Rhythm City is a South African soap drama that focuses on the challenges of youth with ambition in the big city. It has been running since 9 July 2007.
Rhythm City airs weekdays on e.tv at 19:00.
Monday 1 June 2020
Bonny and Busi are extremely mean to Kea, but Zinhle has a plan to win the friends back. The social worker finds Dumi in the flat above Kilowatt and the Metropol host has it in for Mampho.
Tuesday 2 June 2020
Kea and Zinhle experience decidedly different after-effects from the Slaza. The girls have an impromptu Slaza party. Sabelo makes an appeal to the Khuses and Mampho drives home her advantage at the Metropol by getting the manager to approve a shift switch, against the host’s protocols.
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Blossom overhears Bonny and Busi talking about the previous night’s party and she starts becoming suspicious of Kea. Suffo wants Chicken to find out who is supplying the Slaza. Mapula and Dumi move back into the Khuse home and Mampho hides when her friends visit the Metropol.
Thursday 4 June 2020
The news about Rene’s trial hits Kea hard. Kop asks Blossom to forgive Mapula and Mampho reveals her new job to Pearl.
Friday 5 June 2020
Zinhle struggles with the first signs of withdrawal. Chicken reveals to Suffo that the supplier is a big-hitter with lots of money and influence. Mapula learns of Banele’s new job and Mampho impresses at work when she offers to serve a difficult section.
Monday 8 June 2020
The Khuse’s excitement about Dumisani’s first day back at school is ruined when the social worker informs themabout new information. Keabetswe worries that Zinhle is becoming addicted to Slaza. Jafta leaves Mampho hanging.
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Zinhle confessing some things to her mother – but not all. Mzi says there is no chance that the social worker’s decision will be overturned. Mapula breaks bad news to Dumi. Mampho is shocked to learn that the waiters have to pay for breakages themselves.
Wednesday 10 June 2020
Zinhle is accused of stealing from Khulekani’s supplies. Dumi is taken away for good. Mampho has more troubles at work. She is told she has to pay for the customers who never paid their bill.
Thursday 11 June 2020
In a Slaza high, Zinhle betrays Kea’s confidence. Sabelo urges Mapula to focus on her studies but she is secretly struggling at varsity and battling to prepare for exams. Jafta warns Mampho against being too revolutionary at work. She finds a bold outlet for her frustrations.
Friday 12 June 2020
Nandi covers for Zinhle when she returns home intoxicated. Mapula is overwhelmed by the exams. Mampho keeps her identity as the blogger, “Fed-up Waitress” a secret from her co-workers.
Monday 15 June 2020
Nandi tentatively sounds out Khulekani about Zinhle and alcohol. Mapula is very nervous about being summoned to see the HOD at the university and is in danger of going under. Vukile is suspicious of Mampho’s involvement in the blog, and the manager tries to call Mampho out about it, but she holds tough.
Tuesday 16 June 2020
Finding herself increasingly alone, Zinhle starts to spin out of control. Banele agrees to help Mapula with her studies but it’s a painful process for both of them. Mampho looks for the Metropol staff’s support against their boss but everyone is too scared to get involved.
Wednesday 17 June 2020
Kea learns that her friend might be in trouble but is it too late? Mapula is on a high after she aces an exam with Banele’s help and tries to win her way back into Banele’s heart. Mampho faces the prospect of being unemployed again after choosing her passion over an actual job.
Thursday 18 June 2020
With Kea’s help, Zinhle returns home. Mapula embarrasses herself again by assuming that Katlego is Banele’s girlfriend. Mampho lies to Jafta about still having a job, even as she blogs about what she’s learnt from the experience. Meanwhile, the workers at the Metropol stand up for themselves
Friday 19 June 2020
Zinhle and Kea are still processing what this is that has happened to their relationship. Hlompho returns on the scene and Mampho is offered two jobs – one at the Metropol and another at 9-Nine. What will she choose?
Monday 22 June 2020
Kea and Zinhle grow increasingly closer over the secrets they are keeping. Puleng keeps the news of his return a secret from Cuba. Blossom is relieved that Kop’s health is on the mend and encourages him to get her affairs in order.
Tuesday 23 June 2020
Kea discovers the source of the Slaza supply but doesn’t reveal the secret. Puleng confronts her father about why he’s suddenly appeared in her life again, only to be surprised by his reaction. Blossom is ashamed of how little she owns.
Wednesday 24 June 2020
Nandi partners with Suffo for her fundraiser. Stix apologises to Kea for the nasty things he said and Zinhle reacts with great jealousy when she hears this. Puleng wrestles with her decision to let her father back into her life. Blossom leaves everything to Kop.
Thursday 25 June 2020
Khulekani wants Nandi to stop working with Suffo. Zinhle finds Kea chatting with Stix and chases him away, to Kea’s deep embarrassment. Cuba is shocked when she discovers what Puleng has been hiding. Blossom receives exciting news about a land claim in KZN.
Friday 26 June 2020
Zinhle is heartbroken when Kea chooses Stix over her. Suffocate meanwhile, sets his sights on Mandlakhe as a source of information on Khulekani’s connection to the Slaza in DK. Hlompho tells Puleng he is dying and Blossom learns she is a land owner.
Monday 29 June 2020
Kea organizes a date for Zinhle for the concert, but Zinhle is unimpressed. Hlompho reveals the truth about his illness. Jafta starts scheming about what he will do with the money – even though the land isn’t in his name.
Tuesday 30 June 2020
Khulekani is deeply concerned that Mandlakhe has disappeared while Chicken beats Mandlakhe, trying to get information out of him. Cuba and Hlompho have an unexpected connection and Jafta tells Blossom he and Mkhushulwa have a right to the land.