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Lauryn Hill To Tour South Africa: 3 Reasons You HAVE to Go!

Lauryn Hill is bringing her Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: 20 Years Tour to South Africa! Here’s why you might wanna get that ticket!

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Photo: via Billboard

There’s no debating that Lauryn Hill is one anointed Greatest Of All Time, and she built most of that legacy with one album.

The album, era and movement turn 20 years this year, and she’s decided to go on tour to bless us with those incredible vocals of hers.

South Africa has been included on the tour and there’s no way you are missing it! Because while she’s become notorious for showing up late to her own shows, and sometimes giving barely-there performances, she’s actually mostly in untouchable form when in her element, which, again, is most of the time!

That said, it’s damn Lauryn Hill! For these three reasons, we hope to see you at Ticket Pro Dome on February 2nd.

LAURYN HILL 

Well, obviously we are all going to a Lauryn Hill concert to see Lauryn Hill. But while that may not be groundbreaking by any measure, we are in fact referring to Lauryn Hill – the timeless wave here.

Beyond the incredible vocalist, rapper, vocalist and instrumentalist is one artist who shifted the entire landscape of the music business globally, particularly when she went solo with The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, twenty years ago.

For almost two decades after the unprecedented success of that album, Miss Hill remained the solo female rapper to have a Billboard #1, and to this day the only one with a ton of Grammys.

THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL 

Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Photo: via Pitchfork

Again, we are referring to something bigger than just an album. Indeed The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill single-handedly carved her as an imitable legend.

The album moved 422,624 during its first week of release, breaking the record of first week sales by any female artist when it came out in 1998. It has since sold over 19 million copies worldwide, making her one of the best selling RnB artists of all time. She also went on to collect her 5 Grammy awards, and then remain a legend off of this particular album forever.

THE FUGEES MATERIAL  

Long before she went solo, Miss Lauryn was already doing the most with the Fugees, who already snatched two Grammys. One of their biggest hits was Killing Me Softly, whose vocals would remain of Lauryn’s most breathtaking to date.

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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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Trompies

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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