Nudity, curvy and good structures have been used by our own female musicians as an attention seeking stunt which has enabled them to be heard. Here are some of the many female artists who have greatly benefited from this drive.
Back in the days, contemporary dance carried all sorts of stereotypes and ridicule and women were the biggest victims. The industry in Zimbabwe remains male dominated but the narrative has been changing over the years. Noni is one of the young female dancer and choreographer who defied many odds to make a great impact in dance. Tafadzwa Gambiza of Jibilika caught-up with the firebrand dancer to get her story.
The list of 100 Greatest of All time Zimbabwean songs demonstrates that Zimbabwe’s musical heritage is extraordinarily rich and diverse, harbouring many sounds that have evolved over the course of times. Many renowned artists and musicians have contributed to this long playlist which shapes our rich collective discography.
Comedy gets the biggest boost in Zimbabwe
The annual ZimDancehall awards which are on a return after a two year break set for the 14th of February at Wood Sensation formerly 1+1 were hanging on the balance owing to financial struggles. By Plot Mhako, Germany Earground spoke to the awards organizer Blessing Hama well known […]
The country has been going through a lot of hardships over the past years and in the midst of grief and strife, comedians have been creating lemonade from the sour situation giving people the best laugh and the much needed comic relief. The steady growth will this year get a shot in the arm in the form of the Inaugural Sekerera Harare International Comedy Festival (SHICOF) to run from the 7th to 9th of August.
Dhuterere, Dhuterere is a genre. Mambo is undoubtedly the biggest find of 2019 deserves our support. He is our own and his growth into other markets can open up space for other Zimbabwean artists.
On the 1st of December 2018 I wrote an opinion piece in the Saturday Herald titled Zim Arts and the One Hit Wonder. The painstaking article saw me tread on a fragile yet pertinent issue of artists who blow up and quickly blow out. The inclusion of Ras Caleb was […]
MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s leading counsel Advocate Thabani Mpofu took the entire country to a legal schooling as he dropped jaw dropping punchlines that left Zimbabweans in an ecstatic frenzy.
Lee, an actress, voice over artist cum musician is proving to be a force to reckon in the showbiz and very soon her foot will be visible on the national grid.