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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar tells Grammy judges 'I'll be black!'

Pearl Boshomane hails 'To Pimp A Butterfly', a Grammy-nominated album by a muso unafraid to say what he thinks in a time of oversensitivity to racial politics

Another call for Saul

This weekend sees the return of AMC's Better Call Saul as Bob Odenkirk's shifty Breaking Bad lawyer continues his journey in the second season of the show.

Music Scene: Avant garde, must travel

There's an old song lyric that goes: ''You don't know what you've got till it's gone."

True Crime: Druglord who thought he was Robin Hood

It's vanity that does in the druglords. Consider Mexico's Joaquín Guzmán Loera, otherwise known as El Chapo.

Beyonce 'Formation' video imagery gets twitter abuzz #BoycottBeyonce

After Beyonce's performance at the Super Bowl this past weekend twitter is has been abuzz with the #BoycottBeyonce handle.

Ultra Music Festival 2016 Compilation Album No. 1 on iTunes

Dance music junkies have put their money where their mouths are‚ with the Ultra Music Festival 2016’s compilation album already topping the album log of the South African iTunes Music chart.

DJ Arch Jnr gets to play with the big boys

DJ Arch Jnr has landed his first big gig with the godfathers of house music.

Zonke to support Lionel Richie's SA tour

Big Concerts on Monday confirmed that R&B/Soul singer Zonke will be supporting the iconic Lionel Richie on his South African tour dates in March.

Kabelo Mabalane goes to space in his latest music video

The multiple award-winning artist‚ known as Bouga Luv‚ released the music video on Tuesday‚ for his single Ska Re Wela featuring house duo Black Motion.

Khloe Kardashian's chat show 'Kocktails with Khloe' extended

Khloe Kardashian's chat show 'Kocktails with Khloe' has been commissioned for an additional 15 episodes.

'Frozen' set for Broadway

It took cinemas by storm and now the smash-hit Disney animation "Frozen" is heading to Broadway, the entertainment giant said Tuesday, confirming months of fevered speculation.

Fed-up songwriters tell MTN to remove music from stores over unpaid royalties

Fed-up songwriters have issued mobile network MTN a ‘take-down’ notice to remove music from its stores as of today.

Rapper DMX hospitalised after falling unconscious

Rapper DMX says all he remembers is having shortness of breath after suffering bronchitis.

Ntsiki Mazwai has a go at Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse

After Ntsiki Mazwai published a series of tweets last week that appeared to accuse Simphiwe Dana of being an alcoholic who slept her way to the top, award-winning singer Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse got involved on Monday as he tried to publicly reprimand the two.

Movie Review: Comic-book offering kicks ass

Surprisingly, the opening salvo to the year's inevitable barrage of comic-book adaptations is fast, funny, smart and not for the kids.

Madea horror film on cards

Tyler Perry's sharp-tongued character Madea will be fending off zombies in her next film.

Hollywood producers name "The Big Short" year's best film

Hollywood producers named "The Big Short" the best film of 2015 at a glitzy awards show on Saturday, which was dominated by talk of racial bias in voting for the Oscars to be awarded next month.

Netflix picks up SA movie

The South African film Ayanda is the first local film to be picked up by international streaming service Netflix for syndication across several countries, including the US, Canada and South Africa.

Nine Critics' Choice Awards for 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

'Mad Max: Fury Road' was the big winner at the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards, winning nine out the 13 gongs it was nominated for.
TV, television, remote

New channel GOtv to cost R99 a month

Multichoice on Wednesday launched a product offering that will see another subsidiary of global media giant Naspers compete in the digital terrestrial space.

M-Net confirms it will have Gareth Cliff back as an Idols judge

Gareth Cliff will be back in the hot seat as Idols judge in the coming week.

Gareth Cliff and M-Net 'had contract'

Johannesburg High Court judge Caroline Nicholls on Friday found that it was “disingenuous” of M-Net to deny that an agreement existed between Idols judge Gareth Cliff and the broadcaster.

Gareth Cliff must be reinstated as an Idols judge: court

M-Net has been ordered to reinstate Gareth Cliff as an 'Idols' judge and to pay the costs of his court application.

TV doccie shows Maftown Heights festival's role in hip hop's evolution

Maftown Heights takes the game to the next level with the release of a documentary around the annual festival showing on television tonight (Friday 29 January 2016).

Gaming

Amamzeballs: Playtime for X-Box babies

Sure, there's dancing and music at parties but often they lack more excitement - most people have the rhythm of a shivering brick.

Theatre

Knockaboutguys: Bite's back in physical theatre

Termite! - described as "a combination of physical theatre, satire and a dash of lunacy" - will have its Durban debut at the annual Musho! Festival, which runs this year from next Wednesday to January 18.