Contemporary music critics were divided in their opinions of Born to Die; some commended its distinctive production, while its repetitiveness and melodramatic tendencies were a recurring complaint. The record debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 77,000 copies; it was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) after moving one million units. Born to Die reached the peak position on eleven international record charts, and has sold 8.5 million copies worldwide as of May 2015.
"Low" is the debut single by American rapper Flo Rida, featured on his debut studio album Mail on Sunday and also featured on the soundtrack to the 2008 film Step Up 2: The Streets. The song features fellow American rapper T-Pain and was co-written with T-Pain. There is also a remix in which the hook is sung by Flo Rida rather than T-Pain. An official remix was made which features Pitbull and T-Pain. With its catchy, up-tempo and club-oriented Southern hip hop rhythms, the song peaked at the summit of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
The song was a massive success worldwide and was the longest running number-one single of 2008 in the United States. With over 6 million digital downloads, it has been certified 7× Platinum by the RIAA, and was the most downloaded single of the 2000s decade, measured by paid digital downloads. The song was named 3rd on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. "Low" spent ten consecutive weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100, the longest-running number-one single of 2008.
"Tune in for a change" is the tagline attached to Radio in the credits. The storyline is about a girl Priya who comes to the city for a job as a salesgirl in a jewellery shop,with a load of debt to pay off, played by Sarayu. She is new to the ways and customs of the city life. Her co-worker, Iniya character Shweta, gives her accommodation, since she has no place or relative home to stay in the city. Shweta goes out at every night, where Nishan’s character Manu, comes to pick her up. Whole picture of the storyline is clear, Shweta. a five star prostitute and associate Manu as pimp,for securing her business. It is a shock to Priya when she realizes the truth about Shweta and decides to leave her friendship and apartment.
The story of how a child born in Durban who grew up in the slums of Clairwood, KwaZulu-Natal, with no books, no newspapers, no radio, and no one speaking English at home, is one to which many of this cohort of graduands can relate ... “African lawyers with whom we were educated at Natal University helped me by passing on cases.
Winning awards is not easy, and to be recognised at the Radio Awards demands broadcasting of the highest quality as the competition is fierce ...East Coast Radio makes a big effort to appeal to listeners across KwaZulu-Natal with content that appeals to them ... Campus radio station PUKfm has been a frequent winner at the Radio Awards.
IOLNEWS · Daily IOL RadioNewsBulletin - April 14. In our top story, The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs confirmed on Wednesday evening 306 people died as a result of heavy rainfall and flooding across the province ... The province is now declared a state of disaster. Read more here ... Read more here ... T ... .
The Journalists who were drawn from the print, radio, online and television networks were first taken on a tour to the Antenatal, Post-natal, Child welfare and Nutrition Departments of the Greater AccraRegionalHospital to observe their activities ... “Change comes when people have the information they could use ... Ewart said ... ....
Pretoria - The SA NationalEditors’ Forum has recognised Mams Radio for showing determination and bravery to service its community despite hardships brought by the pandemic and recent civil unrest. The Mamelodi community radio station, followed by nearly 60 000 on Facebook, endured economic difficulties under the Covid-19 lockdown.
Johannesburg - WestRand community radio station Westside FM has been forced to rebuild again after the station ... “This is the second robbery in weeks as Westside FM was one of five community radio stations that were looted during last month’s unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.”.
Stubborn and immensely gifted, his boyhood desire was to sing and tell the stories of the KwaZulu-Natal sugarcane belt through his guitar. This he would later do with distinction over two decades and dominate the RadioZulu airwaves (now Ukhozi FM), singing the folk songs rooted in a threatened Zulu heritage.
The ramifications of the recent looting and vandalism of infrastructure in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal continue to be felt as the country tries to rebuild itself. Gauteng based radio station HOT 102.7FM is helping the local radio station Westside FM to get back on air after it was destroyed by looters last week.
In the midst of widespread looting and vandalism of businesses in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg, the community radio station also fell victim as rioters broke into its premises, vandalising and looting equipment with an estimated value of R5 million ...Picture. Supplied ... They are currently broadcasting from an alternative venue.”.
... of them, many of the objects lack radio counterparts and dust emission, suggesting that they are more evolved and have already dispersed their natal clouds", reports Hans Nguyen, another doctoral student at the MPIfR, who is leading the study on these young stellar objects.
This week, Ngizwe handed himself over to authorities in connection with allegedly instigating unrest in KwaZulu-Natal after the former president’s arrest. Since the day the radio personality handed himself over to the police, there has been a lot of speculation about who else was involved. MaMkhize’s (as she is known by fans) name was thrown around ... .
Pretoria - The Mamelodi community radio station, Mams Radio, on Tuesday returned to the airwaves, after it was muted by rioters and looters last week, who ransacked its studios during the wave of looting which engulfed Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal ... “Mams Radio team would like to thank you for the support, warm messages, and heartwarming donations .
Six of the alleged instigators of the looting and acts of sabotage in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have been arrested, among them former radio personality Ngizwe Mchunu, who handed himself over to police on Monday ... at 215, with three more people killed in KwaZulu-Natal since Friday.
KwaZulu-Natal is the ideal place for a winter trip, just ask South African radio personality and actress Sthandwa Nzuza and Blood & Water actor and TV presenter Ryle De Morny. The popular personalities recently enjoyed a mountain escape to Sani Pass in the Southern Drakensberg and ventured into Lesotho on a Tourism KwaZulu-Natal-hosted trip.