Sunday, 18 October 2015

The Road Mzansi

the road mzansi cast, gail mabalane, nandi mngoma acting, luthuli dlamini, the road mzansi,

 My first experiences of the new Mzansi Magic show, The Road, came happened in passing. First a tweet from someone seemingly complaining that something called "#TheRoadMzansi" was taking place in two eras. I scrolled past because what's the point of investigating when I don't have DSTV through which to consume it. The next instance was seeing an ad wrapped around a quantum with beautiful people (Luthuli Dlamini, Nandi Mngoma, Gail Mabalane,) the words "The Road" and thinking, Nandi Mgoma's picture looks out of place. Like it was pulled from her ~personal~ publicity shots and tacked onto the collage. After watching the second week's episodes of The Road Mzansi, I have some answers.