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MC NORMAN RELEASES NEW SINGLE

Ugandan Reggae-Dancehall singer Mc Norman releases his brand new single – the hook driven dancehall single SPECIAL REQUEST (NO LIES). A multi award winning artist, MC Norman has just been nominated for 2016 Afrimma Awards Nominee for ‘Best Dancehall Act.’ The singer who until now had been plying his trade in the United States is…
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BLOOD BROTHERS NEW MUSIC VIDEO

Cape Town – South Africa’s first rock super group, Blood Brothers, released a brand new track last Friday, and now they’ve also launched the music video. Surrounded by screens projecting images, the band members perform their parts in the video in a warehouse. The heartfelt song in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa, titled Ek sweer op…
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ASHLINN GRAY RELEASES BRAND NEW SINGLE

It’s been a little over a year since Ashlinn Gray made her debut on the South African music scene. With her hit single Battleships charting across radio stations, there was no doubt the young singer songwriter would be destined for greatness.   She proves herself once again, with her new and fabulous pop offering Nineteen.…
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ISO RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE

Today sees the release of a brand new single from ISO, entitled RABBIT HOLE, the first single from their much-anticipated fifth full length studio album – POLYDIMENSION. POLYDIMENSION is set for release on 16 September 2016, and available for pre-order as of today on iTunes. “Rabbit Hole is about getting out of a toxic relationship.…
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USHER RELEASES HOT NEW VIDEO

It’s hard not ‘II’ love USHER with the release of his brand new video for “RIVALS” feat. Future! Watch the brand new video right HERE!   Usher’s new album ‘HARD II LOVE’will be released on the 16th of September Pre-order the album right now at this link

Mbali releases her brand new single Buya

Born in Umlazi, Durban, Mbali is an actor, dancer, a singer and songwriter, a story developer and a film producer who also happens to be business savvy. her experience in theatre in her teen years has become the foundation on which she has built her career. Taking a break from her television career to focus…
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One Direction’s hiatus will be a permanent split, according to boy band guru Louis Walsh.

One Direction’s hiatus will be a permanent split, according to boy band guru Louis Walsh. The svengali, who was a judge on the U.K.’s X Factor in 2010 when One Direction were formed, believes Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles won’t get back together for at least a decade. Asked if he…
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Lady Gaga has vowed to donate money to help recovery efforts in her native Italy

Lady Gaga has vowed to donate money to help recovery efforts in her family’s native Italy after an earthquake shook the country early on Wednesday (24Aug16). The pop superstar, real name Stefani Germanotta, was among the celebrities expressing their heartbreak on social media after waking up to learn a 6.2 magnitude tremor had rocked the…
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The Stick Figures blast their way out of school with their energetic new single

  The Stick Figures are a London based band who originate from Switzerland. The Stick Figures consist of: Rodrigo – vocals, guitar, bass, keys, synth Fabricio – drums, vocals, bass, keys Hannah- bass, guitar, vocals The Stick Figures met in boarding school in Switzerland as a trio. One of them was drafted to the Russian…
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“Levels” is off the new E.P from Kria check it out at WME

  KRÍA is a London based artist originally from Reykjavík, Iceland. She began playing the piano when she was six and sang in various choirs until her late teens. KRÍA began taking classical singing lessons and wrote her first song at 21 while experimenting with garage band. KRÍA writes and produces all of her songs…
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Weekly Music Express–Alternative anthems to watch out for in 2016–Try the Japanese Fighting Fish

    In 2009  the mysterious Ishii christened the Leeds theatrical space funk rock band Japanese Fighting Fish and they continue to blast out tunes in his honour to this day. The Fish are no longer what they once were: in 2011  debut album “Just Before We Go MAD” experimented with South American rhythms, fierce…
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Vernon Neilly and an all-star cast of virtuosos on “They don’t Care”

Vernon Neilly is no stranger to talent laden musical projects, and this CD “Outta Time” is no different. Vernon brings together super virtuoso and legendaryguitar and bass players, Greg Howe, Frank Gambale, Jennifer Batten,  Kiko Loureiro, Mattias IA Eklundh, Victor Johnson, Doug Wimbish, TM Stevens, Juan Nelson and others to help him to express his…
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Soul Chatter from Ohio belt out classic sounding alternative songs check out the new single “Chasing the half Moon”.

Soul Chatter are a rock/Indie/folk band based in Cleveland, Ohio at the southern shore of Lake Erie. The band consists of: Brian Stepien ( Song writer lyricist, vocals, piano ), Dale Schmitt ( Keyboards, horns, strings, bass ) , Jim Monica ( Guitars ), George Hart ( Drums ) and Mike Docy taking care of…
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JOSH KEMPEN SIGNS LOCAL WARNER DEAL

Singer-songwriter, Josh Kempen pens deal with Warner Music South Africa, with much-anticipated debut album scheduled for release in the summer. 1st single ‘The River’ coming 15th July Check out the Unofficial Live ‘sneak peak’ version of ‘The River’ Here! The official version of ‘The River’ will be available across all digital platforms tomorrow   Warner…
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A BIG MESS FOR GROUPLOVE

GROUPLOVE ANNOUNCE THIRD ALBUM, BIG MESS, TO BE RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 9TH BY CANVASBACK MUSIC/ATLANTIC RECORDS FIRST SINGLE, “WELCOME TO YOUR LIFE,” OUT JULY 15TH BAND TO HIT THE ROAD THIS FALL FOR WORLD TOUR   June 20, 2016 — (Los Angeles, CA) — Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording artists Grouplove will release their highly anticipated third…
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DJ KHALED REVEALS NEW ARTWORK AND ALBUM

Multiplatinum artist, music industry visionary, innovative influencer, mogul, and mega-producer DJ Khaled unveils the cover art and July 29th release date for his highly anticipated ninth full-length album, MAJOR KEY [We the Best Music Group/Epic Records]. MAJOR KEY is available to pre-order now on iTunes. The pre-order grants instant grat downloads of DJ Khaled’s first…
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BRAND NEW WONDERBOOM SINGLE

WONDERboom have released their brand new single ‘Great Escape’, the first new material to be released since their 8th studio album ‘The Automatic Shuffle’ back in 2011. “’Great Escape’ is about escaping evil with the one you love and the adventure in solidarity. A classic sci-fi fairy tale of ‘us vs them’,” explains frontman, Cito.…
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LASGHADO – NEW HIP HOP FROM TEMBISA

Lasghado (the last train) is a South African Hip Hop group based in Tembisa, a township in Johannesburg. The group was formed by Mxolisi Nzimande( Mavela), who is associated with Lucky Shabalala( Sainyova and Bongani Sibeko(Slamdog) in February 2015. Lasghado’s music is encouraged by the lifestyle in their hometown and surroundings. The group members were…
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HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW PASSENGER ALBUM ANNOUNCED

Ivor Novello winning singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg (known as Passenger) releases his 8th studio album ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ on Black Crow Records / PIAS (Gallo Record Co.) Sept 26th . ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ sees Mike Rosenberg once again co-produced alongside Chris Vallejo (INXS, Empire of the…
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PRIME CIRCLE PICNIC SHOWS

After a grueling tour schedule including festival appearances alongside Iron Maiden, Garbage, Slayer and Iggy Pop, Prime Circle is set to showcase their Deluxe Edition of Let the Night In. Gauteng fans will be rocked with two picnic style concerts at the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens on 13 August and the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens…
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Video

Today, Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers release the music video for their current single “Dark Necessities” from their upcoming new album The Getaway, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records tomorrow, June 17th. The video was directed by Olivia Wilde and will be available to watch today exclusively…
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Music Video Exclusive : Usher

Multi-platinum selling superstar USHER is back with a bang! Launches the music video for his new #1 hit, “Crash”   Watch the explosive new video, already on over a million views, here “Crash” opened at #1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart upon release in South Africa  

Rap duo B3nchMarq have finally released their third official single titled “All on Me” produced by Tweezy courtesy of The A team.

Rap duo B3nchMarq have finally released their third official single titled “All on Me” produced by Tweezy courtesy of The A team. “All on Me” follows the release of their hits “Get Lit” ft. Tweezy and most recently “Bonang” which is currently sitting at number 4 on UkhoziFm. The song describes a different lifestyle that…
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