Monthly Archive: February 2015


Mosadi sets trends for fashion forward women

MOSADI clothing label designer John Molanda says it does not bother him that he has seen fake Chinese designs of his trademark Shweshwe Coin dress in the streets of Johannesburg. He is a trendsetter It is a fit and flare dress, John describes the Shweshwe Coin to Bash. “It is an easy wear dress that ladies can rock at weddings. ...


Karabo’s dance ambitions keep her focused

PROFESSIONAL dancer Karabo Motjale’s secret weapon is the nine years of gymnastics training she performed from primary until high school. Her dance routines are laced with acrobatics – a difficult feat for those whose physique is on the stiffer side of life. “Acrobatics make it more interesting. It adds to styles because it is not about doing the same thing...



CLOUDNINE Urbanwear is clothing line aimed at young hustlers who are dream chasers. How you look in the business world is imperative and Coludnine takes no chances in ensuring they achieve a status of simple but yet sophisticated wear for the hustler on the streets and in the corporate hemisphere. Tumelo Moitoi, who is partners with Mbuso Dube, says urban...


Natasha has got the Golden moves

In life there are movers and shakers and Natasha Lekalaka is both, I sometimes feel words are not enough to describe her. Natasha hails all the way from Mokopane in Limpopo, but she can be found in Alex Township. This reggae fanatic has moves for days. Black Gold Lakes, her alias when on stage, says her name came about with...


Kasi dance moves ready for the global film industry

SA first made-for-cinema dance movie scheduled for release next month   IT is always expected that every year a new dance move will be introduced in South Africa’s music scene. It usually starts with fancy dance moves by kids in the street corners of the townships, and then popularised by local musicians before it spreads like wildfire.Think of hlokoloza, kwasa, manyisa etc....


50 Shades, the movie Living up to Expectations?

Fifty Shades of Grey E.L James, author of Fifty Shades of Grey saw much acclamation with this novel so naturally; the folks in Tinsel Town had to adapt it into a screenplay. Fifty Shades of Grey gave birth to two sequels; Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed respectively. The book is chock-a-block with steamy moments and introduces us to...


Dee Dee

Dee Dee, born and bred in Sasolburg currently living in Johannesburg. A Claims Consultant, studying Underwriting. She also works for I-Scoop Media; City Lights Entertainment on a part time basis, if she’s at neither one of this then mc’ing an event is on the cards.


ke lo spoola ka jika

BEING fresh and clean is the ultimate objective of each and every individual, or at least it should be. So in most instances dudes from the hood who know the lingo would often say, “ke lo spoola ka jika”. Meaning I’m going to take a bath or freshen up, I’m coming back. So gents if you want to continue impressing...


Happy One Year Bash!

For a person who has never been to the township, your outlook would be the violence broadcasted on media platforms, the poverty some of our brothers and sisters endure and as for Bash we capture township lifestyle from a social perspective. Such as kasi cuisines, deejays, outlets, fashion, trends and like the owner of Bash puts it, “most black socialite’s party in the township irrespective of...