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Jah Prayzah turns performance into traditional ceremony

BY SINDISO DUBE AWARD-WINNING musician Jah Prayzah temporarily turned his performance at Queens Sports Club into a traditional ceremony after he performed at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair showdown concert on Saturday night in Bulawayo. There has always been speculation about the inspiration behind the song Goto, which often sees …

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ExQ Comes of Age . . . Patoranking Pays Tribute to Tuku

By Kundai Marunya What started out as a slow night with Sulumani Chimbetu performing before an almost empty Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) ended up as a crowning moment for NAMA award winning musician ExQ (real name Enock Munhenga). As the venue started filling up ExQ took to the stage …

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Winky D, Griffiths ‘MuGarden’ Duet Serenades Fans

By Paidashe Mandivengerei Zimdancehall sensation, Winky D gave music lovers a perfect ending to the independence month of April Friday with an unrivalled act of hit song ‘MuGarden’. Winky D, who is undoubtedly the best dancehall artist in Zimbabwe, performed just before Nigerian superstar, Patoranking climbed the stage for the …

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Outburst over Miss UZ crown

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter Miss Tourism Zimbabwe board chairperson Sibusisiwe Dube-Muleya has said models are free to enter any pageants considering that they meet the requirements and standards. This came after an outburst by some local models and the public after Panashe Kimberly Peters was crowned Miss University of …

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Kawadza to drop video

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter United States-based Zimbabwean songstress Eve Kawadza will tomorrow drop “Good Yangu” song and video on all digital platforms. The song, which Kawadza says is about her life experience, was produced by Clive Mono Mukundu, with musician Dereck Mpofu on the backing vocals. The video was …

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Davido, Nasty C to grace the country

Rebecca Kabaya Arts Reporter All is set for the album launch of South Africa-based Zimbabwean hip-hop artiste King 98, real name Ngonidzashe Dondo, on Wednesday at Wingate Park Golf Club in Harare. The event will be graced by two international superstars — Davido and Nasty C — who will be …

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Human trafficking film premiers

BOUNDARIES Within, a captivating film on human trafficking, unveiled new acting talent including former Young Warriors goalkeeper Simba Manzungu, when it premiered before a full house at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe on Sunday. Manzungu, who plays Mr Hue — the human trafficking kingpin — told NewsDay Life & Style …

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Visual artist zooms in on gender issues

CHITUNGWIZA-BASED visual artist and winner of the 3-dimension visual art award at the recent National Merit Art Awards (Nama) Shelton Mubayi said gender equality, education and entrepreneurship were the recurrent motifs in his artworks. Mubayi, who works with the Chitungwiza Arts Centre, told NewsDay Life & Style that training under …

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Blackman Entertainment gets bigger, better

A LOCAL entertainment outfit, Blackman Entertainment, is set to host a series of shows around the country to support the arts industry. The outfit is made up of students from Chinhoyi University of Technology. Group founder, Nicholas Tinashe Shonhai, told NewsDay Life & Style that they had five shows lined …

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Wasu lures artisanal miners

Artisanal miners around the mining town of Bindura flocked to Club 1160 on Saturday night to see the veteran dancer and musician Precious “Wasu Dacoda” Makwame live on stage with her Syndicate dance group. Wasu is currently riding high on live shows with her latest album titled Kumazivandadzoka, set to …

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