18 January 2018
   
LATEST: Bennett in fatal chopper crash?
Polls in '4 to 5' months: Mnangagwa
$430k cocaine woman blames Brazil firm
Tobva tadii paya trio bailed after 3mths
Businessman fleeces clinic of $27,000
Soldiers deployed all over rural Zim: MDC-T
MDC-T’s Mudzuri begs ZCTU for support
Moyo claims CIO spy killed during coup
MORE NEWS
Bond notes here to stay, says Chinamasa
South Koreans in $70m Zim agro-project
MORE BUSINESS
Hubby bashes Star FM anchor in love row
$18/yr subscr too much for musicians
MORE SHOWBIZ
Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka in thriller
Caps bid to rehire star forward Nhivi
MORE SPORTS
A view beyond the Zimbabwe coup
'Shit-hole': Just Take moral high ground
MORE OPINION
 
Economy: the need for a paradigm shift
Trump rage ignores truth: A response
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
Zimbabwean reggae musician goes international, rubs shoulders with Rita Marley and Sizzla
07/02/2017 00:00:00
by Showbiz Reporter
 
Gone international ... Zimbabwean raggae musician Joe Wailer
 
RELATED STORIES

AWARD WINNING Zimbabwean raggae musician Joe Wailer recently released an album in New York targeting an international audience.

His New York based manager Theressa Kemp released the album under her evolutionary music management and promotion label that has many international artists.

Wailer got an international contract after his album, “Rise and Shine”, that was dedicated to World Cup Soccer tournament hosted by South Africa in 2010, caught the international media.

In an exclusive interview with New Zimbabwe wailer said:  “Kemp arranged for me to perform at some festivals in Jamaica where I got to share the stage with great reggae artists such as Rita Marley, Morgan Heritage and Sizzla, just to mention but a few.”

“I am blessed to have an international manager like Theresa, she has done a lot for us, my music is available in many countries where their label has agents,” he added.

“She linked me to reggae musicians in Jamaica and we are working on collaborations,” said Wailer.

He added, “The solution was recorded at Tony G’s Brainworx Studios in Harare. The eight-track album was mixed and mastered by Dr Dread for high-grade Productions.

“The album speaks about love, peace and unity.”

“I encourage Zimbabweans to unite and seek God’s solution in every problem the nation is facing through music,” said Wailer.

The reggae star described himself as a deeply spiritual person who draws a lot of inspiration from the late Jamaican legend, Joseph Hill of the group Culture.

 



Advertisement


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker