Just Under Three Weeks Until  4U Rage Festival Kicks Off  in Ballito and Umhlanga
Nov12

Just Under Three Weeks Until 4U Rage Festival Kicks Off in Ballito and Umhlanga

G&G PRODUCTIONS MAKES SURE YOU ARE ENTERTAINED 24/7 FOR THE ENTIRE 4U RAGE FESTIVAL There is no better way to unwind and party up a storm after a long hard year of studying and working than at the 4U RAGE FESTIVAL taking place in Ballito and Umhlanga in Kwa-Zulu Natal from the 29th of November to the 7th of December 2013. All the international acts along with the stellar local acts will be performing at the revolutionary Sound Factory brought to you by G&G Productions. Not only has G&G Productions provided the biggest and best venue to celebrate 4U RAGE FESTIVAL but they have also ensured that there will not be one second of the festival where you can be left unentertained. Willards Beach in Ballito will host many daytime activities while getting that bronze tan and showing off your chiseled assets. There will be beach touch rugby, beach volleyball as well as a beach soccer pitch setup for all the sporty types to enjoy in the day. If being too active in the day is not your thing, The Coconut Grove on the beach will host many DJ’s performing throughout the day as well as chill areas where you can enjoy a non-alcoholic coconut cocktail, getting the energy levels revitalized for the next big party that night. The 4U RAGE squad will also be scouting the areas giving out many exciting spot prizes as well as making sure you are being entertained non-stop throughout the festival. Blackberry will also be providing many opportunities to win exclusive experiences such as entry into the Upgrade Deck at the Sound Factory which includes a VIP area with complimentary drinks, food and lounge areas. Also on offer for ragers is the opportunity to mingle with celebs and get the VIP treatment in the 4U and Blackberry Mini’s that will be on the go every afternoon at the festival. Ragers will also have the chance to win their share of R600 000 worth of prizes which includes Vodacom 4U vouchers, Blackberry smartphones, Jam Jar Bluetooth speakers and much more. After the announcement that eight premium international DJ’s in the form of R3hab, Danny Avila, Borgore, Stimming, Tube & Berger, Bakermat, Hannah Wants and Madeon was made, 4U RAGE PASSPORTS started becoming scarce from selling out at a rapid rate. Party people of South Africa started creating many online viral campaigns of their own to win exclusive 4U RAGE PASSPORTS with Platinum treatment. The winner has been chosen and they will have the ultimate 4U RAGE FESTIVAL experience by spending the week in a mansion with five friends partying it up at the biggest...

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AXE Aplifies Big Sean Concert!
Nov04

AXE Aplifies Big Sean Concert!

Delivering on its promise to host powerful music events for fans through its AXEcess.com platform, Axe is expanding Big Sean Live in SA into a bigger and better event for all urban, hip-hop and electronic music fans in South Africa. Now called AXECESS JOZI, the mega-festival is guaranteed to deliver one of 2014’s best music events and will see international urban megastar Big Sean take to the stage alongside South Africa’s best talent. Still to be held on 1 February 2014, the festival will be expanded into a day/night festival and moved to Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, Johannesburg, which will better accommodate the bolstered line-up and, importantly, open up AXECESS JOZI to even more fans. After the amazing response that the announcement of Big Sean coming to South Africa received, loyal fans of the Axe brand will bare witness to the biggest urban music festival in the country. Chart-topping and award-winning artist, AKA, who is also hosting this year’s prestigious Channel O Awards, featuring Da Les, Pro, Ma E and Maggz will be on the bill bringing you the best of local hip-hop. The star-studded line-up will also feature Khuli Chana as he graces us with his presence at the annual event along with the mighty Teargas who will bring their unique and tremendous sound to the mega-festival. DreamTeam will get the crowd amped up for a day of the best music while Reason,the hip-hop prodigy of South Africa, will wow the audience with his insane skills behind the microphone.  All these formidable acts will get everyone up on their feet as they prepare to party hard to Big Sean. A tremendous feat for Axe, it is guaranteed to be a phenomenal gathering of urban music fans from across South Africa to witness the spectacle that will be AXECESS JOZI. Axe is building AXCESS JOZI into a highly anticipated and monumental annual event that will become a staple on the South African urban music calendar. Fans should log on and sign up to AXEcess.com to get ‘AXEcess’ to festival experiences not available anywhere else, Big Sean’s latest single ‘Beware’ ft. Lil’ Wayne & Jhene Aiko from his new album ‘Hall of Fame’ can be heard on radio airwaves around the country. Top stations such as 5FM, YFM, Good Hope FM to name a few are spreading the sound of one of the most played tracks on radio in South Africa at the moment. Follow Axe’s Facebook and Twitter pages closely for announcements on tickets and awesome giveaways and prizes to be won. #AXECESSJozi Tickets are on sale for General – R350, Golden Circle – R550 at Computicket. http://online.computicket.com/web/event/axe_presents_big_sean/765261160 www.computicket.com 086 915 8000 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/axesouthafrica Official Website: http://www.axecess.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/axe_sa...

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A Night at Carnival City with Zahara, The Muffinz, The Soil and Mi Casa
Oct31

A Night at Carnival City with Zahara, The Muffinz, The Soil and Mi Casa

A huge treat for music lovers with an all-star lineup at Carnival City on Monday 16 December 2013, with mega names like Zahara, The Muffinz, The Soil and Mi Casa. DATE                     Monday 16 December 2013 TIME                      19h00 VENUE                  Big Top Arena, Carnival City TICKETS                R155 to R250 BOOKING            Computicket They are such big names that they should need no introduction, but just in case you are one of the few that don’t know. Zahara is a singer-songwriter and poet whose 2011 debut album Loliwe went Double Platinum in 17 days. At last year’s SAMA Awards, she won eight awards including “Best Female Artist” and “Album of the Year”. Her first live DVD The Beginning Live, which relived her 8 and 9 June 2012 concerts at Carnival City, also reached Double Platinum. The Muffinz will rule the world. These five young musicians are great instrumentalists and are great singers too. They will perform songs from their award-winning debut album Have You Heard like Ghetto, Sound Check and Umsebenzi Wendodaas well as some brand new material. The Soil are a four member a capella singing group who blend their voices to deliver a style of music that has been described as Kasi Soul. They perform an eclectic mix of genres like HipHop, AfroPop, AfroSoul and Jazz and their debut album is called The Soil.  They aspire to a world full of joy, hope, faith and goodwill. Rounding up this great lineup is Mi Casa. Mi Casa Music is a house band formed in early 2011. Their debut album Mi Casa Music went gold and the band won several SAMAs last year. From it they had the hit singles These Streets, Heavenly Sentand La Vida. Their second album Su Casa and the song Jika have also topped many charts. So get ready for a great evening of musical entertainment in A Night With The Muffinz, The Soil, Zahara and Mi Casa at Carnival City at 19h00 on Monday 16 December. Tickets are From R155 to R250 and booking is at Computicket. Early booking is advised as the show is likely to sell out...

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Having Coffee with Department of Coffee owners.
Oct28

Having Coffee with Department of Coffee owners.

Represent had the opportunity to interview the owners of Department of Coffee, Wongama Baleni, Vusumzi Mamile and Vuyile Msaku who hail and run their boutique coffee shop in Khayelitsha. Recently these man can be seen rolling big with Hansa Pilsener in the campaign “Cheers to Dreamers”. In an ongoing series of interviews with these dreamers, this week we introduce the finest coffee brewers in the Western Cape. Read about them below. 1.Greetings guys,  tell Represent how you all met? We all live in the same area and  as time progressed, we noticed that we shared a lot in common hence the business venture. 2.When did the friendship evolve from just friends to business partners? We trusted each other and it was only natural that when the opportunity arise to launch our own business, the three of us agreed instantly. 3.What are the challenges you’ve faced during the initial stages of this business? The challenges we faced was getting space, equipment and the right kind of machines. 4.If you were not friends, what individual businesses would each of you have ventured in? – And with the success of the Hansa Cheers to Dreamers campaign, would you be looking to expand Department of Coffee? 4.1 We have a lot in mind as we’ve had other businesses prior to opening Department of Coffee. 4.2 We are open to expanding so we can create jobs. 4.3 And we thank Hansa Pilsener for the publicity as a lot of people know about us and the coffee shop. We hope this will bring more help and success    our way. 5.When all succeeds, where do you all see DOC in 5 years? We look forward to opening more DOC shops all over the world and serve a lot of people coffee. We will launch as we grow. DOC is located in Khayelitsha, when you visit Cape Town make your way there for the finest coffee in the...

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The Africa Sounds and Rhythms of Barcode at Carnival City.
Oct28

The Africa Sounds and Rhythms of Barcode at Carnival City.

A band with a unique South African sound, Barcode perform at Carnival City on Saturday 9th November. More details below. Barcode’s music celebrates their heritage by performing a diverse mix of South African favourites. Their music is up tempo and fun and crosses styles such as House, Dance and Kwaito. In additional to their original material, they have taken popular songs from the past few decades and blended them into an evening of easily recognizable music guaranteed to entertain just about any audience. A Barcode show is likely to include songs like Weekend Special, Waka Waka, Pata Pata, Vulindela, Destiny, I Love Music,Ndihamba Nawe and many more. The group consists of Lindiwe Maxolo on vocals; Olivia van Gass and Reabetswe Ngoasheng on black and white electric violins; Brendan Jury on keyboards, DJ and live tracks and electric viola; and Jerome Reynard on drums. Their look is stylish and elegant but their onstage performance is very upbeat. So come and enjoy one of South Africa’s refreshingly original groups, Barcode at Carnival City, Mardi Gras theatre on the 9th November. Date                Saturday, 09 November 2013 Time                20h00 Venue               Carnival City’s Mardi Gras Cost                 R100 Tickets             At the Door to Mardi Gras. See you...

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Only 2 Weeks Until The Night of a 1000Drawings.
Oct25

Only 2 Weeks Until The Night of a 1000Drawings.

We need your drawings and we have the best place for you to create them! Bring tracing paper – you will have access to views (and windows) designed for creating perfect cityscape work. Time: 14:00 Venue: INTERMISSION – GPS Co-ordinates for Bree St. entrance: S 26° 12. 022’ E 28° 02. 740’ Bring: Drawing equipment and paper (we only have a limited supply) and something to drink. We’ll have some music! Parking: Secure underground parking We need your drawings! Less than 2 weeks to the Night of a 1000Drawings! Every drawing donated and sold helps our inner city charities (and the 40 families in Springs without an income since the Rosebank market closed). www.1000Drawings.co.za Love us on FB – www.facebook.com/1000drawings @1000DrawingsJHB For more about INTERMISSION please visit the websites below: INTERMISSION Gallery www.intermission.co.za http://interalias.co.za/venue/intermission-gallery/ https://www.facebook.com/intermission.co.za NIGHT OF A 1000DRAWINGS HAPPENS 7/11 AT SCI-BONO Doodle for a...

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