Michael’s Top 5 Picks For The Weekend!

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US superstar rapper Gunna will be performing at the constitution Hill over the weekend, plus it’s Joburg film festival week! Check out the rest of our top five picks for the weekend below.

Russian Bear’s Be US

This Saturday Russian Bear will host an epic event that will see fans; Nasty C, Gunna and Black Coffee perform one of Nasty C’s hit songs together at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg. The event is about flipping the script and having consumers at the center of this monumental collaboration, which will be beautifully filmed and exploded on MTV Base as well as multiple other platforms, with all attending fan names in the video credits.


Tickets are available with the purchase of any promotional bottle of Russian Bear. All winning codes are instantaneous double tickets to #BeUs which require redemption at any Ticketpro Redemption outlets as well as their online platform.

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Spectacular Line-UP | Perfectly Peculiar Picnic

A Spectacular Line-up of DJ’s secured for Johannesburg’s Exclusive Hendrick’s Gin Perfectly Peculiar Picnic at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton

Johannesburg is set to dance its way into the most peculiar and unusual start to summer yet, as Hendrick’s Gin has secured an all-star line-up of DJ’s to perform at the first of the three exclusive Picnics – taking place around the country between November 23 and December 7.

Tickets to the Johannesburg event on Saturday, November 23 are limited, and bookings are open Webtickets. Book your tickets now to escape the conventional and revel in the truly unique and unusual experiences planned for each of the cities. The event starts at 12h00 and will finish at 20:00.

 Here’s the line-up for the day:

 12:15 Half n Half

 13:30 Just Themba

 15:00 Deniece Marz

 16:30 Mdoovar

 18:00 DJ PH

 19:00 Kabza de Small

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The 2nd Annual Coast to Coast Summer Tour 2019 promises to be a bigger and much better coastal experience with the partnering brands – SABC 1 and Cell C.

The Coastal Summer Tour 2019 kicks off this Friday, November 22, 2019, in the city of East London, Eastern Cape. 

SABC 1 will bring along favourite television personalities drawn from key shows: – Uzalo, Generations, Skeem Saam, Makoti, Nyan Nyan, Daily Thetha, RGB, Mzansi Insider, Reno Race, etc.

Lift As You Rise EP

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The blood and sweat and of 11 rising musicians from across Sub-Saharan Africa, has now culminated into the Lift As You Rise EP featuring 6 tracks of collaborations, which will be available on all leading streaming platforms from today. The Lift As You Rise project; an initiative housed by Red Bull Music and Tall Racks Records.

Seven months ago, Red Bull Music and Tall Racks Records shared with the world, a call to budding African musicians to add their verses on multiple open tracks, which excluded 16 bars, but comprised verses from of Nasty C, Tellaman, Gemini Major, Rowlene, Lastee and Zino D.

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The Joburg Film Festival

The Joburg Film Festival returns for its third annual event, featuring 60 global curated films, six venues and one awesome city. The Joburg Film Festival, inspired by the establishment of DISCOP AFRICA, was born out of the desire to create an independent platform that not only tells Africa’s stories but showcases and rewards the continent’s and international excellence in film. The only film festival in Africa of its kind, the JFF is the highlight of the city’s film events calendar.

This year, the JFF has partnered with Multichoice to bring you an even wider range of international and local films.

The Festival runs between November 19th and 24th.