Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

AN array of artistes across genres will take turns to entertain people at the inaugural virtual Bira reNhetembo concert in commemoration of the United Nations International Day of ...

Sungura musician and Samaita Express frontman Taruvinga “Sugar Sugar” Manjokota (45) has disclosed how he was able to rise from his difficult childhood background to become a respected ...

AWARD-WINNING Afro-fusion crooner Alexio Kawara (pictured) has disclosed that the late music legend Andy Brown had an input in his popular song Shaina, adding that an encounter with ...

UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Bulawayo-born Afro-pop musician Tsungai Tsikirai will tomorrow host an online event dubbed Breaking Boundaries — The Concept aimed at promoting and empowering female musicians. Do you ...

AFRO-FUSION singer Lovemore “Lovezh” Nherudzo (pictured) says the release of his latest nine-track album titled Giant Wanyanya has enhanced his interaction with fans on different social media platforms ...

ORGANISERS of the Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards (RoilBAA) yesterday said they were set for the opening of the nomination process of the 2020 awards to be held during ...
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MATABELELAND NORTH province has recorded the highest number of requests with 681 applications for the $10 million COVID-19 Artists Relief Fund ahead of the country’s other nine provinces ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO SOUTH AFRICA-BASED rising versatile artiste Master Shekkor and Afro-jazz musician Innocent Kufakunesu’s recent instrumental collaboration, Mashambanzou, is set for release next week. Do you have ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER FORMER Prince Edward School senior jazz band member Takakunda Mukundu (pictured) is set to release his debut album — Chronicles of a Culture ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA ZIMBABWEAN actress Sibongile Mlambo, who has stood as one of the country’s biggest cultural exports, yesterday said featuring as the first black mermaid in the ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA POPULAR Afro-jazz musician and heiress to the Tuku music legacy, Selmor Mtukudzi, has been roped into the stellar line-up of artistes scheduled to perform at ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA FAST-RISING Zimdancehall chanter Jah Master (real name Rodney Mashandure), who has taken the music industry by storm with his latest offering Hello Mwari, said he ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO film producer Kudzai Chikomo has released a rib-cracking sitcom series, Bazukuru, aimed at promoting the family unit as a key support system and a ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO LOCAL female musicians are set to be honoured for their inspirational music through the inaugural Zimbabwe Women in Music Awards (ZWMA) set for November 25, ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA ZIMDANCEHALL chanter Nutty O, who recently parted ways with fellow musician Jah Prayzah’s Military Touch Movement, is set to release his debut album, Mustard Seed, ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO LOCAL female musicians are set to be honoured for their inspirational music through the inaugural Zimbabwe Women in Music Awards (ZWMA) set for November 25, ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI DRUMS Of Peace (DOP) founder, Lewis Ndlovu, said he was working on a folktale stage production, Who’s Wise, which will premiere online next month. Do ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA THE United Family International Church Choir will this Friday launch its 11th album titled Creative Worship and Praise Live, which was recorded before a huge ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA LOCAL entrepreneur Nyasha Gurure (pictured) has launched Zimbabwe’s first online magazine, Svitsa Wedding Magazine, which allows readers from around the globe to witness documented weddings ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean sungura artiste Alexa Kerry “Father Extra” Chiringa has roped in Malawian artiste Moffat Aligiza on his third album, Hazvirambe Kupera, set for ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO-BASED dancer and songbird Sandra “Sandy” Ndebele-Sibindi (pictured) yesterday said she still had a lot to offer to the music industry and will continue to ...

BY KENNETH NYANGANI An upper sixth student at St Augustine in Penhalonga, Ruvarashe Musimwa (pictured) has followed in the footsteps of her mother, gospel diva Tsitsi Kavhukatema, after ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO RISING gospel singer and songwriter Fortunate Siziba said while it was not easy being a female musician, patience, hope and perseverance had enabled her to ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO ZIMDANCEHALL chanter Tawanda “Seh Calaz” Mumanyi’s woes continue to mount as he faces eviction from his lodgings, if an eviction notice letter addressed to him ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA UP-AND-COMING hip-hop artiste Daytona Jackson, who is currently riding high with her latest offering, Mbuya Nehanda, which features Natasha Muz, has disclosed that working with ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA ZIMDANCEHALL icon Winky D has disclosed that the country’s music industry was in a serious crisis due to the impact of COVID-19, whose lockdown measures ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean music promoter and businessman Rodger Muzawazi (pictured) has died. Muzawazi, who had turned his Ekurhuleni Boksburg Hotel into the preferred rendezvous for ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO VICTORIA FALLS-BASED interdenominational music group, Voices Of Worship, yesterday launched one of their four videos, Amadolo, as an appetiser to their debut live DVD titled ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI CULTURE Fund of Zimbabwe Trust, a non-profit development organisation, has announced the appointment of Stanford Chabaya as the new vice-chairperson of the board of trustees. ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO UP-AND-COMING Afro-jazz musician Kundaimunashe “Kunkuse” Chikuse (pictured)’s breaking up with the girl of his dreams in 2018 drove him to record a heartbreak song, Solo ...