- Last week, Kalawa Jazmee Records shared a statement that revealed their newest cohort for the label, which is none other than Idols SA alum and Season 17 victor, Berry
- TimesLive brought the social media statement to Mzansi’s attention, highlighting the welcome messages and prospects the record company’s artists and directors shared for the newbie
- The publication also shared a quote from the newly recruited artist herself, showing that she is eager to get to work with the talented peeps who’ve developed stars like DJ Zinhle and Busiswa
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Berry is the newest freshman at the University of Kalawa as per the record label’s Instagram statement shared last week. The Idols SA champion joins the likes of Maphorisa, Oskido, Professor and Mafikizolo on the company’s roster.
The statement shared on the Kalawa Jazzmee Instagram page details how the record label strives to ensure success for Berry’s career. One consistent theme in the press release is the label’s intention to allow Berry space and freedom to find her unique voice.
TimesLive spotlighted the co-founder, Oskido’s words that reassured fans about Berry’s full creative allowances. The publication included a quote communicated by the producer in the statement, which read:
“We don't box our artists into one genre, however, we allow them space to grow and develop as artists.”
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The announcement also includes words from DJ Mahoota, who stressed the importance of having a great team to succeed in music. Berry also had some celebratory words to share in the statement, saying:
“I'm grateful that I have entered a space and a record label legend who have a track record of making great music, and a university which has built superstars. I am quite sure that my brand is in safe hands.”
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Many people might be shocked to learn about the news since Kalawa Jazzmee has signed predominantly Kwaito, House and Ggom artists in the past. However, it seems Kalawa had that in mind when signing Berry as seen in the last line of the post, which reads:
“Expect the unexpected.”
Thankfully, it seems fans are ecstatic with the news when scanning the Kalawa Jazzmee comment section. All of the replies are positive reactions from fans wishing Berry the best and sending congratulatory messages.
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In more former Idols SA star stories, Briefly News recently reported that the quick-witted Randall Abrahams had been voted off the Idols SA judging panel. His axing came after being on the show for two decades, but there’s no bad blood.
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When the news broke, M Net’s director of local entertainment channels clarified that the reason behind the channel’s decision solely lay behind staying competitive as audience interests shift. Unlike some of his colleagues, there was no conflict to prompt Randall’s exit.
The amicable nature of the contractual separation between the parties was further emphasised by Shirley’s note of gratitude. According to a quote sourced from ZAlebs, she had the following kind words to say about M Net’s working relationship with Abrahams and his other booted colleague, Unathi:
"Randall and Unathi have demonstrated high levels of professionalism and made an impact on the South African entertainment scene that will continue to be felt for some time to come."
Source: Briefly News