The Great Escape

Metro FM  |  Podcast, ±21 min episodes every 1 week, 3 days
Lunch is served on a silver platter with Amon and Pearl Modiadie, served with all the ingredients on the menu and leaves you asking for seconds and thirds. The show has a fresh injection of fabulousness in Pearl Modiadie who brings a new approach and vibe to the show with a street smart yet elegant young lady who appeals to both male and female market. With features that are set to keep the listeners engaged yet connected whether in the office, in traffic, out of school or just pure listening pleasure the show will make you listen up. Throw in some sports from new sports girl Mpho Maboi to keep all sports fans updated throughout the day and you have a lunch meal that one can’t resist. The show also offers mixes that will keep your feet tapping to the beat. Nothing more says lunch time than The Great Escape.
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MAY
Harrison Crump discovered his skills early on in his life. At 11 years old her was singing to doo-wop songs and soul songs and in high school he started writing songs and singing them myself. He went on to study film at Columbia College (School of Arts). During that time he stayed in a neighborhood rife with gangs and ended up rediscovering music as a diversion. There he started throwing house parties and learnt to spin records before moving into production. Harrison has worked with an incredible amount of talent in his various roles as songwriter, vocalist and producer, and has appeared on a plethora of internationally respected labels. His hit songs include “I Need Your Love”, “Stomp Your Feet”, “Ride”, “Once Again”, “So Amazing.” Apart from his music he also debuted on a few Tv programs and his recent act was “Rolling with Harrison Crump” which aired on Etv.
18
MAY
Pushie Watson, has a spirit of excellence, is a multi-talented communicator, a devoted wife and mother of two.  She was officially born again in 1995 at the Rhema Bible Church in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she later served and became the Head of their Women’s Ministry.
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MAY
Stafford Masie was born and raised in Eldorado Park and through his father’s attempts to remove him from a violent neighbourhood, Stafford was sent to study Computer Science at Tel Aviv University in Israel. After completing his studies Stafford came back to South African and worked in numerous roles and various companies, equipping him with more than 15 year IT experience. After 18 interviews, Stafford was appointed the Head of Google SA in 2007, with the founder of Google, Larry Page, personally signing hisemployment contract. After leaving Google, Stafford started his own company called, Thumbzup and through Thumbzup, Stafford raised R80 million and spent two and a half years inventing the ‘Payment Pebble smartphone payment device’, which allows merchants and ordinary people to make easy online card payments. The latest invention from Thumbzup includes the Payment Blade - Stafford and his team built their own mobility platform for the Payment Pebble. It's available in South Africa and Mr Price has implemented it nationally and Thumbzup have started deploying it in Uber cabs in South Africa. The Thumbzup Blade was also launched in Australia and Asia Pacific, with George, the judge on Master Chef Australia being the ambassador  Stafford is also a guest lecturer at several leading business schools in SA, such as Henley, Wits Business School, GIBS and others
15
MAY
Millicent ‘Milly’ Takalani Mulaudzi is an award winning Producer and the Executive Producer Of Tshedza Media. With a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Pretoria, Takalani was drawn to the television industry quite early in her career path and ever since she has been hooked on telling stories. Takalani started as a production assistant and quickly became a production manager at Summit tv, a business news channel. She then worked at various production houses as project manager and producer until she moved to producing at Dzuguda Productions for a few years, wherein she produced more than 2 handful tv series and corporate productions. Takalani found the urge to start her own company and make her work more compelling and achievable. That’s when Tshedza Media was born. Since 2012 Tshedza Media has produced several documentary series that cover various topics like youth art forms (such as the SAFTA winning Best Youth Program – 100% Youth, political landscape in South Africa and an SABC 1 presenter-driven travel show “Come Again”.) Takalani was trained to train emerging producers under Angus Finnery in a Producers’ Mentorship Programme with the National Film and Video Foundation.
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MAR
The Jaziel Brothers is made up of Luthando Ngcizela & Ntobeko Ngcizela. They were born in the Eastern Cape, grew up in Klerksdorp and now live in Johannesburg. The multi talented duo were born and raised in a God fearing family and started singing in church when they were 6/7years old. It is only when they got to high school that they changed to RnB, fusing it with a bit of pop. They went on to study Music Technology after high school. During their 3 years at Eastside College, Ntobeko and Luthando got to meet and work with Sy Ntuli and Bheki Khoza, winning several singing competitions and awards along the way.