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How are we already halfway through 2021!? I don't know about anyone else, but my brain refuses to understand the notion of time anymore.

How are you planning to spend the rest of the year? I like to use June as a way to reflect and figure out the plan for the next half of the year, and it'll be the same this year. I may share some of my planning and thoughts along the way along with new projects and happenings too.

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Pinkprint Tour Experience & Meeting Nicki Minaj

Wow, is this real life? Am I sitting down to write this? I have to take several moments because I'm unsure. I shot a video for this, but the lighting was less than desirable towards the end. Naturally this was the night before going to China so I had no time to re-shoot. I've decided to shoot it again when I return because I honestly need you all to sit down and watch what I have to say because it's still so surreal. I'm going to do a quick overview of the Nicki Minaj concert. When I return expect a more detailed look. I can't leave without sharing some of my feelings - which, again, don't feel real. I hope you enjoy this. <3 The Pinkprint Concert I went to both Johannesburg shows - 17 and 18 March. For the first show I was Golden Circle - right by the rail! When Onika came...

Why we love King Kylie

I was never the hugest Kardashian/Jenner fan. I used to quite like Kim Kardashian until I felt she no longer really relatable as before. Khloe remains a favourite because I think out of the entire Klan she is the most down-to-earth and real. Though to be honest, I think she can be a bit too harsh with her sisters and mom at times. I mean, have you heard how she tells her mom, Kris off at times? Still adore her regardless. It's hard to hate her for that because she normally does retract and apologise. Anyway, this isn't about Khloe - I'll talk about her on another day. Lately I've realised that I can't quite get enough of Kylie Jenner. I used to think I was more of a fan of Kendall's but I have to give it to Kylie, the girl knows how to pull an audience. I'm one of...

Nicki Minaj is coming to South Africa

Remember that time I freaked out when Nicki Minaj was heading to SA for a music festival that never happened? Well, forget it. THE QUEEN IS OFFICIALLY COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA - and this time I'm 100% certain the event get cancelled because it's her The Pinkprint Tour! If you know me - or don't - chances are you are quite aware of my insane love for Onika Tanya Maraj. To this day, my love for her still puzzles many but I don't care. From makeup to nail polish to her perfumes, I literally own every piece of merchandise and album imaginable. Nicki is pretty much the only artist I so religiously spend my time and money on and have done since I was in high school back in 2009 (prior to her official 2010 debut). From Mixtape Minaj to worldwide Nicki, I've been through every sage of her career and...

Best South African Interviews

I always get asked about who is my favourite person to interview. The truth is, everyone is. There's always someone who brings a little charm and fun to the table (except for that one fashion designer I adored who gave me one word answers - shame on you). I always enjoy each and every interview but of course some stand out a bit more than others. Due to the amount of incredible individuals and groups I've interviewed from across the globe and back to Africa, I decided to divide this into two parts: local and international. I hope you enjoy reading this first instalment which focuses on our awesome local names making us proud and inspiring us each day! Debora Patta: of course. Did you guys expect anything less from me? My fist ever interviewee remains my favourite. From shaking due to nerves and somehow not making too many mistakes, Debora was...

Zendaya to play Aaliyah

So, as we all know now, Disney darling Zendaya Coleman will be portraying Aaliyah in a new Lifetime movie about her tragically short life. I, personally, couldn't ask for a better young actress to portray the legendary music star. Though, on the internet, not everybody feels the same way. Many people are questioning whether Zendaya has the acting ability, vocal talent and maturity for the role. I lieveshe does. Some have gone as far to say she is too fair for the role! Ultimately, I don't believe skin tone should play such a big deal. Sure, she has starred in Disney Channel shows and movies, but so did a ton of other really great actors and actresses. Should I name a few? Justin Timberlake, and America Ferrera. Judging her for having her break on Disney is probably one of the silliest things a couch critic could do. Zendaya is Hollywood's current fashion 'it' girl...

Ali Lohan to Pursue a Music Career?

When word got out that Lindsay Lohan's young sister, Aliana 'Ali' Lohan would be getting back into music, I was so excited! In 2008 when I was 15 years old she released a single All The Way Around which I loved but sadly I don't recall her album ever coming out afterwards. Oh wait, let's not forget about Lohan Holiday (Google it if you have no idea about what I'm talking about - most South Africans won't). Three weeks ago Ali uploaded a YouTube video of her singing Beautiful by Christina Aguilera. Seriously, she did an incredible job! Her voice has definitely improved a lot from a few years ago when she was very young: it's a lot more mature and stronger. She reminds me of Lorde and Adele and maybe a bit of Gabrielle Cilmi too. I wish she would cover a few of my favourite songs like maybe Roar...

DEMI

Have I ever told you guys that I love Demi Lovato? I love her style. I love her music. I love her personality and I am inspired by her life story.With Demi recently announcing her return back to The X Factor as a judge and releasing a teaser for her new self-titled album releasing mid-May, I felt it fitting to talk about my adoration for one of Disney"s ex-teen princesses. I first noticed Demi during Camp Rock (though technically I watched her in Barney & Friends, as we all did) and continued to support her music and other projects (Sonny with a Chance, Princess Protection Program). I Then fell deep into her music and started to really like her. Then, as with the rest of the world, I was hit by shock when it was revealed that Demi Lovato was self-harming and suffering depression. Then she took a break. I really hoped she was...

Musical Ambition

Oh hey there, I'm back! Yay! I won't bore you with all the details of where I have been, but if you follow me on Twitter then you'll know about how sick I have been, stressed out and lately just all over the place. Blogging had to take a back-seat, but now I'm back with my lists, ramblings and celebrity rants. In the next few days I'll be updating the blog a  bit but nothing too major - don't get alarmed. Right now, as I type this, I am listening to the latest album from Taylor Swift titled 'Red'. I'm a huge fan of hers; I love her music and equally love her sense of style. Her music is quite wonderful and is def pretty sounds for your ears. I'm sure that this album will be on repeat for a while - it's country with pop elements. I want to do a...