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.
Love him or hate him, King 98 has been doing the most in the Zim Hip Hop fraternity. His musical outfit is multifaceted, like a chameleon, the kid has many colours. To some he is an newcomer, an opportunist and to some he is a brilliant schemer. Well all these descriptions fits well with King 98’s modus operandi in the music industry.
African Women Arise perfectly defines the fast paced, sharp-edged MC who prefers to wax lyrically in her vernacular Ndebele language. A defiant young woman who defied her Makokoba & Nkayi upbringing, stereotyping and the struggles associated with being a female rap artist.
Earground’s Plot Mhako travelled to Wuppertal in Germany to interview METAPHYSICS _ one of the Hip Hop pioneers in Zimbabwe. The artist shared profound knowledge from his + 3 decades in showbiz.
Zimbabwean Hip-Hop head, Chap Moreno, has become the first locally-based artist to officially collaborate with South Africa’s Nasty C and Tellaman. Chap Moreno, born Shingirai Louis Gwarada, is a Zimbabwean rapper, songwriter, and record producer reigning from Chitungwiza.
Zim rapper Asaph has landed the video of his fresh single Like So/Mhoroi on the premiere music Channel O. This is big news because of the influence the channel has on music more so hip-hop. By Andile Khumalo, Earground Asaph made headlines earlier this year after he was […]
The concert Zim Hip Hop needed the most. Rise of Zim Hip Hop was hosted by Zvigaba Foundation and Mukukuzvi events with support from FoodIcon and Zimpapers TV Network, the livestream concert was headlined by hip hop queens Kikky Bada$$, Tashamiswa, Natasha Muz, and their male. counterparts Crooger, Probeatz, Union 5, asaph, Tanto Wavie, Beav Vity, award winning Ti Gonzi, R Peels and DjAce FRVR.
The Iconic Fest Music and Arts Festival second edition roars to life off the back of a successful Cypher held by the organization in January 2020. The second edition is bigger and better in terms of organization, the concept, number of performing acts as well as guests.
The Zimbabwean Hip-Hop musical concept created by Dimitri D. Kwenda (Rapper, Songwriter, Producer, Poet, and Singer) migrating through different cities in Africa. It is the juxtaposition of African Suburbia and it’s Scarecrow – The faceless bodies which are the fodder of human iniquity.
Earground caught up with the new hip hop guy on the lock! Ndi Kacee Born Kudakwashe Clarence Madondo. Ndi Kacee a 22-year-old Zim Hip-Hop artist who is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa where he is currently studying for a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance and Insurance & Risk Management at the University of Witwatersrand .