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16 Jun 2015 16:21
Hip hop artist Cassper Nyovest is nominated in a BET viewers choice award.
Cassper Nyovest and AKA are the latest local music acts to be nominated for a 2015 BET music award. On June 15, the international network
announced that rapper Cassper Nyovest was nominated in a new category,
International Viewer’s Choice Award, which allows the fans to vote for their favourite artist.
Fellow rapper was also announced as a
nominee in the category Best International Act: Africa, alongside trio The Soil in May 2015.
The award show will take place on June 28 in Los Angeles.
Wow!!! We got a BET nomination???? That’s Maaad crazy!!! Like I always say!!! God is good!!! All the time!!! I am head over heels!!! Wow!!!— Cassper Nyovest (@CassperNyovest) June 15, 2015
Wow!!! We got a BET nomination???? That’s Maaad crazy!!! Like I always say!!! God is good!!! All the time!!! I am head over heels!!! Wow!!!
— Cassper Nyovest (@CassperNyovest) June 15, 2015
We going to take that BET, then we gon scoop those MTV Awards, then we gon #FillUpTheDome !!! #TeamNyovest #WeAreTheFuture #NobodyCanStopUs— Cassper Nyovest (@CassperNyovest) June 15, 2015
We going to take that BET, then we gon scoop those MTV Awards, then we gon #FillUpTheDome !!! #TeamNyovest #WeAreTheFuture #NobodyCanStopUs
South African artist,
activist and philanthropist Johnny Clegg has been honoured with the Officer of the
Order of the British Empire (OBE) on June 13. The order rewards and
acknowledges individuals who have served in fields such as in the arts and public
service. Clegg was honoured by Queen Elizabeth ll as part of the Birthday
Honours list. The guitarist is renowned for being a member of crossover 1960s band, Juluka, which he formed with musician Sipho
Mchunu. Clegg has been in music industry for over 30 years, and at the age of 62 he
has no plans of slowing down. He already has tours in Europe and North America
lined up for 2016.
He is no
stranger to honours and orders – in 1991 he was awarded the Chevalier des Arts
et Lettres (Knight of Arts and Letters) by the French Government and in 2012 he
received the highest honour in South Africa from President Jacob Zuma, which
South African Presidential Ikhamanga award as part of the National
It has been four months since Bobbi Kristina Brown was admitted to hospital after she was found unconscious in a bathtub on January 31 2015.
Brown, who is the daughter of late singing sensation Whitney Houston and Bobby
Brown, has been unresponsive on life support since January. According to
Daily Mail reports, Brown’s family wants to remove her from a rehab facility and take her back to her Georgia
town home, to the house where she lived with her mother, ‘to die’ peacefully.
However the 22 year-old’s father, Bobby, is against the decision to remove her
from life support. A Brown family source told
“Bobby is never going to take her off life support.”
Bobbi Kristina Brown and Cissy Houston (Reuters)
Former Isidingo and Marikana: The Musical actor Meshack Mavuso Magabane, walked off with just a few bruises after two men attempted to hijack him outside a friend’s house in Buccleuch, Johannesburg, on the
evening of June 7,
eNCA reported. The incident was caught on CCTV and Magabane
is seen in the video being forced out of his car outside of his friend Mike
Maile’s house. In an interview with eNCA, he said he only got terrified once
the hijackers had left. “But as that thing was happening, I was like very
brave. I don’t know where I got that bravery … I just got so emotional after
the whole ordeal,” he told the station.
Highveld FM deejay
Anele Mdoda has joined the list of pregnant celebrities. Mdoda revealed that
she was pregnant at the YOU Spectacular award show on June 13 held at Emperors
Palace in Johannesburg. She walked away with the award for favourite radio
personality on the night and looked gorgeous in white sheer dress. The
mom-to-be recently posted a photo on Instagram of a miniature pair of sneakers.
RnB star Chris Brown and his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran are at it again. Tran took to Instagram to air out the couple’s dirty laundry in a rather long post.
“First off @chrisbrownofficial you just did an interview w Ryan Seacrest in which you spoke about me. My interview w Access Hollywood was not entirely about you…they asked a question and as a mature adult I answered.
“I’m not gonna shy away from something that I lived through. I’m talking about my life and experiences. I’m not speaking on you or bashing you (like I easily could). Don’t be mad at me because our relationship is over due to your lack of loyalty. You know what’s weak?? You forcing yourself into my car.. my broken window.. blowing up my phone.. trying to shower me w gifts.. Man the f—k up and change the bs in your life like I’ve told you several times. Since you want to hear about my career - check out @vanityseries every Thursday on StyleHaul.com.. Emmy winning @thebaytheseries this Sept and 3 Headed Shark Attack on SyFy next month. Best of luck to you and beautiful Royalty,” she concluded.
This post comes after the model’s interview with Access Hollywood last week, where she touched on her relationship with Chris Brown, US magazine reported. Brown took a mature approach and responded with his post: “I’m eternally thankful for you being in a part of my life. I’ve learned so much from you,” the 26-year-old wrote on Instagram I wish u nothing but happiness and the best.”
He added, “@karrueche all I was doing was trying to fight for the woman I love. Thanx I learned a lot.”
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