Posts tagged ‘Bonang Matheba’

January 30, 2015

Da L.E.S is set to take the nation by storm

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South African Hip Hop star, Da L.E.S will embark on a nationwide tour from January to February 2015, bringing his hit album, Mandela Money, to fans this Friday in Cape Town at COCO, 30 January. The album, which features such smash hits as Fire, Heaven feat. AKA and Magz, and the chart-topping Dice, has dominated airwaves since its release, and has re-defined the standard of local Hip Hop, being lauded as one of the finest African Hip Hop albums of the decade. Also on the bill with Da L.E.S. will be a rotation of friends, including top DJ talents Dimplez, Zee and Milksake.

“Mandela Money is an album like no other – I’ve taken my sound to a whole new level and, performance-wise, I can’t wait to bring my energy to my fans around S.A.,” says Da L.E.S.

CÎROC is proud to present the Mandela Money Music Tour, which will see this talented member of the CÎROC Circle bringing his dynamic performance style to his masses of fans around SA,” says Avukile Mabombo, brandhouse Reserve Marketing Manager.

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The annual All White Pool Party, hosted by one of South Africa’s foremost Hip Hop star, Da L.E.S, has become a coveted fixture on every Johannesburg A-Lister’s social calendar, and this year was no different. This ultra-exclusive, invitation-only celebration – now in its 6th consecutive year – took place on the weekend and featured electrifying performances by several of SA’s most magnetic talents. The day’s incredible entertainment performances by Da L.E.S himself, Nigerian Reggae-Dancehall sensation Burna Boy, AKA and Anatii as well as DJs Milkshake, Speedsta and fellow CÎROC Circle member, DJ Dimplez. Also spotted at the All White Pool Party were singer Tamara Dey, 5FM’s Poppy Ntshongwana, Shashi Naidoo, Bonang Matheba and David Tlale (both of whom are also part of the CÎROC Circle), amongst others.

“My annual All White Pool Party is about celebrating success and living the dream. This year my guests enjoyed a glamorous and high-energy CÎROC style experience to kick off 2015, a year in which I believe my career is set to rise to even greater heights – with the release of my new video for Dice and my upcoming nation-wide album tour for Mandela Money,” says Da L.E.S.

Along with performances of the song “Fire” and “All Eyes On Me” feat. Burna Boy, the event also saw the release of Da L.E.S’s new video for the song “Dice”, shot late last year in Los Angeles, California.

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January 18, 2015

the 154th annual l’ormarins queen’s plate

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Without a doubt the event I look forward to most in January each year, the prestigious and ever elegant 154th L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate took place last week in Cape Town. I was graciously invited and immediately made my way to Hilton Weiner to discuss outfit options, as this event’s dress-code is strictly blue and white. As always, the kind folks at Hilton Weiner prepared a few options for me and you can see what we ended up with on my Facebook Page, but back to the event itself.

No surprise, South Africa’s favourite personalities donned their finest blue & white, not forgetting intricate fascinators and hats, as the races and betting got underway. In the indulgent Stud Club Marquee, guests included Bonang Matheba (wearing Gert-Johan Coetzee), Nthato Mashishi, Jo-Ann Strauss (wearing Stefania Morland), Cindy Nell, Natalie Becker, Jimmy Nevis, Ryk Neethling (with his gorgeous lady), Liezel van der Westhuizen and the ever dapper Mr Maps Maponyane, just to name a few! Socialites socialized, horse-racing enthusiasts placed bets and I, well I enjoyed an afternoon with some amazing people and friends, getting to do what I love most, take photographs. I think what’s most appealing about this event is the simple elegance of it all, it’s Hampton’s style in Cape Town with amazing food and drink and even more amazing company. No frills, just effortless style. This was my fourth consecutive LQP, and it remains a firm favorite. Don’t ask me about the races tho, I don’t remember seeing any horses *wink*!

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Special thanks to CSA PR for the invitation and Hilton Weiner SA for dressing me.

 

December 23, 2014

star-studded ‘ciroc circle’ celebration at shimmy beach in cape town

12.23 Ciroc, Bonang Matheba, Nthato Mashishi,  (by Denzil Jacobs)

The CÎROC Circle was welcomed in style as David Tlale, magnetic fashionista Bonang Matheba, trail-blazing Hip Hop artist Da L.E.S and Top 40 hit-maker DJ Dimplez, ushered in a new era for Ciroc in South Africa. It was certainly a luxurious celebration set against the fantastic summer Shimmy Beach Club backdrop. With unbelievably delicious canapés, sushi and decadent CÎROC Vodka cocktails, guests including some of Cape Town’s most loved trend-setters and celebs including Nthato Mashishi and Tracey Lange were treated to an unforgettable summer’s after. Shimmy Beach Club, Cape Town’s premier summer destination hosts it’s very own CÎROC Circle Bar area that is not to be missed out on this season. Soak up the sun next to the pool area with a cocktail in the CÎROC Bar area this season with all your friends. Contact Shimmy Beach for more! See you there!

12.23 Ciroc, David Tlale, Nthato Mashishi, Tracey Lange (by Denzil Jacobs)

Special thanks to CSA PR for the invitation as well as Levi’s SA and Hilton Weiner for dressing me.

 

December 18, 2014

ciroc: south africa’s top talent set to shimmy!

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CÎROC’s Circle of four take over Shimmy Beach Club to celebrate 2014 in next-generation luxury style as four of South Africa’s most alluring talents and personalities, the CÎROC Circle, celebrates their milestone year in signature style at Shimmy Beach Club on the 20th of December from 3pm.

Comprised of top couterier David Tlale, magnetic fashionista Bonang Matheba, trail-blazing Hip Hop artist Da L.E.S and Top 40 hit-maker DJ Dimplez, the CÎROC Circle welcome South Africa to the most luxurious celebrations. Following on the runaway success of the first CÎROC Circle event at Rosebank’s Kong, the Cape Town event is the second celebration hosted by the group of talents. This thrilling event line-up is set to continue to bring global celebration style to South Africa throughout 2015. There certainly is a lot to celebrate, with David Tlale receiving a standing ovation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa, DJ Dimplez’s latest album Zeal hitting the number 1 spot on iTunes mere days after its release, Da L.E.S set to release the video for his chart-topping hit DICE, and Bonang Matheba being featured on the covers of True Love and Glamour Magazine, to name but a few accolades.

2014 has been a remarkable year for the CÎROC Circle, and the Shimmy Beach Club event will be a great way for them and their fans to celebrate their successes in true style, ” says Avukile Mabombo, brandhouse Reserve Marketing Manager.

Da L.E.S and DJ Dimplez are both set to perform at the event, and these two magnetic entertainers are sure to get guests on the dancefloor, as they bring their distinctive performace styles and dynamic sounds to the stage.

Shimmy Beach Club, one of Cape Town’s most glamorous destination venues, allows guests to take in magnificent views of the ocean and horizon, with chilled CÎROC perfect serves in hand – creating a truly VIP experience. This event extends the CÎROC Saturdays series hosted by Shimmy Beach Club, which immerses guests in the next-generation luxury style characteristic of CÎROC Ultra-Premium Vodka. These events take place every Saturday, and will run until February 2015.

Click here to purchase tickets:
http://online.computicket.com/web/event/shimmy_pool_party_20dec/866741538/0/62792355

February 12, 2014

j&b met 2014 – made to conquer!

02.12 J&B Met, Poppy Ntshongwana, Maps Maponyane, Jennifer Su, Lalla Hirayama (by Denzil Jacobs)

With the theme Made to Conquer, the J&B Met 2014 held at the Kenilworth race-course in Cape Town drew record crowds all dressed to the nines! Celebrities including Lalla Hirayama, Bonang Matheba, Maps Maponyane, Jennifer Su, Minnie Dlamini and Poppy Ntshongwana to name a few flew down to Cape Town from all over the country to indulge in the festivities. So many interpretations of the theme this year, it as all about fashion, design, style and most of all celebration as J&B pulled out all the stops to create a VVIP experience. The Sunglass Hut Inner Circle Marquee once again claimed the top spot for some of South Africa’s biggest personalities, with a VIP experience that included good music, courtesy of DJ Sox, good food, drinks and each guest received a R2000 Sunglass Hut gift voucher to purchase sunglasses on the day. I stopped by the Sunglass Hut marquee to catch up and have a few laughs with Janez Vermeiren, Wedaad Adams, Bailey Schneider, Cindy Nell, Gina Myers, Graeme RichardsBoity Thulo and Sue Duminy to name a few. Thank you Sunglass Hut for a fantastic Inner Circle Met experience!

02.12 J&B Met, Bonang Matheba, Bailey Schneider, Graeme Richards, Lindsey Muckle (by Denzil Jacobs)

More photographs at Denzil Jacobs Facebook.

Special thanks to The Little Hattery, Hilton Weiner and Sunglass Hut for my outfit (custom designed waist-coat & hat by The Little Hattery, belt, trousers & shoes by Hilton Weiner, sunglasses by Sunglass Hut, accessory by Louis Vuitton).

Special thanks to Spoilt Hair Salon for styling my hair as well as for styling my partner for the event, Proposal Planner, Tammy Cameron‘s hair.

November 6, 2013

magnum ‘pink & black’ launch in cape town

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Last week, Magnum South Africa invited some of Cape Town’s top names in media as well as celebrity guests to introduce their new campaign, Magnum “Pink & Black”. The event took place at Cape Town’s summer hot-spot, Shimmy Beach Club with our host for the afternoon, Top Billing presenter Janez Vermeiren. Guests included Top Travel‘s Jeannie D, who is set to release her debut fragrance available in stores soon as well as Top Billing presenter and the face of Revlon South Africa Bonang Matheba. The event unveiled a first in South Africa, a live Twitter Auction where participants could win prizes including iPads and designer shoes. With canapés and champagne, guests including model Lisa Cowley, radio personality Gareth Cliff and television personalities Ewan Strydom, Danine Naidoo, Tanya Nefdt and Tracey Lange and myself certainly felt spoilt by Magnum as the afternoon progressed. The main Magnum Pink & Black event will take place in Johannesburg on 23 November 2013. Follow MagnumSA on Twitter for more about this campaign and the event.

September 5, 2013

woolworths summer 2013 fashion convo cape town

Woolworths, Fashion Convo, Cape Town, Bonang Matheba, Leigh-Anne Williams, Siv Ngesi, Tanya Nefdt, Karisa Nicholls, Bjorn Steinbach (by Denzil Jacobs)

Last week, Woolworths invited media, celebrity guests and some of their loyal customers to showcase their Summer 2013 fashion trends for Woolworths, Country Road and Trenery. Our host for the evening, television personality Bonang Matheba introduced the panel of fashion experts as we were treated to an on-trend fashion show. Guests including Katlego Maboe, Ewan Strydom, Danine Naidoo, Siv Ngesi, Natalie Becker, Leigh-Anne WilliamsTanya Nefdt, Bjorn Steinbach and Kia Johnson to name just a few, enjoyed a glass of champagne and delicious Woolworths sugary-treats and canapés as the evening of fashion conversation progressed. See all the latests trends introduced last week instore at any Woolworths clothing department store as well as Woolworths Online.

Visit Denzil Jacobs Photography Facebook Page to view a short video from the evening.

Woolworths, Fashion Convo, Cape Town, Fashion, Country Road, Trenery (by Denzil Jacobs)

July 1, 2013

jo-ann strauss presents ‘online presenter search 2013’

Jo-Ann Strauss, Glambition, Online Presenter Search 2013 (by Denzil Jacobs)

Jo-Ann Strauss Productions (JSP) will launch the second online presenter search on 1 July 2013 during the final episode of this season’s “Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss” on e.tv. The episode focuses on “Fast Fame” and how social media impacts the world we live in. Guests will include SA media icons Bonang Matheba, Dineo Moeketsi as well as Nondumiso Tembe, a South African actress and musician who has appeared in top international productions like “True Blood” and “NCIS”. Katryn Kruger, a South African beauty that has modeled for Vogue, Louis Vuitton, Oscar de la Renta and Prada will also be sharing her secrets to remaining grounded. She has returned to SA to complete high school after she was scouted in a shopping center at the age of 16. Buhle Moletsane, the winner of the 2012 online presenter search, will also be a guest.

The online presenter search competition encourages aspirant presenters to upload their auditions which they can record on their cellphones, smartphones, digital cameras, etc. onto YouTube and to enter via the website www.presentersearch.com. Jo-Ann held the first #OnlinePresenterSearch in 2012 which became the world’s largest competition of it’s kind with hundreds of entries being uploaded and 4 finalists being selected. The finalists traveled with Jo-Ann Strauss and Bonang Matheba to a five star resort in Zambia where they spent 3 days learning about media and honing their presenting skills. This year, the competition is open to entrants from across the African continent and auditions are to be uploaded in English and must be 30 seconds long.

The four finalists chosen will be traveling to Reunion Island with Jo-Ann and a still to be announced celebrity mentor. They will be participating in adventure sports and shooting a mini-reality series. This will be broadcast via the website http://www.presentersearch.com and the various social media channels and the public will be invited to vote for their favourite finalist and win fantastic prizes. The winner will become an online presenter for e.tv and gain valuable experience and exposure in this way. Samsung will be the main sponsor and will supply various mobile devices for the finalists to use on the island to be able to share the action via social media. The finalists will be staying at the LUX* Ile da Reunion which is the island’s only 5 star resort. They will fly there directly from Johannesburg with Air Austral.

The winner will be announced on 20 September 2013.

Watch scenes from #OnlinePresenterSearch2012 on YouTube here.

April 5, 2013

glambition with jo-ann strauss

Glambition, Jo-Ann Strauss, (by Denzil Jacobs)

Miss South Africa 2000, television personality and media mogal, Jo-Ann Strauss adds television producer to her repertoire. Drawing on over 12 years experience in media to bring to South Africa a talk-show-esque magazine TV show called Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss. Celebrating African beauty in all it’s forms and asking tough questions, Glambition will address the various facets of being a woman in this day and age. It’s about glamour and ambition combined, powerful, beautiful women who are taking their rightful place in society. Guests on the show will include some of the most well known South African women in media, television, business and more, including television personalities Bonang Matheba and Minnie Dlamini, Miss South Africa 2011 Melinda Bam, Bridget Masinga and Yolandi Malherbe to name a few.

Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss premieres in it’s primetime slot on 8 April 2013 at 8:30pm on eTV.

Visit Jo-Ann Strauss on Facebook for more information about the show.

December 12, 2012

bonang matheba visits the expresso show

Bonang Matheba, Expresso Show (by Denzil Jacobs)

Yesterday morning, Top Billing presenter Bonang Matheba visited The Expresso Show on SABC3 to spread some Christmas cheer.