Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Rhodesian Leaders Were More Accommodating Than Zanu PF: Chipanga

By Kenneth Matimaire OUTSPOKEN veteran musician Hosiah Chipanga made a scathing attack against the country’s leadership saying Rhodesian leaders were more accommodating as compared to post independence leaders. Chipanga made the emotional attack against the ruling party without mentioning it by name, after his efforts to seek audience with the President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new dispensation

Jah Prayzah Billed To perform At Dubai Expo

By Paidashe Mandivengerei MUSIC superstar Jah Prayzah is set to perform at the multi-billion dollar Dubai Expo 2020. The innovation fair, initially slated for October 2020, to April 2021 was postponed by a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Dubai Expo 2021 will run from the 1st of October 2021 to the 31st of March 2022. Zimbabwe’s

Amapiano Queen, Sha Sha To Drop Debut Album

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH AFRICAN based Amapiano goddess, Sha Sha, real name Charmaine Shamiso Mpambiro, is currently working on her debut album. The Mutare bred songbird has been flying the country’s flag high in the regional music scene making a name for herself in the genre that has since dominated the South African entertainment sector.

Model Hillary Makaya Appointed Face of Kariba

By Paidashe Mandivengerei MULTIPLE- AWARD winning beauty queen, Hillary Makaya, has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Face of Kariba Trust tasked with improving the visibility of the tourist town to potential clients. The 20-year-old model inked her contract with the tourism company with a local hotel. The deal will see her promoting

Nadia Nakai Parts With Cassper Nyovest’s Family Tree

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH African based hip hop heavyweight, Nadia Nakai, has left Cassper Nyovest’s recording stable, Family Tree. The Chinhoyi born rapper was signed by Cassper Nyovest in 2016 and had been under his record label since then. In an interview with Siya Metane on ‘SlikourOnLife’, Nadia Nakai spoke about her exit and decision

Sandra Ndebele

Sandra Ndebele, Madam Boss To Star In SA Netflix Movie

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SALACIOUS local musician and dancer, Sandra Ndebele has been selected as one of the Zimbabwean artists to star in a South African-produced Netflix film, The Bad Bishop. Ndebele, Madam Boss, Nigel Tha Slick, Madlela Skhobokhobo, and Lorraine Guyo will make brief appearances in the movie. Production season will run for a month

 Sha Sha Dominates SA Amapiano Awards Nominations

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH African-based amapiano songstress, Sha Sha born Charmaine Shamiso Mpambiro has dominated the inaugural South African Amapiano Music Awards with four nominations. The South African Amapiano Music Awards are the debut official awards dedicated to the genre which now rules entertainment in the neighbouring country. Sha Sha has been selected in the

Seh Calaz

Seh Calaz Begs Police To Stop Teargassing Mbare Flats

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL sensation, Seh Calaz has called on police to stop tear gassing Matapi flats in Mbare high-density suburb, Harare as it was posing a health hazard to residents in the area. This comes after a number of incidences where police amid clashes with vendors in Mbare threw tear gas canisters in the

Kikky Badass Hogs Limelight With ‘Dirty’ Video

By Paidashe Mandivengerei TALENTED rapper, Kikky Badass has once again hogged the limelight with a raunchy video of her newly released track Simudza Gumbo with hip hop chanter, Crooger featuring GT Beats. The collaboration has set tongues wagging as the entertainment bad girl went all in with the explicit lyrics and visuals. The video directed by Nicom Muza

Jah Prayzah to headline ZimFest

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AWARD winning musician Jah Prayzah on Monday landed in the United Kingdom where he is set to perform at the annual ZimFest Live. Jah Prayzah will lead a star studded line up of other local music stars on Saturday. Gemma Griffiths, Trevor Dongo, Tamy Moyo, Poptain, Garry Mapanzure, Probeatz, Qounfuzed and many

Jah Prayzah Wraps Up Nhoroondo

By Paidashe Mandivengerei CONTEMPORARY musician, Jah Prayzah, Monday concluded his four part story, ‘Nhoroondo’ with an emotional visual masterpiece of ‘Nherera’. Jah Prayzah moved to story telling with an attempt at his first ever tetralogy project titled Nhoroondo. The four part story taken off his newly released Gwara album has been well received by fans

Stunner Jumps To Extravagant Minister’s Defense

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR rapper, Stunner has jumped to defend Youth, Sport and Recreation deputy minister, Tinomudaishe Machakaire’s following claims he splurged over US$700 000 on a new Rolls Royce super car. Machakaire hogged the limelight when GVE London posted a video announcing it had shipped a top of the range, Rolls Royce Phantom for

Roki Reaches 2m Views Milestone

By Paidashe Mandivengerei YESTERYEAR music sensation, Roki born Rockford Josphats comeback, ‘Uchandifunga’ has reached the two million YouTube, views milestone signaling the star’s successful return to the entertainment scene. The love song released only a fortnight ago has already bagged 2,2 million views on YouTube where it is also topping the trending list. Uchandifunga’s sudden


Rege Jean Page Nominated For Emmy Award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  BRITAIN-born Zimbabwean actor and Bridgerton breakout star, Rege-Jean Page has secured his first ever Emmy Award nomination for his stunning performance in the first season of the Netflix hit series. Page was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series alongside Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us), Jonathan Majors (Lovecraft Country),

Garry Mapanzure

Garry Ventures Into ZimDancehall, Pays Tribute To Late Soul Jah Love

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AFROPOP musician, Garry Mapanzure has tried his hand in the ZimDancehall genre with his latest freestyle, ‘Zvinoitwa’. Zvinoitwa dropped Wednesday produced by talented United Kingdom producer, Jusa Dementor Speaking to from his United Kingdom base, the rising musician said the producing a Zimdancehall track was his way of exploring his versatility as

Bulawayo Arts Awards Postponed

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE annual Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards 2021 have been postponed to November, organisers have said. The fifth edition of the awards ceremony was set for August before it was moved to give artists more time to perfect their profile. Local artists have been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic as they have

NetOne Lunches One World Album

By Bulawayo Correspondent LEADING mobile network service provider, NetOne has launched a compilation album titled, One World. Eight songs from the album were produced by local artists such as Tinashe Magacha, Hip Hop star Natasha Muz, and multi-talented artist John Cole. Other musicians featuring on the album which can be accessed on One TV channel

Letty Chawira

Chawira Releases New Video

By Arts Correspondent SOUTH Africa-based musician Letty Chawira has released another video called Vashaiswa Mukana. The video was shot in the neighbouring country. She took the opportunity to urge musicians need to release more music so that they give comfort to people during the difficult Covid-19 pandemic. “The new video is called Vashaiswa mukana which

Tsepo Tshola

SA Music Icon Tsepo Tshola Succumbs To Covid

City Press FELLOW musician Mzwakhe Mbuli said the music icon passed away in his home country early on Thursday. “He died in Lesotho this morning. We got confirmation from his aunt who is in Lesotho that he died around 6 am,” Mbuli said. “We are told that he was fine just a few weeks ago.