earGROUND WEEKLY WRAP! Showbiz news in brief

We are excited to introduce a new feature, the earGROUND WEEKLY WRAP! The goal of this #weeklyWrap article is to highlight all the ups and downs, bigs and smalls of the week and allow you to catch up with what you may have missed. Here is what went down through  the week.

By Fadzai Mathabire

In the news

Emoyeni digital storytelling partners with local content creators. Read more

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Artists Rachel Monosov and Admire Kamudzengerere turn themselves into R. and A., an interracial couple who live in the year 1972 in rural Zimbabwe. Read more on WeTransfer

Sad news as Rutendo Tapiwa Chigudu passes on… Read more

US-based Maraire releases new offering… Sunday Mail

THE ultimate lockdown series, Wadiwa Wepa Moyo, which was a hit among audiences last year will soon be back on screens… Read more on The Chronicle

wadiwa wepa moyo

SA: Nickelodeon unveils its first African presenter, South Africa’s Lerai Rakoditsoe… Read more

Lerai

How producers can submit their music to ZiFM Sterio.. Read more

Zimdancehall artists start off in backyard studios expressing their struggles and building their dreams. The Guardian 

Music Producer Feels ‘Cheated’ At Zimdancehall Awards… New Zimbabwe

POPULAR Zimdancehall chanter, Jah Master real name Rodney Mashandure has inked a deal with BancABC for its “City Hopper” ambassadorial role. New Zimbabwe 

New voices Amplified  

In our top five weekly where we review and feature five new voices worth a listen, we amplified the works of Nkatha, Bhekiwe Dube, Likkle Art, Don Calya and Luminous… Read more 

Interviews 

R Peels shared his story in an interview with Plot Mhako and Emoyeni Project Blogger Bulawayo based Willmore Dube.

Elton Kurima from Kayse connect reveals the challenges promoters  face with non supportive artists when it comes to advertising events they are paid to perform at.

Legendary Reggae/HipHop Artist Menelik Nesta Gibbons aka DON DADA who stands as First African artist to perform on the Bob Marley Tribute Concert Stage in Kingston Jamaica 6th February 2019 was live on earground.

Multi-award-winning and internationally acclaimed musician Da Capo, real name Nicodimas Sekheta Mogashoa, chats with JØY about his music journey, performing in Ibiza, and plans for the future.

Sylvester “Gladiator” Chipfumbu, a champion mixed martial artist who hails from Gweru shares his dreams to become an Extreme Fighting Championships [EFC] champion and make a big enough impact in the MMA world to earn a spot in the UFC. earGROUND Live

There you have it folks. What better way to wrap up the week than to share some good tunes we appreciated this week. Take time to check out 

Kuhope by Fusion 5 Mangwiro ft Mwenje Mathole and Danilson Musekiwa