Hip-hop in Zimbabwe has come a long way and many men and women have contributed to it. One of the major contributors to the popularization of this culture in both South Africa and Zimbabwe, Mizchif as you may already know, passed on last week.
He indeed did great work as he was the first to perform Hip-hop with a live band in South Africa among many other exploits. To many he was a brother, the experiences told by many of our great artistes on their wall will simply tell you that he is indeed Read more [...]
It’s great to listen to the sound of Rihanna, Beyonce, Chrissette Michelle or any celebrated American female pop sensation but Zimbabwe doesn’t need to search that far anymore and the world needs to start searching for the name YoCa or in some circles known as Yolanda Candice. Yolanda Candice is a rising female pop artiste who will amaze you within the first listen. You have never heard of her? Well music does not begin and end on MTV and at her rate she will be on it soon. This soundcloud Read more [...]
A famous quote from Shakespeare’s 12th Night reads: “If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it.” Well I guess the ladies can echo Duke Orsino after taking a listen to The Listen EP by young and talented Mik. You can download all his music via this link (Mik Manjengwa On Soundcloud) to get a feel of new Zimbabwean R'n’B music. We no longer live in an era where modern music is urban grooves, this is pure RnB by any standards.
Mik Manjengwa is a young rising RnB artiste Read more [...]
Nowadays when people find a piece of information about you and get interested in what you do, they may decide to search your name on Google, Bing or Yahoo to obtain more information about you before doing any business with you. However if you do not have control over your online presence the first results they may find may be unrelated to you, or they may be related to you but from someone else’s blog and providing only the information that blogger feels like revealing.
Whether you are a clown, Read more [...]
So I finally did visuals for my song Where I Belong on Zimbabwe's Heroes day holiday. I had the help of talented photographer, Ernest Mackina who did the shoot. It was an emergency shoot though we really had not planned this, that's why Krimz and Carlo were not in the set as we were in Bulawayo. I really needed them to be in it because the energy would have been bigger. Anyway the shoot went well and I took the footage home for editing,
The concept is very minimal with a few clips from people Read more [...]
He stares at his reverbnation dashboard. He cannot believe it, but he knows this always happens. 21 plays on his most recent song and about 11 downloaded songs recorded in the week. Compared to the shares and likes this is really unexpected. His so called fans have not been playing the songs, they have been playing him instead. Definitely over 45 people have told him about how great the song is and the Facebook post had 55 or more comments.
If you analyse this actually the 55 comments were not Read more [...]