The chant dropped at a time Zimbabweans across the divide are speaking loudly about the declining state of life, the police brutality and corruption in the country under the #ZimbabweanLivesMatter hashtag. Opening up with a statement from cleric and activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, the song samples Ephat Mujuru’s Mugariro and brings in powerful hip hop bars laced with a feel of trap and traditional chants.
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If we keep sleeping on this voice i bet soon we will start claiming him when he has been appreciated more from outside of Zimbabwe the way we responded to Sha Sha. A lot of genuinely talented singers and composers continue to struggle to get their voice be […]
For a longtime there has been an from composers, producers and performers of music Zimbabwe over the handling of their royalties from collection to distribution of the income from Radio stations, businesses and members of the public. Recently the sole collective society in Zimbabwe the Zimbabwe Music Rights […]
“However, internet fame sometimes is misleading and overrated especially when making reference to Zimdancehall. The major fan base of Zimdancehall lies within the streets of the ghettos”, Writes Argus Mepo
“A lot of good music is being released by Zimbabwean artists but most of the music is not reaching the public domain and the intended audience”, Writes Argus Mepo.
The 2nd edition of the ZimDancehall Summit which took place on the 30th of July 2020 was a huge success. A cocktail of debate, ideas and sought to proffer solutions for the growth of Zimbabwe’s Reggae and Dancehall music industry. Here are some key points raised.
Nobody knows for certain what this will all mean in the annals of history, but there is something happening. Here are fifteen urban songs to get your #ZimbabweanLivesMatter playlist started.
A new star is rising from the east in the form of a Sungura musician Aleck Musuki. The fastest rising composer, singer and bassist comes from a musical background as his late uncle Joseph Musuki was in music for years. His late uncle used to play lead guitar at Kasongo Band.
Australian based dancehall artist Farai Larry Makombe popularly known as Slicker 1 has been featured by Marvin Priest on a collaboration titled Tequila. Marvin Priest is a British-Jamaican artist and is the son of legendary reggae singer Maxi Priest.
Nudity, curvy and good structures have been used by our own female musicians as an attention seeking stunt which has enabled them to be heard. Here are some of the many female artists who have greatly benefited from this drive.