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All posts tagged "DJ Fresh"

  • Malema ‘shoot the boer’ ruling divides South African tweeters

    The judgement delivered Monday in Julius Malema's hate-speech trial has sharply divided South African tweeters. The Equality court has found that the controversial ANC Youth League (ANCYL) President’s singing of an ANC revolutionary song containing the lyrics "dhubula ibhunu" (loosely translated to mean "shoot the boer") constitutes hate speech. Penned by Judge Collin Lamont, the ruling which has received attention from international news outlets, was unequivocal. He found that "The singing of the song by Malema constituted hate speech", and that "No justification exist allowing the words to be sung... the words were in any event not sung on a justifiable...

  • Rebecca Black braai parody gaining traction

    Remember Rebecca Black? The girl that turned Friday into something more than just another day of the week? That one. The meme that never seemed to go away. Some of the best things that came out of the Black world were the parodies. You may have thought we had gotten over this and that we had all moved on, but we haven't. So here's a little gem that has somehow worked Braai...

  • 80+ SA bands, singers to follow: Memeburn’s ultimate Twitter guide

    The South African music industry has grown exponentially during the last few years. Bands, DJ's, soloists, record labels have all taken to the web to promote themselves, and what better way to spread your message than Twitter? Using the micro-blogging platform, artists share their vision, announce gigs and interact with their fans. We've set ourselves the ambitious task of hosting the definitive guide to SA music on Twitter. Please comment and let's grow it into a powerful resource. Freshlyground, the seven-piece band consisting of members from South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, is arguably the biggest Afro-pop act South Africa has ever...