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Cassper To Feature In World Cup Anthem With Jason Derulo

Coca-Cola has announced that Cassper Nyovest will contribute to the 2018 FIFA World Cup anthem for a song called Colours.

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That Cassper Nyovest reign just won’t let up. 

Coca-Cola announced on Friday that Mr. Tsibip will contribute to the 2018 FIFA World Cup anthem. While American artist Jason Derulo has been commissioned to create the official soundtrack for the world’s biggest soccer tournament, Nyovest will indeed handle the localised version of the song.

Cassper Nyovest Jason Derulo Colors FIFA World Cup anthem

That version will be released March 16th, 2018.

According to a statement, the song will be called Colors, and will celebrate ”all of the vibrancy and excitement that comes with the arrival of the world’s biggest football tournament.”

Coca-Cola invited a host of African artists from South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Ethiopia to work with Derulo in creating African anthems that would resonate more authentically with these countries.

WATCH: CASSPER WAS CALLED ‘J LO’ IN HIGH SCHOOL, THANKS TO HIS BIG BUTT

Cassper, who is currently in Los Angeles,  couldn’t be more thrilled. “Coming from a nation of colourful people this anthem will speak to South Africans as the song captures our passions for football and Coca-Cola” he expressed in the statement. “Working with Coca-Cola and Jason Derulo, has been a thrilling journey and we hope that this anthem will be well received by fans getting #Ready for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.”

A MAN WITH A PLAN 

Towards the end of 2017, Mr. Tsibip made history when he became the first ever African artist to sell out FNB Stadium after shifting a reported 65000 tickets.

But not one to rest on his laurels, the Superman hitmaker has already alluded to intentions of taking Moses Mabhida stadium next. And in line with his promise to deliver more new music throughout the year, he treated his fans to snaps of a studio session with Davido.

Cassper Nyovest Davido in studio

Cooking in the kitchen: Cassper and Nyovest have been recording new music. Photo: Instagram

 

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Black Coffee Has Announced A Concert At The Dome

He’s thrilled massive crowds globally, and now Black Coffee is bringing his deep house sets to a concert at the Dome this December!

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Black Coffee concert at the Dome

South Africa’s biggest house music DJ and Producer, Black Coffee, has announced a concert at the Dome this December!

Black Coffee concert at the Dome

The announcement comes just days after Coffee walked away with the Best Deep House DJ gong at the DJ Awards in Ibiza, Spain, where he is also currently completing a successful residence.

RELATED: BLACK COFFEE’S DRIVE IS HERE 

Entitled Music Is King, the show will be taking place at the TicketPro Dome on the 15th of December. And it because the show will be happening just a day before the Day of Reconciliation public holiday, you’ve got a bundle of partying joy lined up for you this festive.

RELATED: HUNTER’S HOSTED ONE HELL OF A PARTY WITH BLACK COFFEE

Following the exciting announcement, #MusicIsKing trended all day on Twitter, with music fans and artists complimenting Black Coffee for bringing his globally celebrated deep house sets back into our shores.

Tickets are already available at WebTickets

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AKA’s Fela In Versace Video Premieres To Mixed Reviews

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AKA Fela In Versace Music Video
Photo: Austin Malema via Instagram

AKA’s Fela In Versace music video was met with mixed reactions from fans when it premiered on Wednesday.

While die-hard fans are thrilled by the first motion picture from the Touch My Blood album, others are let down by the visual’s aesthetic, creative direction and technical quality.

The video arrived on Wednesday following a promotional drive that began last month, when the rapper first teased fans with lush looking behind the scene photos.

AKA Fela in Versace behind the scenes photos

Photo: Austin Malema via Instagram

Delighting his social media followers with glimpses of the video, AKA debuted his gold box fade as he showcased his outfit, which included a R25 000 Cornici Balletto print shirt.

RELATED: AKA’S TOUCH MY BLOOD ALBUM REVIEW

Shot in Joburg. the music video centers on showcasing the skhothane subculture, which is defined by, amongst other things, the setting of expensive brands on fire. That happens here in between freeze frame edits that produce these cool body doubles of AKA.

Some fans have slammed the video – likening its “disappointing” quality to that of an amateur Powerpoint presentation, while some have drawn comparisons to rival, Cassper Nyovest’s Tito Mboweni video.

Others are vibing with AKA’s latest music video, complimenting SUPAMEGA for continuing his winning streak

What are your thoughts on it? Scrawl down to post a comment!

 

 

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Trompies, Sjava, Distruction Boyz and DBanj To Headline One Source Live

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Iconic Kwaito group Trompies will be returning to the stage for the first time in aeons at the looming One Source Live shindig.

The maestros are billed to perform at the One Source Festival on Saturday 17th! Joining a line of up of the hottest acts covering a vast spectrum of genres, a list including Nigerian legend D’banj, our very own BET winner S’java, top selling Hip Hop lyricist Shane Eagle, as well Gqom innovators, Distruction Boyz.

The richly curated festival will be taking place downtown at No 1 Fox Street in the Jo’burg Inner City.

The One Source Live creative revolutionaries Khuli Chana, Sho Madjozi, Trevor Stuurman and Osborne Macharia will return to the festival with new installations and musical collaborations which will be announced later.

RELATED: The 2nd Bacardi Holiday Club Returns In March  

ONE SOURCE LIVE unfolds over multiple stages and platforms in a multimedia festival that celebrates African Creativity as a driver of positive change in the world:

The ABSOLUT ART BAR, the epicenter of the festival, is a curated art and performance space by day, transforming into the headline stage after dark.

The DISCOVERY STAGE has Sho Madjozi hosting a specially curated set of performances and live recordings of new collaborations with budding artists; building on her amazing material from the first festival.

Creativity goes back to its source in the STREET ART ZONE with art installations, food trucks, a street performance stage, fashion pop-ups, and street photographers.

The African Creative Revolution continues, join and celebrate the power of African creativity at ONE SOURCE LIVE.

 

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