Mildred Moyo, British Council of Zimbabwe and Afrotopia team up for a stage lighting workshop

Lights-Out Stage Lighting Training, a collaboration  of Afrotopia and Zimbabwe’s seasoned stage lighting designer Mildred Moyo of Phenomenal Lighting with support from the British Council was an amazing opportunity for creatives to hone their skills in stage lighting. Continue reading Mildred Moyo, British Council of Zimbabwe and Afrotopia team up for a stage lighting workshop

Tracing the impact: Country Boy by Innocent Utsiwegota, Major E and Potato a timeless classic

In many ways then, it can be argued that the success of Country Boy by Innocent Utsiwegota, Major E and Potato was not only pivotal in paving the way for the Urban Grooves movement: it foreshadowed the advent of ZimDancehall: a genre that would define urban Zimbabwe throughout the 2010s. Continue reading Tracing the impact: Country Boy by Innocent Utsiwegota, Major E and Potato a timeless classic

10 Songs for Mama: Your Mother’s Day Playlist

Two years ago, we published the article 10 Urban Songs For Your Mother’s Day Playlist. Of course, ten songs barely begin to scratch the surface. In fact, I am confident that I could put out a list of ten different songs annually for the next five or so years before I’m stranded—and that’s only accounting for songs that already exist, not the dozens more that will be sung between now and then. Continue reading 10 Songs for Mama: Your Mother’s Day Playlist

Alick Macheso, Winky D and Enzo Ishall to rock Castle Tankard 2022

Zimbabwe’s biggest horse racing event, the Castle Tankard is back with a massive bang this Saturday the 7th of May 2022 after a two-year sabbatical owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. The racing extravaganza will see 13 horses taking to the tracks and three music heavyweights entertaining at the Borrowdale Race course. Continue reading Alick Macheso, Winky D and Enzo Ishall to rock Castle Tankard 2022

Savannah Afros unveils “ZOMBA” ahead of Kitchen Encounters EP

Savannah Afros has unveiled “ZOMBA”, the lead single from their hugely anticipated debut EP – Kitchen Encounters, out in June via Million Dollar Music Records. This co-production is a collaboration implemented by Savannah Afros Investments cc, Master Mind Production, Chris Wayne, Dj Potpher and several featured artists. Continue reading Savannah Afros unveils “ZOMBA” ahead of Kitchen Encounters EP

Ti Gonzi delivers a masterpiece of an album : Hipu Hopu YekuGhetto 2

Pain, anger, grief and mental anguish is the untold story of Ti Gonzi and how he overcomes these setbacks. Ti Gonzi is one of the most versatile hip hop artists in Zimbabwe and has withstood the test of time, being left for dead after being savagely beaten like a gutter rat, loss of his dear mother and years of hardcore drug addiction.  Continue reading Ti Gonzi delivers a masterpiece of an album : Hipu Hopu YekuGhetto 2