Probeatz & Im Aube collaborate in Stand Still : Lockdown Stories international project #earGROUND

Multi-talented Zimbabwean artist Probeatz has collaborated with a Harare based Lithuanian artist Im Aube in an international project titled STILL STAND _ Lockdown stories. STILL STAND _ 17 Lockdown stories an analog-digital local-international project in lockdown presented by Kuenda Productions. Continue reading Probeatz & Im Aube collaborate in Stand Still : Lockdown Stories international project #earGROUND

Top Zimbabwean producer Mboks feautures on new Sauti Sol album

Zimbabwean producer feautures on Sauti Sol’s Midnight Train album. The project Recorded in Nairobi (Kenya), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Los Angeles (California), the album was put together by some of the world’s best producers from American Grammy Award-winning Andre Harris, who has worked with various prominent artists including Usher, Mary J. Blige and Alicia Keys, as well as Congolese musician Kaysha and Zimbabwean Humpfrey Domboka knon as Mboks who produced two tracks Brighter Days featuring Soweto Gospel Choir and another one titled Nenda Lote. Continue reading Top Zimbabwean producer Mboks feautures on new Sauti Sol album

MTV Shuga Down South airs on ZBC TV #earGROUND

Bulawayo: Award winning HIV/AIDS awareness drama series, MTV Shuga Down South will be airing on ZBC TV as of Saturday the 4th of July 2020 at 9pm. The show will kick off with Season one of Down South and will continue to season 2, airing EVERY Saturday on the Zimbabwean Broadcasting Corporation Television.  MTV Shuga set its footing in Zimbabwe back in 2017, when the MTV Staying Alive Foundation partnered with Global Citizen, Forbes Africa 30under30 – Gilmore Tee. Since then, the partnership saw the first season of MTV Shuga Down South being screened in Universities and Ster Kinekor Cinemas across Zimbabwe. … Continue reading MTV Shuga Down South airs on ZBC TV #earGROUND

NONI : A dancer who defied stereotypes to inspire a generation. #earGROUND

Back in the days, contemporary dance carried all sorts of stereotypes and ridicule and women were the biggest victims. The industry in Zimbabwe remains male dominated but the narrative has been changing over the years. Noni is one of the young female dancer and choreographer who defied many odds to make a great impact in dance. Tafadzwa Gambiza of Jibilika caught-up with the firebrand dancer to get her story. Continue reading NONI : A dancer who defied stereotypes to inspire a generation. #earGROUND

Of African musicians and breaking the American music space #earGROUND

The journey has not been kind to kind to contemporary artists as it was for the likes of Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba who topped the hot 100 and cracked the top 10 respectively. Wizkid topped the charts alongside Drake on One Dance but his solo follow ups haven’t emulated the success. America is an enigma that African musicians have not been able to crack yet. Worldwide acts from Korea and Latin have been making their mark of late but for African artists the journey is still uphill. Continue reading Of African musicians and breaking the American music space #earGROUND

ONE Exceptional Attribute by 10 Zimbabwean artists. #earGROUND

In the spirit of remedying this culture of negativity, today is a celebration. The premise of the list is as follows: we focus on ONE thing that each of the artists below have done or do exceptionally well. This is not to imply, in any way, that it is the only thing that they are good at- not by a long shot. Continue reading ONE Exceptional Attribute by 10 Zimbabwean artists. #earGROUND