Participants will have an opportunity to interact and with industry captains and our well selected panel in order to get a clear picture on issues they didn’t understand and also to learn from success stories of other invited guests who have been in the industry for a lengthy period.
The award winning Rizla is a seasoned Hip Hop presenter having covered the genre for over a decade. He is the founder of Zimbabwe Hip Hop website http://www.hiphop263.com & TV Show. Naboth Rizla has also worked with South African Hip Hop magazine, Hype Magazine , as well as making contributions to Zimbabwe’s Sunday Mail newspaper and World Hip Hop Market.com.
New Day by JØY featuring top award winning South African rapper KiD X is a hip hop vibes love song, written from the perspective of a lady who despite the disappointing relationship history, does not give up on love. She is assuring her future love that she will disregard her past experiences and love like never before.
Tashamiswa is an emerging Zimbabwean Hip Hop artist known for her single “Crew” produced by multi talented producer Amvis, her collaboration with Nutty O “Pon Me”, her strong lyricism and her daunting persona. It’s quite apparent that this is only the beginning.
“The album artwork is the picture of Marechera and the title of the LP is the infamous letter to his German girlfriend Samantha.”
The Bulawayo Arts Awards have announced that the Outstanding Hip Hop Award after the late Hip Hop icon Calvin Mgcini Nhliziyo
Zimbabwean hip hop has been struggling to gain public attention nationally from the core of the ghettos up to the uptown suburbs including the rural areas as well. One of the reasons that explains the failure of Zim Hip Hop to in finding a breakthrough is the lack of consistency by artists and the genre it self.
The 22 year old music star in the making has been releasing hard hitting music which resonates with the lives of many Zimbabweans both from the uptown where hip hop has a lot of fanbase to downtown which is a core of Zimdancehall and this has helped him in widening and broadening his audience.
Söhne Mannheims [The Sons of Mannheim] a multi-award winning European band has added their voice, amplifying the calls for the respect for human rights in Zimbabwe and across the world in a new video titled Miracle.
Born and raised in Zimbabwe, KTheChosen is a hip-hop artist studying business at the University of Calgary,Canada. He uses his platform to talk about social issues and promote conversations within different communities.