Its no longer about a dominant genre as the Zimbabwean music pie gets bigger

The the Zimbabwean music space is now porous, accommodative and open to artists from all genres. However, this time it now requires total effort in creating good music, nice visuals and all, and only the stronger will survive. Continue reading Its no longer about a dominant genre as the Zimbabwean music pie gets bigger

20 chapters in history that impacted the course of Zimbabwean music

The Zimbabwe music industry has gone through a number of transformative phases since independence that have had an impact on its outlook, value, sound and direction. This piece, though not exhaustive, looks at some of these key developments.  Most of the developments highlighted in plain sight, appear non-musical yet they have been transformative towards the Zimbabwean sound.  Continue reading 20 chapters in history that impacted the course of Zimbabwean music

Squid game? As Roki and Winky D drop videos simultaneously

THE Game of Thrones returns in Zimbabwe appearing like a Squid Game where one who does a perfect Money Heist could be crowned the ultimate king of wit and grit in the showbiz scene. In one corner wearing extraterrestrial rolling goggles is Winky D born Wallace Chirimuko. At the other end, Roki aka Rockford Josphats who was coming from an ebbing career enjoying his comeback. Continue reading Squid game? As Roki and Winky D drop videos simultaneously

Solid, loaded: The Mustard Seed album Review

Nutty O’s Mustard Seed was well watered by hard work and sweat, deeply rooted and highly fertile. This is going to eventually  lead to a paradigm shift of his music and sound thereby birthing his own musical trademark. The good part of it is it will enable him to compete with himself and  with all support and work, he will join fellow African music counterparts like Davido, Wizkid, Oma Lay, Burna Boy and Fireboy DML, among others who are already at the top. Continue reading Solid, loaded: The Mustard Seed album Review

Commuter Omnibus Drivers and Conductors : THE FORGOTTEN DISTRIBUTORS OF MUSIC

Kombi operators, the drivers and conductors played a very pivotal role in pushing music, especially the Zimdancehall genre in many special ways. They broke records, they were the major plug to get in touch with when looking for new music and for dancehall the new Riddims. Continue reading Commuter Omnibus Drivers and Conductors : THE FORGOTTEN DISTRIBUTORS OF MUSIC