Greenside’s Entertainment Offering is Bubbling over

Growing up, champagne was always somewhat of a myth to me. It had always been classified as “that golden nectar served at soirees hosted by the most elegant people.”

I must admit, the first time I tasted it, it Continue reading “Greenside’s Entertainment Offering is Bubbling over”

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The Lady in Rouge Can Do No Wrong

Anyone who knows me should know what a huge Rouge fan I am. As such, they should understand why  I will always be unashamedly positively biased about her music.

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Khanyi Dhlomo is My Mentor, She Just Doesn’t Know It Yet

If you ask any young black, millennial, female who decided to actively pursue a career in media, what keeps her going despite the numerous obstacles that pop up along the way, Khanyi Dhlomo’s success story is bound to come up in conversation.

It all began for most when they saw this young woman who, at the age of 20, made history as the first black newscaster for South Africa’s national broadcaster in 1995. Continue reading “Khanyi Dhlomo is My Mentor, She Just Doesn’t Know It Yet”

Why Anita Ronge – the “Kasi Mlungu” – is Wrong

On my way to work yesterday morning, I was confronted by some BS in the form of the self-proclaimed ‘Kasi Mlungu’ who seemed to be trying to say that her life is so hard because she’s too white to be black and too black to be white. Continue reading “Why Anita Ronge – the “Kasi Mlungu” – is Wrong”

Happy Birthday Major League! Stream this playlist of their best tracks

Johannesburg-based DJ duo Banele and Bandile Mbere turn 26 today and in celebration of this milestone, I created a major league playlist for you guys to enjoy.

The Major League DJz were actually born in Boston,  Continue reading “Happy Birthday Major League! Stream this playlist of their best tracks”

“No one is ugly, you’re probably just broke” – Celebs respond to the hate in online video series

You’ve probably heard the saying “Twitter fingers turn [in] to trigger fingers by now” and if you spend as much time as I do reading Tweets and online comments, you will know how out of line some people can get.

Especially when it comes to celebrities. Continue reading ““No one is ugly, you’re probably just broke” – Celebs respond to the hate in online video series”