WITH schools already closed and most companies breaking off tomorrow for the Christmas holidays, the mid-December weekend is jam-packed with activities which will leave revellers spoilt for choice.
All roads lead to Cuban Linx club in Maseru for tonight’s lyrical battle between Khubetsoana-born Verbal Kingpin and Ha Hoohlo’s T.U.R.K. There is a M10 000 prize for the winner of this final edition of the monthly Dirt Mouth contests for 2017. The June edition winner OG S’killz will take on Phizzy Khor in the Undercut category which carries a M5 000 winner’s purse.
There will be supporting performances by the likes of T Mech, Iso, Nirex, L-Tore, Nuch, Fatal Verb, Lyrical Potheads, Kot Inferno, Olive Branch and Moddaw as well as DJs Osmic, Dave Postah, NINE24, Trybz, Konsept and Da Soulvince. South African rapper Shane Eagle is also billed to grace the event.
Club 4Fordy in Khubetsoana will host the money spenders’ party dubbed Machankura Friday. The likes of DJ King, Dave Postah, Konsept, Mo Tabz and Osmic are all set to perform at the event.
MASERU SUMMER FEST
The much anticipated Maseru Summer Fest is expected to fill up Setsoto Stadium much like the Vodacom Summer Feva. The Maseru Summer Fest boasts a gigantic line-up of South African and local heavyweights who will entertain patrons till the following morning. Hailing from South Africa are DJ Tira, Destruction Boys, Lady Zamar, Emtee, A-Reece, Naak Musiq, Tipcee, Sdutlanoma1000, Lasauce, Sjava, DJ Micks, Zanda, Dr Moruti, DJ SK and DJ Mlungu. Local acts include Vesta, Tshepzadj, Mekonko, Mega Hertz, Linah, Osmic, Keshy, Rochesta, NINE24, Black T, Lym, Zagro DJs, Trybz, Konsept, KTA Kings, L-Tore, Linkeng, Pablo DJ, Kaytee Fresh and Monyasedj with MCs Lilaphalapha, Kiva and Mavele.
Cuban Linx in Maseru will host the second edition of its Absolut Nites which are sponsored by Absolut Vodka. Behind the decks will be NINE24, Trybz, MSL, Da Starr, Smooth, Katz, The A-Supreme and Konsept.
90s HOUSE PARTY
The 90s themed party will be held at Music Mansion in Maseru West. There will be performances by Smooth, Lobby, Katz, Boxfresh, Jacky, 2Zero, Addilyx.
NALA SOCIAL MARKET
The Nala Project Community Market will run till Sunday. Activities will include bike tours, games and face paintings. The crafts market will have leatherworks, jewellery, accessories and clothing. The primary purpose of the initiative is to provide a platform for the public to access locally produced goods and fresh produce, as well as local talent and initiatives. The secondary purpose is to provide an avenue for local small producers/ businesses to generate income and encourage self-employment.
PICNIC IN THE NORTH
South African entertainment outfit, Shaxe Khumalo Events and Unknown, will host a lifestyle party at Manthabiseng Convention Centre in Maseru. It will feature performances from OFM’s Shaxe Khumalo, Mekonko, Pablodj, Katz, Smooth, Tshepzadj, Le Goody, Immo, Tiger, Blackman, Trybz, Afrodj, Boxfresh, MSL, Konsept, Lobby, Kopper, L-Tore, Vesta, Sech, NINE24, Lets Chill, The A-Supreme, Gama and Thizozo.