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Mi Casa, Mafikizolo, Uhuru and others to set Zone 6 ablaze for MTV Base & Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions

Everyone who’s anyone is heading down to Soweto for the latest edition of MTV Base &Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions, courtesy of music authority MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and Klipdrift Premium.

Taking place at Zone 6 Venue, Black Chain Centre, Patrick Road, Diepkloof, Soweto, on Saturday 9 August, this is the hottest edition of MTV Base & Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions yet: pumping up the volume and filling the dance floor will be urban hitmakers Mi Casa, Mafikizolo, Uhuru and Dr Malinga while Vetkuk vs Mahoota, DJ Vigilante, DJ Milkshake and DJ Clock will be getting down on the wheels of steel.

MTV Base & Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions keep you in touch with the smoothest South African artists, mixing live sets from contemporary urban stars with the coolest DJs in the country, blending kwaito with house, hip hop, AfroPop and other popular grooves, for the smoothest, weekend chill-out.

Holding it all together will be MTV Base VJ Nomuzi Mabena, who’ll be showing off her impressive MC-ing skills, while the MTV Base cameras will be on site to capture highlights for airing 29th August at 21:00 CAT. Tweet @MTVBaseAfrica with the hashtag #UrbanSmooth to win one of 10 double VIP tickets to the event, including free drinks all night long and photo opportunities with the performers.

Tickets are available at Zone 6 from 9 August, priced R100. Doors open at 20:00 CAT. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available, priced R250.  A complimentary Klipdrift Premium cocktail will be provided for the first 1000 guests.

MTV Base & Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions have been touring the country’s hottest urban hangouts and clubs since 2011.  Previous editions have served up stunning performances from Bucie, Big Nuz, Nandi MngomaZakes BantwiniDonald, L’Vovo, Afro’traction, Liquideep, Busiswa, GoldfishJimmy Nevis and more, alongside hot DJs likeDJ C’ndoDJ ShimzaDJ SphectaculaDJ FrankyTwins on Decks, DJ Lulo CaféDJ p.H, DJ Loyd, Funky Soul, LAB, Joey Drumz and Benny Maverick.

The highlights of MTV Base & Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions will premiere on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) on 22 August at 22:00 CAT.

For further information about MTV Base & Klipdrift Premium Urban Smooth Sessions go to or, join the conversation on Twitter at @MTVBaseAfrica using the hashtag #UrbanSmooth, and check out the party in pictures and video on Instagram by following @MTVBASEAFRICA.

Article written by:

Richmond Sajini is a musician and media entrepreneur in the public relations, television, radio and retail spaces in South Africa. He studied Public Relations and Communication at the University of Johannesburg and has worked on brands such as Coca Cola, Tsogo Sun, Heineken as well as the South African National Roads Agency. He has been told to shut up many times by people who don’t understand that he is in love with the sound of his own voice. For this reason he decided to start his own blog where he would share his thoughts and experiences without inhibition. Visit his blog, and follow him on Twitter @richmondsajini.


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