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South African Kwaito Star Brickz Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail For Raping His Niece

Brickz was arrested in 2013 after the young girl lay a charge accusing him of raping her.

After a three-year-long trial, kwaito star Brickz has just been sentenced to 15 years in jail for the rape of a 16-year-old girl, who is also his niece.

Brickz was arrested in 2013 after the young girl lay a charge accusing him of raping her at his Ruimsig home, Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.


Brickz was arrested in November 2013 and later released on R50 000 bail after appealing to the Johannesburg High Court.

The kwaito star has been maintaining he was innocent throughout the case. "I am aware that this accusation, which is a fake accusation, is a very serious accusation, but I know the truth will come out in due time because the people who are accusing me are my close family," he said last month.

Brickz's wife Nqobile Ndlovu has been commended for showing support for the victim throughout the case.

"I'm caught up in the middle. I'm a daughter-in-law in the family and on the other hand I have to support the victim who is also a relative," she was quoted as saying earlier this year.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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