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Anica Kiana's fans spoke - and we listened on the #CokeTop40CT

Anica Kiana's fans spoke - and we listened on the #CokeTop40CT

9 June 2019 9:59 PM

On Saturday, 8 June 2019, Carl Wastie was hit with a storm of messages and voicenotes on the Kfm 94.5 WhatsApp line from fans of a young, up-and-coming artist, Anica Kiana, asking him to bubble under her single, ‘Chasing’ on the Coca-Cola Top40SA.

As the chart show that always delivers the hits that you love, the show’s team tracked down Anica during the show and within a matter of minutes, booked her for a phone call with Carl, where he would play her single for the first time on the chart show.


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Mi Casa plays ”How well do you know your bandmate?”

6 July 2020 12:37 PM

Carl Wastie calls up Dr Duda & Mo-T along with J’Something for a game of ”How well do you know your bandmate?”

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J’Something on the launch of Mi Casa's new album ‘We Made It’

6 July 2020 12:27 PM

Ten years, countless awards and 5 albums later, Mi Casa has signed an international record deal with Afroforce1 Records and Universal Music Group, making them a priority act for their region.

Carl Wastie chats to J’Something on the launch of Mi Casa's new album ‘We Made It’. #KfmTop40

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Mango Groove’s Claire Johnston reacts to Kurt Darren's rendition of ‘Special Star’

6 July 2020 11:50 AM

Kurt Darren & the Soweto Gospel Choir perform ‘Special Star’ from ‘The South African Songbook’.

Carl Wastie calls up Mango Groove’s Claire Johnston for her honest opinion of the rendition. 

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Ameen Harron, Nadia Jaftha on ‘Y?na’ (Eina)

6 July 2020 11:30 AM

Carl Wastie interviews Ameen Harron and Nadia Jaftha on their collaboration with Youngsta CPT. 

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Kurt Darren and Soweto Gospel Choir's ‘Vulindlela’ collaboration

6 July 2020 11:08 AM

Kurt Darren and the Soweto Gospel Choir have collaborated on a unique album that celebrates iconic homegrown songs. 

The album is called ‘The South African Songbook’ and features Die Kaptein and the Soweto Gospel Choir covering classic South African singles, like Brenda Fassie’s ‘Vulindlela’. 

Carl Wastie chats to Kurt Darren.

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Claire Johnston of Mango Groove reviews DJ Cosher's 'Special Star'

29 June 2020 2:44 PM

On Saturday, 27 June 2020, Mango Groove's leading lady, Claire Johnston, joined Carl Wastie on the Kfm Top 40 as a surprise reviewer of DJ Cosher's brand new single - a remake of the Mango Groove classic, 'Special Star'.

Cosher's adaption of the iconic late-80s South African hit single, features vocals of rising Cape Town star, Niyaaz Arendse, a former Idols SA top 5 contestant - and the voice behind another single that's been performing well on the Kfm Top 40, 'Don't Need It', charting in at no.14 on Saturday, 27 June 2020.

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DJ Cosher pays homage to Mango Groove’s ‘Special Star’

29 June 2020 11:03 AM

Cape Town music producer and deejay, DJ Cosher, has released a reworking / remake of Mango Groove’s ‘Special Star’.

On Saturday, 27 June 2020, Carl Wastie called up DJ Cosher on the Kfm Top 40 to find out more about the track and how it came to be that he would remake a South African classic like ‘Special Star’.

Cosher's adaption of the iconic late-80s hit, features vocals of rising Cape Town star, Niyaaz Arendse, a former Idols SA top 5 contestant - and the voice behind another single that's been performing well on the Kfm Top 40, 'Don't Need It', charting in at no.14 on Saturday.

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JP Saxe – the man behind the hit single, ‘If The World Was Ending’

29 June 2020 10:59 AM

One of the biggest songs at the moment – ‘If The World Was Ending’ – was almost prophetic.

This song by JP Saxe and now girlfriend, Julia Michaels, was released in November last year. Little did they know what lay ahead for the entire world.

On Saturday, 27 June 2020, following the song, which charted at no.6 on the Kfm Top 40, Carl Wastie called up the young Canadian-American star to find out more about him, as well as this prophetic track.

During the interview, Carl got JP’s prediction on what we can expect from 2021, and also got to know the man on a real level, as he opened up about love and fear.

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Max Hurrell doing the most with ZOL

30 May 2020 1:32 PM

Last week (23 May 2020), the viral hit – which has been no.1 on Apple iTunes – entered the Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie at no.22.

One week later the single, called 'ZOL' - which features the vocals of Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (taken from a COVID-19 press briefing) and beats from EDM producer, Max Hurrell, has climbed an epic 11 places, making it the Highest Climber this week (30 May 2020).

To celebrate the occasion and to find out more about the man behind the beats, Carl Wastie gave Max Hurrell a quick call on the Kfm Top 40.

Besides learning how to pronounce each other's surnames, Carl and Max also chatted about Max's evolution as a producer, plus Max produced a short clip based on audio snippets from last weekend's chart.

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