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Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest: ‘A private life is the best life’

Channel24 Cassper Nyovest’s private life will remain just that – private. The rapper recently opened up about learning from his past and explained why he likes to keep his private life out of the limelight. He was in an on-and-off relationship with media personality Boity Thulo before they went their separate ways after rumours that

I-Finton

Germany based I-Finton to release new CD

By Showbiz Reporter Germany based Mutare born instrumentalist, vocalist and Afro fusion reggae artiste Tapiwa Mumbure “I-Finton” will next month release a 10 track CD entitled Shamiso. In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com from his Aachens base in Germany, I-Finton who recently collaborated with local Hip hop rapper Flexxo to release a four track Extended Play

Enzo Ishall

Enzo Ishall accused of stealing song

By Paidashe Mandivengerei UPCOMING Zimdancehall artist, King Prittel has made sensational claims that chanter, Enzo Ishall breached intellectual property rights, stealing his newly released track, ‘Vanodheerera (Hausi muroyi)’ from him. Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com, the Zvishavane based musician spoke on why he believed the fast rising dancehall star stole his song “Dai ndairoya” and turned it

Arts Council mourns Sekuru Gweshe

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has joined the nation in mourning Mbira music maestro, Sekuru Gweshe who passed away on Sunday in Harare. Sekuru Gweshe, real name, David Gweshe died aged 74, losing a battle with prostate cancer. He is survived by three wives and 23 children. In a statement

Enzo Ishall

Enzo claims victimisation by ‘jealous’ fellow artists

By Paidashe Mandivengerei FAST rising Zimdancehall chanter, Enzo Ishall has made sensational claims he was being threatened and physically abused by fellow artists who follow him to concerts. Enzo, real name Stephen Mamhare, said he now turns down gigs held in Harare because of musicians and their ‘minions’ who have the motive of destroying his

Stunner

Olinda delights in ex-hubby Stunner’s public row with new wife

By Paidashe Mandivengerei UNITED KINGDOM based socialite and businesswoman, Olinda Chapel on Monday poked fun at her ex-husband and rapper Stunner’s “marital problems” saying it’s an honest truth that his predicament made her happy. This comes after Stunner and his wife, Dyonne rowed on social media following the artist’s bad behaviour at his birthday party

ZIMURA up in arms with ZBC over unpaid royalties

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (ZIMURA) has cried foul over government owned, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) which owes musicians royalties worth over $700 000 accrued since 2012. ZIMURA executive director, Polisile Ncube Chimhini told the parliamentary committee led by Binga North legislator, Prince Dubeko Sibanda Monday that all efforts to recover royalties

Tailor Swift

Taylor Swift teases details of new album

Channel24 Taylor Swift has been hinting as to what fans can expect from her new album, which is as yet untitled. The singer was interviewed by Entertainment Weekly for their most recent cover and spoke all about the upcoming collection of songs, her life, her inspirations and Easter Eggs. About her inspiration during the Reputation-era

Leading indie-rock artist Shingai to headline Zim Achievers UK

By Showbiz Reporter It is the homecoming season and former Noisettes frontwoman, Shingai will grace the stage at the 9th edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards in London on the 25th of May as the headline performer at the awards gala. The music star’s performance is coming at a time when she just dropped a

Michael Mahendere

Mahendere, Magacha headline UK gospel extravaganza this Saturday

By Staff Reporter Gospel music lovers in the United Kingdom are in for a treat as the UK Summer Gospel Festival roars into life this Saturday. The show, headlined by the country’s leading gospel outfits, energetic gospel ensemble ZimPraise, Sabastian Magacha and Minister Mahendere will be staged at the New Bingley Hall in Birmingham. The

Davido gave an exhilarating performance at King98's album launch

King98 rocks Harare with audacious album launch, attended by international stars

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RISING hip hop artist, King98 proved to be a force to reckon with at his album launch held this Wednesday. The 21 year old, attracted African music superstars, Davido, Nasty C and Rowlene to Harare for the launch. The African luminaries gave music lovers the perfect May Day celebration with mouth-watering performances

The late Oliver Mtukudzi

Shock over Mtukudzi Will, fans urge children to contest testament

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  MUSIC fans have reacted with shock to reports that the late national hero and internationally acclaimed superstar, Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi left all his estate to surviving wife, Daisy. Mutukudzi died in January this year triggering an outpouring of grief across the world but the spotlight immediately fell on what would happen to

Winky D and Gemma Griffiths

Winky D, Griffiths ‘MuGarden’ duet serenades fans

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL sensation, Winky D gave music lovers a perfect ending to the independence month of April Friday with an unrivalled act of hit song ‘MuGarden’. Winky D, who is undoubtedly the best dancehall artist in Zimbabwe, performed just before Nigerian superstar, Patoranking climbed the stage for the main act at the Harare

Nigerian superstar Patoranking performing in Harare

Patoranking rocks Harare, pays tribute to Tuku

By Paidashe Mandivengerei NIGERIAN reggae superstar, Patoranking paid tribute to late legendary icon, Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi at a concert this Friday. Iconic Zimbabwean superstar and national hero Mtukudzi died in January this year.Patoranking real name Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie jetted into the country this Friday to headline a show at the Harare International Conference Centre dubbed

Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa

Ruvheneko bares all: I am no profile picture

By Robert Tapfumaneyi TELEVISION and radio personality, Ruvheneko Parirentaywa (30) says she is done sacrificing herself in order to make people happy. Parirenyatwa said most people talk about her personal life and the reasons behind the failure of her online television project as if she does not exist. “If you see me quiet, it means

Artists and composers marched through the streets of Harare last week to commemorate World Intellectual Property Day

Zimbabwean composers and content producers marched against piracy in Harare

By Idah Mhetu MUSIC composers on Friday brought Harare, to a standstill during a march to mark World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. The celebrations were held under the theme Reach for Gold: IP and Sports, the day was set aside by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in 2000 in a bid to raise awareness

Britney Spears

Britney Spears checks out of wellness facility after seeking treatment.

MSN.com The popstar checked out of the “all-encompassing wellness facility” where she was being treated Thursday afternoon, PEOPLE has learned. A source tells PEOPLE Spears’ boyfriend of two years, Sam Asghari, picked her up and drove her home. Since she checked into the facility earlier this month, Spears, 37, had remained active, posting on social

Takura Shonhai

WATCH: Takura unleashes video, waylays followers with ‘wedding pics’

 By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWEAN Hip hop megastar, Takura released a track ‘Zvemoyo’ putting to rest social media speculations that he had tied the knot last Thursday. The ‘Zino Irema’ hitmaker set tongues wagging after he posted images of himself locked in an embrace with an unidentified woman at their ‘wedding’. The ‘couple’s’ proximity invited much