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Read more +30 September 2020 By Nonhlematsebula in beauty, Bossing Up, Career Guidance, Entrepreneurship, GIRL TALK, Girl Talk, Money Matters, Pop Culture

A Simple Guide on How to Monetize your Blog

So you’ve officially started your blog website, and you now can call yourself a blogger or vlogger or podcaster or content creator! Congratulations to you because this is a big step towards becoming your own boss and owning your own brand with your own content in it. You are a content creator and this can
Read more +20 August 2020 By Nonhlematsebula in Activism, Politics, Pop Culture, Real Life Stories

Coloured People During Black Lives Matter

Only in South Africa has there been dialogue going back and forth regarding the contribution, or lack thereof, of coloured people during the recent Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.  Race is still a very important factor in South Africa. The race conversation is usually a black and white issue, although in South Africa, black includes
Read more +05 August 2020 By Nonhlematsebula in Activism, beauty, Entertainment, GIRL TALK, Health & Beauty, Politics, Pop Culture, Real Life Stories, Studies & School

“Why Do Black People Always Feel The Need To Be Excellent, Why Can’t We Just Be Ourselves?” by Nonhle Matsebula

This is a quote abstracted from one of my favourite films of 2019, Queen and Slim. It is such a relevant question. I felt it needed to be asked to the Black community at this time of intensification of the Black Lives Matter movement and Buy Black movement. Why are we always thriving towards excellence?
Read more +27 May 2020 By Chiedza Dafi in About, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, GIRL TALK, Girl Talk, Movies, Pop Culture, Reviews, Uncategorized

NETFLIX: NEVER HAVE I EVER REVIEW

MOVIE/BOOK TITLE: NEVER HAVE I EVER   CHANNEL: NETFLIX CAST/CHARACTERS: MAITREYI RAMAKRISHNAN, POORNA JAGANNATHAN, RICHA MOORJANI DIRECTOR: MICHAEL FIGMOGNARI AUTHOR: MINDY KALING, LANG FISHER NETFLIX RELEASE DATE: 27 APRIL 2020 GENRE: COMEDY GIRLBOSS RATING: 8/10 Vera Mindy Chokalingam also is known as Mindy Kaling is a comedian, actress, and writer. She is known as the
Read more +07 May 2020 By tshiedza Chivizhe in About, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, GIRL TALK, Girl Talk, Movies, Pop Culture, Reviews, Uncategorized

A REVIEW ON THE MOVIE, BASED ON THE BOOK, TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE P.S I STILL LOVE YOU!

As a teenager who loves movies, I don’t remember the last time I got this excited about the release of a Netflix movie. Well apart from the fact that this particular movie is an actual continuation of the recent, TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED which won an MTV Movie award for best kiss last
Read more +31 March 2020 By Nonkululeko Hlophe in About, Beauty, Books, Bossing Up, Fitness, Food, GIRL TALK, Hair, Hair, health, Health, Movies, Music, Pop Culture, Real Life Stories, Skin, Spirituality, Uncategorized

A lot can happen in 21 days

You know the feeling of wanting to try something new but never had the time to do so? Or you did try something new, but you only did it for 1 or 2 days? You may have either gotten bored of doing it or you just lacked the discipline of continuing with it. Well, as
Read more +13 March 2020 By Khanyisile Msebenzi in Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Entrepreneurship, Movies, Pop Culture, Reviews

Queen Sono – Movie Review

Series Title:                Queen Sono Channel:                     Netflix Cast:                            Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Kate Liquorish, Loyiso Madinga Directors:                   Kagiso Lediga, Tebogo Malope Genre:                         Action Thriller Girl Boss Rating:        8.5/10 I have watched the entire season three times already in the two weeks since its release and if anyone else invites me to watch with them, I
Read more +27 February 2020 By Chiedza Dafi in Activism, beauty, Beauty, GIRL TALK, Hair, Hair, Health, Health & Beauty, Politics, Pop Culture, Uncategorized

Historical Facts on the Different Hairstyles by Black Women Throughout the Years.

From Miss South Africa 2019 to Miss Universe 2019, after the crowning of Zozibini Tunzi, a number of black women were beyond excited because something was definitely different in regards to the beauty standards. She is a gorgeous dark-skinned woman with natural short hair. How amazing! Her crowning resulted in the topic of black hair
Read more +25 February 2020 By Khanyisile Msebenzi in Beauty, Bossing Up, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Events, fashion, GIRL TALK, Health & Beauty, Pop Culture, Reviews

Yay! Pearl Thusi X MAC; Meh…David Tlale x Avon

Last week saw two major international brands launch collaborations with South African talent and if there was still doubt, these developments make it clear that Africa is firmly part of global beauty and fashion.  A few years ago, major brands overlooked the African continent but now most brands are looking for new territories to grow
Read more +04 February 2020 By Chiedza Dafi in fashion, GIRL TALK, Girl Talk, Pop Culture, Real Life Stories, Reviews, Studies, Studies & School

ARE WE STILL SWIPING LEFT OR RIGHT?

Chiedza Dafi In 2017, sometime, Tinder was quite a popular app in South Africa. Many singles who were looking for love or entertainment downloaded the app and would literally ‘shoot their shot’. There are various personal reasons behind why people would find themselves on such platforms. However, with the current climate in our economy, one
09 December 2019 By Chiedza Dafi in Bossing Up, Entertainment & Reviews, Movies, Music, Pop Culture, Travel

Blesser

Read more +06 December 2019 By Chiedza Dafi in beauty, Bossing Up, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, fashion, GIRL TALK, Girl Talk, Pop Culture, Products

Superbalist Corporate Shoot – The Money Looks That Don’t Break The Bank

When working in the corporate world, one needs to look professional, however, every one still wants to be an individual, unique and stylish. This Superbalist Corporate Haul is great for females who want to look good and save big bucks. Superbalist have amazing sales quite often, besides that they have a lot of clothing they
Read more +07 November 2019 By Nonhlematsebula in beauty, Bossing Up, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Entrepreneurship, GIRL TALK, Health & Beauty, Movies, Pop Culture

“And the Award Goes… to Queen B Darling!”

Yes, that’s right. Just to add on to Bonang Matheba’s year of winning, we at Girl Boss thought we should ‘host’ our very own South African Reality TV Awards and without a single ounce of doubt, Bonang, who is a South African Media Personality, Entrepreneur, Reality TV Star and Influencer, is easily our winner.  It
Read more +21 October 2019 By nqobilebillzmkhatshwa in Books, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Entrepreneurship, Movies, Pop Culture, Travel

I’m not mad at Tyler Perry

Earlier this month, Tyler Perry, renowned director, producer, actor, and writer, made things happen in Atlanta by opening a 330-acre filming complex in the Fort McPherson.  We saw just about all of America’s major African-American celebrities in attendance. Some of the stars that were present included Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Beyonce
Read more +21 August 2019 By Khanyisile Msebenzi in Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Music, Pop Culture, Reviews

Album Review: ‘Naked’ by Nadia Nakai

Girl Boss Rating: 8/10 To say this album was widely anticipated is an understatement! Some will argue she took her time letting go of this project, I imagine it being a difficult thing to just let out. As a labour of love, you want it to be just perfect. In our view it may not be perfect but
Read more +12 June 2019 By Simi Gumede in Pop Culture, Real Life Stories

From Quitting Her Job As A Radiographer To Going To The World Cup: Meet Banyana’s Kholosa Biyana

Written by Farai Diza It takes a lot of guts to quit a well paying job. But when sporting talent is stuck on you like glue, an oasis of possibilities present themselves. 24 year old Kholosa Biyela is living proof of that. If you haven’t heard of her yet, then jot that name as you
Read more +25 April 2019 By Nonhlematsebula in Politics, Pop Culture

The Colours Within A Colour

Let’s talk about the cringing topic of colourism, also known as shadeism. It is slowly becoming a phenomenon that is hard to ignore. What actually triggered my thoughts regarding this issue, is a recent episode of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, where one cast member is so adamant on transforming her skin tone from a
Read more +19 April 2019 By Simi Gumede in Entertainment, Music, Pop Culture, Reviews

6 Things We Loved About Beyoncé on Netflix

Written By Khanyisile Msebenzi It’s not like we hadn’t watched Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella online last year already, seeing it again was like walking into feminist heaven! Going into the film I thought it was a mostly behind the scenes film, but it actually was mostly the concert, this was the only disappointment I had
Read more +17 April 2019 By Simi Gumede in Activism, Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Pop Culture

Game of Thrones S08E01 Girl Boss Review

The event we have all been waiting for is upon us, winter has come. And, girl, it didn’t disappoint. From the title sequence, it was as EPIC as epic fantasy demands! The 3D animation map of the Game of Thrones world was magnificent, it didn’t just show you the 3D unfolding’s and mechanical constructions of
Read more +21 March 2019 By Nonhlematsebula in Entertainment & Reviews, Pop Culture, Reviews

The Girl From St Agnes: Girl Boss Review

Genre: Murder Mystery Cast: Nina Milner, Tyrone Keogh, Jane DeWet, Shamilla Miller, Robert Hobbs Seasons: 1 Season, 8 Episodes Length: Approx 52 minutes per episode Language: English Director: Catherine Cooke, Cindy Lee Girl Boss rating: 8.5/10 First Thoughts A Phenomenal South African Production. In all honesty I was never prepared for this local production, I
Read more +16 March 2019 By Nonhlematsebula in Entertainment, Entertainment & Reviews, Movies, Pop Culture, Reviews

Girl Boss Movie Review: Captain Marvel

Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Gemma Chan, Lashana Lynch Length: 2hrs 4mins Girl Boss Rating: 8/10 Marvel Comics is on a roll! I am not biased, and I will not contribute to the DC Comics vs Marvel Comics debate, but Marvel has me tickled and excited in this first
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