CSA TALENT

OVERVIEW


With a world-wide network achieved over two decades, C.S.A. enables engagement with celebrity “ambassadors” and taste-masters appropriate to a brand’s identity, enabling beneficial partnerships while maximizing the ROI of each engagement by employing social media touch points and PR platforms.

 

Today, the confluence of brands and influential talent is more important than ever as the role of Influencers in constructing effective, creative brand narratives proves essential to increasing brand affinity and targeted awareness.

 

From the world’s foremost actors, directors, writers and producers, to music icons, news anchors, fashion designers, chefs, photographers, spiritual speakers, life coaches and athletes, C.S.A. has access to some of the most successful professionals across the global cultural landscape.

TALENT


C.S.A. Talent represents some of Africa’s hottest talent and social media influencers. With over 50 talents on our books, here we present our Top 8 brand superheroes – destined for big things this year. Let us partner with you to drive cultural brand relevance and unique opportunities in 2019.

BONANG MATHEBA

QUEEN B

 

Superpowers:  Vivacious & charismatic, Bonang Matheba – aka Queen B – has become one of Africa’s biggest talents and foremost personalities. International beauty ambassador, style icon and cover star, talented presenter, MC and Global Citizen ambassador, Bonang is the personification of an African success story and is going global in 2019. Over 7M combined social media followers.

 

Need to Know: Season 3 of“Being Bonang” will commence filming and air in 2019 on 1Magic; The documentary “Public Figure” which Bonang stars in and produced has received a nomination in the Manchester Film Awards; “Bonang – Coming To America” – her second reality show will start shooting in New York in March.

DAVID TLALE

THE FABULOUS ONE

 

Superpowers: Fashion designer extraordinaire, David Tlale brings a touch of drama to both his designs and his runway shows. Unashamedly theatrical, his garments challenge mediocrity and break the mould of conventional design. Recent design collaborations have seen David step out of his tonal pallet and experiment with different fabrics and colours.

 

Need to Know: 300K avid followers on social media; Season 2 of “The Intern” is in development at SABC3. David is set to showcase new collections at Johannesburg, Cape Town and New York Fashion weeks.

D’BANJ

HIT MAKER

 

Superpowers: Award-winning Nigerian singer-songwriter and entrepreneur, D’banj – aka “The Kokomaster” – is one of Africa’s biggest-selling artists and most recognizable faces. Hits span Africa & Europe and more recently he performed to acclaim at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg. Social media: 6M+ followers.

 

Need to Know: when not abroad, D’Banj spends his time between Lagos and Johannesburg and will launch a talent platform, C.R.E.A.M., in SA soon, as well as a new EP and accompanying tour.

LALLA HIRAYAMA

THE NINJA

 

Superpowers: Versatile television personality (hosting such favourites as SA’s Got Talent and V-Entertainment), Lalla is also a model and actress, MC, consummate cover star and red carpet queen (on M-Net’s Lallaland). Lalla has become synonymous with glamour in the South African entertainment sphere.

 

Need to Know: Lalla has also just launched her DJ career with a style known as “Moombahton” (fusing dub with reggaeton). CSA is currently in pre-production on Lalla’s Road to the Rugby World Cup, a travel-sport show.

TUMI VOSTER

SUPER GRL

 

Superpowers: Vibrant young South African television & radio presenter, MC, world-traveling fashionista and philanthropist, Tumi has firmly positioned herself as one of SA’s most prominent entertainment personalities. More recently, Tumi participated as one of the celebrity contestants on Tropika Island of Treasure. 220K+ devoted followers.

 

Need to Know: Tumi has launched the GRL Power series of empowerment events, bringing together some of SA’s most engaging young women.

EZRA MABENGEZA

THE LEADING MAN

 

Superpowers: A model and actor, Ezra is the leading man in SA’s Foreign Film Oscar nomination, “Sew Winter To My Skin”, for which he also picked up for Best Male Performance at the recent AFRIFF Globe awards – Africa’s most important film awards.

 

Need to Know: “Sew Winter To My Skin” will be launched on SA screens in February while Ezra is also attending the Pan African Film Festival in LA.

GEORGE LEBESE

THE STRIKER

 

Superpowers: Former Bafana Bafana striker with a lethal right foot, Lebese was voted SA’s player of the week by Goal.com in 2015. Media-wise, handsome George has great recognition, having featured on the pages of top magazines and coveted shows including Top Billing, Kick Off and Destiny Man.

 

Need to Know: George changes the lives of young boys and girls across SA through the George Lebese Foundation. George currently receives the highest engagement for any footballer in South Africa.

JEAN-MARC JOHANNES

ACTION ATHLETE

 

Superpowers: Considered one of the Top 3 skateboarders in SA, Jean-marc has made a name for himself on the international circuit as a FISE Am World Series skateboarder. He rides among the Top 50 in Europe and is considered one of the world’s Top 100 action sports athletes.

 

Need to Know: Jean-marc made skateboarding history when he successfully landed a 3-metre gap between two containers suspended 10 metres in the air. Jean- marc has just set his third Guinness World Record and is set to be the first South African to receive his South African colours for skateboarding ahead of the Summer Olympics in 2020.


SPEAKERS

KEY CAPABILITIES:

Influencer Identification & Selection   •   Contract Negotiations   •   Influencer Engagement & Relationship Building   •   Creating An Engagement Plan   •   Generating Content For Their Social Media Networks   •   Building Their Status Through PR Amplification   •   Manage Delivery On KPI’s


STARS WE’VE WORKED WITH

CSA’s extensive local and international networks enable us to secure a wide variety of high-profile artists and celebrities – including supermodels, stars of the big & small screens, musicians and sportspeople – from around the world to collaborate with and grow your brand.

NAOMI CAMPBELL

JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME

KYLE MACLACHLAN

WESLEY SNIPES

DANNY GLOVER

RUBY WAX

RAY PHIRI

HERB RITTS

ROYA MEGNOT

QUINTON FORTUNE

CHARLES DANCE

JOANNA LUMLEY

EMMA SJOBERG

JON AVNET

FAYE DUNAWAY

MIRIAM MAKEBA

BAI LING

CLAUDIA CARDINALE

 

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