Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Natty O

Nutty O Drops Exquisite Visuals For Peter Pan

By Mandipa Masenyama TALENTED Zimbabwean songwriter and vocalist born Simbarashe Chiwadzwa popularly known as Nutty O, Friday dropped visuals for a track off his highly trending album Mustard seed. Nutty O dished out visuals for his song titled Peter Pan which falls under the album of the moment Mustard Seed. The music video has been

Pauline Marere

Zim Model Wins Big At Miss Culture International

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWEAN model, Pauline Marere walked away with four awards at the Miss Culture International pageant hosted by South Africa. The beauty pageant was held on December 4 at the Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. The event brought together models competing from 22 different countries. Marere bagged the Miss Culture International 1st runner up.

King Kandoro

King Kandoro Returns To Zim With ‘Prodigal Son Tour’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei UNITED Kingdom-based comedian, King Kandoro born, Mukudzei Kandoro, is set to return to Zimbabwe during the festivities with a stand up comedy tour dubbed ‘The Prodigal Son Tour’. The Prodigal Son is King Kandoro’s debut comedy tour and will take place in cities including Harare and Bulawayo. Dates released so far are December 22

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah To Return As 2022 Grammy Awards Host

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH ARICAN comedian and Daily Show host, Trevor Noah is set to return as host of the 64th Grammy Awards host in January 2022. He becomes the fourth celebrity to host the Grammy’s consecutively after he hosted the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on March 14 which had been delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wizkid

Wizkid Snags Another BET Soul Train Award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei NIGERIAN music superstar, Wizkid has scooped the Best Collaboration gong for his duet, Essence featuring Tems at the BET Soul Train Awards. This is Wizkid’s third Soul Train Award after he bagged the 2020 Soul Train award in video category and 2019 songwriter’s award. Essence which became an instant global hit song

Leonard Mapfumo To Drop Single

By Mandipa Masenyama URBAN grooves crooner, Leonard Mapfumo, is set to release a single hit titled Haruperi which he collaborated with Fusion 5 on the 30th of November. The 38-year-old vocalist is known for releasing love songs which is of no difference with the new hit Haruperi to be released today. In an interview with

Yollanda Chimbarami

Zim Supermodel To Voice Supa Strikas

By Paidashe Mandivengerei CANADA based supermodel, Yollanda Chimbarami has made strides in her career as she will feature in the popular animated series Supa Strikas. The former ZBC TV presenter will voice two characters in the next season of the football themed series. Chimbarami confirmed the development on her social media page. She wrote: “When

Ckrwod Secures US$160k Pre-Seed Funding, Export  Investment 

By Staff Reporter CKROWD, Africa’s most preferred and premium content streaming platform, has secured $60 000 pre-seed funding and $100 000 export grant investment, respectively from an international angel investor group, as well as backing from the Export Expansion Facility Programme from NESP. The investment will be used to disrupt the African and Afro-diaspora tech

Makhadzi

Makhadzi Scoops First International Award

Mandipa Masenyama TOP SOUTH AFRICAN singer Makhadzi won her very first international award Sunday. The popular singer Sunday took home the artist of the year award at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held in Lagos, at the weekend. Makhadzi also performed at the awards, which celebrate Africa’s biggest acts. The “Ghanama” hitmaker was up against

Coalitions Tackle GBV Through Film Series

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL organisations, the Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD), Just Associates, Zimbabwe Coalition of Debt and Development (ZIMCODD), Southern Africa Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST), will commemorate 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence with a movie series. The movie series is titled; ‘Ndafunga Kure’. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an

Winky D

Winky D To Perform At 2ND Joburg Shutdown

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL ace, Winky D backed by his vibrant Vigilance Band will be headlining the second edition of the Joburg Shutdown in South Africa on December 4. The talented musician will share the stage with renowned South African multi-award-winning musician, Busiswa and Paddy Watts supported by Fayth M and Elcee Gweja. This will

Calvin Madula

Bulawayo Filmmakers To Premiere Action Thriller

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL movie production company, Dream Made Films in association with Rodney Films and Afro Jam studios are set to premiere an action-packed thriller, Veza The Unfolding at a red carpet affair in Bulawayo. The movie shot in the City of Kings follows the story of a young investigator, Mxolisi Moyo played by

Decibel Retraces Roots, Hosts Football Tourney

By Clayton Shereni ONE of the Urban Groove genre pioneers in the country, Daniel Mazhindu, aka Decibel has retraced his roots to Masvingo where he is set to host the inaugural Masvingo Victory Cup slated for 26-28 November at Mucheke Stadium. The event, which is being hosted by the Decibel Trust in conjunction with City

Independent Norton legislator Temba Mliswa is facilitating an anti-drugs campaign in the constituency and several artists have been lined up to perform

Norton Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign Postponed To November 27

By Anna Chibamu SATURDAY’s scheduled anti-drug abuse campaign in Norton has been postponed to next week November 27. According to organisers of the event, senior government officials who are supposed to grace the occasion are tied up somewhere and the campaign has been moved to next week. Independent Norton legislator Temba Mliswa will be partnering

Kamo Mphela

Kamo Mphela Jets In For Amapiano Fiesta

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH African award winning dancer and musician, Kamo Mphela has flown into the country to headline an Amapiano Fiesta set for Saturday. She will headline the event together with Zimbabwean born amapiano goddess Sha Sha. In a video posted on her Instagram story with Harare set as the location, Kamo is seen

Davido

Davido Asks Fans For Money, Raises Over US$400K

By Paidashe Mandivengerei MULTI award winning Nigerian superstar, Davido has pocketed over US$400 000 after asking his fans to send him money as an appreciation for his hit songs. In a tweet, the global music luminary asked his fans to send him money attaching his banking details. “If u know I’ve given you a hit

Unathi Nkayi

Idols Judge, Unathi Sacked By Kaya FM

By Paidashe Mandivengerei IDOLS South Africa judge and radio personality, Unathi Nkayi has been fired from her job as Kaya 959 presenter. Unathi joined the radio station in February last year, hosting the Midday Joy show during the weekdays from 1200hours to 1500hours. In a statement released Wednesday, Kaya 959 said a replacement will be

Bustop actors (from left) Sharon ‘Maggie’ Chideu, Samantha ‘Gonyeti’ Kureya, , and Dereck ‘DRC’ Nziyakwi.

Bustop TV Airs Covid Radio Drama

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  LOCAL youth-run creatives organisation, Bustop TV has introduced a radio drama ‘Dzihwa Mupengo’ with the first episode having aired Tuesday on Radio Zimbabwe. The title of the radio drama; ‘Dzihwa Mupengo’ loosely translates to Covid-19, aptly bringing out the purpose of the drama to debunk myths surrounding the coronavirus and provide citizens with