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Watch Busiswa Tell Her Story In Her Energetic Feel Good Live Sessions Performance

Watch Busiswa perform some of her hits.

South African house/kwaito singer/rapper Busiswa is the latest artist to grace JR's popular Feel Good Live Sessions stage. Her set lasts for just under 30 minutes, and you'll wish it would go on forever.


During her energetic performance, the artist tells stories behind her tunes and shares some of her life experiences in between songs, pretty much like artists do on VH1's Storytellers. She shares the thinking process behind some of her tracks, how she hopes they makes listeners feel and she gives props to DJ Maphorisa and Kalawa Jazz Me Records, the label she says shaped her sound.

Read: 10 Mega Hits You May Or May Not Know Were Produced By DJ Maphorisa

She performs both old and new songs, such as "Lahla," "Gobisiqolo," "Blim Blim" and "Midnight Starring."

Busiswa is one of the best performers we have in South Africa, and you've never lived till you've seen her energetic and lively performances. Also, gqom sounds like money when performed with a live band.

Watch Busiswa's set below and pick up a copy of her latest album Highly Flavoured here.



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From 'Wives on Strike' to 'Goodwill Hunting' here's what the Nigerian filmmaker is watching while stuck at home in Lagos.

Kayode Kasum, like most filmmakers, has been stagnated by the coronavirus pandemic. The director behind the blockbuster Sugar Rush and the critically acclaimed Oga Bolaji was working on the post-production of his upcoming movies, The Fate of Alakada: Party Planner and Kambili—a collaboration between FilmOne Entertainment and Chinese Huahua Media— when the Nigerian government announced the lockdown order.

While post-production on Alakada has concluded, the stay-at-home orders have delayed work on Kambili. "Since the team cannot meet at a single point, we are moving hard drives left and right," he says to me over the phone from his home in Lagos. "It is a challenge, but the beautiful thing about a challenge is, when you make it work, it is fulfilling."

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Kasum has turned to books and films for an escape from the unpleasant realities of the pandemic. "I have been reading Elnathan's books: Born on a Tuesday and Becoming Nigeria," he tells me. "I have also been reading film directing books, Directing Actors by Judith Weston." However, Kasum longs for the movies. "I miss going to the cinemas; I miss that experience," he says. "There are times during this pandemic that I'm like 'na wa o, I wish I can go to the cinema.'"

Below are five films he recommends you watch during this pandemic.

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