A crisis of Imagination haunts Zimbabwean music

Our failure to re-imagine coupled with our undying love for anything foreign poses a great threat on the great wealth of authentically Zimbabwean music legacy created by the late Dr. Oliver Mtukudzi, the Bundu Boys, Ilanga, Master Chivero, Chiwoniso Maraire, Lovemore Majaivana, Fortune Muparutsa, the Runn Family, Dorothy Masuka, Thomas Mapfumo, Paul Matavire, Edwin Hama, Andy Brown and many more amazing sons and daughters of Zimbabwe. These artists created signature music that will live for generations to come, songs whose messages still resonate with today and tomorrow. Continue reading A crisis of Imagination haunts Zimbabwean music

Underfire ZIMURA to host AGM and Lazzie T hearing next week as more artists speak out.

On Wednesday the NewsDay carried an article that touched on the issues of artists’ royalties and the ongoing tiff between the Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (ZIMURA) and some of their members who are aggrieved over an alleged failure by the … Continue reading Underfire ZIMURA to host AGM and Lazzie T hearing next week as more artists speak out.

Lala makes a bold step, bares all in an unveiled photoshoot

“I wanted to encourage and inspire other females, girls especially of plus size and remind them that the skin you have is just perfect and having tummy lumps and folds is just as beautiful too and that there’s so much power in owning your own power, but most importantly I did it because I wanted to empower myself on a whole intimate level”, said Lala Continue reading Lala makes a bold step, bares all in an unveiled photoshoot