The game is dirty and it has to be handled with gloves to a certain level that not only protects the artist from being misunderstood by the fans his loves but also to ensure the artistes protection from extremist adherents.
If you have to buy a batch of t-shirts somewhere and print them with machinery you don’t own it effectively makes your cost of production high. Thus you will at the end afford to produce very few t-shirts with a low mark up, to keep them affordable.
Kure video by ISHAN and Ti Gonz is a masterpiece. Superbly crafted, relatable and moving. Simple yet powerful.
PHRESHY a 24-year-old female rapper based in Kwekwe just dropped her first 2019 single titled COLD.
The song is dope and literary A sharp contrast to the title Cold.
The year 2018 is gone and we are one month into 2019, the narrative remains the same. The Zimbabwean arts sector just like the country seems perpetually dogged by bickering, struggles and is in a defacto survival mode. Whether we have an industry or not remains debatable.
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 generation a beat to dance to and poetic wisdom in your rhythms In Neria you stood for widows In Neria you were a voice to the fatherless In Neria you called for Ubuntu to Zimbabweans…
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.