Our Platoon New Originals Artist Showcase shut down LA! This year’s lineup included up-and-coming R&B artists Annie Tracy and TA Thomas; Afropop artists Khaid, Teni and headliner Ayra Starr to close out the evening. DJ sets from Sasha Marie (Soulection) and Donavan’s Yard kept the energy up throughout the night.

Muneyi Releases New Single “Maipfi” Featuring Msaki

Muneyi’s music has been described as a gift from the gods – a healing experience, as he connects the listener to his own narrative of Tshivenda folktales and modern sounds. He makes a grand return to streaming platforms and radio with his new poetic anthem featuring the award-winning South African vocalist Msaki.

CHXRL Pulls No Emotional Punches in His Deeply Personal New EP

CHXRL chronicles a diverse array of romantic and mental pitfalls throughout his life in his searing new EP hopeless&romantic. He blends fierce honesty with hook-laden pop choruses, lifting his emotionally fraught tracks with industry finesse. 

yunè pinku Shares a Cover of “Dreams” by the Cranberries

yunè pinku lends her ethereal vocals to create a polychromatic cover of The Cranberries’s 1992 debut single “Dreams”, in a nod to her own Irish heritage. This release follows her recent EP, BABYLON IX.

Boy Spyce Delivers New Single "So Bad"

In the wake of his introspective and emotionally charged track, "Relationship", the Mavin Records singer-songwriter, Boy Spyce, has resurfaced in the music arena with yet another compelling single, bearing the poignant title, "So Bad."

Celebrating South Africa’s Style Icons: GQ’s Best Dressed Awards 2023

South Africa’s diverse fashion scene took centre stage as GQ’s Best Dressed Awards, in proud association with Fabiani, Platoon, Cruz Vodka, Huawei, BET, Lucky Star, Crocs and tagged! unfolded at Mea Culpa in Johannesburg. Now in its 17th year, this stylish event recognised and celebrated the individuals who refine fashion, each with their unique personality, individuality and creative flair.

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