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American Rhythm and Blues singer Kenny Latimore is billed to perform at Boipuso Hall this coming July.

According to organizers BP Implements the ‘Never too busy’ hitmaker has agreed terms to dish out his love songs to his Batswana fans.

“It is true he will be here. It will be a corporate show and I’m confident it will be like nothing even seen before,” said Managing Director Kgosietsile Mariri.

Other performers on the night include Samantha Mogwe, a South African artist yet to be confirmed and another local.

Although Mariri could not confirm the other two artists Zonke and Shanti Lo’s names keep cropping up for the July 26th show.


Local Gospel music star Kabelo Eric has released another wonderful album titled ‘His worship’.

This is the award winning artist’ third offering after releasing “Jutase wa Moskariota” in 2007 and “Oh Modimo” in 2010.

Eric’s star began to rise and saw him rubbing shoulders with the likes of Winnie Mashaba and being recognized internationally.

The latest nine track album produced by the artist himself has songs like ‘Sizo Iwam, Ikhona intokozo, Kabiosi(God), “Thula mama” and “Holie of holies”.

It is a well arranged album and in true Eric fashion, an inspired well packaged album. It gets 7 out of 10.


South African gospel star Koliwe Mpaneng is on a mission make an impact in the local market.

She held a listening session for journalist at Sedibeng Lodge and her album ‘Uyinkosi’ will be launched in Botswana in what promises to be one of the biggest gospel shows.

Gifted with a powerful voice; Mpaneng’s album is a must have. It evokes memories of Rebecca Malope during her early days.

It has songs like “Ngwenyama”, “Themba lam”, “Kae le kae”, “aufi le morena” and my favorite “Si sizakale”. The album gets 8 out of 10.


St Conrad Catholic Church youth have come up with their own version of ‘Bak 2 Skul’  billed for this Saturday in Ramotswa.

The Youth Committee Chairman Thuso Molete who prefers to call it ‘Back to katakasima’ said which targets young Catholics and young people from other Christian denominations said the even will be facilitated by officials from BNYC and catholic Priests.

“Topics to be discussed include ‘youth programmes and career guidance,, business proposal and life in business, social ills, relationships and life in marriage and many others,” he said.

Young people are encouraged to wear their school uniforms to the even which starts at 7:30 am.

“Entry is P2.50 if you are putting on a uniform otherwise you will be charged P5.00,” he said.

Performances on the day will come from Touch, OMGee, Sgerler, DJ Melcado, Big L Wasekai and Katlego.


Rapper, Touch Motswak will sample songs from his upcoming album titled ‘Fresh 2 tswak” at Sportsman Pub in the main mall this Saturday.

The album follows the well received ‘Fresh 2 tswak’ which had 18 songs.

The 14 track volume 2 album will be released end of May and the rapper who comes from an artistic Rantao family wants to see how the public will react to his latest offering. Other performers on the night include Euri, Chub Heightz and Gero. P30 gets you in.






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