“Let Me Live” – Let The Cries of Millennials Be Heard
Sep11

“Let Me Live” – Let The Cries of Millennials Be Heard

By: Nosipho Mkhize A multicultural and vibrant music video has just come out on our screens and it is making a point to shake things up and move us in a way never comprehended before. Chris Saunders, a South African photographer and director, is the mastermind behind the creation of this dance-focussed music video and the results of this 6 month project are evidently amazing. Many pop artists use dance to enhence their performances,...

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A Young Man With A 20/20 Vision, Swazi Manana

By: Nosipho Mkhize Born in Durban, on the 3rd of August 1996 and raised in Richards Bay from the age of 4, it was clear from the start this was not going to be an ordinary child as his mother and father, both being creatives, met in the arts space of the Bat Centre in Durban and needless to say, the rest is in the music. Swazi Manana (now aged 21) had a special destiny set out for him already. It is no surprise that we find him in the...

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Flying High With Dancer Cue Ngema
Jun28

Flying High With Dancer Cue Ngema

By: Nosipho Mkhize An amazing dancer and a diligent creative, Cue Ngema (age 24) has proven himself to be one of the best in Durban when it comes to contemporary and modern dance. With jumps and tricks, he wows the crowd and with trained skills in ballet, he shows off his artistic creativity and wondrous talent. Having been in the industry for only a few years, his studies at the Durban University of Technology and his training...

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A Sit Down With KwaMashu’s Very Own Welile Artchild Gumede
Apr13

A Sit Down With KwaMashu’s Very Own Welile Artchild Gumede

By: Nosipho Mkhize Last weekend I met up with Artchild (Welile Gumede) who is well known for her work with Afrotainment after making her debut to the big screen through dancing for DJ Cindo on her “Yamnand’Into” music video back in the day. We sat down at the Playhouse coffee shop area and had a heart-to-heart session like the Mdoda sisters on the 29th episode of Real Talk. Only thing missing was the SABC camera...

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