The 2017 BET Awards set to take place on Sunday June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles has rolled out its nominees in the Best International Act Africa music category.
Last year 2016 in Los Angeles, South African DJ and Producer Black Coffee went home with the award edging out AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Diamond Platnumz, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, MzVee, and Serge Beynaud.

Coffee became  the first South African to win an award in that category.
The award ceremony celebrates


Hip Hop may be a male dominated industry but a natural result of that is that the women who blaze the mic are even more memorable

South Africa has a lot of bomb female rappers who are better than some of their male counterparts.

The Hip Hop scene has grown over the years and female rappers have been at the helm of the growth.

Lets take a look at some of the Mzansi female queens of rap who are killing the scene.

Fifi Cooper
Motswako rapper Fifi Cooper has been in


We love our moms but we sometimes wonder what it would be like to be raised by these women

If you have a mother (aunt, grandmother etc) you have probably watched local soapies at some point or another, even if you didn't want to.

Mother figures are the most common feature in soapies, to the point where we sometimes wonder what it would be like if we were raised by them. Especially when they do and say things our mothers do or when they display the understanding and behavior we


The annual Sunday Times Generation Next Youth Marketing Conference, Interactive Brand Showcase, Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday evening to reveal coolest brands of 2017.
Since 2004, Times Media has commissioned HDi Youth Marketeers to conduct the Generation Next Survey which polls youths aged 8 – 22 on what they believe to be “cool” or aspirational. The survey is conducted across more than 70 categories to determine the youth perception of brands, products, and


The actor, who shot to fame as Sifiso in Gaz’lam between 2002 and 2005 will be playing the role of a cop who is the brother of Nkunzi (Masoja Msiza).

The producers introduced Siyabonga to the media at a press conference last month.

He told SunBuzz he finds his role very challenging and interesting.

“Nkunzi is a thug and unapologetic about it. And as a cop, I fight crime but protect my brother. Viewers will be glued to their screens.

“My agent contacted me about this


King Kotini covers one of SA's most prominent style magazines for the culture.

It was not so long ago that Riky Rick parted with his former record label on good terms but it seems as though that as just the start of a magical chapter in the rapper's life as he has seemed to grow from strength to strength ever since the split.

His latest win in a series of triumphs is his GQ Style cover which goes on sale today. In a message posted on his Instagram account the rapper recalls


Cassper Nyovest's father speaks highly of his son.

If there's one man Cassper Nyovest has genuine respect and love for it's his father. Having released a new album this week, Cassper wrote the song Superman for his father

In an interview on the Thabooty Drive on 5FM, Cassper Nyovest spoke about how he woke up at 2:00am to write a song about his dad and how he really considers him to be his superman.

"The way I wrote this song, I wrote it as though I am a seven-year-old


If there's one thing we respect about this couple it's their drive and passion for their craft.
Besides being lovers and parents to two beautiful girls the couple has also brought us a lot of entertaining shows thanks to their production company, Black Brain Pictures.
We first got introduced to them those many years ago when they were still a part of a band called a Gang Of Instrumentals. Throughout the years we've since seen


ACTORS Atandwa Kani, Altovise Lawrence, Nicholas Nkuna and Denise Zimba star in the new comedy Love by Chance.

The film was shot in America and was directed by Samad Davis.

It will be released nationwide in Mzansi tomorrow.

It will be followed by a release via AMC Independent in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and other American cities.

American co-stars include Terri J Vaughn, Ja’el Robeson and Desi


It was former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng who helped Bonang Matheba keep her job at Metro FM, it has been revealed to MzansiLIVE. This despite many so-called “offences” at the public broadcaster which saw eyebrows raised.

In 2014 Bonang’s contract with Metro FM was terminated after she signed a deal with rival pay-TV station SuperSport, a move that had not been approved by the SABC.

It was revealed at the time that Bonang’s parents personally went to then COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng


Fresh from her latest role in new film All About Love , Nomzamo Mbatha is fast becoming the most sought-after screen siren of Africa’s vibrant and growing film industry.

After the success of romantic comedy Tell Me Sweet Something in 2015, Mbatha has a supporting role in renowned director Adze Ugah’s latest film project. The film features an all-African cast that includes Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh, Zimbabwean star Leroy Gopal and Nollywood leading man Enyinna Nwigwe.

On a


Following the departure of DJ Fresh from 5FM this month the radio station has unveiled its new line-up starting on 1 May.
Roger Goode and his team will be taking over the breakfast drive from 06:00 – 09:00. His team includes Sureshnie Rider on news, Ms Cosmo on traffic and Robbie Kruse on sport.

Thando Thabethe and Durban-born Msizi James will get the afternoon drive spot from 15:00 – 18:00. James is the newest member to the station after leaving East Coast Radio where he hosted


Former ‘SoccerZone” presenter Minnie Dlamini and “Mzansi Footballers” host Lungile Radu are teaming up for a new lifestyle entertainment TV show with a dose of sports.

The duo will host new show Homeground from 1 May, which will be simulcast on both Mzansi Magic and SuperSport.

The show will give viewers sports news, trivia, celebrity interviews, and social media, with a touch of lifestyle.

After her


You would think leaving Ambitiouz Entertainment would hinder her hustle but it hasn't

Fifi Cooper, who has since launched her own record company called Mo'Cooper Records after leaving Ambitiouz Records has announced that she will now be hosting her own Hip Hop dance show.

The show, titled, Break The Beat will be introducing viewers to a number of Hip Hop crews from around the country as they compete against each other.


Tito Mboweni’ is still making waves on social media and it’s still the talk of the town.

After an exclusive release on iTunes, the song went straight to no.1 spot on iTunes charts. Now Tito Mboweni Is Officially The Biggest Single In Africa According To African Hits. African Hits has officially crowned Cassper’s “Tito Mboweni” single as the No. 1 song in Africa.

Cassper is gearing up for the official debut of


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