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The story behind the success of 12 Years a Slave

It's been tipped as the forerunner for the Oscar movie of the year and has already garnered at least 100 awards. We take a look at 12 Years A Slave — a film that offers a shockingly realistic look at the injustices of the 19th-century American slave trade.

Suli’s 80-Days tour hits SA

Spoken word artist Suli Breaks has added South Africa to his 80-Days tour

Isidingo writer defends Oscar storyline

An Isidingo storyline inspired by the Oscar Pistorius trial has set tongues wagging, with many accusing the soapie writers of being insensitive

Nolly Meje steps up her game

When she landed the role of Zukisa on Sabc 3’s Isidingo, singer and actress Noluthando ‘Nolly’ Meje never imagined the soapie's viewers would welcome her so warmly

G Unit digitally releases 6 songs

G Unit surprised fans when its members reunited earlier this summer at the year's biggest hip-hop concert, and they have another surprise: they digitally released six new songs Beyonce-style early Monday

5 reasons you can’t miss Vuzu Amp’s Black-ish

Television just got a bit more representative with Vuzu Amp's bold new comedy, black-ish about a middle-class black family

Jay-Z to take on Spotify

Jay-Z is set to take his business empire to the next level with a $56-million bid to buy Aspiro

Pharrell Williams says Marvin Gaye lawsuit will affect many creatives

Pharrell Williams says a verdict that forced him and singer Robin Thicke to pay $7,4 million (R90 million) to Marvin Gaye’s family will have a detrimental effect on all creative endeavours

[VIDEO] Bill Cosby waffles around rape allegation questions

Once known as everybody's favourite TV dad, Bill Cosby has finally responded on live TV, to questions about the sexual assault allegations made against him. But his answers didn’t give much away

Tops at Spar explains the use of the words ‘PJ Powers’ in ad campaign

Jabulani singer and recovering alcoholic PJ Powers was not at all impressed by what she believed was an ad campaign run by Tops at Spar that apparently used her name without her permission. Now Tops has explained . . .


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