Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Chimurenga music maestro Thomas Mapfumo is set to serenade SA-based fans in November

Chimurenga Icon Thomas Mapfumo For SA Tour

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  CHIMURENGA music icon, Thomas ‘Mukanya’ Mapfumo is set for a South African tour supported by his vibrant band, The Blacks Unlimited, urban grooves artist, Nox Guni and Darlington ‘Mhofela’ Tanganyika. The show is sponsored by Diaspora Insurance. The tour will start on November 6 in Johannesburg and wrap up on November 7

Smita James

Dutch, Zim Poets Headline Shoko Festival

By Kenneth Matimaire LEADING Dutch spoken word artist, Smita James better known as SJ Poet and Zimbabwe’s top poet Shaldo are headlining this year’s edition of the Shoko Festival – the country’s most popular and longest running urban culture festival. The two poets will collaborate on combined themes that will be performed virtually at the

Simz Ngema And Tino Chinyani End Their Relationship

IOL News TAKING to social media this past weekend, the former Muvhango star said that her relationship with Tino was one of the greatest experiences of her life and that she was at peace with their love story coming to an end. “An end to a beautiful love story,” said Simz in a caption that

Zimbos To Launch Music Distribution Platform

NewsDay JACARANDA Media Group is set to launch an on demand digital music distribution service for both local and continental artistes at the end of this month. With the platform, artistes and record labels can publish their music in minutes from cover art to track listings. In a joint statement, Jacaranda Media Group founders Jordan

Garry Mapanzure

Garry Mapanzure Rallies Behind Enzo’s Decision To Quit Music

By Stephen Tsamba POPULAR musician Garry Mapanzure has rallied behind Zimdancehall artist Enzo Ishall’s decision to quit music to focus more on himself and his family. This comes after Enzo Ishall broke down during two radio interviews while narrating the reasons why he decided to quit music. In the interviews, Enzo said being viewed as

Sebastian Magacha , Madam Boss  Mamero Song Trending On Social Media

By Mandipa Masenyama A single hit titled “Mamero” by gospel singer Sebastian Magacha, featuring comedienne Madam Boss, is trending on social media platforms and has raked in 142 000 You Tube since its release four days ago. The song was released Thursday last week. It was produced by Mcdonald Chidavaenzi. In an interview, Magacha said

Killer T Releases Fourth Album

By Stephen Tsamba POPULAR Zimdancehall artist, Killer T – born Kelvin Kusikwenyu, has released his fourth studio album titled Inzwai Kuchemawo Mambo. The 16-track album dropped Monday after the release was postponed a week ago over technical challenges. The album release was initially set for the 28th of August before the chanter delayed it. Inzwai


Popular ZBC DJ Yahya Goodvibes Robbed

By Stephen Tsamba POPULAR Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) media personality, Yahya Goodvibes was robbed along Bulawayo road, Harare on Thursday. In an Instagram post, Thursday, Yahya Goodvibes, real name Mitchel Mutongwizo, urged people to stay safe and cautious after she was robbed along Bulawayo road near the wholesale giant N.Richards. She was robbed of her

Enzo Ishall

Enzo Ishall Quits Music, Drops Last Track

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL star, Enzo Ishall has left the music scene, leaving fans with his last banger, ‘Ehee’ which he dropped Wednesday. The ‘Kanjiva’ hitmaker who became a household name three years ago churning out hit tracks throughout announced plans to quit music earlier in June. Enzo Ishall, born Kudzanai Stephen Mamhare’s talent was

Radio Heartbeat Manjenjenje Appointed Zim Ambassador Of US Based Foundation

By Kenneth Matimaire RADIO personality and women rights advocate Thabani Patience Gambiza, popularly known as Manjenjenje, has been appointed the country ambassador of American based The Sister Accord Foundation. Gambiza, who also established her own foundation in 2016 – Thabani Patience Manjenje Foundation (PTMF) – said she will use her passion to advance US based

Kelvin Musiiwa Zhwak

Upcoming Actor Dreams Big Despite Career Hurdles

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RISING actor, Kelvin Musiiwa Zhwak still dreams big despite hurdles he has faced in his career after several movies he starred in did not make it to the big screen. In June 2019 he tried his hand at professional acting before adding acting to his portfolio months later. Speaking to, Musiiwa who

Visual Artist Breathes Life Into Mundane Covid Isolation With Magnificent Paintings

By Staff Reporter LIFE during a Covid-19 isolation can be mundane for real. It means spending hours solo and repeating the same routines over and over. Not for visual artist Tara Wallace however, whose exhilarating artworks reveal that one can still live their life fully despite being condemned to isolation. The artworks were showcased during

Vashumiri VaJehova

Vashumiri VaJehova To Release Fourth Album Friday

By Mandipa Masenyama CHEGUTU-based choral group Vashumiri VaJehova is set to release its 4th album Friday. The group started recording music in 2011 and has three albums namely; Vanotenda Voga, Ichokwadi Mwari Ariko, and Ndiri Hwai. Now the local popular choral group has bounced back with an 8-track album that will hit the market Friday. Speaking to

Wadiwa Wepamoyo Season 2 Premieres September

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE second season of the popular web series, Wadiwa Wepamoyo is set to premiere this September. Wadiwa Wepamoyo produced by film producing company, College Central’s Derby Bheta and Ian Msakanda stole the hearts of many TV lovers when it made its debut in 2020. The YouTube series went on to achieve hundreds

Josh Chaps K's magnificent painting which celebrates the role of women in society

Visual Artist Honors Women With Riveting Art Piece

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  HARARE based visual artist, Josh Chaps K, born Joshua Chapata has celebrated women with his latest art piece titled ‘tinotenda amai’ showcased Thursday. The painting made of acrylic on canvas features a woman donning a head-wrap holding an infant in her arms. The canvas painting is aptly named ‘tinotenda amai’ which loosely

Burna Boy Concert On The Cards

By Paidashe Mandivengerei GRAMMY award winning Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy’s concert in Harare is back on the cards after it was postponed indefinitely last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert was initially slated for the 17th of April at Hellenics Sports Club before the show organisers, Kayse Connect postponed it citing health and

Music Legend Zex Manatsa Diagnosed With Cancer

By Kenneth Matimaire LEGENDARY musician Zex Manatsa has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing treatment to manage the condition, New can report. Manatsa made the announcement Thursday on his official Facebook page. “My wonderful family, friends and fans, today I would like to let you all know that I have recently been

Bulawayo Arts Awards Calls For Entries

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ORGANISERS of the annual Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards have invited artists and fans to submit their entries for this year’s edition of the awards ceremony. The awards which were originally slated for the 28th of August are now set for 6th of November 2021. The decision to postpone was meant to give artists

Zhakata, Selmor, Macheso Light UP Heroes, ZDF Holiday Celebrations

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ICONIC music legends, Leonard Zhakata and Alick Macheso on Heroes and Defence Forces Day gave music lovers a stroll down memory lane with vigorous showcase of their yesteryear hits. The line-up included talented acts from across all music genres ranging from sungura, gospel, to urban grooves and from different timelines. Headlined by