Tis the season for new beginnings, new ways of living and most importantly, new ways of achieving success, and with the new year, Glam Africa explored everything African that speaks volumes on doing things differently.
Titled Think Smart, the issue’s cover features the ever so successful South African-born global disc jockey, DJ Zinhle, who speaks to the publication about how she built a successful career in a male dominated industry the unconventional way, while raising an equally popular daughter. With multiple other businesses under her belt like watch brand Era by DJ Zinhle, Fuse Academy (A DJ’ing School for girls), a recently released book on self-improvement titled Meeting Your Power and a motherhood-centric blog called MOMents By DJ Zinhle, the magazine also sought to find out her secrets to a balanced life and the smart ways to parenting as a business woman.
Glam Africa also caught up with the viral Kupe Boys, four french men who recently broke the internet with a video of them doing a synchronised dance for the #KupeChallenge. These young men became the latest overnight celebrities given birth to by social media in 2018. The quartet of Jim Seuh, Habitu Etoi, Yoyo and Teddy Ovo had African women across the world stopping in their tracks when the men dropped their entry to the #KupeChallenge on Instagram. The magazine got up close and personal to ask all the questions we know our subscribers wanted to know about their love life, new found fame and their pet-peeves. Find out what’s next for the Kupe Boys in this issue!
The Think Smart issue also brings you all the best, most-hardworking beauty products and another huge dose of inspiration with their 12 Days of Glam, where they feature 12 amazing women who trail blazed in 2018. Women such as Bam Bam, Mettisse Campbell, Thando Thabethe and Becca Acheampomaa whose stories will have you all fired up for 2019.
DJ Zinhle’s Editorial Shoot:
Creative Director: Boipelo Jean Chababa (@Boipelo_Jean)
Photographer: Kyle Brown (@KyleKeyz)
Photographic Assistant: Glody Kasongo (@glothebeatz)
Videographer: Kutlwano Sesoko (@Sesokomedia)
Makeup Stylist: Audrey Mofokeng (@Dreythemakeupartist)
Hair Stylist: Xola at The San Hair (@Thesanhair)
Fashion Assistant: Rowdy Planker (@Rowdyplanker)
DJ Zinhle is wearing @DavidTlale