The UK is still reeling from the events of Grenfell Tower.  Several artists have produced tracks in tribute to those who lost their lives in this tragedy.  The latest artist to wade into these sensitive waters is urban poet, singer and songwriter Stephan Dante.  Her song ‘Grenfell Lament’ is a powerful yet heart-wrenching poem come song with a classical background sweetened with a smidgen of gospel. 

For the love of books – Amahle Zondi, Jurie Junior Peterson and Owethu Mpanza

IT was all promoting reading and storytelling to young children during the official opening of the Siyafunda with Sanlam Centre in Empangeni on Tuesday. The kids’ corner is aimed at encouraging reading in young children and spearheaded by the centre in a joint venture with local businesses as well as Zululand teen Claudelle Botha. The […]

Watch Stephan Dante Live at the Inspiration Awards in Milton Keynes

Singer songwriter, Writer and Urban Poet Stephan Dante is set to perform live at the Inspiration Awards in Milton Keynes. The event is set for June 10th and will be live on Sky TV.

Head of the awards Tee Minya (Former finalist on Britains Got Talent) announced the capture of the talented and much talked about rising star today. Stephan Dante who’s debut single ‘Nails Did’ became a mini viral hit remains tight lipped about what she will be performing at the Award event.

Local Entertainment Maverick Tara Fowler is about to light up the small picturesque town of Tewkesbury with Musical Motown Extravaganza featuring stars such as Kyle Lettman, Stephan Dante along with other great singers and dancers including finalist from Britains Got Talent ‘Nemesis.

We live in an age where you need to little to cause offence to someone else. In fact one would almost be forgiven for thinking that there is little one can honestly say that will not offend someone somewhere in the media or even in everyday life. You can blame this on the fact that we become a more clued up and aware society, or you can put it down to the simple fact that people these days are far more fragile take almost everything to heart and cannot stomach any type of critique or disagreement, so everyone has to stay in the safe zone of ‘Political correctness’. Whatever your thoughts I believe that England rugby fans chanting (As they do) Swing Low sweet Chariot’ to spur on the England Rugby team at games is no reason for anyone to get their ‘Knickers in a twist’ about.

Another musical great passes as Al Jarreau dies at 76. We have had to get used to great talents falling away in the last few years, but in truth we have to wonder if any of these great ones can even remotely be replaced.

It took way too long for the Remake of Alex Haley’s Roots to hit the UK and then only to be aired on BBC4. When I first heard about it I was not impressed. The original was one of those things like ‘Star Wars’ woven into my past that should not be messed with. How could they improve on what was at the time and remains today one of the best TV shows of all time?