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Wasu to quit music

VETERAN dancer and musician Primrose “Wasu Dacoda” Makwame said she was contemplating exiting from music because it was no longer profitable for her. Wasu told NewsDay Life & Style on the sidelines of her Independence Day show at Mzansi Lounge in Mvurwi that she was looking for a formal job …

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JCMC pushing local artistes onto global stage

JACARANDA Culture and Media Corporation administrative director Tinashe Kitchen last week said his organisation would leave no stone unturned in its quest to put Zimbabwe’s artistes on the global map through their various initiatives which have attracted many young people. In a wide-ranging interview with NewsDay Life & Style, Kitchen …

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Maestro sings for Cyclone Idai survivors

LOCAL artiste Maestro weMhanda has penned a song titled Dutu Remvura dedicated to Cyclone IdaI survivors after he was deeply touched by those who were affected and those that lost their lives in Chimanimani and parts of Chipinge. The song, released last week, carries an afro-mbira beat accompanied by harp, …

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SA, Zimbabwe musicians band together for Cyclone Idai victims

South African music stars, promoters and Zimbabwean artistes have come together to pledge their support for victims of tropical Cyclone Idai that hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, last month. The artistes have committed to collecting non-perishable food, clothes, and water from the public to assist the victims in the three …

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Musvazvi launches second album

GOSPEL musician Talkmore Musvazvi said her music ministry was inspired by the Holy Spirit who made it possible for her to launch her second seven-track album, aptly titled Mweya Mutsvene. Local gospel acts who took to the stage during the album launch included Agartha Murudzwa, Trymore Bande, Mharidzo Hetisani, Ireen …

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Singer La’Diva Million to launch lingerie

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter United Kingdom-based Zimbabwean songstress La’Diva Million will launch her new range of designer lingerie and merchandise this June. Of late, the singer has been getting flake on social media with users describing her as an attention-seeker and desperately searching. In an interview with The Herald …

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Mbeu Charms South Africa

Afro-jazz musician Ashton “Mbeu” Nyahore has established himself as the new face of Tuku Muzik in South Africa if his frequent invites to perform across the border are anything to go by. Since tragedy struck on March 23, there has been much talk around who is the right individual to …

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Gospel Music Runs in Our Blood – Mhere

GWERU gospel musician Daniel Mhere, elder brother to Mathias, says music runs in the family, but he will not compare himself to anyone because every person has a unique voice. Mhere says he has had clashes with fans trying to compare him with his high-riding sibling Mathias. In an interview …

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Local Movie Mirrors Pakistan Events

A new movie titled “Lord of Kush” inspired by a tragic incident that took place in Pakistan years ago is on cards and is expected to première sometime in June. The 94-minute feature movie stars South African actress Thandile Sotomela as Dr Nthobo in Skeem Sami, Zambian actress Nancy Handabile, …

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Tuku – God Took Back His Extraordinary Gift

By Beaven Tapureta Legendary musician Dr Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on January 23, 2019 in Harare and was declared national hero, will be remembered foremost as a great African cultural leader and artist whose songs were but well-composed poems with powerful messages seeping out of thoughtful metaphor. One whose …

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