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WERE ER you busy to go through social media in this month of love? If you were busy, you might have missed some of the interestin­g trends t that were seen on the digital platform, but bu then Gcwala has got you covered as always.

In thi this section you will get to learn about some of the recent stories that have been mak making waves on social media over the week.

Well, I must say that it has been a busy week on the informatio­n highway courtesy of Valentine’s Day and the fact that social media is always busy as more people are now interactin­g there.

For this week, some of the trends that will be captured in this page include local artist Currency’s newly released music video for his song ‘ Hamba ngedvwa’.

Also, more tributes are still pouring in for AKA with

South African musician and dancer Babes Wodumo is slated to come perform in the country next weekend on Saturday at The Xchange Lounge and Shisanyama. This T will be her first time gracing a stage locally loc after the loss of her talented husband Mampintsha. Ma Social media users already like the idea by showing positive signs and interest t to party with West Ink at The Xchange. This show will be mainly a birthday celebratio­n for Xolani and it’s coined as ‘ Xolani’s All Black Bla Birthday celebratio­n’. Local musicians such su as Toxik, Itsallblaq, Rowen The Vth and Mnation to name a few, are also slated to entertain te patrons.

Currency took to social media the past week to announce that he has new music for fans. It’s fresh out of the oven and the song is titled ‘ Hamba ngedvwa’. The visuals are currently getting traction on the inform a t i o n h i g h - way esp e c i a l l y on YouTube where the song is currently sitting on 1 051 views having been dropped four days ago. The artist was nodded by local finest DJ Mistosoul after he appeared wearing his merchandis­e on the video.

Since the ‘ Lemons, ( lemonade) hitmaker was shot, more people have been showing love for the slain artist. AKA also known as Supa Mega was shot in Durban and a memorial for him was held yesterday at Sandton Convention Centre, north of Johannesbu­rg. Several tributes for the artist were noticed on the informatio­n highway and this included fine artist Rasta’s portrait tribute which captured most social media users’ attention. It is also worth mentioning that AKA new album dubbed ‘ Mass Country’ will also be released on February 24, as of now one song has been released from the album and it is titled ‘ Company’. Nigerian singer and trendsette­r Burna Boy also paid tribute to AKA in a form of a song titled ‘ I didn’t want you dead’. In this song Burna Boy breaks his silence on the death of Supa Mega, and most of all he addresses their strong friendship.

King of Amapiano Kabelo Motha popularly known by his stage name Kabza De Small announced on social media that he will be releasing an extended playlist ( EP) with versatile singer Ami Faku. The last collaborat­ion between the pair was in 2021 in the hitsong ‘ Abalele’. This was a successful project for these giant musicians as it recently raked over 13 million streams on

Spotify. The new EP will

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