Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Madam Boss

Madam Boss Appointed RwandAir Ambassador

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Madam Boss has broadened her work profile after inking an ambassadorial contract with Rwanda airline, RwandAir. The socialite will make features in the airline’s promotions and marketing within Zimbabwe and abroad. An elated Madam Boss, real name Tyra Chikocho, took to Facebook to post images of the official contract signing

Holy Ten

Holy Ten Takes Jab At Enzo Ishall

By Paidashe Mandivengerei FAST rising hip-hop sensation, Holy Ten has taken a jab at Zimdancehall musician, Enzo Ishall in his latest track, ‘Violence’. In what appears to be a diss song, Holy Ten, born Mukudzei Chitsama, castigates fellow artists for singing about woman. “Mapinda kapressure, makuimba vakadzi, hamuna nyadzi,” the ‘Amai’ hitmaker sings. The lyrics

King 98

King 98 To Honour Late Dad, Businessman Dondo With EP

By Paidashe Mandivengerei HIP HOP artist, King 98 is set to drop an EP, ‘Long Live’ paying tribute to his late father Thompson Dondo. Dondo, was a popular businessman who owned Impala Car Rental, and died from kidney failure in January this year. His death was a huge blow to the entertainment industry as he

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Announces ‘The Daily Show’ Is Taking A Break

TimesLIVE SA-born comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah has officially announced the show will be taking a short break while they figure out how to create a new “in-person” Daily Show experience in the near future. Trevor took to his social media platforms to make the announcement, saying the break was necessary for him and his

Nicholas ‘Madzibaba’ Zakaria

Madzibaba, Sulu, 13 Other Artistes Get Housing Stands For Covid Awareness Campaigns 

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SUNGURA icon, Nicholas ‘Madzibaba’ Zakaria and 14 other artistes were recently awarded with residential stands in Norton by the Muduvuri Rehabilitation and Empowerment Foundation (MREF) for raising Covid-19 awareness in the country through their work. The 15 artistes have been instrumental in providing citizens with information and education on the Covid-19 pandemic despite the

File Image: Trevor Dongo entertaining fans before Covid lockdown

Artists Joy Short-Lived As Chiwenga Suspends Activities

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ARTISTS have found their joy short-lived after government suspended all public gatherings barely hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa had given them the greenlight to host live shows. This comes after Vice President and Health Minister, Constantino Chiwenga, Saturday announced stricter lockdown restrictions banning all gatherings amid fears of an imminent third wave

Enzo Ishall

Enzo Ishall Hints on Quitting Music

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL sensation, Enzo Ishall has hinted at plans to quit the music scene this year. The ‘50 Magate’ chanter was uncovered by Mbare’s Chillpost Record Label and has been making waves since then. He rose to fame in 2018 with his hit track, ‘Kanjiva’ that dominated the airwaves for the greater part

Lorraine Guyo

Lorraine Guyo Lands Role In Netflix Film

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOCIALITE, Lorraine Guyo has bagged a role in an upcoming Netflix film, ‘The Bad Bishop’. Guyo who rose to fame in 2019 with her viral ‘Ndinyengeiwo’ video has been producing online skits shared on YouTube and her social media pages. In the Netflix film, Guyo will star as Candy with shooting starting

Bev's husband Chambuka Mufudzi with his 'lover'

Bev Exposes Womanising Hubby

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AFTER initial denial her marriage was under threat, raunchy dancer, Beverly ‘Bev’ Sibanda has released images and chats shared between her husband and his lover. This comes few months after she celebrated her first anniversary. The Sexy Angels poster girl exchanged vows with one United Kingdom based Chambuka Mufudzi at the Harare

Long John

Long Jon To Perform At Simuka Comedy Festival 10th Anniversary

By Paidashe Mandivengerei INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed comedian, Long John is set to perform at Zimbabwe’s biggest comedy show, Simuka Comedy Festival tenth anniversary. Long John, born Learnmore Jonasi, who is one of Zimbabwe’s most sought-after comedians, has received astounding endorsements from six-time Daytime Emmy award winning American comedian, Steve Harvey. In 2019, he made waves after

Musician Alick Macheso

Macheso Celebrates Birthday In Surprise Philanthropic Work

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SUNGURA maestro, Alick Macheso Thursday celebrated his birthday through some charity work at an orphanage in Mutare. For his 53rd birthday, the ‘Madhawu’ hitmaker travelled to the Eastern Highlands capital city to surprise his young fans at Chidavana Children’s Centre, Zimunya, Mutare. He spent his special day cheering up his fans at

Musician Jah Prayzah

ED Okays Live Music Shows

By Paidashe Mandivengerei PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has granted local artistes the go ahead to resume live shows but with strict conditions not to entertain more than fifty people in the venues. This comes after Mnangagwa Thursday hosted popular musician Andy Muridzo and Chief Hwenje at the State House where he handed some music equipment. President

Tino Kadewere (right)

Kadewere To Star In Wadiwa Wepamoyo?

By Paidashe Mandivengerei WARRIORS and Olympique Lyon striker Tino Kadewere might be making a guest appearance in popular web series, Wadiwa Wepamoyo Season 2. In a series of behind-the-scenes photos shared by College Central on its social media pages, Kadewere is seen sitting in a car in conversation with lead character, Man Tawa played by

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


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, 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


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.