Shot In The Arm For Byo artists need a boost in views on YouTube…#ByoMusicStreamingParty

Khura Agency in conjunction with iNgudukazi Magazine are throwing a ByoMusicStreamingParty. This will be a curated playlist on YouTube of music strictly by artists out of Bulawayo which we will be available for streaming on the 1st of September. “There are many Zimbabwean Music Playlists on platforms such as Deezer and Spotify but this onewill be the very first of its kind in the City of Kings,” said Thembi Terry of Khura Agency. Playlists are an innovative and functional form of entertainment on YouTube. This is due to theirability to…

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Who is Tipsy

Tipsy is local ZimDancehall artist. Born as Nigel Makoni, he grew up in Highfields. He is a talented artist and songwriter, signed under Yala Nation. Tipsy has performed on a lot of local platforms and he shared the stage with the likes of Seh Calaz, Freeman, Mambo Dhuterere, Jah Signal, Ras Pompy and the late Soul Jah Love. The most outstanding song he did was ‘Kakanakirwa’ with the late Soul Jah Love. Tipsy is popularly known for songs that include Mabhanditi Dairai, Change gear, Love yemaDancer, Bad news and Musatisiye. Tipsy has…

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Roki, Passion Deny Singer Bought Views For Video On YouTube

Versatile singer “Roki” born Rockford Josphat has refuted allegations that he bought views for his new hit single, Uchandifunga. The song was uploaded on YouTube on 1 July and had achieved 425 000 views after four days but the views suddenly shot up to 1.2 million within a few hours, leaving observers amazed. Uchandifunga became the fastest video to attain one million views by a Zimbabwean artist – beating a previous record held by Winky D who pulled one million views in just under a week with Mugarden. The video has added just 200 000…

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Too early to judge Gwara album?

Jah Prayzah has finally released his album, Gwara, albeit an inconveniencing delay. The album, which was set to be released on the stroke of midday, delayed by a few minutes. His fans already had their fingers the keys of their assortment of gadgetry, and ears lobs ready. Gateway Stream Music application was overwhelmed to almost collapse until eventually, they managed to upload, much to the glee of the fans. However, the fans are riding on past success and proper judgment will come when the dust has settled, for and the…

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Poptain and Anita now officially a couple

Poptain and Anita Jackson kept the whole country of Zimbabwe in suspense over their affair until the duo released their iphone video song 3 days ago .Poptain is arguably one of the most decorated artists at the moment in Zimbabwe and his versatile style makes him unique. Collaborating with Anita Jaxson made the whole scene breath taking .The two have not only decided to take it further in music but also in their relationship affair. Poptain Anita Jaxson

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MUSIC VIDEO: Poptain ft Anita Jaxson – More

He has released what he calls an Iphone video (the assumption is gang shot it on a iPhone yeah?). In fact the story is: After our Kariba show didn’t happen the team and I were taking some photos and then decided to switch it up and record a video, we had recorded the demo before with Leekay Di Man so it made sense to shoot a small video. A few weeks later Anita Jaxson and I decide we just want to put it out now for the people to enjoy.…

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Dembo rules the roost

OVER two decades after his death, music legend Leonard Dembo’s music remains immensely popular. The music of Dembo, who died on April 9, 1996 at the age of 37, after an illustrious career that spawned 15 albums, remains a staple diet for many music lovers. This is reflected by the Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) latest payroll on which Dembo and the late dendera music kingpin Simon Chimbetu are in the top 10. Chimbetu, who passed away in 2005, is on number eight on the list of Zimura’s top 20…

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Aurah Hariko sings for the abuse victims in new song ‘Stay’

Harare, Zimbabwe — Songbird Aurah Ariko uses the power of music to confront social stigmas and put the spotlight on key issues such as domestic violence and abusive relationships in new song. Stay is a song that seeks to shed light on all kinds of abuse cases while encouraging the victims to seek help. The Zimbabwean-born singer/songwriter currently resides in Edmonton Alberta, Canada has her music deeply rooted in storytelling and creating stories that people can relate to in their life. Explaining the influence behind ‘Stay’ she said the song was inspired by the similarities in…

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Selmor’s ED remark rattles Zanu PF

AFRO-JAZZ musician Selmor Mtukudzi at the weekend rattled the ruling Zanu PF party when she expressed her displeasure with government’s apparent lack of care for struggling artistes during the COVID-19-induced lockdown. While other sectors have been opened, the showbiz sector has remained closed, throwing most artistes into abject poverty. In a bid to stave off poverty, a number of local artistes have been flocking to South Africa for live performances. Selmor took to Twitter to express concern over Zimbabwean authorities’ silence while artistes are languishing in poverty. The post came…

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