February 23, 2020

Bad omen for new drama series with behind-the-scenes dispute

Production company and M-Net blame each other for causing the confusion after drama switched languages and moved to Joburg.
February 23, 2020

See our reasons to watch Omen

One of black people’s biggest fears is being bewitched. We aren’t certain of how true the idea is, but it’s one that both scares and enchants us. Phumlani S Langa watched Omen, a blood-curdling production that uses this theme to its dramatic optimum.
February 23, 2020

Love is Blind ... as long as you’re really good-looking

In new Netflix show Love is Blind, eager singles must decide on a spouse based solely on conversation - they only see what the other person looks like after they've proposed. Luckily all the contestants are superattractive.
February 22, 2020

Natasha Thahane continues to radiate

The vibrant young star is ready to take on the glitz and not-so-glam this year, writes Rhodé Marshall.
February 24, 2020

LeBron James publishes a book for kids

Three-time NBA champion LeBron James is trying his hand at writing children’s books. Illustrated by New York Times bestselling children’s book artist Nina Mata, HarperCollins Publishers’ two-book deal with the LeBron James Foundation was inspired by
February 22, 2020

Meet Shampoonaiza, SA's only sports comic

For more than a decade our sporting community has had the pleasure of weekly insights from a comic who specialises in material found on the court, pitch and track. Phumlani S Langa met up with the talented Shampoonaiza.
February 23, 2020

'My private parts make a farting sound'

Resident #Trending sex columnist Jade Zwane is here for more unflinching sex advise.
February 22, 2020

Are you rocking Youngsta CPT's Y?GEN Apparel?

Rapper YoungstaCPT is a rare talent. He dropped one of the most impressive albums last year with his debut, Things Take Time.
February 23, 2020

How does the new Hyundai compare with the GTI?

Hyundai is the latest manufacturer to throw in a contender to take on the dominant Golf GTI. With the Hyundai i30N, the South Korean motor maker hopes to compete with the GTI’s status as king of the hot hatches.
February 21, 2020

How Just Mercy brings us more black pain

Just Mercy sees Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx collaborate on screen in this disturbing picture based on a true story.
February 21, 2020

The best places to hang out this week are

You have to love February. We’ve just started the month and it’s almost over. Phumlani S Langa rounds up the best events this week in the gig guide like no other.
February 16, 2020

Yonela Makoba proclaims the body as holy

Yonela Makoba’s debut exhibition is an introduction to Tangerine Water who, through this body of work, prays for kwantlandlolo – a clean slate.
February 18, 2020

Queen Sono is a must-see

#Trending got an early screening of the much-anticipated Pan-African crime drama series created by comedian Kagiso Lediga for Netflix – a first for Africa. 
February 19, 2020

Book Extract: We Shall Not Weep by Johnny Masilela

First published 17 years ago, a new edition of the modern classic We Shall Not Weep is hitting bookshelves.
February 18, 2020

Queen & Slim: A love letter to black life

Queen & Slim portrays a love story that develops under harsh conditions, getting the viewer both hopeful and anxious at the impending doom lingering throughout. The plot doesn’t try too hard to keep the viewer interested, writes Welcome Lishivha.
February 18, 2020

This Vitara doesn’t come cheap but it is one hot SUV

Suzuki is the darling of local buyers, setting a new sales record almost every month. But at nearly R400 000, the new Vitara isn’t cheap.
February 17, 2020

Nandi Nyembe: I'm free and loving it

Two men she loved abused her, one physically and the other emotionally, but acting legend Nandi Nyembe found the strength to walk away and she is still breathing.
February 18, 2020

Streaming Review: Sex Education season 2

Having amassed unprecedented streaming figures of almost 40 million views within the first month of the release of its second instalment, UK high school drama series Sex Education has been greenlit for a third season.
February 16, 2020

Isibaya ‘kills off’ Nomzamo Mbatha

TV darling Nomzamo Mbatha has bade farewell to popular Mzansi Magic telenovela Isibaya.
February 16, 2020

Copied stitch for stitch: Quiteria Kekana accuses designer of replicating his work

In an industry battling to stave off knock-offs, Quiteria Atelier became the latest to have its work replicated.
February 16, 2020

Bakae: Do you remember any of these dance moves?

We’re known to be a rhythmical bunch. Phumlani S Langa speaks to well-known choreographers about some of those classic dance moves.
February 15, 2020

Datsun is on the go with the new upscale offering

When Datsun left South Africa two decades ago, many fans were disappointed. Then, in 2014, the Japanese brand re-entered the local market with the launch of the Datsun Go.
February 15, 2020

Woolworths showcases the essence of fashion

This year, Woolworths is doing things differently ahead of launching its winter collection. Its Catch the Feels campaign features 20 trailblazers who have done extraordinary things, and who have been tasked with using their influence to create unity, pride and positivity. Ntombizodwa Makhoba speaks to the people behind this campaign
February 15, 2020

Answer to the demands of the creative community

If you’re looking for a GoPro comparison review, then sadly you’ve come to the wrong place. What got me interested in playing with the DJI Osmo Action camera was its dark, boxy shape – it was going to be a nifty little cam that could fit in any purse while still giving me the best picture quality I could hope for
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February 23 2020