When a hip hop star of the stature of 50 Cent comes to Africa you can be sure there will be a buzz, but when he chooses to do a one-off concert at a race track on Maputo, Mozambique you can be sure there will be some raised eyebrows.
It turns out that 50 Cent has a huge following in Mozambique, according to journalist Nyangala Zolho: "Hip hop makes up a significant part of the Mozambican music scene, which includes the American-inspired genre of gangsta rap".
Over a period of seven days in January and February Simon Harris, User Experience Manager for the media server manufacturer Green Hippo, conducted HippoSchool training in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Simon, who is based at Green Hippo Head Office in London, presented the training sessions in association with their South African distributor, Electrosonic SA.
It’s been over 40 years since The Rocky Horror Show debuted at the Royal Court Theatre in London, but it’s is still going strong. The show features a cast of crazy characters, fifteen cracking tunes, and some of show business’ most memorable lines: “So come up to the lab. And see what's on the slab/ I see you shiver with antici... pation!”
Millions of theatre-goers worldwide have shrieked with laughter and delight at those words, uttered by the madcap transvestite scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter, the central character in Richard O’Brien’s era-defining rock musical.
Xtreme Productions is a Centurion-based production company specializing in Lighting/Sound/AV and Staging. Company owner Joe Engels started his career in the entertainment business as a DJ ... at the age of 13! After completing his schooling he worked for a Production Company where he gained knowledge on many technical aspects of the entertainment business: Sound, Lighting and AV.