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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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Maremba wants to change the music industry

Entertainment: 02 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Ndivhuho Maremba wants to bring change to the music industry in a way that will benefit all artists, including those who have not seen a cent for the sweat they have put into their work.

Rastafari to celebrate Grounation Month on Good Friday

Entertainment: 02 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The Department of Peace, a Vhembe-based Rastafarian movement, is converging at Ha-Maila village for the Grounation Month event on Good Friday, where they will be celebrating the gift of life in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Zim music producer thankful for SA hospitality

Entertainment: 01 April 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Migrants sometimes find integrating into their host communities difficult, but this was not the case for Knowledge Chisutu, a Zimbabwean man who came to South Africa in 2009.

Arrive Alive, sings Mudau

Entertainment: 01 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Reggae artist Ishmael Mudau’s voice conveys a serious tone as he delivers an urgent message to his nation this Easter via his most recently released single, called Arrive Alive.

A miracle happens when Denzhe starts singing

Entertainment: 28 March 2021

“This is really surprising! God has his own way of doing things and ours is to give thanks and praise,” said a proud father, Maanda Ndou of Tshikuwi village in the Nzhelele area. Maanda is the father of Denzhe Ndou (21), a gifted, intelligent girl who suffers from autism (a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact). But, amazingly, the “bright angel” sings fluently, and she has just recorded a single titled Fulufhelo, which is due for release at the end of this month (March).

Martin is making waves again

Entertainment: 27 March 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Martin Musetha, a talented local actor from Vleifontein, has made waves again. This time by releasing a brand-new music video.

Radical Dread speaks out through his tunes

Entertainment: 26 March 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

At a time of deep self-reflection by thousands of people as the world seems to be at a standstill and leaders have drifted away from the responsibility of addressing important societal problems, Radical Dread speaks out to society about many relevant issues.

Meet voice-over artist M-voice

Entertainment: 26 March 2021 By Maanda Bele

Meet one of our local voice-over artists, Zwivhuya Machaba, also known as M-voice. He is the voice behind radio commercials such as U&S Agriculture, LPD Davhana Funeral services and Netshituni Coaches.

Munymax promises fireworks with new album

Entertainment: 25 March 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Muneiwa Walter Mawela, also known as Munymax, recorded a killer hit called Vha na vivho in January this year. He is now working on a full-length album that promises fireworks.

T-Man Gavini is making his comeback

Entertainment: 25 March 2021 By Maanda Bele

T-Man Gavini used to be a celebrated kwaito music star who churned out hit after hit, with everything seemingly going for him. Sadly, the Tshisiwana remix hit maker, who rose to fame in 2006 and had fans eating from his hand during live performances, turned to drugs and was reduced to a street kid surviving on handouts.

Book guides young people

Entertainment: 21 March 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Pastor Rufus Maphula, a resident of Lwamondo village in the Tshishushuru area, is a person who believes in sharing knowledge. He published his first book, titled Muswa are na vhuyo (a youth with destiny) Volume 1, way back in 1995. Following the book’s success, Pastor Maphula published Volume 2 the following year.

Lil Ries' focus is on music

Entertainment: 21 March 2021 By Maanda Bele

Mukhodeni Moshapo, known by his stage name of Lil Ries, is from Siloam village in Nzhelele and describes himself as an ‘underground’ rapper.

N'wa Jika's poetry gets published

Entertainment: 20 March 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

When N'wa Jika the Poet recites her authentic poems, she captivates her audience completely, and these poems remain with her listeners long afterwards. So rare is her gift that many compare her stance with that of a lioness roaring from the majestic mountains.

Ras Willie throws his weight behind Musina FM

Entertainment: 20 March 2021

Seasoned media practitioner and artist Wilson Dzebu has promised to bring changes to the local community radio station, Musina FM. This comes after Dzebu was recruited by the station management to produce and compile music for their reggae music programme that airs on Sundays between 11:00 and 13:00.

Steve is a reggae maestro

Entertainment: 19 March 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Reggae dub maestro Steve Netshishivhe’s latest music offering comprises a combination of ‘deep-roots dubbing’ and contemporary elements, making it relevant for both young and older reggae lovers.

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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.