Sammy Sosa joins Turn Up as presenter

Keeping in line with the all things new theme, Turn Up tonight adds a new presenter in the form of Sam Lehoko, popularly known as Sammy Sosa.

Barely 24 years old, this former UCT Radio jock is set to make waves is the cutthroat entertainment industry.

She moved to Johannesburg about six months ago after getting a call from a popular urban youth radio station which wanted her to host a 10 -12 daily slot.

She now adds television presenter to her versatile portfolio and we are sure she is going to bring an interesting dimension to every Friday night’s edition of Turn Up.

She was so ecstatic about joining the Channel O fam that she quickly took to social media about it:


Show her some love on #TurnUpChO when it airs on it new time slot at 19:30 tonight.

Turn Up gets all things new

In addition to a new time slot, Turn Up also gets a new studio, a new interactive video voting system and as per usual, brand new videos from two amazing artists.

Let’s start with the time slot: set a reminder and adjust your schedule and mind because from now on, Turn Up is on your screens at 19:30.

Multiple cameras and colorful beam lights all come to you in HD from the spanking new Turn Up studio. There is also a surprise in store for you on the now bigger performance area – you’ll have to tune in to find out!

Vote for the music videos

For the first time ever, you are going to have complete control over which videos are played on the show. The new interactive voting system displays the video stats live as they come through which means you get to instantly see if the video you are voting for will be up next.


In our exclusive videos section, Donald shares his never-seen-before video with us. Donald has teamed up with heavyweights Big Nuz on his ‘Party for two’ song.

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Old school meets new school on Turn Up this Friday

Kwaito veteran Mandoza and new age Princess of House, Bucie  give you an exclusive peek into what they have been working with premieres of their never-seen videos.

Now on his 17th album ‘Sgantsontso’, Mandoza will be in studio to let us in on the title track’s music video.

Also premiering, is Bucie’s video for her latest single ‘Shela’. She opted to keep that classy, ladylike feel we saw in her hit song ‘Easy to love’. The sultry songstress is also a contender for Channel O African Music Video Awards (CHOAMVA) Most Gifted Female.

Hip Hop intelligentsia and Hype magazine’s Top 50 SA MCs project contributor, Fred Kayembe also joins us to talk all things Hip Hop.

This healthy, balanced lineup will be served at 19:00 only on Channel O. You may also have something to say, in which case you can hit us up using #TurnUp.

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