One week on and we are still hooked on the performance, the energy, and the experience from Burna Boy’s epic Space Drift show in Harare last Friday. The Grammy award winning African Giant, born Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu in Port Harcourt, Nigeria backed by his band The Outsiders, delivered one of the most memorable concerts at Harare’s Belgravia Sports Club in Zimbabwe. Continue reading Epic, memorable! Burna Boy left Harare clamouring for more.
In as much as the local music is heading towards the positive direction, the hatred that is deeply rooted within the industry must be exorcised so that our artists can break new grounds as far as music is concerned. By … Continue reading Lets exorcise that hatred mentality in our music industry
Some of the hardest working and consistent male musicians in Zimbabwe in 2021. Artists who invested in their brand, music, performances and growth. This is an opinion piece. The review is not exhaustive, there are more male artists who defied the odds last year to release great music, visuals and have managed to handle their brands in a more professional manner. Continue reading Hard working MALE artists 2021 | Zimbabwe
There has been an ongoing debate about hit-songs in songs in Zimbabwe for 2021 with many submissions pointing out that there have been no hit-songs this year. I beg to differ and here are some of my reasons: Continue reading No Zimbabwe hit-songs debate: The BIG lie
Whether you were following the Jerusalema story or anticipating Gwara on the Gateway Stream, there was enough showbiz to keep one hooked in between. Below is a wrap up of some of the buzz you could have missed when you snoozed. Do take time to catch up. Continue reading earGROUND WEEKLY WRAP « Week ending 10 July 2021
Renowned make-up artist Bridget Mawarire Campbell and her team comprising Bornman Flex Mawarire (who also happens to be her brother) and Tsitsi Munda of Real Touch Beauty Studio are the unsung stars behind the amazing looks in the Nyeredzi video. Continue reading The Real Touch behind Jah Prayzah’s Nyeredzi video look
The decorated actress, theatre director and voice over artist has acted in tens of stage plays and Films including Mirage (2020), Escape (2016), Easy Mula (2021) and most recently Nehanda in which she played the lead role. Eunice is an accomplished creative with a heart for humanity. Continue reading Eunice Chikoore the shining star in Nyeredzi video
Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) is often under fire for its apparent lack of transparency, especially when it comes to dishing out appropriate royalties. Thus, when the organization announced in May that it would be distributing $23 Million in royalties to local artists, the air was filled with excitement. After all, this figure was almost $20 million dollars more than the $4 Million distributed last year. Continue reading 7 Things We Learnt from the ZIMURA Royalties 2021 top List
Gateway Stream has seen Winky D sharing the stage with Jah Prayzah, several other artists like Janet Manyowa, Ammara Brown, Tamy Moyo, Andy Muridzo, Sulu Chimbetu and soon Ishan, Poptain, Nutty O, Anita Jaxson will grace the platform. This is it! under lockdown and beyond this is what the industry had long since been longing for. A stable platform with a bankable corporate support. Continue reading Gateway Stream :A big solution for Zimbabwe’s creative industry
Imagine if our music industry was a school and each artist had a different role! Which position would some of your favourite creatives occupy? Lets laugh a bit, it’s medicine for the soul….. Read, Enjoy and Laugh, Continue reading ROLE PLAY: IF the Zimbabwean MUSIC INDUSTRY was a SCHOOL!