Windhoek Jazz Festival: Where’s the jazz

So I am no musical expert, and I wouldn’t pretend to be. I however am a huge lover of good music, stemming from a passion for the arts that I inherited from both my mother and grandmother. I grew up listening to amazing artists from Teddy Pendergrass, to Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Tina Turner, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, The Supremes, Tracy Chapman and the list goes on. And like any lover of music with an endless hunger for live shows, the Windhoek Jazz Festival has become a highlight of my year.
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Top 10 Boyz II Men Songs

Despite I’ll Make Love to You being such a mage hit, the equally massive End of the Road is one of our favorite Boys II Men hits. The track features soothing vocals. Boyz II Men's first record breaking number, the track features great vocals and well-written lyrics. The song was recorded for the Boomerang soundtrack.
2. I'll Make Love To You
The song spent weeks at number one on the pop charts and has become one of the biggest love songs of all time, with its sexy lyrics. Read more about Top 10 Boyz II Men Songs

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SASSY: Contestants of the Miss Namibia beauty pageant pose for the camera at a recent event ahead of Saturdays show. PHOTO: GARWIN BEUKES Read more about Miss nam

Will Smith addresses split rumour ‘foolishness’

The actor criticises the “dumb people” spreading false rumours and confirms his marriage to his “queen” is safe.
Will Smith has taken to Facebook to once again deny reports he is to divorce his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
Speculation has surrounded the couple’s relationship for years and Smith has admitted he does not usually feel the need to “respond to foolishness”.
The Hollywood star and Pinkett Smith have been married since 1997 and have a son, Jaden, and a daughter, Willow.
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Eminem’s addiction caused weight gain

Eminem believes his weight ballooned to 104 kg because he was eating to stave off the pain caused by a hole in his stomach from prescription pill abuse.
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Behind Closed Doors premieres at FNCC

On Wednesday, August 12, at 18:30, AfricAvenir and the FNCC present the Namibian Premiere of Moroccan feature Behind Closed Doors.
Behind Closed Doors is in Arabic and French with English subtitles. The feature is 102 minutes long and was directed by Mohammed Ahed Bensouda. The screening will take place at the FNCC cinema and entrance fee is N$30. Read more about Behind Closed Doors premieres at FNCC

World’s greatest vocal group heading to Namibia

Ohlthaver & List Group of Companies’ spokesperson Roux-ché Locke made the big announcement in a press statement. Yesterday, Namibia Breweries Limited – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List Group, launched the Windhoek Draught Live Annual Music Event. In 2014, NBL hosted Nigerian act, P-Square in Windhoek for their first visit to Namibia and the annual musical event follows on the success of the concert. The inaugural event will feature, Boyz II Men, known for their emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
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World's greatest vocal group heading to Namibia

Namibia is slowly becoming an attractive musical stage for some of the world’s greatest performers, with Trey Songz having performed here just recently. However, musical lovers are in for an even bigger musical treat, with global superstars, who are also one of the most popular vocal groups of all time, Boys II Men heading to Namibia in October.
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Namibian artists urged to adopt live band culture

Local artist producer and businessman, Djokic Dragan better known as Antonio says that the Namibian music industry will reach greater heights when local musicians start to move from performing with backtracks to being able to perform with a live band.
Speaking to Namibian Sun recently, Antonio said the main reason why many local artists don’t make it to perform at international stages is because they rely too much on backtrack performance which is not acceptable on international scenes.
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Monica Morocky admits her debut novel “Modern Relationships” was a grammar joke but no-one can take away the fact that it made her loads of money.
Shifting closer to the table as if looking for comfort, Morocky says it was a social media nightmare, which nearly broke her.
“It was heavy, the criticism it was like nothing I have ever experienced before. But I decided to give my fans a book that is ‘uncritisisable” if there is even such a word,” she says, adding that she was so overwhelmed by the prospect to be called an author that she rushed the editing and the publishing. Read more about Monica’s


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