KFC SoundBite presented the second leg of its Live Performance Experience by showcasing a set of its hottest chart toppers at an exclusive party, held at The Capital Hotel in Menlyn Maine, Pretoria on Saturday night. The event, which was MC’d by Siya ‘Slikour’ Metane, showcased talent from the SoundBite chart, with a mix of genres performing for a hyped up live audience, including media, celebs and music fans.
The line-up was first unlocked by multitalented producer, DJ Abza who performed his track Golide (No.20) featuring Young A.Mo and Veetaedo. Durban based Afro House group Abangani Bethu not only experienced their first flight but gave guests and outstanding performance. These guys had the stage trembling with an energetic expression of their track titled, Njengo Zodwa (No.13).
Representing the ladies, DynastyFutureBetty slayed the stage with her track titled Get Down (No.91), the sultry vocals of Alpha Royce and her track titled No Love (No.61) touched the hearts of most fans as well as the fierce sound from the fast-rising hip hop star, Nelz and her track Balele (No.76).
They were followed by Lae and his vocally talented singer iindirhe with their track titled Body (No.07), as well as Kwaito Group Inner Boyz with i-Bus Lomjolo (No.83). Lastly, a young rapper also hailing from Durban by the name of Cool Prince stole the show with his performance of his track All Night (No.25) and snatched the title of the “Best SoundBite Artist” for the night.
Guests were given a chance to vote for their favourite SoundBite artist, using a personalised wrist band which used radio frequency identification technology.
The event was headlined by big artists who kept the crowd on their feet all night and these included, DJ Doowap, Moozlie, Nasty C, Shane Eagle, Reason and a surprise performance by Slikour himself!
Cool Prince and Melissa Raw (The Best Soundbite Artists from the Johannesburg and Pretoria events) will go head to head and perform at a New Year’s Day event in Cape Town. The third artist for this event is still to be announced.
PICTURES – Blood Hotel Experience
SEE The First Ever Blood Hotel Experience!
The event was hosted the on the 27th of October at Carfax in Johannesburg. This Blood Hotel was a haunted hotel experience with with a dark and edgy Mzansi twist.
The event, which was attended by some of South Africa’s well-known entertainment personalities including Radio DJ & MC, Ankletap; TV Host, Khanya Mkangisa and Model and heartthrob, Tino Chinyani.
Blood Hotel certainly lived up to its hype as local stars, embraced their alter egos and strutted their stuff in both the Blood Hotel and on the dance floor.
Headlined by a star-studded collaboration which featured South Africa’s pop princess Lady Zamar, BET Award winning artist Sjava and the new queen of rap Sho Madjozi; the experience delivered a Halloween like never before, featuring a frightening surprises from local characters like Pinky Pinky, Lesilo and Tokoloshe.
The trio performed their hit single Night & Day, which was produced by Ganja Beats to specifically usher in the Blood Hotel Experience, before blowing the fans away with their individual performances.
They were supported by a star-studded line-up which included: Durban Gogo, Kid X, Chuck Tailored, Muzi, Uno Rams, Uncle Party Time and DJ Lag.
See pics of what went down:
See more event images on the gallery page.