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Get to know the talented Laduma and his international brand, Maxhosa

YFM has done it again, this time through conversation with Laduma Ngxokolo, better known for his international clothing brand, MaXhosa Africa by Laduma. Recently featured on the Coming 2 America movie that will air next month on Amazon Prime Video, the Maxhosa brand continues to evolve and be aspirational. It appeals to other cultures beyond Africa, seeing itself as a global brand. Over the years, the brand has pushed a […]

todayFebruary 16, 2021 606


#Gomora – How Alex fast food outlet Baily’s is coping in lockdown

In the hustle and bustle of the township, a tribe emerges with a drive, passion and determination for a unique human interest: entrepreneurship. What does it take to run a successful business e kasi? What challenges does an entrepreneur face that is unique to their location if any and the real question being WHAT makes these unique to Alexandra. Continuing on our quest to elevate and celebrate the intricacies that […]

todayMarch 31, 2020 123


Looking stylish on a budget with Odi | #ThreadCount

Hey gorgeous! Is your wardrobe failing to match your style? Maybe because the rands aren't adding up? Here are a few budget-friendly tips that @20FixWithOdi shared with DJ Sabby and Tshepi to help you with your style slump. First thing you gotta do is cleanout! It's never too late to cleanse and detox spaces around you for the new year (yes, we're still referring to it as new). Clear your cupboard or wardrobe […]

todayJanuary 29, 2020 20


Bongo Maffin stop by and reminisce with The Best Drive

The Best Drive hung out with one of South Africa’s greatest groups, Bongo Maffin. Thandiswa Mazwai, Speedy, Stoan, Jah Seed better known as Bongo Maffin, have been in the music scene for more than 20 years. The very first song to play on YFM was the groups’ ‘Makeba’. Two decades later the group is still releasing new music! The group gave DJ Sabby and Tshepi some insight into their relationship […]

todayNovember 28, 2019 25


DJ Dimplez gives The Best Drive an exclusive look at his album Khumo

DJ Dimplez dropped by The Best Drive for an exclusive listening session of his latest album, Khumo. DJ Dimplez is back with a new album titled Khumo. The album is somewhat of a namesake, as Dimplez got older he parents expressed to him that the time had come for him to start taking care of the whole family. His parents then started calling him Khumo. The name can be attributed […]

todayNovember 27, 2019 22


ICYMI: The Best Drive Black Coffee FULL INTERVIEW

Black Coffee is internationally known for his house music productions including his collaborations with Drake, David Guetta and Usher. The DJ took a break from his busy life to chat with #TheBestDrive ‘s DJ Sabby, Tshepi and Altovise on all things music-stardom, local summer vs. overseas summer and separating Black Coffee’s life from Nkosinathi’s. Having travelled the world and chased summer all year round, Black Coffee joked, "I've stopped buying […]

todayNovember 25, 2019 47


Thread Count: The Best Drive chat to Zviwa luxury brand designer

The Best Drive invited Thamsanga Tembani, founder and creative director of Zviwa to their fashion feature, called Thread Count. Since his childhood, Thamsanga Tembani had always wanted to create his own luxury brand. The Zviwa dream became a reality back in 2017. Designed for a global audience, Zviwa is an African inspired luxury brand that offers bespoke and exclusive handmade apparel, handbags, and jewellery. The word Zviwa means a beautiful gift. Zviwa was responsible for […]

todayNovember 21, 2019 16


The Best Drive coloured in a ‘Colour Me Melanin’ book for Universal Children’s Day

20 November 2019 marked Universal Children’s Day. The day was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness in improving children’s welfare. To commemorate Universal Children’s day, The Best Drive spoke to Katlego Kekana, the creator of a unique colouring book titled, Colour Me Melanin. Colour Me Melanin was designed for both children and adults. The book is made up of 27 drawings that pay tribute to 27 African […]

todayNovember 20, 2019 39


#TheBestDrive Vote of Confidence: Why Are South Africans xenophobic?

ICYMI: The Best Drive tackled a difficult conversation; why South Africans are xenophobic. This following the xenophobic turmoil in South Africa, which included a twar between artists’ AKA and Burna Boy. Between 2010 and 2017 it is reported that the immigrant community in South Africa grew from 2 million people to 4 million. A research poll was conducted by Pew Research in 2018. The poll revealed that 62% of South […]

todayNovember 19, 2019 10