[CELEBRITY NEWS] THANDO “THABOOTY” THABETHE BAGS DRIVE TIME SLOT ON 5FM

IMAGE SOURCE: DRUM MAGAZINE

She has been taking the industry by storm and well, Thando shows that hard-work and determination can definitely pay off. The Generations actress has just bagged the drive time slot on 5FM, making her the first female to take over the slot.

“Thabooty” will take over Roger Goode, who will now be doing the breakfast slot. According to SowetanLIVE the acting station manager – Liesl Hefkie said: “The competitive radio environment challenges one all the time to think out of the box, come up with amazing content and complement that with great music”

The Thabooty Drive will commence on the 1st of May and it is said it will be the best thing that has ever happened to radio.

This is the reaction to the exciting news about Thando Thabethe’s new slot:

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The next reigning queen of the drive time slot posted an image of her team on Twitter. Here is her team:

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You can connect with Thando Thabethe on social media. Here are her social media handles:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thando_Thabethe

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thando_thabethe/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thethandothabethe/

5FM SMALL TOWN LIVE LOUD LINE-UP: POLOKWANE

If you hadn’t heard by now, 5FM is heading to Polokwane next month for the first ever Small Town Live Loud weekend! The station will be taking over the city for four days, 29 April – 2 May, with various activities including live broadcasts, parties, a concert and Youngblood5 CSi initiatives.

The weekend promises more than 96 hours of live broadcasts and non-stop parties and entertainment which involves all the stations’ on air presenters.

The entire station will be setting up home in Polokwane with 30 live broadcasts with all 5FM shows (from 5am to 1am), lot parties featuring 5FM DJs and a live concert, Live Loud Music Fest, with acts that include Cassper Nyovest, Mi Casa, Riky Rick, Jeremy Loops,  the 5FM DJs and more.

Leading up to the stations’ Small Town Live Loud weekend, presenter Nick Hamman (Monday-Friday 08:00 – 10:00) and his producer Mike Bossenger will be walking to Polokwane. Nick and Mike will be heading out on Friday, 15 April and broadcasting on the road every day until they reach Polokwane.

They will stop along the way to rest and hope to reach Polokwane on Friday, 29 April, just in time for their first live broadcast from the city. Follow @HammanTime on Twitter for updates on the trip to Polokwane or alternatively please visit the Small Town Live Loud site http://liveloud.5fm.co.za/

EXTRA JOBURG TOUR ADDED TO NICKI MINAJ’S SA TOUR: POWERED BY 5FM

Local fans just can’t get enough of the first lady of hip-hop

Due to unprecedented public demand for Nicki Minaj tickets, the promoters of the American rap sensation’s upcoming South African tour have announced an extra Johannesburg date.

Minaj’s Pinkprint Tour will now invade Johannesburg’s Ticketpro Dome on 17 and 18 March 2016, with Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium hosting the flamboyant Anaconda hitmaker on 20 March 2016 and Cape Town’s Grand West Arena wrapping up the tour in style on 22 March 2016.

Tickets for the new and existing concert dates are currently on sale at http://www.ticketpros.co.za and Edgars stores.

Says David Airey, of tour promoter Airey Scott Entertainment: “We have been blown away by South Africans’ response to Nicki Minaj’s upcoming tour, proving that she is unquestionably one of the world’s hottest live entertainment acts at the moment. Tickets have literally been flying and we are thrilled that we could persuade her management to add an extra concert to accommodate the massive demand for tickets.”

Grammy-nominated superstar Nicki Minaj is touring in support of her critically acclaimed third album, The Pinkprint, which topped the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. In what has been described internationally as an “epic” concert experience, complete with a series of jaw-dropping outfits, she will be performing a selection of hits from her three albums, and South Africans can look forward to a spectacular show that pulls out all the stops.

 

The Nicki Minaj Pinkprint tickets can be purchased from www.ticketpro.co.za and selected Edgars retail stores, with prices ranging from R490.

Johannesburg: Ticketpro Dome – 17 and 18 March

Durban: Moses Mabhida Stadium – 20 March

Cape Town: Grand Arena, Grand West  – 22 March