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The Lion King finally roars in SA screens

Mzansi A-listers braved the winter cold to attend the outside premiere and screening of The Lion King live-action remake last night at The Country Club in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Prince Kaybee calls out trolls for dragging Lady Zamar over her acne

Prince Kaybee and Lady Zamar are sick and tired of trolls!

WATCH | Ndlovu Youth Choir pays tribute to music icon Johnny Clegg

In a week that South Africans collectively bid farewell to cultural icon Johnny Clegg, a choir has, in a similar manner to what the incomparable 'white Zulu' did three decades ago, raised the nation's flag and captivated international audiences.

Zodwa brings vaginal surgery from nether regions to social media

SA social media users were again exposed to the world of beauty treatments for the nether region when controversial media personality Zodwa Wabantu let them in on a glimpse into the world of vaginal aesthetic surgery. Wabantu recently filmed and posted on social media a video of herself undergoing vaginal rejuvenation and a breast augmentation.

Celebs give back on Mandela Day

Today is Mandela Day. Here is what some of our local celebs got up to on the day celebrating Madiba’s legacy.

Here's why Zodwa Wabantu decided to undergo vaginal tightening treatment

Money, fam ... it's all about having money and options.

Yvonne Chaka Chaka's heartfelt tribute: Johnny Clegg chose us, he was one of us

"He could have started as a privileged white man but he chose and wanted to learn about the African culture; the dance, the music and just embrace the culture," Yvonne said

Johnny Clegg's family asks fans to donate to literacy foundation

Johnny Clegg's family is grateful for the overwhelming support it has received from around the world.

Modupe stars alongside his daughter in new local film Losing Lerato

Kagiso Modupe is the latest TV star who acts in a film with his own daughter.

Busiswa and Moonchild feature on Beyoncé's 'love letter to Africa' Lion King album

As South Africans wait in anticipation for the premiere of the remake of the Disney production The Lion King, on Tuesday morning, US singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter released the track list for her curated companion album for the film, titled The Lion King: The Gift, and with it a few surprises.

Moonchild, Beyoncé team up

The soundtrack which Beyoncé has described as a "love letter to Africa" also features well-known African artists.

Tributes pour in for legendary singer Clegg

The White Zulu dies of cancer

Riky Rick shows soft side, tweeps go crazy

Rapper says lover has set him straight

Amapiano: why this township sound is here to stay

Amapianio has taken over the airwaves in SA - and its hitmakers intend to keep it that way

'I’m living in a parallel universe with my condition': Our last interview with Johnny Clegg

TshisaLIVE interviewed Johnny Clegg two years ago when he announced his retirement.

Ihashi Elimhlophe signs record deal with Universal for his music to reach all over the world

Iconic maskandi singer Ihhashe Elimhlophe has signed a recording deal with  Universal Music Africa in an effort to take his brand to another level.

In SNAPS | Amanda du Pont is giving us travel goals

The travel bug is sinking its teeth into us, and we can only blame it on media personality Amanda du Pont who continually shares travel snaps on her social media pages, and leaves us fomo for days.

Casting agencies yet to pay TV extras for roles

Top casting agencies around Johannesburg and Pretoria have been accused of exploiting unemployed artists by charging them registration fees and not paying them for roles they played as extras.

Basetsana Kumalo on women negotiating lobola: Women should be given a seat at the table

Basetsana Kumalo believes women need to be included more

Kelly Khumalo, Meghan Markle & Khaya Mthethwa: see what your fave celebs got up to this weekend

Your weekly guide to what your favourite celebrities got up to this weekend.

Sibabalwe breaks barriers at Miss SA

Openly queer beauty makes pageant top 16.

Sophie Ndaba to her hubby: I pray for you more than I pray for myself

Sophie Ndaba shared a heartfelt appreciation post to her hubby, Max Lichaba.

'I’m sorry guys' - Zodwa Wabantu apologises

Entertainer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu has used her show to apologise for the alleged homophobic comments she made last week. This comes after she was stripped of her 2017 Drama Queen of the Year award by co-founder of the Feather Awards Thami Kotlolo. "The feather awards prides itself in celebrating allys and lgbti individuals that push the agenda of acceptance and tolerance toward the LGBTIQ+ movement on various platforms of influence.

Disney's 3D 'Lion King' sends animation roaring forward

Disney's blockbuster 3D remakes of animated classics have rampaged through box offices in recent years, but the studio is banking on its latest, "The Lion King",  to climb right to the top of the food chain. With a star-studded voice cast including Beyonce and estimated $250 million budget, Hollywood's reigning hitmaker has spared no expense bringing arguably its most beloved source material roaring to photo-realistic life.

Palesa Morgan gushes over her man, Phat Joe

Palesa Morgan is grateful for Phat Joe's support.

Terry Pheto bags another international award nomination

Terry Pheto gets a nod from the British Urban Film Festival.

Assault case against Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo withdrawn

The assault charge against Durban arrest Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, which were opened by gqom queen Babes wodumo, have been withdrawn.

Rapper Steero merges old and new

Rapper Steero has an uncanny resemblance to American rapper Jaden Smith.

Aluta a film role made to order for Nqobile

It often takes a long time for many actors to land a lead role in a film but for Scandal! star Nqobile Khumalo, it came sooner than she anticipated.

Florence Masebe cut out for role of Madam President

The nuclear first episode of new TV drama The Republic has launched leading lady Florence Masebe as Madam President.

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