Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Adiona ChidzongaNew reality

New reality show for Zimbabwe, Chidzonga to star

By Staff Reporter SOUTH African based digital television network MultiChoice has unveiled a fresh reality show specifically for Zimbabweans. Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe premieres on Dstv’s Zambezi Magic on Thursday night, as featuring former Idols Africa star Adiona Chidzonga. The much loved South African television show also has a Zambian version. Season one of the

Nipsey Hussle set up his children for life financially – family

TMZ.COM Nipsey Hussle’s family is politely shutting down any fundraising efforts to support his kids — even from celebs — because turns out their father made sure they’d be financially secure! Sources close to Nip’s family tell TMZ … Nipsey made sure his 2 children, Emani and Kross Asghedom, would never have to rely on

British comedian Ian Cognito dies while on stage

CNN Veteran British comedian Ian Cognito died on stage Thursday evening during a stand-up performance. The comic, who was in his early 60s, fell ill during the performance at the Atic bar in the English town of Bicester, 14 miles north of Oxford. Paramedics were called to the venue just after 10 p.m. but Cognito

Seh Calaz

Find own signature tune for identity – Calaz urges young artists

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AWARD winning ZimDancehall chanter, Seh Calaz has advised upcoming artists from his genre to have signature lyrics to guard against “sounding the same”. In a thought provoking post Sunday, Calaz ( real name Tawanda Mumanyi) challenged rising artists whom he described as the “next generation of Zimdancehall” to have a distinct lyrical

Tongai 'Greatman' Gwaze

Greatman dreams of a collabo with chanter Killer T

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  AFRO-JAZZ rising star, Tongai ‘Greatman’ Gwaze has revealed that he is a fan of popular chanter Killer T’s music and his biggest wish is to collaboration track with him despite their different genres. Speaking in a recent interview with, Gwaze said he holds the ZimDancehall award winning star in high esteem

Tytan and Olinda

Olinda and Tytan welcome new born baby

Paidashe Mandivengerei UNITED KINGDOM based Zimbabwean businesswoman and socialite, Olinda Chapel and husband Tytan Monday welcomed their new born child at John Radcliffe hospital. The couple tied the knot in March last year and recently celebrated their baby shower. Njabulo ‘Tytan’ Nkomo, who is a first time father, confirmed the news on his social media

King 98

King 98’s Francesca album launch set to raise bar

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH AFRICAN based Zim hip-hop artiste, King 98 has raised the bar higher with a glamorous album launch featuring African music giants May this year. The concert, dubbed ‘Francesca Release’, will be held at the posh, Wingate Gold Club in Harare. King 98, real name Ngonidzashe Dondo, will be launching the 12

Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest responds to cans being thrown at him at a gig

TimesLive Cassper Nyovest has shrugged off an incident at the weekend in which members of the audience flung cans at him during a performance. A video of the incident was shared on social media and shows Cassper being hit with cans during a performance at Rock Da Shades Carnival Gardens in Germiston on Saturday. As

Sulumani Chimbetu

Sulumani Chimbetu punches journalist at clean-up campaign

By Alois Vinga DENDERA musician, Sulumani Chimbetu has been reported to the police for allegedly beating up freelance journalist, Tendai Guvamombe during a media interview on the sidelines of the national clean-up day on Friday, in Glen Norah. Guvamombe, told that the firebrand musician, attacked him using clenched fists and booted feet after what

Late Oliver Mtukuzi and Winky D

Winky D to receive award as ZimAchievers pay Tuku tribute

Conrad Mwanza, UK CELEBRATED Zimdancehall artist Wallace Chirumiko, popularly known as Winky D has been announced as the recipient of the inaugural Oliver Mtukudzi Zim-Based Musician of the Year Award at the ZororoPhumulani Zimbabwe Achievers Awards SA (ZAA SA) slated for the 6thApril 2019 in South Africa. Organisers of the event have also released the

SA celebrity Somizi shares how he met Mohale

Channel24 Radio personality Somizi Mhlongo just revealed how he met his fiancé Mohale – and it’s just as romantic as we expected it to be. Taking to his Instagram page Somgaga posted a 2017 screenshot from Mohale’s Instagram page where the two can be seen posing at Somizi’s Dominoes book launch. In the caption of

Thomas Mapfumo

Contrite Mukanya apologises to Macheso

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RENOWNED Chimurenga musician, Thomas Mapfumo has apologised for undermining fellow Zimbabwean artists live on air. During his visit to Zimbabwe, as Mukanya as Mapfumo is affectionately known in an interview on national television launched an unsolicited broadside at sungura maestro, Alick Macheso. He claimed that the late Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi and himself

Ishan: Not cut out for ZimDancehall

Ishan: I am not cut out for ZimDancehall

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RISING Zimbabwean musician, Ishan has revealed that after trying his hand at ZimDancehall music genre, he realised Afro Fusion would be the breakthrough for his career. The ‘Kure’ hitmaker was speaking in a recent interview with Ishan real name Isheanesu Chigagura said he first ventured into music as a Dancehall chanter but

Tens of thousands of villagers in Manicaland were left homeless and need aid

Dancehall sensation lashes out at Cyclone Idai victims’ scammers

By Paidashe Mandivengerei MULTI award winning artist, Buffalo Souljah has added his voice to growing anger against politicians accused of looting donations meant for victims of Cyclone Idai. This comes after reports that donations towards families affected by the cyclone were being distributed on a partisan basis after ruling Zanu PF officials and activists took