I beg to differ! Soul Jah Love was celebrated much in his lifetime. People would flock to his shows, people would play his music full blast, he got props on social media.
One young man from Harare fell in love with the genre which is said to have evolved from the Jamaican Dancehall, making it more relevant and marketable locally. At one point the young lad recorded on the Xmas Riddim but was quick and humble enough to realise that it was not his forte and or calling. Being part of the Green Gate Studioz(pachi McGyver) the calm guy would spend a lot of time watching how things go in the studio setting and also the variations in talent and the art itself.
“Saul Musaka popularly known as Souljah Love remains undoubtedly my number one Zimdancehall artist! Yes! Chibaba ndomira nacho! Love him or hate me, doubt him or vilify him, Sauro has already made an indelible mark on the local music scene.”writes Marshall Shonhai
The last week of August each year is the most festive and longest period of social gathering, interaction, entertainment and celebration in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare [and also in other towns] outside of the annual Christmas holiday. Sadly this year marks the first time since independence that this period has experienced a no-show due to the Covid_19 global pandemic.
In a series of follow-up interviews with the organisers of the recently held Zimdancehall Summit and some of […]
What are the Helmets? Is it the same with Zimdancehall or a new offshoot? Whats the connection to the original Jamaican Dancehall? Is there a hope for the movement? Earground & The Connect ZW digs deep.
“However, internet fame sometimes is misleading and overrated especially when making reference to Zimdancehall. The major fan base of Zimdancehall lies within the streets of the ghettos”, Writes Argus Mepo
The 2nd edition of the ZimDancehall Summit which took place on the 30th of July 2020 was a huge success. A cocktail of debate, ideas and sought to proffer solutions for the growth of Zimbabwe’s Reggae and Dancehall music industry. Here are some key points raised.
Nobody knows for certain what this will all mean in the annals of history, but there is something happening. Here are fifteen urban songs to get your #ZimbabweanLivesMatter playlist started.
The Fadza Mutengi Wedoro mantra is a reflection of what is currently taking place in the Zimbabwean arts sector. Artists have been taking turns to hero worship music promoters, producers and radio deejays inorder to receive musical favours. If left unchecked this rogue behavior in the arts sector will either build or kill a lot of talent.