Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Musician Zahara

Zahara Dodges Court After Tax Evasion Charges

TimesLive Musician Bulelwa “Zahara” Mkutukana has found herself on the wrong side of the law for failing to appear in court in a case brought by the SA Revenue Service (Sars). On Monday, the specialised commercial crimes court, sitting in Palm Ridge magistrate’s court, found her guilty of contempt of court, after failing to honour

Beverly Sibanda

Bev Sibanda Clears Air On ‘Troubled Marriage’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RAUNCHY dancer, Beverly ‘Bev’ Sibanda has moved to clear the air surrounding emerging speculation her marriage was on the rocks. The controversial musician set social media abuzz through a Facebook post insinuating her husband was involved in extra marital affairs. “Munhu anokuwana uchizvihurira okuroora, otanga kukuhurira zvakasimba obva otokanganwa kuti une chipo

Bantu

US-Based Zim’s Bantu Collaborates With Maroon 5

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  LOS ANGELES-based Zimbabwean-born musician, Bantu has featured on three-time Grammy award-winning band, Maroon 5’s forthcoming album, ‘Jordi’. The tribute album is aptly titled, Jordi after the multi-platinum band’s late manager Jordan Feidstein who died in 2017. ‘Jordi’, which has a total of 14 tracks album, will be released on 11 June and

Seh Calaz

Seh Calaz Pens Emotional ‘Letter To The President’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR Zimdancehall star, Seh Calaz, born Tawanda Mumanyi, has begged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to urgently redress the rampant social ills affecting youths, in his newly released single, ‘Letter to the President’. In the seven-minute heartfelt track, Seh Calaz describes himself as a ‘nobody from the ghetto’ desperate for audience with Mnangagwa over

Ex-Q

Ex Q, Tocky Vibes Broker Peace; Wakatemba Song Back On YouTube

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  URBAN grooves rapper, Ex Q appears to have made peace with Zimdancehall musician, Tocky Vibes with his hit track, Wakatemba making a return on YouTube. This comes after the track was struck off YouTube in April over a copyright violation claim by Tocky Vibes. The chart-topping single was produced following an agreement

Theo

Comedian Theo Scoops Mudiwa Hood’s US$1 500 Challenge 

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  UPCOMING comedian, Theophilus “Theo” Chigumira of AstraSkits has bagged US$1 500 in gospel hip-hop artist, Mudiwa Hood’s ‘The Most High God’ lip-sync challenge. The lip sync battle that was open to all was announced in April to push Mudiwa Hood’s latest offering, ‘The Most High God’ and it wrapped up early May.

The late Soul Jah Love

Govt Turns Down Request For Soul Jah Love’s Memorial

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE government has rejected a request by late Zimdancehall chanter, Soul Jah Love’s family to hold his memorial service amid fears of the spread of the deadly Indian Covid-19 variant. On 14 May, the family of Soul Jah Love, born Soul Muzavazi Musaka, wrote to the government requesting a memorial service in

Awa Khiwe

Awa Khiwe Showcasing At Germany’s Reeperbahn Festival

By Paidashe Mandivengerei GERMANY-based Ndebele rap sensation, Awa Khiwe is set to perform at the digital musical Reeperbahn Festival International Pan-Africa in Hamburg, Germany, which kicked-off this Monday. The international music festival organised by Reeperbahn Festival International and Music in Africa Foundation will run from this Monday to Friday 4 June. Awa Khiwe forms part

Beyonce and J-Zee

Beyonce, Jay-Z Said To Have Commissioned World’s Most Expensive Car

insidenova Beyonce and Jay-Z are thought to be the couple behind the recently commissioned Rolls-Royce Boat Tail personalised convertible. The British luxury car manufacturer unveiled the £20 million vehicle – which is the most expensive car in the world – on Friday (28.05.21) and sparked speculation about the rich couple who commission it, with some

Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest Pushes Prince Kaybee For Fight Date

TimesLive AMN star Cassper Nyovest has called on Prince Kaybee to commit to a date for their boxing match instead of “talking”. In case you missed it on Twitter, the sworn enemies are set to fight each other after Kaybee challenged Cassper to brawl it out in the boxing ring. After some back and forth on

Upcoming musician Simbarashe Mutsvanga

Upcoming Gospel Artiste To Release Debut Album

By Paidashe Mandivengerei UPCOMING gospel musician, Simbarashe Mutsvanga is set to release his debut album, ‘Anoita Munana’, inspired by the struggle he faced in his childhood. The eight-track album will be dropped on the 4th of June. Harare based producer, Motion, real name Master Ndimande of Motion Dynasty Studios produced the album. In an interview

Hip-Hop Star Takura Rubbishes Gay Relationship Rumours

By Paidashe Mandivengerei HIP-HOP star Takura has rubbished claims he is involved in a homosexual relationship, revealing plans to sue blog zimmagazine for peddling the rumours. This comes after social media was abuzz this weekend with pictures of a man alleged to be Takura sharing a kiss with another unidentified man. The picture had originated

Cubiccky

Bulawayo Artist Cubiccky Releases EP

By Stephen Tsamba UPCOMING Bulawayo hip-hop artist Cubiccky, real name Preside Sympathy Ndlovu, is over the moon after releasing his debut extended play (EP) “Illuminate”. The 20-year-old upcoming singer, songwriter, and record producer released the EP on his YouTube platform on Sunday 9 May 2021, Mother’s Day. Ndlovu’s influences stem from American and South African

Mai Titi

Mai Titi Claims Sexual Assault After Tanzania Film Production Misadventure

By Paidashe Mandivengerei COMEDIENNE, Mai Titi has claimed she quit her role on ‘A Life to Regret’ over sexual assault during the film’s production in Tanzania. This is contrary to a statement by United Kingdom-based Burundi filmmaker, Billy Jeremiah Brown that her role had been terminated over unprofessionalism. However, BJB Films has since removed the

AKA

Bonang Sues YouTuber R500K Over Claims She Introduced Ex-Lover AKA To Cocaine

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH African media personality, Bonang Matheba has taken legal action against YouTuber, Rea Gobane over allegations she introduced her former lover, popular rapper AKA to cocaine. Gobane made the accusations on a podcast centering on AKA’s late fiancee, Anele ‘Nellie’ Tembe on his YouTube channel, Everything SA Music. Nellie fell to her death

Mai Titi

Mai Titi Ditched By Film Producer For ‘Unprofessionalism’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi’s real name Felistas Murata has been fired by ‘A Life To Regret’ film producer, Billy Jeremiah Brown over her unruliness on and off the set. Mai Titi was set to make her debut acting career in the film starring popular Congolese Rumba musician, Awilo Longomba in the movie ‘A

Daniel Ndlara

UK-based Zim Film Producer Ready To Work With Local Talent

By Staff Reporter DANIEL Ndlara, a UK-based Zimbabwean film producer says he is raring to work with Zimbabwean talent in future productions. Ndlara who is set to release his latest offing, ‘It Takes Two’ in a few months told NewZimbabwe.com he has already bought state-of-the-art equipment for the project. “We are yet to finish the

Musician AKA

AKA Falls Back From Cruz Vodka Deal To Deal With ‘Personal Matters’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR South African superstar rapper, AKA, has temporarily stepped back from his role as brand ambassador of Cruz Vodka to deal with ‘personal matters’. This comes after videos surfaced online of him allegedly assaulting his late fiancée, Anele ‘Nellie’ Tembe, attracting a lot of backlash in the process. In a statement, AKA,

Jane Doka

Gospel Sensation Set To Release New Single Visuals

By Paidashe Mandivengerei MULTI Award winning gospel sensation, Jane Doka is set to release visuals for her new single, Gore Remakomborero on the 18th this month. The track’s video will premiere on her official YouTube Channel @Jane Doka at 10AM GMT/ 11AM CAT. After premiere, the song will be available on digital music streaming sites; iTunes,

Robert Earl Bell

World Concerts In Vic Falls As Popular US Singer Visits City

By Matebeleland North Correspondent Victoria Falls: American multi-award-winning singer Robert Earl Bell arrived in the resort city on Thursday for a short holiday with local artists set to be the biggest beneficiaries of the high-profile visit as the seven-time Grammy award winner plans to build a monumental park. Bell, one of the founding members of