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Skermedans

Skermedans – guile in the gloaming

In Showmax Originals’ first ever Afrikaans series Skemerdans – a tense, neo-noir murder mystery and drama centred on a Cape Town jazz club called...
Arya Starr

Afrobeat sensation Ayra Starr grows up

Hailing from The Republic of Benin, Ayra Starr was just another young woman who posted videos of herself on Instagram doing covers of popular...
Makers Landing Exterior

Makers Landing -The V&A Waterfront’s new food hot spot

2020 certainly won’t be remembered as the smoothest year around... a pandemic was raging, international travel was halted and Cape Town’s hospitality industry was...
Teni the entertainer

Teni, the trailblazer of Nigeria’s Afrobeat

Nigeria’s Afrobeat sound is one of the most popular on the continent and in the world. Since becoming commercialised, a lot of artists follow...
Kalk Bay Theatre

Noir – decadence done right

When the lights go up on the Kalk Bay Theatre Stage, it’s both a trip back in time and a rebirth. Their latest show,...
MyMyMy

Mymymy magtig!

What are the origins of the song Ek en Jy Dikgat? What’s the vibe? The lyrics were originally written as the first track from a...
Studio

South Africa’s favourite electro-pop act GoodLuck change their MO

Stepping boldly onto the South African music circuit in 2011, GoodLuck has gone on to establish themselves as favourites in the live electronic scene...
Lea Vivier in DAM

Dam – Come hell or high water

The wide-open spaces of the Eastern Cape are made eerily ominous in Showmax Original thriller DAM.  After the death of her father, Yola (Lea...
Gemelli Restaurant Review

Gemelli Restaurant’s family affair

Imagine a restaurant built on the DNA of family-style dining where the restaurateur strikes up a conversation with you as if they’ve known you...
Nasty C

What inspired Nasty C’s latest album?

It has undoubtedly been an incredible three-year run for Nasty C. He is one of the most streamed artists in Africa and has had...

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