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Voices of Fire premiers on Netflix Nov 22

Voices of Fire follows Pharrell Williams’ hometown community as it builds one of the world’s most inspiring gospel choirs. Pharrell’s uncle and a well-respected musical genius in the area, Bishop Ezekiel Williams and his core team of influential gospel leaders will venture out into Hampton Roads to find undiscovered talent. With the belief that diverse backstories can give their collective voice a greater meaning, the Bishop and his team will be searching for people of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds.

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Buy Black Week 7-14 Dec

Challenging black consumers to spend their money on black owned products & services.

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Nothing to See II

The 2nd expression of anxiety & frustration of America’s current sociopolitical landscape.

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Fake designer brands industry is worth over $500 Billion

The shadowy business of counterfeits has taken over the globe to become a more than $500 billion industry. According to Trends in Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods, a joint report released by the Organisation for EconomicCo-operation and Development (“OECD”) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”) in 2019, the value of imported fake goods worldwide topped $509 billion based on 2016 customs seizure data, up from $461 billion in 2013, the latter of which represents 2.5% of world trade.

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5 Questions with NoChillGod

Theres no doubt that 2020 hasn’t been the greatest year for everyone, from the global pandemic, polo crashes, the lotus outbreak and more, however that isn’t stopping NoChillGod.

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8 Steps to learn song writing skills

Songwriting is a musical superpower. The ability to write and create marketable songs can transform your career. While original, authentic songs can catalyze your rise as an aspiring solo musician or band member, songwriting is also a venue for those who shy away from publicity or fame, preferring to make their living behind the scenes.

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A letter from Lvovo

Time to act has arrived South Africa and it can not wait any longer. Unite against human trafficking.

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Elaine: Signed sealed and delivered to Columbia records

Columbia Records has just announced the Elaine has officially signed to the label. About her signing, Managing Director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa, Sean Watson, commented ‘Elaine is unquestionably deserving of the recognition she’s getting for her music. It’s not a chance that got her to where she is, its talent, and hard work. We love that about her and we can’t wait to work alongside her to help share her incredible music around the globe.’

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African Hair: A Brief History of Afro-Textured Hair

Beyond the 1960s, many of us don’t know much about the history of natural hair. Omonike, member of the NaturalSunshine.com forum posted this brief history of black hair based on the Encyclopedia of Hair: A Cultural History by Victoria Sherrow.

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SAMPRA launches the SAMPRA Development Fund to assist SA artists

Johannesburg - On Tuesday 18 August, the South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA) launched the SAMPRA Development Fund. “The main objective of the SAMPRA Development Fund is to create ongoing sustainable support for SAMPRA members in a manner that adds long-term value to their livelihood and careers,” said Tiyani Maluleke, Chief Stakeholder Officer at SAMPRA. At the launch, SAMPRA CEO, Pfanani Lishivha, outlined seven key focus areas in which the Fund would assist artists who are SAMPRA members:

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The Heist Comes To An End

Netflix has announced the 5th and final part of La Casa De Papel, where the highly anticipated heist will come to an end. It is created by Alex Pina and produced by Vancouver Media for Netflix. Part 5 will consist of 10 episodes and starts production on 3 August.

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Russia finds Covid-19 Vaccine

Russia has become the first country to have completed clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, after Sechenov University said that it had concluded its study.

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Putin till 2036

Moscow — Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale.

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Somizi's new cooking show gets under fire online

SA's top celebrity, Somizi Mhlongo, has come under fire on social media as users complain that SA TV hires the same celebrities all the time and many people who are qualified never get opportunities.

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Khaya Mthethwa making legendary moves

The celebrations for Ukhozi FM’s 60th Birthday continue as world-famous producer Lebo M releases the third single from the upcoming anniversary compilation album with Khaya Mthethwa.

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