Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture


Rapper AKA tests positive for coronavirus

TimesLive Rapper AKA is the latest high-profile personality to test positive for Covid-19. As cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rapidly increase, The Fela In Versace hitmaker issued a statement on Instagram on Friday, revealing his results. The rapper said he decided to make his results public to “caution citizens to be more careful”. “AKA pleads

Popular disco musician Patricia Majalisa dies

By Showbiz Reporter SOUTH African disco queen, Patricia Majalisa has died. Her death was confirmed Thursday by her spokesperson Oscar P who said the popular musician died at hospital in South Africa. Oska Tee Majalisa’s manager confirmed the death. “I can confirm that Patricia Majalisa is no more. I am going to the hospital to

Alick Macheso

Artistes gear up for Garamumba Iwe final

By Munashe Makuwe AFTER a series of shows, the Garamumba Iwe finally roars into life with top artistes Alick Macheso and Enzo Ishall saying they were geared up for the Uncle Epatan Album launch this Wednesday. The show will hold performances by local artist being Enzo Ishall, Zhakata, Killer T, Alick Macheso and the man

WATCH: UK Fans In Surprise Dr Thomas ‘Mukanya’ Mapfumo Birthday Gift

By Paidashe Mandivengerei INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed Chimurenga exponent, Thomas ‘Mukanya’ Mapfumo celebrated his 75th birthday in style after he received a surprise gift from his legion of fans living in the United Kingdom. This follows an initiative organised by Chimurenga music die-hard fan, Chris Gondoza with the help of Mapfumo’s manager, Sam Mataure to contribute towards

Van Choga

Van Choga, Yala Nation Split Up

By Munashe Makuwe AFTER Van Choga broke his silence and issued a press statement on Facebook, dancehall chanter Seh Calaz has terminated the hilarious artiste’s contract with the Yala Nation record label with immediate effect. In a video posted on his social media pages, Seh Calaz says he did not enjoy or take any money

Passion Java

Prophet Java Takes A 10-Day Social Media Break

By Munashe Makuwe SOCIALITE and preacher, Prophet Passion Java is one person who is now well known for his controversial sayings and behaviour. However Tuesday, he announced in a video posted on his Instagram telling that Boss Lashan will be now running all his social media accounts including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Starting Tuesday, Boss Lashan

Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner: US comedy star dies at 98

BBC Carl Reiner, who helped create The Dick Van Dyke Show and acted in films like Ocean’s Eleven, has died aged 98. The prolific writer, comedian, director and actor also directed several films including Steve Martin vehicles The Jerk (1979) and All of Me (1984). He was in 2001’s Ocean’s Eleven and its two sequels

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones warn Trump not to use their songs in poll campaign

BBC The Rolling Stones have warned US President Donald Trump that he could face legal action if he continues using their songs at his campaign rallies. A statement from the band’s legal team said it was working with the performing rights organisation, the BMI, to stop the unauthorised use of their music. The Trump campaign

Zimbabwe’s Cook Off: How an $8,000 romcom made it to Netflix

BBC Zimbabwe’s first film to feature on streaming service Netflix is a romantic comedy about a struggling single mother who finds love and good fortune in a TV cooking show contest. It is a tale of hope that mirrors the production of Cook Off, made in 2017 on an initial cash budget of $8,000 (£6,400),


Beware not to be used, Mai Titi warns Kapfupi, Marabha

By Munashe Makuwe LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi has warned colleagues in the comedy industry, Kapfupi and Marabha to beware of people seeking to use the street theatre legends’ popularity to enhance their own social media following. Mai Titi took to Facebook to give advice in a post in which she said, “Kapfupi and Marabha take

Enzo Ishall

Covid-19: Fans scold Enzo over dance with Miss World Zimbabwe

By Munashe Makuwe POPULAR Zimdancehall chanter Enzo Ishall weekend graced Miss World Zimbabwe’s birthday party where he took to the dancing floor with the Queen. Miss World Zimbabwe Hajirah Belinda Potts, who turned 23 on the 20th of June, chose to celebrate her birthday with many local celebrities, among them Enzo. The two later danced

Tambaoga Bounces Back, Apologises For Zanu PF Songs

By Munashe Makuwe CONTROVERSIAL Zanu PF musician Tambaoga and once staunch Zanu PF exponent has taken time on Twitter to apologise for singing for the ruling party. Tambaoga also announced his come back. The singer recently featured on Nash TV live performing online after some years in hibernation. The Rambai Makashinga singer also took to Twitter

Mai Titi

Mai Titi Releases Eye-Catching Video For New Love Song

By Munashe Makuwe SOCIALITE Mai Titi has added a new feather to her flourishing career by releasing a new love song titled ” Utange Neni” which she performed with British singer Icey Stanley. The song has been given hype by the collaboration of the British singer, rapper, and songwriter who is well known in his


Zim musician records song on Covid-19

By Munashe Makuwe ZIMBABWEAN singer Sam Guwa has taken a stand like many musicians all over the world to release a song raising awareness of the Covid-19 situation that has hit the world. In the song, “Kupusa Kungwara”, the Harare based singer, popularly known as Droba, urges people to listen to “the government and health

Apostle Chiwenga

Apostle Chiwenga Calls Passion Java A Failure

By Munashe Makuwe APOSTLE Chiwenga has resumed his feud with socialite and controversial preacher, Passion Java, calling the latter a failure. Apostle Chiwenga, known for his controversial videos on social media, said Java was being unintelligent and rich through his wife’s money. “I don’t envy or respect you (Java),” Chiwenga said in a video that

Mai Titi

Mai Titi Creates Chat Group For Lovelorn Single Mothers, Fathers

By Munashe Makuwe POPULAR local comedian Mai Titi has created a group for all single mothers and fathers who are still searching hard for love by putting a link on her Facebook page to give people access to the chat group. Posting on Mai T’s Diaries, which is her official Facebook page, she said the new group