The Bulawayo Arts Awards have announced that the Outstanding Hip Hop Award after the late Hip Hop icon Calvin Mgcini Nhliziyo
Calvin Nhliziyo: The creatives have proposed a sendoff concert at the Bulawayo Amphitheatre and have also appealed to the City of Bulawayo for Cal Vin to be buried at Lady Stanley which was set aside as a burial cemetery for outstanding citizens of Bulawayo.
Unreleased Cal Vin feat. Cassper Nyovest – Z’khuphan Remix drops. The song/collaboration became a statement against xenophobic violence in South Africa.
Zimbabwean hip hop has been struggling to gain public attention nationally from the core of the ghettos up to the uptown suburbs including the rural areas as well. One of the reasons that explains the failure of Zim Hip Hop to in finding a breakthrough is the lack of consistency by artists and the genre it self.