Amapiano takes stage in Kokota

News 14 September 2023

The gritty drama, featuring Thato Dithebe and Thabang Lefoa, to change the face of Sunday prime time TV.

Amapiano takes stage in Kokota

Set in the bustling Mamelodi, Kokota is a drama series which follows an aspiring Amapiano star.

Despiet his parents’ disapproval, Tshepang (played by Thato Dithebe) pursues his dreams with his brother Tshepo (Thabang Lefoa). The question is: Will it pay off?

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The cast of Kokota also includes Obakeng Kgwedi (Gomora), Koketso Motaung (The River), Leera Mthethwa (Gomora), Molefi Monaisa (Dora’s Peace), Bathabile Mashigo (The Queen) and soap actor Noel Baloyi.

Watch as the characters navigate love and loyalty, and as the sins of the past creep up on them while they face difficult decisions. What has to be sacrificed to ensure the dream is realised, and what toll will it have on them?

“Mzansi Magic is dedicated to bringing stories our viewers can resonate with and that are in line with the world around us. Kokota is a magnificent embodiment of this: it’s a youth-centred story about one of the most impactful subcultures to come out of Africa. We can’t wait for our audience to be immersed in its world each Sunday night as it occupies the primetime slot,” says Shirley Adonisi, Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net.

Don’t miss Kokota, Sundays at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161). Episodes will also be available to enjoy on DStv Stream. 

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