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This week on the Carve Podcast Series we have an insightful chat with Kelly Khumalo about the influence behind her recently released album titled The Voice of Africa, the her choice of collaborations in the album, the identification of her sound and the major spiritual influence that keeps her so versatile.

In Covid-19 lockdown she shot a reality show titled Life with Kelly Khumalo, we touch on that and also tackle how the pandemic affected her alcohol gin brand Controversy, and just more on how she is perceived as “Kelly, the controversial artist” and how she deals with the haters.

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The Carve Podcast Series looks at all the trending creative content in Africa, if its music, beauty, food, fitness, art, travel and film; we will be showcasing it. This series has The Common Room, Cash Chats and now The Lifestyle Lot with a great segment called What’s For Lunch.

We highlight the coolest food trends, restaurants, and profile tastemakers in the culinary space. We kicked off this new show at the beautiful Ethos restaurant in Sandton; where Chef Sawan shared his journey in the culinary industry and treated us to the most delicious signature dishes of the restaurant.

MUSIC

This week on the The Drop we present the Pitori Maradona

Focalistic dropped visuals for the chart topping single Ke Star. It was quite evident that we would want to take this opportunity to show him love when he shot some parts of this video in Ga-rankuwa, and well to also find out what else we can expect from the Pitori Maradona.

We spoke about his single going gold, his work with Kabza De Small and Maphorisa, the partnership with Extreme Energy, his Political Science degree, the look and feel of the video and the overall vibe of the Pretoria music scene.

COUTURE

The ever-evoloving fashion cycle needs someone to keep an eye on it. Here at Carve Africa we have the trending news of this industry and here to ensure that everyone stays in the loop. Africa has its own unique tapestry which celebrates the cultures and ethnicity of this eclectic continent. Our objective with Carve Couture is to profile all the designers, fashionistas, models and all the creatives involved in this growth of this industry.

South Africa’s most loved rice brand, Tastic, have partnered with international knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo, the founder of MAXHOSA Africa, this heritage month. This unique collaboration seeks to celebrate the spirit of Ubuntu and true generosity through embodying how it is entrenched in our South African heritage. The two heavyweight brands partnered to create a limited-edition pack that is distinctively adorned by Laduma’s traditional beadwork design that aims to commemorate heritage month and the unique cultural practices expressed through food, fashion and music.

We had a chat with the founder of this amazing brand; he spoke about this partnership, NYFW showcase, more boutique stores, education and a bigger plan for Port Elizabeth (EC).

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On Carve Crunch we highlight the coolest food trends, restaurants, and profiling tastemakers in the culinary industry.

Here South Africa’s most loved rice brand, Tastic, partnered with international knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo, the founder of MAXHOSA Africa, this heritage month.

We were invited to the launch of this amazing partnership; Chef NTI did a Generosity inspired menu. We hada chat with her about the menu, future projects and all her amazingness.

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South Africa’s most loved rice brand, Tastic, have partnered with international knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo, the founder of MAXHOSA Africa, this heritage month.

This unique collaboration seeks to celebrate the spirit of Ubuntu and true generosity through embodying how it is entrenched in our South African heritage. The two heavyweight brands partnered to create a limited-edition pack that is distinctively adorned by Laduma’s traditional beadwork design that aims to commemorate heritage month and the unique cultural practices expressed through food, fashion and music.

We had a chat with the Marketing Director of Tastic: Pasta and Rice Thembi Sehloho who spoke more about this amazing partnership.

COMELINESS

The beauty and cosmetic industry in SA is fast changing and ever growing, Carve Africa aims to highlight and showcase the artistic careers and innovative concepts of this industrythrough our Carve Comeliness category. This series has The Common Room, Cash Chats and now The Lifestyle Lot that has a bomb segment called Whats For Lunch.

We kicked off this new show at the beautiful Ethos restaurant in Sandton and we all know that a good meal has to go with a great conversation; and thats why we had the amazing natural hair content creator Nombulelo Fox to talk through the trending natural hair topic by Clicks and Tresemme.

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The Carve Podcast Series unpacks and celebrates creative gamechangers of the continent. In the second episode we are having a chat at UMGSA with South African trailblazing musician Nasty C who recently released his much anticipated album Zulu Man With Some Power.

In this chat he talks about the album, Puma, bromance with Tellaman, collaborations and addresses the haters.

CASH CHATS

WELCOME TO THE CARVE PODCAST SERIES

See here we will be vibing out and having chats with Mzansis gamechangers. We will be chopping up EVERYTHING, whether it be art, entertainment, lifestyle, or current affairs. In this episode we were hanging out at Momentum, unpacking the relationship women have with money. What is your silly spend?

CASH CHATS

In this episode we were hanging out at Momentum with Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa, the Head of Marketing Brand; unpacking the relationship women have with money. Are you fiancially knowledgeable?

CASH CHATS

In this episode we were hanging out at Momentum with Ana Scott, Financial Advisor; getting expert advise on how to be fiancially knowledgeable.