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Jimmy Nevis gets a nice surprise as 'Magenta' charts12 November 2020 | 6 Minute Listen
A week after his new single, 'Magenta', dropped - it made its way onto the award-winning Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie. On Saturday, 7 November 2020, Carl Wastie decided to do one of his famous artist surprises - where he gave Jimmy Nevis a call, telling the artist who holds the record for the longest stay atop the chart from any South African, that he is officially on the chart: entering at no.32.
DJ Cosher surprised as new summer single charts12 November 2020 | 4 Minute Listen
DJ Cosher's collab with Sunset Sweatshop - 'I Love This Feeling' - is definitely a summer song of note - so naturally, it's made its debut on the Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie. On Saturday, 7 November 2020, Carl Wastie called up the Cape Town producer to surprise him with the news that his new single was charting on the multiple award-winning Kfm Top 40.
The Kiffness & Max Hurrell share some inspiration with new track12 November 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
What do you get when you bring one of South Africa's most inspirational online personalities - a man that went viral as Mzansi was hit by COVID-19 lockdowns - and mix is most famous message with music? You don't have to guess any longer, as The Kiffness has teamed up with Max Hurrell for an inspirational track that features the vocals of none other than SA’s very own Demi Demi. Called 'Tough Time Never Last', the single, which released on 6 November 2020, represents some of South Africa's top meme artists coming together on a track that will leave you feeling positive. On Saturday, 7 November 2020, Carl Wastie called up David Scott of The Kiffness to find out a little more about how this gem of a single came to be...
Majozi serenades us and speaks of love on the Kfm Top 4012 November 2020 | 19 Minute Listen
Inspired by his girlfriend’s journey with mental health, ‘Falling’ is the latest offering from Majozi, who’s also in the jersey business now - having created 100 jerseys that he's shared with fans, friends and family alike. On Saturday, 7 November 2020, Majozi joined Carl Wastie in-studio on the Kfm Top 40 for a quick chat about ‘Falling’, which he hopes will bring joy to those who relate to it. But as he does, Majozi arrived with a guitar in hand, so instead of playing the actual single, Carl Wastie got the Cape Town pop/folk singer to perform his latest single on the multiple award-winning chart show. Carl also tested Majozi's music knowledge... to see how many of his own songs he knows! How many is that? Listen to find out...
Jimmy Nevis reflects his personal journey and hits us with a new single03 November 2020 | 13 Minute Listen
Hot on the heels of a performance at Miss SA and an unexpected unofficial release ('Remind Ya [Freestyle]') – Jimmy Nevis – who broke the record for the longest reign at no.1 on the Kfm Top 40 for a local artist with ‘Hey Jimmy’ – is back with a new single: ‘Magenta’. Naturally, Carl Wastie had to catch-up with Jimmy Nevis to find out about the new single - but also to catch-up, to delve into that secret release of 'Remind Ya' and to celebrate the great new single, 'Magenta' from the artist who has been a dominating force on the Kfm Top 40. Will 'Magenta' make its way onto the chart and into your heart the same way 'Hey Jimmy' did and 'Game Over' by Amy Tjasink and Jimmy Nevis currently has? Your support can get 'Magenta' on the chart. Stream and/or download via your favourite reputable service and request on Kfm 94.5 by sending a message on Whats App to 082 536 1 536.
Lauv gets candid about inspirations, his personal playlist and new single with Conan Gray03 November 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Carl Wastie recently caught up with international artist, Lauv, who's based in Los Angeles, about his new single with Conan Gray called 'Fake'. During the interview, which played out on the Kfm Top 40 on 31 October 2020, Lauv opened up about his inspirations, what was "the thing" that pushed him to become a singer professionally, and even shared what he's listening to on his playlist at present. He and Carl Wastie also ended up singing some My Chemical Romance, before Carl introduced Lauv to some of South African talent that he'd love to see him collaborate with.
TiMO ODV teams up with manager to create a banger03 November 2020 | 9 Minute Listen
Multi-platinum selling DJ & Producer, TiMO ODV, is back with a new single: ‘We Don’t Care’. The track is the first single from his upcoming EP, ‘Midnight Children’ - and sees TiMO ODV teaming up with his DJ / Producer, Aidin Caye, who it just so happens is his manager! On Saturday, 31 October 2020, Carl Wastie gave TiMO and Aidin a call on the Kfm Top 40 ahead of a first-time play of the new single, 'We Don't Care'. As always, shenanigans went down - with Carl trying to convince TiMO to move to the Cape and making up for lost time with Aidin Caye. Take a listen to what went down...
Introducing Mikhalé Jones29 October 2020 | 12 Minute Listen
Every now and then a special artist emerges - young, brimming with talent and complete with a strong vision of their future. Mikhalé Jones is one such artist. Pronounced "Michaela" (despite Carl Wastie's best attempts to change pronunciation to "Mick-a-lay"), Mikhalé is a Neo-Soul, Trap and Pop singer, dancer and fully-packaged star in the making, she knew from an extremely young age that she was destined to be a performer. Now, at 25 years old, she has been more than noticed by the industry and public alike. She's currently wrapping up the recording process on her first signed album, ‘It Is What It Is’, and holds nothing back in her raw and honest delivery of the stories that make up her life. The first single ‘My Soul’ is a goose-bump-inspiring, slow-tempo teaser that shows Mikhalé’s range off perfectly, just doing what she does best. On Saturday, 24 October 2020, Carl Wastie gave Mikhalé Jones a call on the Kfm Top 40 to find out a little more about her: where she's from, how she got into music and more.
James Deacon back with a rocking banger29 October 2020 | 7 Minute Listen
Over the past few weeks, Carl Wastie's been teasing that there's something new coming from James Deacon - and on Friday, 23 October 2020 it officially released: Deacon's new single, 'Take Control'. Naturally, Carl Wastie had to catch up with James on the Kfm Top 40, so gave him a call following his track 'Rain On Me', which charted at no.30 on the weekend. The great thing about weekend radio is it often offers us additional insight into our faves - and this wasn't any different, as we James came to us live from an EDM festival. 'Take Control' is a different sound to James' previous radio hits, showcasing a rocky flare that pays tribute to cross-over rock-pop sensations like Lenny Kravitz.
Josh Wantie collabs with Conor Maynard29 October 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Local pop star and SAMA-nominated Josh Wantie has collaborated with international singing sensation, UK star, Conor Maynard, on a brand new single entitled ‘Never Let Me Go’. On Saturday, 24 October 2020, Carl Wastie called up Josh Wantie on the Kfm Top 40 - who is currently living in the UK - to find out just how homesick he is, as well as to find out how this collab came about. Did you know that Josh Wantie met Conor Maynard playing football? And apparently Conor Maynard's a pretty decent footie player? Take a listen to what went down for even more exclusive insights like this...