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.
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.
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.”
I never wanted to be like anyone who was out there. I want it to be the first time anyone has ever heard anything like that. I had to pave my own way, hustling to get by because I have faith in my music and know what iam capable of.
Each week there is one or two issues that pop up and they become the centre of attraction driving the rumour mill and social media into a frenzy. Well, this week we saw the pulling down of Table weDzinza´s latest video Teleunga by Dj Tamuka drawing a lot of scorn and talk.
There are songs that when they hit you for the first time you instantly know its a banger. That was the effect from a new collabo joint by Funky _ Jazz artist Vera and American artist Kojo which was produced by United Arab Emirates based Daynjr titled Grab My Waist.
“If artists want to survive in the music industry they should learn from ExQ.” He is a true survivor.”
One of the very few survivors from the Urban Grooves era who has not only remained relevant but has continously reinvented himself and managed to stay in the premier league of music.
Kwekwe born but SA based Reggae sensation Don Franco Tafari is scaling dizzy musical heights. He once featured on a project that had big international Reggae legends such as Sizzla, Fanton Mojah, Teflon, Delly Ranks.
Huby Blakes` latest offering will bring fond memories to the old and charm the younger generation who most will relate with the message and be moved by the Afropop sound mixed together with a feel of sungura and hip hop bars. The video is too lit! The storyline is simple yet so relatable and captured by a great music director one Sir Peter.
Dancehall sensation Lipsy has just dropped a new tune. This time it’s not Riddim driven. In a rare show of versatility and creativity Ninja Lipsy has made a charming attempt at Afropop in a new song titled Hangover. The Mt Zion produced track is compelling to the ear, will leave you mesmerized and wanting more….