https://vimeo.com/264706796 DJ Golden Kid Produces Hip New Track “Bobo Dread” Featuring Renowned Reggae Artists Yami Bolo and Black-I Bona fide DJ, producer and recording engineer Golden Kid has now produced an electrifying new track “Bobo Dread” featuring popular reggae artists Yami Bolo and Black-I. The track introduces a classic sound that is a culmination of Reggae and R&B sound. Deemed a potential hit, the track has been produced under the label Blaza Music Group and Roots life Records. A spokesperson for DJ Golden Kid made an official press statement to announce the new song release “Here at Blaza Music Group, we are extremely excited to announce DJ Golden Kid’s new genius creation. This new song is going to be a jam this summer and we are very much confident in its potential. DJ Golden Kid has been with Blaza Music Group for over a decade and this new track is a great addition to his commendable and ever-growing repertoire”. The spokesperson further added “Bobo Dread features two very popular and talented artists. Yami Bolo is Jamaica’s Reggae Mega Star and Black-I is Ghana’s Upcoming Reggae Superstar. Both have a large fan following and great career accomplishments as Reggae musicians. We are very proud to have worked with them”. Bobo Dread is stated to be an energetic track filled energy and positive messages. Now available to the masses, the song is a testament to DJ Golden Kid’s innovative genius. He always aims to innovate and provide a fresh take on Reggae music that will be appreciated by young music listeners across the globe. Working from New York and Jamaica both, DJ Golden Kid hand picks the best artists to feature on his track. More details about DJ Golden Kid and the new track “Bobo Dred” can be seen at https://blazamusicgroup.com/category/beats/ From: Zebe Thompson CLICK HERE to submit a Video Press Release to MyPR. . . .
https://vimeo.com/263979762 EMPRESS AKUA REDEFINING REGGAE MUSIC WITH HER NEW MUSIC VIDEO RELEASE TITLED GWANN (DUTTY BABYLON) Reggae music has proven over the years to be a music genre of freedom and revelation of heartfelt messages. To this end, it is difficult for musicians to perform the genre of music without flaws. 2018 has however produced one of the most influential reggae musician who has redefined the music genre with her message packed songs. Notable among her songs is the new release titled Gwaan (Dutty Babylon). Lots of reggae fans have clamored for a flawless music with positive messages to depict the culture of the genre of music and Empress Akua has been revealed to be the answer to the yearnings of teaming audience of reggae music. Listening to the new release is an eye opener as the messages are clear, direct and healing to the soul. The music video is shot in a natural scene revealing the love for growth of nature packed in the song. The video resolution further shows the readiness of Empress Akua and her producer to improve the present situation of reggae music genre. In less than a few days of release of the video, it has received thousands of views on YouTube and the positive reviews received on Empress Akua’s Facebook page is highly tremendous and commendable. In the words of Aziza Young, she says that the music video is “Positive, intelligent and uplifting, this is what we need…” other viewers of the song have also testified to the fact that Empress Akua and her producer have done a very good job on the new release. Some have clamored for more of such successful music from Empress, while others have signified that Empress Akua is their number one reggae musician of the moment. Without doubt, Empress Akua has made the times of reggae lovers with her new release. This is a definite clarion call to further lovers to take good time to view and listen to the song Gwaan (Dutty Babylon) as the musician seems to be a promising star in . . .
If music, food and fun with friends and family is how you love to spend your Sundays, then grab your tickets now for Music at Makaranga which takes place on May 6th! Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy an afternoon filled with great views and the folky sounds of headliner, South African favourite, Matthew Mole as well as other popular local musicians from 12 noon. Matthew Mole is a born and bred Capetonian, but regularly plays his charismatic sets for Durban audiences. Known for his songs, “Take Yours, I’ll Take Mine; “Autumn”; “Holding on”; “Run”; “Inside Out” and more, Mole has taken the South African music industry by storm and has hoards of fans singing along. This family-friendly event costs only R140 per person and tickets are available at Webtickets. Children under the age of 8 years old are free. For those who need refreshment whilst enjoying the melodies, there will be fully stocked bars with all your favourite drinks, a wide range of some of SA's best wines, beers, a Gin & Tonic Garden as well food which is made available from the restaurant onsite Makaranga Garden Lodge. Due to the nature of the event, all concert goers must note that no food or beverages, camping chairs or umbrellas are permitted, however picnic blankets and cushions are more than welcome! Picnic baskets may also be pre-booked through the Makaranga Deli by ordering with them directly. A park and ride service is also available for concert goers on a first come, first served basis. Gates open from 12:00 until 17:00. T’s & C’s apply. For more information contact Big Nite Out on 031 512 5000 or follow the Facebook events page https://www.facebook.com/events/911944602311666/ Alcohol not for sale to persons under the age of 18. Drink responsibly. Picnic baskets orders to be directed to https://www.makaranga.com/thedeli/ CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
Bring the whole family this Mother’s day, 13 May at 12h00, to say thanks and Mum will leave with a special gift, for only R295 per person. For starters, guest have a choice of; Tian of Crab & Avocado or Butternut Tortellini. For the main course, guests have a choice of; Roasted leg of Lamb or Grilled Walker bay Sole. Finally to top it all off, guests can choose from; Gâteaux Opera, coffee buttermilk panna cotta or a Buttermilk Panna Cotta. CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
What started out as an intimate showcase to give up-and-coming comedians five minutes in the spotlight, has evolved into an extraordinary nugget of something quite unique, something magical, something unmistakably South African. Now in its 6th year, this special little get together at The Soweto Theatre has exploded into an unmissable afternoon of mingling with the who’s who on the social scene whilst grooving to Sunday afternoon tunes. Add chilled Savanna ciders, Kaya FM DJ’s and the aroma of a delicious shisa nyama and you’ll start to get a feel for just how vibey the afternoon really is. This all takes place in the theatre’s outdoor precinct before the showcase at 2:30pm and is included in your ticket. The real entertainment starts at 4:30pm when 24 newcomers from across the country get their first experience performing in an actual theatre instead of at their local comedy club. As the first of a series of events produced by The Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards, The Savanna Newcomer Showcase is attended by many in the comedy industry who come out to see who they should vote for in the newcomer category for the awards, taking place later on this year. Expect to be astounded, astonished, surprised; 90% hilarious and 10% cringe-worthy, every year brings new, raw talent to this exciting stage. Anchoring this year’s show is Skhumba Hlophe, the 2017 winner of the Savanna Comic of the Year Award and the winner of the Flying Solo Award for two years running. Also known as ‘The Big Banger’, Skhumba’s not only a hugely popular DJ on Kaya FM (which is a result of him performing at the awards a few years back), but he’s also the one and only ‘Dlamini’ from the feature film Taxi Ride and its spin-off series of the same name. Skhumba will give each of the comedians five minutes to show the packed theatre what they’re made of before buzzing them off and bringing the next newcomer on. “Whilst predominantly attended by the entertainment . . .
The UCT graduate, and former Queenstown local, holds a Masters degree in English literature, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama and English, all of which will be put to full use when you Join writer and performer, Siphokazi Jonas, on this poignant and poetic reflection on her journey as a performance poet. In this stripped down, intimate reading, she gets Between the Cracks, sharing not only personal experiences and challenges and victories. Come and hear stories of the most unusual and often exciting places where her work has travelled, including the motivation behind of some of your favourite poems. Siphokazi will recount the humorous, and at times heartbreaking, encounters with audience members over the years and poems which have had the most impact. As a special treat, she will also read extracts from her first ever poetry journal, written at 14, the first poem she ever published, as well as new poems which will appear in her upcoming debut poetry collection. Venue -Erin Hall -Rondebosch -Cape Town . starting at 3.30pm (15H30 ) Book -Quicket or at the door CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
Each year, WEAR SA holds fashion shows in shopping malls around Cape Town. This is in an effort to bring SA Fashion to the People and showcase how talented we are as a designing nation. However the message that cool clothes are actually made in SA can be lost in translation. We have a statement to make – it’s time we took back our own future – putting our fashion foot forward to build a robust South Africa. WearSA in partnership with the CTIJF is inviting all designers and the public to join the Runway. Details Date: 07 April 2018 Time: 14:00 - 15:30 Where: Canal Walk Shopping Centre The Competition WEAR SA in partnership with the CTIJF is inviting all designers and members of the public to be part of the ’People’s Runway’, where a panel of judges will select the best dressed of them all. How it works: Each designer needs to be dressed in their own designs and encourage their followers to do so too. Three best dressed designers will be selected as winners of the competition and the prizes include: 2 women’s wear designers who will be featured on Glamour Magazine 1 menswear designer who will be featured on the May issue of GQ Magazine. These up and coming designers get to be part of the Wear SA community, which advocates for supporting local – designed and manufactured goods In addition to the above, there will be a #IWEARSA male and female consumer winner who will walk away with clothing and other goodies Objectives: To continue driving awareness around the importance of supporting local fashion – from design, pattern, cutting manufacture and even telling the story of fashion and more. More info: Please see http://www.capetownjazzfest.com/tnd for more information. CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
How to make money from writing songs - Masterclass with David Alexander CEO of Sheer Publishing Africa Areas that will be focused on include: • So you wrote a song and it’s now on the radio – how do you get paid? • How do you get the song onto a TV programme or a film or even better – a commercial? • How much does that pay? • How long does it take for the money to arrive in your account? What happens if it lands up on the Internet? • Who is supposed to look after all of these things for you as a writer? Come and hear David Alexander explain the workings of the music publishing business and how you need to protect yourself in a world where the digitisation of everything is leading to a reduction in earnings for songwriters all over the world. David will be available to answer any questions you may have about the music publishing business – including how you could get your song onto the next Black Panther Date: Saturday, 7 April 2018 Venue: Paul Bothner Music Claremont Time: 10:30am to 12:30am Cost: R50.00 for tickets purchased online or R70.00 at the door Enquiries: 021 674 4030 - Paul Bothner Music Claremont CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
Metro FM Music Award winners and sibling duo, the Jaziel Brothers, will be headlining an evening of talented performances on Friday, 6 April at the Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Evening. Joining them on the Birchwood Hotel stage is multiple award-winning songstress, Selmor Mtukudzi and Idols 2017 top 3 contestant Bothlale Phora. Johannesburg-based, RnB-Pop fusion duo, the Jaziel Brothers are not only known for their outstanding performances but also their work in producing award-winning albums and singles for local artists’ Lesego, Kelly Khumalo, Garth Taylor, Jub Jub and Malini. Adamant to set their own genre of music, and inspired by the likes of Boyz to Men, these brothers aim to push the boundaries of well-known genres to create sounds that are full of energy. Also taking to the stage is Zimbabwean solo musician and actress, Selmor Mtukudzi, who is well-known all over the African continent for her upbeat, dance songs that are about social commentary and daily challenges people face. Daughter to Afro-Jazz artist, Oliver Mtukudzi, and wife to vocalist and guitarist, Tendai Manatsa, with whom she shares two albums, Mtukudzi has won numerous awards in Zimbabwe, America and has been nominated in Nigeria and the UK. Opening the evening is Idols season 13 contestant, Bothlale Phora, who was a fulltime musician before working his way up to the top three in the competition. Since then he’s shared a stage with Lira and Robby Malinga, and is set to release his latest Afro-Pop single “Mama Ka Nozi No Thando” soon. An evening of entertainment would not be complete without resident MC Hector Motivator and, to add to the fun, local comedians’ Thulani “TinyTools” Ntlabati and Thabang ER take to the stage to present their take on everyday experiences and observations in their unique humorous way. Get ready for an exciting line-up of sensational performances, hysterical local references and a delicious three-course meal. Starting at 8pm sharp, tickets are R450 per . . .
This musical tells the story of a popular sports hero who is accused of premeditated murder of her partner, and must give the performance of her life in order to secure her freedom. The Public (represented by the audience) must decide if she walks or if she hangs. The Network presents Public City, a legal game show that puts justice back into the hands of the people. Set in the future when the legal system has become an afterthought, and public opinion becomes the most valuable commodity. When crime strikes and scandal hits newsfeeds; Public City brings the drama to the people. Only the most topical incidents play out in Public City courts, ensuring that the public get access to truth of the highest quality. Will the victim become the victor? Was their performance hitting all the notes? Your vote, could be the difference between LIFE or DEATH. The star studded cast includes Lauren Steyn (Othello, Damage Control), Regina Malan (Othello, Dido and Aeneas), Luvo Tamba (Tiger Bay, They Died Singing), Dean De Klerk (Rent, Sister Act the Musical), and Sibusiso Mxosana (King Kong, West Side Story). Written by Richard Howard & Christie Hollander, directed by Christie Hollander, musical direction Godfrey Johnson & Regina Malan and presented by ReVel Entertainment. For more information on Public City email email@example.com and to book your tickets to the show which runs from 16 -21 April 2018 at 19h00 the Alexander Bar and Theatre, visit https://alexanderbar.co.za/show/publiccity/. CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .