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Rapper, TV Personality and ex convicted Motivational Speaker Jub Jub has joined forces with the Gauteng Department of Community Safety and Blackbrain Pictures’ Asifikeni (Road safety campaign) to promote road safety and put an end to road fatalities. Jub Jub joins a host of celebrities in campaigning against a rising death toll, the likes of Kelly Khumalo, Nelisiwe Sibiya, DJ Sabby as well as Actress Dineo Nchabeleng.

Jub Jub is an example and is determined to use his voice and experiences in ensuring that the roads are safe for all that use them. He was convicted for reckless driving which killed school children, leaving some severely injured. Jub Jub has served time at two Correctional facilities and he would not want anyone to end up behind bars from being irresponsible.

‘I have learned the hard way, I committed a crime which caused so much pain to so many people. I would like to encourage South Africans to be more vigilant and responsible on the roads. I am happy to be working with the Asifikeni team and MEC of Community Safety in Gauteng, using my voice and platform to effect change. I know the tragedy of losing people you love, also having been the perpetrator, I urge all South Africans to be responsible and be safe” commented Jub Jub.

Asifikeni is a long-running campaign by Blackbrain Pictures, owned by Director Mandla N to keep the roads safe. “Texting and driving, drinking while driving, all kinds of behavior that serve as distractions to the driver are totally unwelcome and they are how we mostly lose loved ones. Let us be safe!” concluded Mandla N, whose acting, music and Directing career combined spans over 18 years.

Kelly Khumalo is an award-winning singer and songwriter known for her enchanting voice and stage presence. She, like Jub Jub believes that the roads can be safer if communities do something.

Nelisiwe Sibiya is one of the most sought-after artists of 2018 with her hit single Mama Ka Bafana topping charts across South Africa.

DJ Sabby is a celebrated radio and club DJ, currently hosting YFM’s drive time show.

Dineo Nchabeleng is a remarkable actress whose rise to fame was ealrly documented on Generations as Angela Motene, she later returned as an activist on Lockdown.


A new musical festival is set to take-over South Africa’s playground, Durban, over a two-day period, with an exciting line-up of the country’s top hip-hop, house, afro-soul and jazz musos. The inaugural Capitec Live Better Festival will take place at Kings Park StadiumOuter Fields, in Durban, on 15 and 16 December 2018.

On Day 1, South Africa’s hip-hop royalty Nasty C, Kwesta, AKA and Zakwe will join leading house and gqom artists DJ Tira, Distruction Boyz and Okmalumkoolkat for an all day party that promises to be the definitive place to be over the festive long weekend. Joining them onstage and getting their big festival break are hometown favourites – DJs Junior De Rocka, King Sfiso and Mario.

The rhythm changes on Day 2 which features multi award-winner, Zonke performing alongside the ‘Collide‘ hitmaker, Lady Zamar. Afro-soul singer-songwriters, Vusi Nova and Zamajobe will bring their soulistic sounds to cultivate the crowd.

“Capitec is excited to be part of this festival and we are looking forward to two fantastic days of music, food & fashion.  Bring your family and friends and enjoy the Live Better festival with us,” says Sbusiso Kumalo – Capitec Head: Brand Marketing – Marketing & Corporate Affairs

The Capitec Live Better Festival will be a yearly two-day music event that celebrates the best of musical heritage and will address the high demand for live entertainment in KwaZulu Natal.

Tickets are available today via Ticketpro and all Edcon stores from R200 and at 15% discount when using a Capitec Card to purchase tickets.  Selective lounge packages are also available

For more information, visit and follow the conversation on official social media pages, using the hashtag: #LiveBetterFestival:

Facebook: Live Better Festival

Instagram: @LiveBetterFest

Twitter: @LiveBetterFest

Ticket Information:

Saturday – Day 1

Early-bird tickets for Day 1 cost R200 for general access (this no longer exists).  Then from R250 as of November 25 and R 300 on December 15.

Global One Lounge tickets will cost R650 for early-birds (this no longer exists) thereafter R750 from November 25 and R 850 on December 15.

Live Better lounge will cost R3500. All Live Better Lounge tickets ONLY available at SAIL.

Doors open 14h00 and close 02H30 

**15% discount on any ticket price to all CAPITEC customers via purchases made using a Capitec bank card.

Sunday – Day 2

Early-bird tickets for Day 1 cost R200 for general access.  Then from R250 as of November 25 and R 300 on December 15.

Global One VIP Lounge tickets will cost R650 for early-birds thereafter R750 from November 25 and R 850 on December 15.

Free Parking at Kings Park Stadium
Exclusive VIP Entrance/Exit
Raised Deck
Private Marquee
Private Exclusive Bar and Food Vendors               
Un-reserved seating
Executive Trailer Toilets
Bottle Service on Luxury Brands Available

Event Rules:

No under 18’s permitted – ID upon request
Empty Cooler Boxes only, ice on sale internally
Camping or folding chairs, blankets and hand held umbrellas permitted – No gazebos or large umbrellas
No Alcohol, liquid or food allowed in – Well stocked bars & food vendors open throughout both days of the event
No Hookahs or Hubblys

No Glass of any kind

Parking R50 per vehicle (VIP ticket holder receive free parking)

Capitec Live Better Festival supported by Gagasi FM, MTV Base, BET and Independent Newspapers.

Emerging house SHACK releases celebratory club banger

SHACK, an emerging house artist has released his single “Langa“on various streaming platforms including Spotify and Google Play. The fresh, vibey and cultural infused festive song was written by SHACK and produced by DJ TOM.  The single is a track from his EP titled Zillevels, which was recorded at The Cape Town Red bull studios.

Mozambican born, Cape Town based SHACK released “Langa” on 26 November. The song is a celebratory club banger, a dance -along anthem with the catchiest of choruses: “Sizogida lanakuze kuphumi ilang, Sizokidala sizokidala shee shee“, which translate to (We will dance here until the sun comes out).

I wrote those lyrics to remind the listener that whenever you going through hard times, you just have to let go, have a good time and dance until the sunrise.” says SHACK.

The single showcases SHACK’s creativity and diversity creating a dynamic unique sound to “Langa”, as he sings in three different languages; Portuguese, Shangane and IsiZulu.

The young, yet talented artist and songwriter was recently signed by Durban based Management company Thendric Music group. The rising star brings a unique style and sound to the well-known house music genr, South Africa is familiar too. He writes feel good, positive, festive music with infused African cultures. Shack is influenced by the likes of Maphorisa, Uhuru, Davido, oskido and Black motion. His magnetic personally brings an electrifying stage performance which fits well with his state-of-the-art sound.

This festive SHACK will be doing a number of performance dates and other promotional appearances.

The EP Zillevels that includes single LANGA is now available for streaming and download here:


If you have a calling as an artist to produce public art and want exposure and admiration for your art, BAZ-ART is inviting local artists to participate in the biggest street art festival in Africa.  The third International Public Art Festival [IPAF] takes place from 9-17 February 2019 on public walls around Salt River and gathers local and international street artists to create public murals.  IPAF is calling for more local public artists to embrace this year’s theme and benefit from all the public attention that this festival will attract.

The theme for IPAF 2019 is GENERATION NEXT: EDUCATE, COLLABORATE, EMPOWER.  The theme represents a renewed focus on the future and the responsibility of present and successive generations to create a better world for all. Each year, the festival is centered around a specific theme which aims to provoke thought and create dialogue on issues that we currently facing as a nation and beyond.
How to apply:

Simply email  by no later than the 15th of December 2018 with the following:

●     A Bio [personal background, experience, style, previous achievements, and your “motivation for participating in IPAF 2019”]

●     5+ reference pictures of your work

●     Profile picture

●     Copy of ID

●     Social Media links / website (if applicable)

NB:  To qualify, participants must be South African or have been resident in SA country for at least 5 years.

IPAF exists to:

1. To position Cape Town as a global street art hub

2. To showcase local talent and culture on an international platform

3. To use public art to create social change and cohesion

4. Create awareness of the power of Public Art

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