Taxi Industry contributing to local music

  So, yesterday the Kwaito artist Lvovo Derrango decided to visit South Beach Taxi drivers. The KwaZulu-Natal born and bred musician had always been showing appreciation to people that have contributed to his music. Lvovo, on his Facebook post said he have been looking at how they created Durban Kwaito Music (DKM) and the growth of…..

[PODCAST] Holly Rey ON #THEAFTERNOONSHUTDOWN

On the Afternoon Shutdown Show, Matt Tsolo was joined by Holly Rey to talk about her latest release, DEEPER and also about her life in the music industry. They also spoke about Deeper being number 1 on MTVBase and her work with Distruction Boyz. Holly Rey is a South African musician born and bred in Kwazulu-Natal, Durban. Over…..

Track of the day!!

Born October 11/1989, out of Durban, South Africa comes a much swaggered vocalist that has the R&B flair that reminds us of the late Aaliyah. Lorreta grew accustomed to hearing the jazzy undertones of international greats: George Benson; the soulful rhythms of Lauryn Hill; and poetic melodies of the late Tupac. One will easily hear the…..

Truth vs Lies

which one do you go with?   People usually prefer lies over truth, which always lead to long run of string and unexposed deceits. False only comes with temporal happiness. Ajith Shenoy once said people are much happier to listen to pleasant lies than to hear unpleasant or bitter truth. “They fail to understand that they…..

#TotalShutDown: “My body. Not your crime scene.”

Yesterday, Women’s month kicked off with nation-wide demonstrations against gender based violence. In KwaZulu-Natal, multitudes of women gathered at Curries Fountain in Durban. The march started from City Hall with close to 10 000 women, some carrying placards written “My body. Not your crime sceen,” and chanting songs. Cwokie Edwards, one of the Total Shutdown March organisers…..

ALORS ON DANSE DURBAN!

The Durban University of Technology International Education and Partnerships Department alongside The Embassy of France, have collaborated to host an exciting informative French Day at Steve Biko Campus ,Sports Centre on the 7th of August 2018. An array of guests will be in attendance to deliver information on opportunities available for students, such as, studying abroad…..

MATTIAN MBAPPE FOR THE WIN!

Afternoon Shutdown Host Matt Tsolo has taken on a new persona for the remainder of this week! Concerned? Confused? Stay glued to the website an interesting video dropping early tomorrow morning! ES-TU PR ?   By Thandeka Hlongwa  

Track of the day!!!

  Looks like everyone is relocating to the capital of Skebe Dep Dep as the DJ has called out for the remix of his 2018 chart topping single. Skebe Dep Dep has seen the K1 native not only call in the usual suspects Kwetsa, Reason and Kid X but added some national flavour by adding Cape…..

#StopTheTaxAttack

“The ANC government is making people poorer and poorer.” – Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga South Africans are gathered in their numbers outside the National Treasury in Tshwane for the march against tax and fuel hike. The DA’s Mmusi Maimane, Cope Leader Mosiuoa Lakota, ACDP leader Revered Kenneth Meshoe and the FF+ Pieter Groenewald addressed protestors. ACDP…..

[ON THE REAL] plight of gender based violence

“Women who are financially dependent on men suffer the most”   Today On The Real brought to you by Agenda Feminist Media (AFM) in partnership with RadioDUT, Denmark Vee continued the discussion on issues that are affecting women. The ladies from AFM, Andile Jiyane and Sibusisiwe Maphumulo talked about Gender Based Violence and the initiatives that…..