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Biggest Braai in Zimbabwe 29th October 2016, Alexander Sports Club, Harare ...

EMERGING gospel artiste, Kebualemang Hove, has enlisted the services of Mathias Mhere to give a cutting edge to her debut 10-track album, Kudzoyashe, launched this week. ...

The Murewa-born musician early this week made headlines for wrong reasons after failing to comply with police ...

MEDIA-SHY rapper and local hip-hop music promoter Blessed Zikhali, popularly known as 8L, has poured cold water on claims that the local hip-hop industry has been relegated to ...

AFTER successfully hosting 12 straight editions of the Changamire Hip-Hop Festival, founder and host Tafadzwa Jackson will this weekend honour those who enriched the festival at an awards ceremony scheduled for Club 1 + 1 in Harare. ...

Rising arts ensemble, Men of Influence, seek to carve its niche in the music-cut-throat industry by releasing their debut Imbube album titled Ngomhla Wenjabulo in which they fused the music with gospel lyrics. ...

LOCAL gospel kingpins-cum-rivals Mathias Mhere and Blessing Shumba are in an album launch race with the Favour hit maker launching Double Double in Harare on February 10 and the Mutare-based artiste launching Calvary on March 6 in his hometown. ...

GOSPEL musician, Mathias Mhere on New Year’s Eve brought the roof down at the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries in Waterfalls, sampling two new songs from the soon-to-be released album titled Double, Double. ...

THE first ever local all-female hip hop cipher, where different artistes will ride on the same beat in complimentary effort, is set be released under the stewardship of music producer, Tashinga Mungoshi – popularly known as Tash Van Manhize – who conceived the idea. ...

THE much-awaited Christmas fiesta is here and for many, celebrations have already begun, with most people travelling from one point to another to meet their loved ones. ...

HAILING from the city of Gweru, Amard – born Nonkululeko Dube – is aiming to establish a profile bigger than the boundaries of her home town, as she works on making herself a serious player in the competitive Zim hip hop market. ...

A representative of Jamaican reggae outfit Morgan Heritage Memmalatel ‘Mojo’ Morgan is in the country and has penned a deal with local promoter Biggie Chinoperekwei ...

WATCH VIDEO Nox joins Oliver Mtukudzi on stage and leads vocals on Tuku’s hit song Mutserendende at Baseline in Johannesburg. ...

BOTSWANA sensation Naledi Kaisara, known as Slizer on the showbiz scene, will not be part of this year’s Dhewa Commemoration gigs ...

DEVINE Assignments boss and award-winning music promoter Biggie Chinoperekwei has called for unity between promoters and artistes for the growth of the local showbiz sector. ...

MARONDERA show goers were taken down memory lane when rasta-kwasa musician Dino Mudondo put up a pulsating performance at The Legends Sports Diner at the weekend. ...

WADDILOVE High school teacher Patrick Nyahwo, who leads the four-man band Chimbichehorwe Express, has released his third album, Ari Mandiri Mukuru. ...

GOSPEL singer Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave is leaving no stone unturned in marketing her new album Chenai Moyo, with the latest effort being exhibiting it at the Mutare Agricultural Show starting today. ...

VETERAN Bulawayo musician Jeys Marabini has taken a swipe at emerging music outfits in Matabeleland for their failure to make a mark at the Chibuku Road to Fame finals after the top award this year once again eluded budding artistes from the region making it a decade of non-achievement. ...

RISING sungura musician and bass guitarist Howard “Vatenzi” Pinjisi will launch his fourth album, Chirambawasara, tomorrow at Dandaro Inn in Harare. ...

LOCAL choral group Domboramwari Revival, which has become a household name with its sing-along spiritual gospel music, has released a DVD album titled Ndiri paBethesda. ...

The second edition of Prophets Emmanuel and Ruth Makandiwa Invitational Concert (Permican) awards were held on Saturday at City Sports Centre, Harare. It was a night of glitz and glamour for the gospel music industry as musicians and producers were recognised for their efforts in the genre. ...

NewsDay brings you “Chitateguru” as he calls himself,a talented #ZimDancehall artiste who claims to have been mired from hitting musical spotlight by the restrictive socio-economic environment. ...

AMERICAN R&B sensation Toni Braxton’s local fans have expressed outrage over the “ridiculously” high price of her joint show with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds who is landing in the country today ahead of their performance on Friday night. ...

AMERICAN R&B singer Toni Braxton who jetted into the country last night in the company of her sisters, Trina and Towanda, ahead of her debut performance at the Borrowdale Racecourse in the capital on Friday cancelled the press conference which was scheduled for this afternoon at a local hotel. ...

Slizer and Franco were captured at the Complex with Zimbabwean musicians Progress Chipfumo and Peter Moyo. ...

REVERED Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo and his group the Blacks Unlimited will this Friday make a return to the United Kingdom for two biras dubbed “The DangerZone Tour”. ...

IN what could be described as a major turnaround within the Somanje family, Marondera-based top promoter Daniel Masaiti will this weekend host Pengaudzoke founder Josphat alongside his late brother Daiton’s son, Faheem. ...

Older generations nod along to the deep messages in his heartfelt songs while the younger ones who have already fallen in love with the lanky musician over the years, appreciate the lyrical content that defines Jah Prayzah’s compositions. ...

PRINCE Edward Old Boys’ Association reached out to their old school by handing over music equipment worth over $15 000 to Prince Edward Jazz Band on Friday night. ...