Entertainment round-up: More drama for DJ Sbu

DJ Sbu and his Mofaya drink

Radio personality and businessperson DJ Sbu (Sibusiso Leope), who was recently in hot water with Forbes Africa over the publication’s fake cover, which he shared on social media, now has another brand distancing itself from his energy drink, Mofaya. Eyewitness News reported that the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) confirmed that Leope’s energy drink was not approved by “its officials and displays the statutory body’s logo illegally”.

EWN quoted SABS’ Frank Makamo as saying, “It is being handled by the legal department and my legal team has met with the company in question.” The Mofaya drama began when the DJ promoted his drink on stage during the Metro FM Music awards on February 28. He was fired from Metro FM for the stunt he pulled.  

Chaka Khan, DJ Louie Vega head to SA 

Annual South African music and food festival, Delicious, has on Monday announced that legendary soul, R&B and funk singer Chaka Khan and award-winning house music DJ Louie Vega will headline at the June event. The show will be staged at Waterfall Polo Estate in Midrand on June 6. 

Grammy award-winning singer Chaka Khan. (Reuters)

The DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival will also feature the Delicious restaurant, which will be hosted by MasterChef SA judge Pete Goffe-Wood with live demonstrations and exciting cook-offs at the Food Network pavilion by Food Network celebrity chefs Reza Mohammad, Siba Mtongana and Jenny Morris. 

“DStv is excited and honoured to be the first to bring an iconic woman such as Chaka Khan to our shores, in almost two decades. Our subscribers can attest to the fact that she has been the soundtrack to their childhoods and many more memories. To see her live, surely is a life long dream for many,” says DSTV’s Colleen Goodman. 


In 2014, local rapper Khuli Chana released his single 9 Shots, which revisited the incident when police accidentally shot and wounded him after mistaking his vehicle for kidnappers they were tracking. 

Now he is back with a fun light-hearted party song titled Ma hamba Yedwa, produced by Trompies. The rapper is celebrating 10 years in the music industry this year.
He released a video for the single on April 10. The video, which was directed by Kyle Lewis is described as “fresh and cutting edge”, and as “a video that stands out from the clutter”.

Drake and Madge kiss at Coachella 

Rapper Drake’s kiss with Madonna during his performance at Coachella on Sunday night has set tongues wagging. Read our roundup of the incident. 

2015 MTV Movie Awards

Here’s a list of some of this weekend’s winners:

Best Hero: Dylan O’Brien, The Maze Runner
Best Shirtless Performance: Zac Efron, Neighbors
Best Fight: Dylan O’Brien vs Will Poulter, The Maze Runner
Best WTF Moment: Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, Neighbors
Best Villain: Meryl Streep, Into the Woods
Best On-Screen Transformation: Elizabeth Banks, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Best Musical Moment: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Best Female Performance: Shailene Woodley, The Fault in Our Stars
Breakthrough Performance: Dylan O’Brien, The Maze Runner
Best Scared-As-Sh-t Performance: Jennifer Lopez, The Boy Next Door
Best Comedic Performance: Channing Tatum, 22 Jump Street
Best Duo: Zac Efron and Dave Franco, Neighbors
Best Kiss: Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, The Fault In Our Stars
Best Male Performance: Bradley Cooper, American Sniper Movie of the Year: The Fault In Our Stars

See the rest here.

OT Genasis makes a comeback

Lovers of the runaway hit Coco by US rapper OT Genasis (released in October last year) will be pleased to know the artist is back with a new track, The Flyest.

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