Get ready for a musical revolution. This platform will empower, promote and challenge the Zimbabwean musical space. Continue reading Ear to the Ground!
The witty but cheeky Dj Towers is a holder of a Bachelor of Accounting Degree from the Midlands State University, Marimbe is one example of social influencers who have managed to monetize their hustle. Continue reading Social influencer Dj Towers given a car
Dear Enzo, I hope I find you well and trust you have started this year of our Lord 2020 very well. You have been on my mind for a while now and I have decided to pen this letter to you. I could have put it in your inbox but decided to write it openly so that all of us can draw some lessons from how I have personally interpreted some of the key events in your musical journey in the just-ended year. Continue reading Open letter to The Stallion _ Enzo IShall _ by Marshall Shonhai
I want to talk about TOUTS yes maHwindi , Zvinamira and Rank marshalls in showbiz.
These are the people who managed to develop a voice online and can to some extent influence music consumption trends. They are basically pundits. Continue reading Every Musician needs a Tout !?
The country has been going through a lot of hardships over the past years and in the midst of grief and strife, comedians have been creating lemonade from the sour situation giving people the best laugh and the much needed comic relief. The steady growth will this year get a shot in the arm in the form of the Inaugural Sekerera Harare International Comedy Festival (SHICOF) to run from the 7th to 9th of August. Continue reading Zimbabwe to get the biggest laugh at SEKERERA Harare International comedy festival
First Pop Up club in Victoria Falls opposite Shearwater Cafe. It took a week to grade the land and set up the venue, ancillary and ablution facilities. The exquisite five star set up saw the erection of a big Marque which housed top-notch all-white furnishings. Continue reading Pop Up club ACE lights up Victoria Falls
Dancehall artist DaShocca is the brains behind the word Gukaraca in short Gukar which has been adopted on the streets a name for the dangerous drug Crystal Meth which has taken a toll on the youths. The toxic substance is slowly ravaging society especially the young in Harare communities. He speaks to Eaground Continue reading DaShocca speaks to Earground on Guka and meth.
Gafa is a brainiac, a philosopher and he’s probably got a very high IQ (Intelligence Quotient) again, this sets him far apart from other artists in his genre. His obsession with extraterrestrials, metaphysics and sophisticated technology demystifies the view that musicians are people without substance Continue reading Winky D a brainiac philosopher preaches perseverance in Njema _ Part 2: #Earground
Winky D’s new album Njema is more of a social and cultural protest than political. It is a well-orchestrated and arranged piece carrying songs with rich lyrics that are linguistically pregnant. Continue reading Winky D’s Njema _ A linguistically pregnant social and cultural protest album
Our failure to re-imagine coupled with our undying love for anything foreign poses a great threat on the great wealth of authentically Zimbabwean music legacy created by the late Dr. Oliver Mtukudzi, the Bundu Boys, Ilanga, Master Chivero, Chiwoniso Maraire, Lovemore Majaivana, Fortune Muparutsa, the Runn Family, Dorothy Masuka, Thomas Mapfumo, Paul Matavire, Edwin Hama, Andy Brown and many more amazing sons and daughters of Zimbabwe. These artists created signature music that will live for generations to come, songs whose messages still resonate with today and tomorrow. Continue reading A crisis of Imagination haunts Zimbabwean music
The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has banned a new song and video by Rachel J and Enzo Ishall. The song which was penned by Enzo has been deemed unfit for airplay owing to sexually suggestive lyrics which the state feels could negatively affect the children. Continue reading BAZ bans NGORO _ Rachel J ft Enzo Ishall from Radio