THE SIXTIES FESTIVAL- NELSPRUIT

 
 
A festival of urban and soulful sounds is set to bring a dynamic vibe to Nelspruit yet again this year, Mpumalanga will come alive this September as the 5th installment of MPUCA Annual 60s Weekend” returns with a scintillating weekend of good music, tourism and entertainment. The event attracts a mélange of ethnicities from across the country, young and old to this exciting and progressive city.
 
 For the past 4 years these event played host to a unique melting pot of these cultures, coming together for a massive celebration.
Boasting some of the majestic and panoramic views, the Mpumalanga Province will come alive from 26th – 29th September 2013 when revellers and tourists from all over Southern and South Africa gather at some of Mpumalanga’s iconic locations.
“We are quite thrilled at the success the festival has enjoyed over the past four years and this year is going to be even better as we feature the SAMA awards Winner KhuliChana and the Musical Legend ‘Zola 7′ to head our strong line-up of more than 40 Artists,” says Sam Sekgota, Managing Director of Molite Productions.
The MPUCA 60s Weekend in Nelspruit will kick off on Friday, 27th September with a high-energy Pre Party at Cappellos featuring Naives and SPHE, Mpako, Ocean and others. For the lovers of HouseMusic we have a second dance floor still at Cappellos with DJs At Work – Vinny Da Vinci & Christos, Fistaz Mixwell, TrevorDee, China, Glen Lewis, The Prince, Nasty Nev and TrendyL as well as some of the top club DJs in the country.
 
“Its sure going to be an unforgettable Mpumalanga weekend and we urge all South Africans to set aside that September weekend and book their tickets, flights and accommodation as this is going to be amemorable festival of excellent music,” adds Sekgota.
Saturday, 28th September will be the Main Sixties Party at Mbombela Stadium Precinct with Dj Blackcoffee, Fresh, Sbu, Ganyani, Sumbody and others and on Sunday, 29th September the weekend winds down at The Mbombela Picnic & Braai area with sultry and soulful sounds at the popular Sunday Soul Session presented by the Metro FM’s Paul Mtirara, Eddie Zondi, Sweetmike and UnkleMdu headlined by top Afro-Jazz Artist like Mafikizolo, TheSoil, JazielBrothers, Zahara, Ntando to be flanked by local artists Tsepe and many more.
 
Ticket prices to the MPUCA 60s weekend are available at Computicket Nationwide and Shoprite Checkers and online as follows:
• Friday, 27th September Hip-Hop Pre-Party at Cappellos R 100
• Saturday, 28th September Sixties Party at Mbombela Stadium R 180
• Sunday, 29th September Sunday Soul Session at Mbombela Stadium Picnic and Braai Area R 150.
 
For booking Vinny Da Vinci & Christos, Fistaz Mixwell, TrevorDee, China, Glen Lewis, Black Coffee, Dj Sbu, Dj Fresh email: djsproduction.events@gmail.com
 
For booking Mafikizolo, TheSoil, JazielBrothers, Zahara, and Ntando contact Djsproduction.events@gmail.com 

WEEKLY HIP HOP FEATURE: TEARGAS

The South African trio Teargas includes Ntokozo “K.O.” Mdlui and brothers Ezee “Ma-E” Hanabe and Bantu “Ntukza” Hanabe.  As proud South Africans, the group assumed its name to transform the tear gas thrown at apartheid-era protesters into a unifying musical tool. They hit the scene riding positive vibes off their 2006 debut K’Shubile K’Bovu. Their 2009 album Dark and Blue promotes messages of partying and perseverance, including the song “Hold On,” which urges young people to learn their HIV/AIDS status. Their video “Mhlobo Wami,” which was released in 2010, tells stories of love, trust and betrayal in the proud language of their countrymen. In 2012 they released yet another album titled Numba Numba, which features a music video “Wake Up” which was aimed to encourage young people to stand up and work at realising their dreams, since the release of Numba Numba the gents have release 2 more single and videos after the single “Wake Up”.

Check out Teargas music video’s that have made a difference in young people’s life:

Teargas- Wake Up
 
 
Teargas- Jabula
 
 
 
Teargas- Let you Know

 

 
Teargas- Mhlobo Wami

 
For booking Teargas Contact 071 519 9905 or djsproduction.events@gmail.com
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WEEKLY HOUSE FEATURE: VETKUK VS MAHOOTA

DJ Mahoota is one of South Africa’s most successful and popular urban music brands. Born Zynne Sibika, Mahoota has had a long, rich, successful career in music. A founder member of Trompies, one of the original Kwaito groups, a group that has consistently topped the charts in South Africa over the past fifteen years. He is also a partner in the top SA independent music label, Kalawa Jazmee Records, the home of Oskido, Don Laka, Boom Shaka, Mafikizolo, Bongo Maffin, Spikiri, Tira, Big Nuz and many more successful acts.

Along with Jotham Mbuyisa (Vetkuk), Zynne forms half of the top duo of Vetkuk vs. Mahoota. The duo has released 6 successful albums to date. Three of these, Lesedi, Tshiamo and Denaledi went Gold and total sales to date are in excess of 400,000 copies. Noted for their sophisticated dress style and foot stomping, often sexy, hits, Vetkuk vs. Mahoota have been riding high for over ten years. Their current hit single, Stokvel features Dr Malinga.

In addition to producing hot albums, Vetkuk vs. Mahoota are a top deejay outfit in great demand. The famous “Mahoota on the right and Vetkuk on the left” combination is constantly on the road, with bookings every week around the entire country. Miami, London, Ibiza and Mauritius are also frequent playing destinations. They are truly an international success!

Mahoota is a co-host and founder of The Spring Day Music Explosion, a twelve show, ten city music festival that is in its tenth year and features 65 artists and deejays from both South Africa and abroad. This is a major event on the South African music calendar.

Lets take you through their journey: See below their music videos that have invaded our screens bringing lots of entertainment and joy.
 Vetkuk vs Mahoota- Stokvel
 
 
Vetkuk vs Mahoota- Maselle

Vetkuk vs Mahoota- Phuliqolo
 
 
Vetkuk vs Mahoota- Potoko

 
For booking Vetkuk vs Mahoota contact 071 519 9905 or djsproduction,events@gmail.com
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DJ ZINHLE’S NEW LEGIT LEMITED EDITION

For the launch of summer, LEGiT collaborated with local celebrity DJ Zinhle to produce a sexy limited edition denim and tee’s range. DJ Zinhle is an icon to the LEGiT target audience and is the perfect fit. The campaign images focus on DJ Zinhle in the range in a hot and sexy way.DJ Zinhle joins the likes of Bonang Matheba, Minnie Dlamini,Toya Delazy and more who were part of previous Legit Fashion Faces!

 
For booking Dj Zinhle Contact 071 519 9905 or Djsproduction.events@gmail.com
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18TH ANNUAL MOBO AWARDS

LONDON – some of the most exciting names in music joined forces for the hotly anticipated announcement of the nominees for this year’s MOBO Awards. Ahead of the 18th anniversary show at the brand new, SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Saturday, October 19; the nominations were revealed at London’s Grand Connaught Rooms – where the awards show started in 1996, following careful deliberation from this year’s MOBO music panel.
During an important year for the internationally-renowned entertainment brand, the star-studded London event saw names from the MOBO Awards past and present arrive to hear this year’s shortlist before opening to the public vote. It will now be down to the fans to decide who walks away with a coveted MOBO Award in October, with the categories now open to the public via www.mobo.com/voting2013.

Our very own South African Duo “Liquideep” have been nominated for the “Best African Act” award. So go show your support and vote now!

 
For booking Liquid Deep contact 071 519 9905 or djsproduction.events@gmail.com
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KALAWA’S LADY BUSISWA RELEASES HER FIRST SMASH SINGLE

Known for a unique and poetic sound, with a voice that is domineering and touches the heart, “Busiswa” has finally blessed us with a single that she may call her own. Famously known for her feature on the hit track “My name is” by Dj Zinhle, Busiswa has finally decided to make her own music, so that everyone may know what her name is! The lady has been in studio with Uhuru and Oskido working on her new project. She has now released a hit single that will surely be a competitor for the 31st December cutting razor song.

Well done to Busiswa, this is definitely a song to claim the crown with!

See Busiswa’s music video: Ngoku ft Uhuru and Oskido:

For booking Oskido and Uhuru contact 071 519 9905 or djsproduction.events@gmail.com
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