Coming up on Live
tonight, Friday, 25 July 2008:
Tonight the show introduces a new look, added features and a new presenter - Phila Mazibuko, who joins the team as a location presenter presenting links from parties round the country.
Musiq Soulchild will be live in studio to talk about the One World Music Fest that's happening this weekend at the Sahara stadium in Durban. More about Musiq
Taalib Johnson aka Musiq Soulchild or Musiq is a soul artist whose style blends R&B, Soul, Funk, Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Hip Hop.
Musiq Soulchild released his debut album, Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want to Sing), in 2000, which included the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop single: Just Friends (Sunny).
Musiq's second single, Love, spent 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
He's had 2 platinum albums, 2 gold albums and 7 hit singles and received awards from Billboard, BET, ASCAP, BMI, and Soul Train. He's also earned award nominations from MTV, American Music Awards, NAACP, and 9 Grammy nominations, including 3 for his 2007 album Luvanmusiq.
Besides being a successful recording artist, Musiq is notable for his creative way of titling his albums and songs. He plans to release his fifth studio album sometime later this year.
Outside of music, he has been featured in television and print ads for McDonald's, Nike, Inc., Coca-Cola, Levi Strauss & Co. and The Gap. He also made a special appearance in The CW's #1 comedy The Game.Also in the line-up:
JR, who performs his new single live. The young motswako rapper mostly raps about women, skuif and making people dance. Live recently had him on stage to perform his first hit single Gata Le Nna and now he’ll be performing his second track Mathata from his debut album The Main Event.
Live is on SABC1 at 21h00.