Edutainment mix: Folk music in the preservation of cultural heritage

These are typical Shona folk songs telling and documenting the deeper histories and experiences from past generations being told to the current generation. 
By Raymond Millagre Langa Sep. 17, 2023

Chief Hwenje, Mukanya clash over ED

In an interview with the media, Mapfumo urged Zimbabweans to take to demonstrations to dislodge President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF.
By Sindiso Dube Sep. 10, 2023

In the Groove: Can music influence politics?

He comments about three artistes who recently attended a Zanu PF party wearing Zanu PF regalia. He puts it succinctly as follows, and I quote him verbatim:
By Fred Zindi Aug. 27, 2023

Zim legend Mukanya retires in exile

Over his chief collaborator Jonah Sithole’s mbira-guitar strumming, he vocalises the troubles of the land, nhamodzenyika, borrowing his yodelling vocal techniques from the Shona repertoire.
By Percy Zvomuya Jul. 29, 2023

Hasta luego - Mukanya in solo music exit: absconds Jah Prayzah, Winky D gig

The show I am hosting in England on June 24 is my own show that I am doing personally and have funded so I can bid farewell to my fans
By Kennedy Nyavaya Jun. 20, 2023

Grammy Award for Mapfumo?

Chimurenga music is a Zimbabwean popular music genre coined and popularised by the United States exiled Mapfumo, which features the mbira instrument.
By Bridget Wadzanai Mavhimira Jun. 18, 2023

All Zimbos must enjoy the fruits of independence

Musicians sing songs of praise and many a time, such songs exaggerate the contributions and achievements of the politicians.
By Clive Malunga Apr. 24, 2023

Forget about elections, says Mukanya

Mapfumo, a critic of the government, said only through peaceful protests can Zanu PF be removed from power.
By Sindiso Dube Mar. 19, 2023

In the groove: Fela Kuti: The pioneer of afro-beats

In the same way, Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti the Nigerian musician and activist (born on October15, 1938 and died August 2, 1997) is credited with being the pioneer of afro-beats.
By Fred Zindi Mar. 12, 2023