Tributes continue to pour in from around the world after the death of the great Music legend Oliver Mtukudzi. Simbarashe Mudhokwani a Cultural Development Consultant has penned an Orbituary for the icon. “He never deviated to become influenced by other musicians and acculturate but rather reflected positively of the Zimbabwe culture and what it is made of. “
Internationally acclaimed Zimbabwe musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has died. He was a musician, businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region. Tuku was Zimbabwe’s most renowned and internationally recognised cultural icon of all time.
Your torch shined so bright from Norton to the World Your music consoled our parents in oppression You gave my…
All in all, the production has texture and might line up some awards nominations for the lanky singer. Sticking with the same producer that produced Minamato WaRasta, Maselo ensured momentum and growth in the quality of production though he might be criticized for borrowing to much from his earlier hit, The Reason Why.
Calling on the Almighty to intervene and for people to rally together and unite for the better of the country, the video brings out minimalist yet visually compelling images aptly resonating with the prevailing economic unrest in the country.
The year 2018 was the year that the underdogs came to the party and delivered in the music front. The big dogs had the carpet pulled from under their feet without them realizing. The usual main actors did not realize that the script had been flipped and they somehow continued reading from the wrong script only to realize at the end when none gave the usual cheer. Trevor Mawaka takes us through.
Despite its contribution to the social cohesion and employment creation, the arts industry remains underatted and less appreciated in Zimbabwe. The situation is worse for those that work behind the scenes. Often times we only see the music stars and give them all the credit without realising the people who put in the work to make the hits. The producers. Such is the case of one of the country’s finest music producers who boasts of many of the hits that dominated 2018 Cymplex.
Zimbabwean dancehall superstar Winky D who recently escaped a vigilante attack in Kwekwe as he made his way to the stage has finally broken his silence. “We were also offered an escort of 21 bouncers, 15 police men with dogs and 10 military personnel.”
Enzo Ishall owns 2018. The dancehall star who had several hits this year that also made it into the Top 50 outwitted most seasoned artists to claim the pole position with th hit Kanjiva produced by Level and Dj Tamuka on the Avion (TamuLevel)Riddim.
There is a good number of young and talented voices emerging from towns outside of the capital and Ijahson is one. Emerging from Kwekwe, the dancehall sensation is a gifted chanter and singer who deserves your ear.