In a world of many greats, few choose to dedicate their career to a cause bigger than themselves. Since joining YouTube in 2011, South African
Dan Mace has worked on growing his audience with his unique storytelling abilities and editing styles. Having met YouTube sensation, Mr Beast, during his visit to South Africa, Dan was approached with an opportunity that would change his life forever. Teaming up with Beast Philanthropy as the CCO, Dan is able to not only improve the lives of millions across the globe but also entertain while doing it. Gareth Cliff sits down with Dan in Cape Town at his production studios, Joe Films, to discuss the unimaginable journey of his life as a filmmaker - putting his own work on hold and moving halfway around the world to get on board with Beast Philanthropy.

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Kanthan Pillay is a wise voice, with experiences only one in a million could have... from a maestro chef to South African political activist. Gareth delves into his family background, education and early work life overseas - before returning to settle in South Africa, where his heart belongs.

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Growing up in Yemen, Luai Ahmed was pre-programmed with hate and biases within his culture... but with a curious mind and determination to find the truth, he moved to Sweden. After learning Swedish and immersing himself in the culture, he gained quite a following on social media for expressing his controversial thoughts. Luai and Gareth delve into the Israel-Hamas conflict, the difference between Islamophobia and 'Muslimphobia', as well as some of the Swedish government's behaviour behind closed doors.    

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The remarkable Jaco van Gass shares his extraordinary journey - from surviving a rocket-propelled grenade blast in Afghanistan, to becoming an adventurer and professional athlete. Jaco's gripping autobiography delves into the harsh realities of war, the challenges of rebuilding his life after losing a limb, and his conquests from scaling the world's highest peaks to competing in international cycling events. Despite facing near-death experiences and navigating uncharted territories, Jaco's unwavering determination and refusal to let adversity define him are profoundly inspiring.

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Tony Leon is a South African icon in post-apartheid politics. He's the longest serving leader of the opposition in Parliament, and he led the Democratic Alliance for 13 years. Having exited leadership in 2007 and later the public political space in 2009, Tony lived through a political movement that did not involve the loud voices of social media and the intense racial criticism the DA experiences now. Gareth and Tony take a look into the possible futures of South Africa, with the different links of coalitions - as well as some analysis of South Africa’s state of deterioration over the years.

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Join Gareth as he chats with global sensation Jen Su - from her journey on Taiwan Idol to her Hollywood encounters. Discover her path from childhood to fame, navigating personal struggles… plus her encounters with Siya Kolisi, Meghan Markle, and more.  

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What brings out your creativity? David Chislett is a published author, poet, musician, and entrepreneur. Having lived in South Africa for most of his life, he has deep roots within the old music scene and a firm stance on local vs international music exposure across the country. Gareth gets into his career as a 'Creativity Activator' - as well as his new life in The Netherlands.

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Drugs, fraud, and prison found Nikki Munitz reflecting on the lowest points that turned her life around. She lets Gareth Cliff and Lebang Kgosana pick her brain about her time behind bars, her experiences as an addict, and her venture in running a rehab for fellow addicts.

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In a world where fame, fortune, and scandal meet, your world as you know it could change in the blink of an eye. In this case, Tol A$$ Mo’s world was turned upside down, and after a prolonged court case, he is now trying to return to his normal life as an MC, comedian, and entertainment figure. Gareth uncovers his journey as a sangoma and his new path to happiness.

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Gareth Cliff sits down with Penuel The Black Pen - an internet personality known for wild, controversial opinions that often go against the grain of society. Together they tackle the upcoming elections that will decide the fate of millions across South Africa. Gareth does a deep dive into Penuel’s own religious concept 'Penuelism', and the idea of man-made beliefs.

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