A King In The Making : King 98

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.

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AWA queen drops a snippet & breaks records

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.

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METAPHYSICS shares profound wisdom with Zimbabwean artists #earGROUND

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.

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Zimbabwe’s Chap Moreno scoops a feature with Nasty C and Tellaman

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.

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Asaph lands Zim hip-hop on Channel O with ‘’Like So/Mhoroi’

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 added to the line up of the…

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Rise of Zim Hip Hop concert amplifies the culture as part 2 beckons

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. 

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Iconic Festival Second 2nd edition roars to life #Earground

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.

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Dimitri confronts fear though rhymes and metaphors in new epic video

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.

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Ndi KACEE a hip hop force to reckon

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 .

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REVIEW _ Natasha Muz fires an Uzi, delivers the Queen’ speech

A month ago the Chitungwiza based Natasha Muz pulled an Uzi, fired a salvo in a coup that saw her reading the Queen’s Speech. The well thought and balanced EP is nothing short of amazing. Its potentially addictive and i hope the streets, club, and radio djs don’t sleep on this offering. 

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