Viva Talks

  • Conversations with Ashler

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    Ashler born Mathulare Ashler Mathikge is a singer and songwriter from Soweto. Sprouting from a tight knot musical family, she started recording from the age of 15. In 2011, Ashler made her first mark by co-writing for German/Turkish artist Embru Musiq's debut single "Do Me" with Atlanta based producers under SoSODef, Grammy nominated Tim Bosky "Bosbillions", Konvict Muzik, Jazzy Pha and Wizkid. In 20215, Ashler released a single called" Crazy world ", produced by South African producer Quency. Watch this episode to get to know Ashler's music career, preferences, songwriting styles and the new project she has released.

  • Conversations with ZAZA

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    Zaza Mokhethi is a recognizable name in the South African gospel industry. She started singing at the age of 3 and by 19 was already doing backing vocals for renowned gospel artists such as Rebecca Malope, Vicky Vilikazi, Solly Mahlangu and Keke. Zaza has been part of some of South Africa's biggest Gospel projects such as Joyous Celebration 12, Spirit of Praise 4 and 5 and Woman in Praise. Zaza joins the Viva talks team to talk about her new project and music career.

  • Conversations with Dj Lupz

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    LUBZ is a South African Electronic Music Producer and DJ who specialises in Producing House Music and Hip Hop, amongst several other genres. In this episode to get to know how DJ LUBZ music career got started, his producing process, who he would like to work with in the industry and the upcoming projects he is preparing.

  • Conversations with Zulo

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    On this episode, our team speaks to rapper and music producer ZULO, formally Lil Trix, regarding his latest projects and music journey. Born and raised in the south of Johannesburg, ZULO developed skills in areas he lacked as an artist, including production, design, and directing and editing his own music videos.

  • Conversations with Nicky B & Hilda Tloubatla

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    Hilda Semola Tloubatla is a South African mbaqanga singer, and the lead singer of the acclaimed group the Mahotella Queens. Viva. Nation celebrates her 80th birthday and brings this exclusive interview where Nicky B interviews Mum Hilda. In this episode we learn how Mum Hilda started her music career, how she was brought up,  the formation of the Mahotella Queens group, international and local awards and shared various stories of her extraordinary music journey.

  • Conversations with Sbahle

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    Meet Sibahle Cele Chiliza, mostly known as Sbahle, who is an upcoming artist from South Africa. Sbahle shares how she started her music career and how her family supported her. Get to know where Sbahle's inspiration comes from, who she wishes to collaborate with internationally, upcoming projects and much more.

  • Conversations with Eugene Baloyi

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    Eugene Baloyi  is a professional dancer, choreography and the co-founder of Kryptonite Dance Academy. Our team talks to Eugene about his career, in this interview. Discover the journey Eugene has had since he started dancing, to the creation of the academy and his favorite performances.

  • Cnversations with Illy Amin

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    Illy Amin The Last King of Skhot'land is a hip pop rapper/emcee from South Africa. Illy Amin has participated in internation emcee battles ad was the first South African to participate on the KOTD and win his battle. In this interview we learn more about his career, his released projects, collaborations and upcoming releases to watch out for.

  • Conversations with Mthandazo Gatya

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    Mthandazo Gatya is a Gauteng-born South African singer, performer, and songwriter. He is best known for his dance track Senzeni. The Viva Team met up with him to understand how the collaboration with John Legend came about.

  • Conversations With Taz Singh

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    Viva Nation sits with Taz, a clairvoyant with experience of over 20 years and is featured in multiple media's such as Metro FM and Viva Nation TV. She covers careers, relationships, health and crossing over. Taz helps people find answers regarding their future as well as help people find closure with their past and loss of loved ones.


    Interviews Meet The Artist Watch Now

    Exclusive, intriguing and educational conversations with the trendiest Ugandan artists on the scene. Viva talks Uganda present various episode where we get a peek into the life of various artist who share details of their music career and experiences of their journey, as an artist in Uganda.

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  • Conversations with Spanga

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    Exclusive interview with Sbanga who is an amapiano artist from Soweto, South Africa. He is the heat maker of amapiano tracks Khushukhushu & Hire. Our Viva team got a chance to get to know him, his artist journey, how he makes his music and more.

  • Connversations with Mochene

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    Mochene is a South African rapper who comes from a musical family and grew up knowing he wanted to explore his identity through music and Hip Pop. In this interview we learn more on his creative process, collaboration wish list, passion for passion and more exclusive insights.

  • The Mahotella Queens and Bathu collaboration.

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    Exclusive hand-over from South African shoe brand Bathu, following the collaboration with The Mahotella Queens for the release of the track iNkunz' iSematholeni.

  • Conversations with Dimi Raphoto

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    In the past five years she played a pivotal role in moulding reality entertainment shows in Mzansi channel scoping into topical subjects like reuniting dads with their estranged children and this has inspired her to captain her own ship in a form of a production company called Sakhile Productions. The company is responsible for producing the show Material Culture and currently developing a reality TV series about traditional healers in S.A.

  • Conversations with Siya Ngobo / Umlilo

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    Siya speaks to Viva Nation TV about his life and music specifically in the Queer community. Siya is a musician, reporter, fashionista and activist.

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