earGROUND WEEKLY WRAP! Week ending 15 May 2021

Another week of opportunities and good vibes just passed. If you missed anything, look no further we wrap it up for you here so we can all get into the new week informed. Here is what went down through  the week.

By Fadzai Mathabire

In the news

Eight2Five Innovation Hub’s 2nd Value Creation challenge takes off… Read more

Guests and speakers at the VCC launch. Apply here http://vcc.eight2five.co.zw/apply

Misred’s launch for her first book set for the 18th of May 2021… Read more

MisRed

Multitalented Ganze aka Emmanuel Makanza tackles local music with a redefining approach… Read more 

Content creators stand a chance to get upto USD25 000 through the Value Creation Challenge (VCC) 2021… Read more

Zimbabwe to co host Africa’s Premier Youth Summit as it turns 5 years old… Read more 

Previous BDBA Summit

Jaden Smith to open restaurant that will give free meals to homeless people…check it out

Comedian Maforty initiates medical facilities for artists… Read more

Dave Chappelle plans to move to Ghana and open a comedy club in the country…Watch now

Dave Chappelle

Chido Machanzi collaborates with Sudanese…Hmetro

Join the National  Arts Council in commemorating culture Week from 15 to 22 May 2021…see poster

Culture week 2021

 Voice2Rep Zimbabwe YEAR 2 CALL FOR DIGITAL AUDITIONS!!! Read more 

Voice2Rep

Comic rapper Ay Pooyo from Ghana teams up with fellow comic rappers: Van Choga (Zimbabwe) Show Yoh (Cameroon) & Big Xhosa (South Africa) for the remix of his breakout song ‘GOAT’… Read more

ZIMBOs are flying the flag everywhere: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre casts John Pfumojena for their new play. Read more 

Zimbabwe wasn’t on Google Street View until this man volunteered to map it himself l GMA… Watch

New voices Amplified  

In this week’s top 5 we focus on the amazing talent of Solana who is making waves on the african charts, the emotional JTwist, Chae with a gender based violence advocacy track, South African based MINIEKHANYILA and the multi talented Libaraxe… Read more

Interviews 

Makumbe speaks on Dhuterere and dj Marve… Watch now

Marble Nyathi _ International Model « Interview on earGROUND

Hip hop artist Metaphysics talks about the power of social influence (Kuda Musasiwa, Dj Tawaz, Passion Java et al).. Watch on earGROUND  

earGROUND hosted Bulawayo based  hip hop artist Luminous aka Tinashe Mtetwa  Luminous… Watch interview 

Tamy and Ishan: amazing performance at the VCC phase 2 launch on Friday…watch now

Plot Mhako hosts Jamaica’s sizzling  Leroy Scarlet, Bleaker Dread, Fred Locks and Zimbabwe’s very own Don Dafa to catch up with the state on reggae music. Watch the discussion here.

ZIM HIP HOP < Where is the “disconnect” coming from? R.peels speaks out!

Get yourself some piece of mind with some giggles from watching Dry Jokes SEASON 3, Episode 6 a Jasen Mphepo Little Theatre -JMLT production.

In closing, this rounds up our week in highlights. Fast fact, the talented Mitch Uta directed Kae Chap’s Uchapa. Take time to check out Mitch Uta »» NOTHING IS FREE.. #earDROP and appreciate more of his work. More take away tracks:

Epic Minds drops Izolo featuring Flameboy Universe #earDROP

TiGonzi drops a video dedicated to his mother” #earDROP 

Poptain dropped BEFORE and a remix of Bhurugwa featuring Faa

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