AKA, Tbo Touch and Kaylow on Turn Up tonight

Turn Up’s first Friday of December line up has all the ingredients of a weekend that offsets the party season.

Legendary guests

Fresh from his #CHOAMVA14 Most Gifted Hip Hop win, AKA graces the studio to talk SA Hip Hop, taking on Africa and all the exciting collabos he has in store come 2015.

Swag master and doing so many things that we can’t keep up, Tbo Touch is also in studio. The man has so much going on that we would rather you hear it from the horses’ mouth.

Exclusive video premiers

Musical trio Mi Casa are dropping a video for their song “Your body” and enlisted the services of gorgeous Mona Berntsen. The effortlessly chic choreographer makes it look gorgeous and easy. Here’s a sneak peak of the video, which you are going to get to see for the first time on Turn Up tonight:

An unlikely but exciting collabo comes in the form of featuring Speedy, Donald and Nigerian superstar Wizkid with a remix of Ungowami. Again, Turn Up brings you an exclusive view of this one.

Deep in the Bassment

Soul singer Kaylow ties things up with a performance of a song from him debut album  ‘Reach out’. It’s an impressive project which offers a good balance of house and R&B.

Your body video – a sneak peak



Here’s a sneak peak of what the Your body video looks like. You will have to
tune into Turn Up this Friday at 19:30 to catch the rest.

Women who stay winning


A looming Bucie and Patorangking collabo,Nandi Mngoma now a style icon and
even Rick Ross knows that our very own Minnie is hot! These and more straight
out of the oven fresh stories on The Drop this week.

Sammy hosts Turn Up tonight

Sammy Sosa holds the fort down on Turn Up tonight as your boy Scoop is out at Nasrec prepping for his Saturday night gig as #CHOAMVA14 host.

Miss Sosa’s studio will be littered with some #CHOAMVA14 nominees who are all no doubt going through a mix of emotions as the big night rings closer.

Rands and Nairas crew
Ya’ll know the “Rands and Naira’s” crew has been killing it, even adding a remix to the original. Expect Emmy Gee, AB Crazy and DJ Dimplez to let us in on heir hopes for the #CHOAMVA14 Most Gifted Newcomer nominee song.

Amantombazane remix all stars
Also gracing the Turn Up studio is a crew that is not only famous for their music but for their uber cool wardrobes as well. Amantombazane remix all stars including Maggz, OkMalumKoolKat and Kwesta also make an appearance.

Ice Prince video exclusive
As per tradition, we also have yet another exclusive video. Ice Prince premiers “That could be us” and we would love for you to tune in and tell what you think of the video.

Deep in the Bassment.
Ending things off, and essentially sending you off to boogie into the night is Thee Gobbs in Deep in the Bassment.

With a Channel O menu that entails a starter in the form of the #CHOAMVA14 official pre-party Maftown Heights, an appetite filling main thanks to the actual #CHOAMVA14 and sweet servings of an after party at Taboo, Turn Up is the perfect place to start what will definately be a turn up of a weekend. Make sure you tune in at 19:30

Maftown Heights on Turn Up tonight!

We are staggering the lead up to the #CHOAMVA14 extravaganza with an official party in the form of Maftown Heights on Friday 28 Nov, and a complementary line up on Turn Up tonight.

Tellaman’s “Drinks and Music” video teaser!
Tellaman has teamed up with experimental Hip Hopper Okmalumkoolkat for his single “Drinks and Music” and has chosen Turn Up to premier the video for that joint. That is, this is the first platform where you will get to see the video for this summer banger for the first time. Here’s a sneak peak of the video -to get the full scoop, you will have to tune in at 19:30.


Some Lenyora wisdom
Thebe Lenyora has been in the game for like- ever right? We have a one on one with him tonight and we expect that he will be spitting plenty words of wisdom. He will also let us in on what he’s been up to, is up to and will be up to, given that the party season is here.

Black Lez spits new rhymes
Black Lez sets the stage ablaze with a performance of some new material from his upcoming work. The Pretoria MC is also headlined to perform at this year’s Maftown Heights sharing the stage with over 26 other MC’s.

DJ Speedsta on The Basement
Setting the mood for a turn up of a night on The Basement will be DJ Speedsta who will be mixing the freshest tunes, amping you for what will be a mother of a pre party next week at Newtown.