is having a great 2024, from headlining the Super Bowl, to getting married, and now he is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement BET Award. The 45-year-old star will be honoured for his career achievements at the BET Awards at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles on June 30. Connie Orlando, the BET

Sheperd Bushiri

Taxman hits Bushiri’s television station with a R100m bill

By Sunday World/ Staff Reporter  THE South African Revenue Service (SARS) has set its sights on Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s television channel, Prophetic Channel. The taxman has slapped Bushiri’s popular Christian channel with a bill of more than R100-million for unpaid taxes. News that Bushiri’s channel is a tax dodger came to the fore when the

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj cancels Amsterdam show following drugs arrest 

By Sky News Singer Nicki Minaj will not perform at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam this Sunday after being held in custody over “soft drugs” in the city last weekend. She’ll perform her rescheduled Manchester show on Monday. Nicki Minaj’s upcoming Amsterdam show has been cancelled, after she was arrested in the Dutch capital last Saturday

Comedian Long John gets Golden Buzzer on America’s Got Talent

By Tapiwa Svondo STAND-up comedian, Learnmore Jonasi’s got a Golden Buzzer at the season 19 premiere of America’s Got Talent (AGT) show after he wowed the audiences and judges. Before his performance, Jonasi gushed to host Terry Crews backstage, describing himself as a superfan of AGT and Crews himself. “I used to mimic that all

A stone sculpture is displayed at a gallery in Harare, Zimbabwe, May 21, 2024. (Xinhua/Tafara Mugwara)

Zimbabwean sculptors find voice in stone carving

Xinhua Washington Musonza, a stone sculptor, has carved out a name in Zimbabwe’s renowned stone sculpture tradition. The 58-year-old artist’s dynamic work ranges from abstract to figurative pieces, drawing inspiration from everyday experiences. For Musonza, art is a medium of expression that transcends human language. “Art is a silent language,” Musonza told Xinhua. “With art,