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The cat with nine lives, DJ Mawelewele is back!

Entertainment: 07 May 2021 By

Last Saturday (1 May) was a special day to remember for local radio lovers when famous presenter Mulalo Masindi (38), better known as DJ Mawelewele, returned to the airwaves after almost two months of being “in the wilderness”.  The prolific radio presenter parted ways with Vhembe FM in February after he accused the radio management of discriminating against and firing him because he had disclosed his positive Covid-19 status.

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Hulisani breaking the stereotype in Rasta culture

Entertainment: 17 April 2021

Although this is not a common sight, Hulisani Mbedzi is a regular face at gatherings for Rastas and at reggae music festivals around Limpopo. This lady is busting the stereotype that men are generally the ones who take lead in Rasta activities.

Ranel's unique sound makes him stand out

Entertainment: 16 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Nelson Raseboka, whose stage name is Ranel, is an accomplished vocalist and songwriter who hails from Ha-Muila village.

Romani's dream is to see a revival of traditional music

Entertainment: 15 April 2021

Picking up a lugube (a Tshivenda indigenous music instrument) while walking along a dusty village path in 2005 paved the way for Tshivenda indigenous music star Mashudu Thomas Romani of Matanda village in the Nzhelele area. Since then, Romani has never stopped using his scarce skills to preserve Venda indigenous music, instruments, and culture. This became evident when he shot to fame with his first Tshivenda indigenous music album, Tsimu yanga, in 2017.

“Godfather” of local reggae music produces a gem

Entertainment: 11 April 2021

The name of Jacky Nethomboni does not need any introduction in the South African reggae music fraternity. Despite the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the legendary godfather of reggae music has emerged with a new hit album, titled Dzilafho la mutsiko (The remedy of depression).

Africa must rise up through love and unity

Entertainment: 10 April 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

“Peace, love and unity should be the platform from which Africa rises up; we want to see the continent united as one.” This is Tshivenda reggae artist Elekanyani Tshabuse’s message to the nation.

‘Yeso Wanga’, a new Tshivenda Christian movie

Entertainment: 10 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

MSW Media, a Vhembe-based film company, has just released another film. While they are best known for releasing human interest films, karate movies, action, and comedy, they have released a Christian movie, titled Yeso Wanga, this time around.

Racha Kill is set to shine with new album

Entertainment: 09 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Maanda Nevhutalu, who goes by the stage name Racha Kill, is set to release his much-anticipated album, titled Ratshalingwa, on 15 April.

Adziambei N sings about everyday problems

Entertainment: 09 April 2021

Murathu wanga o tavha mukosi vha si mu litshe vha tshi khou mu via. Vha mu pfela nga mare vha tshi khou mu via. Shango a li nga lali ngauri vho vhulaya a si ene. Ndo ni tuvha murathu wanga. Lufu lwo dzhia murathu wanga.” Loosely translated: “My younger brother painfully yelled, but they continued to perform ritual murder on him while spitting on him. The world will never know peace because they have killed the wrong person. I will miss my younger brother because death has taken him away.”

Ras Willie gets international exposure

Entertainment: 08 April 2021

The future looks bright for local traditional reggae musician Wilson Dzebu, better known as Ras Willie. This comes after he was signed by Gauteng-based label One Step Music. The company will market and distribute his music across the world. As from last week, Ras Willie’s music was already available on all digital music platforms, both locally and internationally.

Hilda releases single video

Entertainment: 04 April 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Hilda Mudau, a musician and singer, recently released a single video titled Kotsi a vhananga, meaning Father of my children.

Music means life to me

Entertainment: 03 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The singing talent of Thabelo “Thabielly” Rabinda, a resident from Tshikota outside Louis Trichardt, was first discovered in church.

CJ here to make some quality music

Entertainment: 03 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Lutendo Munyai, the guitar maestro also known as CJ, has just released an album that will endear him to the hearts of many music lovers in the country.

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WATCH: Cyclists help spread some Christmas joy

Video: 07 December 2020 By Andries van Zyl

It was again time for local cyclists to unbox the Christmas lights and decorate their bicycles as part of the annual Jingle Bell Toy Ride in Louis Trichardt that took part on Friday, 4 December.