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The transformative power of an MBA

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 May 2024
Seoke’s journey began in radio, but she cemented her place in the hearts of South Africans as the host of Jam Alley, a popular youth music show on SABC 1, where she enthralled audiences for nine years.
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South Africa’s famous faces from Zozibini Tunzi to Lerato Kganyago vote as they encourage their ...

Independent online (SA) 29 May 2024
Amongst the voters are not only ordinary South Africans but some of the countries most famous faces, from comedians, actors, DJs, radio presenters, musicians, and music producers they have taken the time to go and vote.
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Africarise: SA jazz to the globe

Mail Guardian South Africa 06 Apr 2024
... for jazz at New York’s Lincoln Center, a jazz studies faculty member at The Juilliard School of music in the city and the host of a South African hour jazz show on SiriusXM satellite radio station.
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Yankari Collective to headline RTÉ Arena Afrobeat special

RTE 28 Mar 2024
RTÉ's arts showcase will host an Afrobeat special live from Studio 1 in the Radio Centre on Tuesday April 2nd, celebrating the popular - and rather infectious - West African musical sound.
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Thandiswa Mazwai left touched by fans ‘Zabalaza’ stories as album celebrates 20 years

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2024
The album achieved double platinum status and garnered numerous awards, including a Kora award for Best African Female Artist, four South African Music Awards, and a nomination for the BBC Radio 3 Planet Awards.
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African Yard back with banging love song

Mmegi Online 01 Mar 2024
Fans of Afro pop music will be treated to a brand-new love song that has gained a great deal of airplay on some local radio stations. Mabala a kgaka, a recently released single by African Yard is ...
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Interview: Indie rockstar Jenny Lewis says Bill Murray helped her memorize all the Quad-Cities

Dispatch Argus 17 Feb 2024
Before that, she spent time opening for popstar Harry Styles, who appeared in the music video for her single, "Puppy and A Truck." ... I listen to a lot of jazz, instrumental music, world music, African music.
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The Black songwriter who took Nashville by storm

Desert Sun 11 Feb 2024
Jazz genius Louis Armstrong and his wife Lil Hardin Armstrong accompanied Jimmie Rodgers, one of country music’s first modern superstars, on Rodgers’ 1930 recording of “Blue Yodel #9.” African ...
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Khanyi Magubane has perfect clap back to Meek Mill’s ‘how do ya’ll listen to our ...

Independent online (SA) 22 Jan 2024
He has previously preformed in the country and his music has even trended on our radio charts ... Khanyi Magubane had the perfect response for the rapper, since he was so clueless about how we Africans listen to music.
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Music, comedy and family fun to get you into the holiday mood

Independent online (SA) 13 Dec 2023
They include legendary South African radio and club DJ, record producer and TV entertainment personality Glen Lewis, fellow DJ and record producer Da Capo, as well as DJ, producer and podcaster Oscar Mbo.
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You FM responds to 'baseless allegations' of chaos at station

Independent online (SA) 07 Dec 2023
Management personnel at the North West radio station have vacated their positions ... One on-air talent Josi Chave had publicly announced that he left the radio station to focus on his music label, African Noise.
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London Blue Plaque Honours Groundbreaking Star Evelyn Dove

Sony Music 04 Oct 2023
The plaque marks the former home of Evelyn Dove, the first woman of African heritage to be broadcast singing on BBC Radio ... Starring in various productions for BBC Radio during the ‘30s and ‘40s, Evelyn had her own music series, ‘Sweet and Lovely’.
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New book 'Night Train to Nashville' discusses Nashville's unfulfilled Black, R\u0026B potential

The Tennessean 01 Oct 2023
Blackman, 66, is the granddaughter of influential white radio executive Edward "Gab" Blackman of Music City's WLAC radio ... While based in Nashville from 1965-1970 and releasing music on radio DJ John ...
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Black Media Stars Shine Bright at Ken Knight Awards

Jacksonville Free Press 20 Sep 2023
The award namesake is credited with starting a movement in which African Americans asked for more of their music and announcements to be aired on local TV and radio stations.
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Shreveport Radio Personality Becomes National Influential Figure in Gospel Music

Minden Press-Herald 11 Sep 2023
(Shreveport-Bossier, LA) – This past weekend, known radio personality Pastor CeJay (Charles Johnson) of KOKA ... Gospel radio was heard by 93 percent of African Americans, or over 38 million people.

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