The Funky Brunch Lagos is the most anticipated lifestyle experience in Nigeria. The event always has in attendance the highest concentration of young and upwardly mobile professionals, premium influencers and celebrities from the entertainment, fashion and lifestyle industry.

The Funky Brunch Lagos has held a high reputation for delivering the best lifestyle experiences since its inception with it’s “Funky Spice” which has successfully delivered different editions of the ultimate lifestyle  experience with special effects, a dynamic range of music from house music to hip hop and R&B which creates a gleeful atmosphere for all its guests. With each edition surpassing the other.

Bespoke PR is set to host another lifestyle experience infused with fashion, spice, music and everything in between, in Lagos once again as The Funky Brunch Lagos celebrates its 1 year anniversary with South Africa’s media personality Bonang Matheba to be the host of the experience.  

“We are leaving no stone unturned as we anticipate the 1 year anniversary of The Funky Brunch Lagos.”- Efe Tommy (Founder The Funky Brunch Lagos).

The Funky Brunch Lagos;

DATE: Sunday 1 September 2019.
VENUE: Balmoral Events Center, Federal Palace, VI.
ADDRESS: 6-8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Campaign Tag: #TheFunkyBrunch #TheFunkyBrunchLagos #MyFunkyBrunchStyle 


TRACE, the first destination for the latest urban and afro-urban celebrity news, music, lifestyle, entertainment and culture, will be throwing the ultimate street bash South Africa has ever seen at Disoufeng in Meadowlands, Ndofaya, Soweto.

Taking place on Saturday, 07 September, #TRACEFest will let you and your friends get down and party the way you used to - on the “street” without a care in the world - listening to some of today's latest Amapiano, Kwaito, Deep House and Hip-Hop hits along with a few throwback hits from the early 90’s.

Make sure to dress up in those Dickies delela’s and two-piece combo’s, All Stars, sporting those classic bucket hats, beanies and Kangol caps, because that’s the early 90’s feel!

The line-up for TRACE Fest includes:

Mr Bula Boot - Thebe; MUZI; Nadia Nakai; Boity; Sho Madjozi; Just Lo; Jaivane; DBN Gogo; Malumz on Decks; DA Kruk; Lebza Da Villian; Spoken Priestess; Buhle Moletsane; Trap Thursday DJ’s, Flexicution, Simmy, Okmalumkoolkat and the TRACE Amapiano winner, Pro Monate.

More than just a music festival, TRACE Fest will also include:

  • TRACE Square, the main stage with the hottest DJs and live performances.
  • Ballantine's BTB Stage, showcasing the latest in fresh and new South African talent.

Make sure to cava the combo with TRACE’s very own merchandise, the limited edition -  capsule collection, which will be on sale at the TRACE stand.

Tickets are on sale now at Tap Tickets at R120 and R150 at the door. Squad tickets are also available online - buy four get one free. #TRACEFest is proudly sponsored by Ballantine’s, YFM, Dickies & Zkhiphani. For more information on TRACE Fest visit

The singer, producer, and song writer “Lungelo Mabaso” from Ladysmith based in Johannesburg also known as “Elkay Macburner” have finally decide to make 2019 his year by recording a studio album which consist of ‘11 songs’, the album is Afro pop with a twist of hip-hop, kwaito, EDM and Trap music. For 5 years having a dream to release his solo album ‘Elkay Macburner’ have finally been able to make his long wish and dream of releasing his studio album “Compilation Of My Raw Emotions (COMRE)” come true, not only a album with 11 tracks but a compilation of motivations and messages to heal all those who are in need of emotional and spiritual healing. With a mixture of different music elements from Afro Pop, Hip-Hop, kwaito, EDM and Trap music Elkay had a deep feeling that this album will bring together all the masses of all the music super fans to a single piece of an album.
Elkay Macburner says the past few years was a blessing to him because he managed to collect all the tools he need to make his golden piece of an album a success even though he went thru thick and thin to survive all the hardships of being a upcoming musician, he also mentioned that his wish is to heal all the broken, hopeless and rejected individuals who lost all the hope in life, that’s why you’ll find songs like “Uzokuph’Amandla, Keep your head up, and Vuka” which talks mostly about a life of a black man or woman who works hard to try and make a living out of his or her hustle.


Lungelo “Elkay Macburner” Mabaso was born and bred in Watersmeet, Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal, he grew up listening to many genres of music but his biggest influences came from the ones that fed his soul with raw emotions,
craziest underground HIP-HOP, AFRO POP, KWAITO and MASKANDI. As a singer he released his FIRST MASKANDI album IXHWALAKHE "Nguwe Owangilahla" in 2014 and a COMMERCIAL HOUSE album CASHMINERS "Be In Touch" in 2015 which both was not a success before His music career leaded him to Afro-Trap,Afro-Pop and Hip-Hop music. He participated in talent search shows like "IDOLS and The Lion King" from a young age, always knowing that this was what he wanted to do. He had been working with a recording studio called "SM ENTERTAINMENT" as a producer, vocalist, instrumentalist, graphic designer and a sound engineer for a period of five years producing “KWAITO, HOUSE, HIP-HOP, AFRO POP and MASKANDI music. He is no greenhorn when it comes to the stage, he has been able to share the stage with different underground and well known music artist like “DRENCKO, CHAKA DOLLA, MASEVEN OPSE and SBUDA P” from JOHANNESBURG.

Kick-off Breakfast Party, Mawnin’ Medz, on Sunday, July 14 at Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay During Reggae Sumfest Week #macburnersa, #musicality, #100percentmusical, #artisteer

Mawnin’ Medz on Sunday, July 14th at Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay is the kick-off breakfast party in what is shaping up to be a stellar week of events leading up to the Main Nights for Reggae Sumfest 2019. Tropical Bliss Beach is perhaps one of the most iconic must-see stops for visitors to Montego Bay.

Both the ‘Touchdown King’ Stylo G, and the ‘Soca Monarch’ Skinny Fabulous will provide epic entertainment at this gorgeous venue. 

Spinning music to keep everyone dancing from 6 am to 1 pm will be Mobay’s own Crazy Neil, along with DJ Courtney, Jigga and Antsman.

The dress code is beach chic; gates open at 6am. It’s brunch inclusive and will have plenty of options for purchase at the bar. 

Reggae Sumfest event info is available at


Gamal “Skinny Fabulous” Doyle, born in St Vincent, is an energetic Soca artist and a six-time St. Vincent Soca Monarch Winner.

This “135 lb” mass of on-stage madness is known as Skinny Fabulous. Both talented and versatile, he always engages and mesmerizes the crowd while on stage. With his early love of dancehall and time spent in Jamaica, combined with his Soca roots as a St. Vincentian, his baritone and catchy way of DJing his lyrics are unmistakable. Fans can catch him at this year’s Mawnin’ Medz – one of the pre-parties prior to Reggae Sumfest.


Jason McDermott — Stylo G — was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica but relocated to London at age 12. Stylo is known for his creative British-Jamaican reggae-fusion style.

Along with his own hit singles "My Yout", "Call Mi a Leader" and "Soundbwoy" (which peaked at #18 on the UK Single's Chart), Stylo was also featured on the hit song "Come Over" by the British electronic group Clean Bandit. His new single “Touch Down” is lighting up the charts featuring Hip Hop Hottie Nicki Minaj and Dancehall Don Vybz Kartel. It has everyone on their feet in their tracksuits and Air Force of course. 

Sumfest has earned a reputation as the Caribbean’s premier music festival, showcasing Jamaica’s indigenous music, as well other popular global genres of music. Now in its 27th year, the world’s greatest Jamaican reggae/dancehall music festival continues to pay homage to the musical genres that originated in Jamaica that have broadly influenced the chart topping urban and pop music of today. Sumfest continues to add unprecedented value to “Brand Jamaica” by promoting three of the country’s most valuable products – the music, the culture, and the island itself as a global tourist destination. This has been expanded on a grand scale globally by the high quality widely promoted live streaming and video content made available of Reggae Sumfest on broadcast and streaming platforms, taking Jamaican music, artists, and culture to every continent and country on earth. Reggae Sumfest is one of the most viewed music festivals in the world.

Over the years, Sumfest has partnered with a number of major local and international brands. Our goal is to continue and develop these long-standing brand partnerships in ways that enhance their experiential relationship with Sumfest, the Jamaican people, and the entire international reggae and dancehall community. Sumfest is owned and produced DownSound Entertainment Ltd. 

$45US advance tickets are available on  as well as and