Top 5 Publicity Stunts

This year was hectic in the showbiz industry. We’re not sure if we should blame the competition growth and new artists emerging or lack of great publicity ideas.

Bonang and AKA

It’s not over yet but 2017 has been the year of mothers of all publicity stunts. And what gets people talking more than using your romantic relationship to hype your lukewarm work?
Some succeeded whilst some failed, check out these top 5 biggest publicity stunts of 2017 thus far.

AKA and Bonang

AKA and BonangTo hype his new song at the time called ‘Caiphus Song’, AKA and Bonang faked a break up and ran with it on social media. The couple even publicized a Gucci bag which was all over social media.

AKA tweet

Bontle and Priddy Ugly

Bontle and Priddy UglyThe couple had everyone congratulating them on their “wedding” which wasn’t real. It was all for La Sauce’s music video. Let’s just say social media wasn’t impressed although the video broke YouTube views records.

Priddy Ugly and Bontle

Trevor and Lucille Gumbi

Trevor and Lucille GumbiRecently comedian Trevor Gumbi announced his divorce from wife of over a decade. Few days later, he also announced his upcoming, ‘Divorce Comedy Tour’.


Trevor Gumbi Divorce Tour

Gigi Lamayne

Gigi LaMayneWhen rapper Gigi Lamayne wanted to drop her song Lobola featuring Maraza, she faked an engagement.

DJ Shimza and Kamo Modisakeng

Kamo and DJShimzaA few weeks ago Kamo and DJ Shimza sparked relationship rumors after flooding social media with baed up photos with cute nicknames. It was all for Shimza’s latest video.

DJ Shimza and Kamo