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.
Red Carpet Premiere: Looking For Love
A hilarious, heart-warming story of acceptance and hope.
We recently attended the red carpet premiere of the local movie Looking For Love. The hilarious rom-com starring funny man Trevor Gumbi, Celeste Ntuli and sassy Phindile Gwala is sure destined to get tongues wagging.
The local film directed by Nigerian-born Adze Ugah brings to life what most South African women deal with on a daily basis. Leading lady, Celeste Ntuli plays the character of Buyi Dube, a hard-working single 38-year-old who is on a quest to navigate challenges thrown her way, the character rekindles with an old school mate Greg (played by Trevor Gumbi). The pair embark on a journey for her to become a big star!
Looking For Love opens at cinemas nationwide on August 31, 2018
Check out the trailer:
Click here to see images from the premiere.