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Trevor Dongo's marriage collapses after 7 months



Urban groove top dog Trevor Dongo's seven month marriage to Ashley Maumbe has collapsed. They got married in May last year.Dongo accused Maumbe of doing 'something not expected of...Read more

Trevor Dongo's marriage collapses after 7 months

09 February 2016 | 623 Views
Urban groove top dog Trevor Dongo's seven month marriage to Ashley Maumbe has collapsed. They got married in May last year.Dongo accused Maumbe of doing 'something not expected of...

by Staff Reporter

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - Business Advice for Aspiring Musicians

08 February 2016 | 767 Views
I'm astonished by the number of people who still say things like "you can't make money with music anymore."Do you have any idea how many more bands and artists have been able to "pop" and become p...

by DJ-Sticha

Double-decker bus blown up in London for 'The Foreigner'

07 February 2016 | 3675 Views
A double-decker bus has been blown up on a central London bridge as part of a stunt for an upcoming movie, BBC reported.Footage of the bus crossing Lambeth Bridge was captured by London Fire B...

by Staff Reporter

Every 12 hours a new artist is born into Zim's heavily contested gospel music industry

07 February 2016 | 1502 Views
The gospel music industry in Zimbabwe, is among the fastest growing industries, with approximately twelve to fourteen new artists being born into it every week, this reporter can reveal. Despite the f...

by Maxwell Teedzai Entertainment in Harare

Dog eat dog @ #NAMA2016

07 February 2016 | 777 Views
THE sturdy list of nominees for the 15th edition of the National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) released last week will for the first time since 2002 genuinely put to test the aptitude of the arts board to ...

by Prince Mushawevato

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - Registering with Samro (Southern African Music Rights Organization)

05 February 2016 | 1302 Views
People enjoy YOUR song during weekends. YOUR music gets played all over. The clubs, DJ’s and pubs MAKE THEIR MONEY, but do YOU earn a cent? Are YOU registered with SAMRO or ZIMURA to collect fees fr...

by DJ-Sticha

Bulawayo Music Awards appeal for support

05 February 2016 | 1147 Views
The Bulawayo Music Awards has appealed for support from the local and international funders in an effort to promote its programmes that are meant to uplift local artists.The appeal was made by...

by Stephen Jakes

Arts managers chase elusive Zim audiences

05 February 2016 | 896 Views
With no formal training school in the field; arts managers say it has been a struggle to lure Zimbabwean audiences to their various art forms. Impressed by the reported successes of religious leaders ...

by ZimPAS

Going For Africa Gold: Bethen Steals Africa's Gospel Music Limelight

04 February 2016 | 1516 Views
Famous God anointed African Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa's Permican Award of Excellency winning songstress and the architect and brainchild behind 2015 African Golden Virtual Awards Best African Group g...

by Maxwell Teedzai in Harare

'Higher than usual DStv price hike expected'

04 February 2016 | 4449 Views
The ongoing weakening of the rand foreshadows a possible bigger price hike this year than usual for South African DStv subscribers as local pay-TV subscribers will have to bear the brunt of the curren...

by Channel24

New Radio Dynamic Duo use CHEAP FREE TECH to transform RADIO in ZIMBABWE

03 February 2016 | 1984 Views
So what happens when you put a NEWS ANCHOR and a STAND UP COMEDIAN on a BREAKFAST SHOW?  You get a ground breaking radio show called ...

by Staff reporter

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - How to Get Pro-Sounding Vocals on Home Recordings (Bedroom or Garage Studio)

03 February 2016 | 1293 Views
Someone heard one of my songs and sent me a Facebook message efun' ukwazi where is my studio located he want's to bring through his artists arekodele kimi. I could see from his first paragraph that he...

by DJ-Sticha

Gilmore, Mbo in Cape Town for South African Menswear Week

03 February 2016 | 960 Views
TOP fashion icons Mbo Mahocs and Gilmore Tee are in Cape Town, South Africa where they are attending the South African Menswear Week (SAMW).The fashion gathering that begins today at the Cape ...

by Bongani Ndlovu

God take Mugabe music video goes viral

02 February 2016 | 6228 Views
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by Staff

Mthwakazi Arts and Culture Festival on the cards

01 February 2016 | 1939 Views
JOHANNESBURG - THEMED: #2016 Arise and Shine, the third edition of the Mthwakazi Arts and Culture Festival presided by Ibutho leNqama will be held on Saturday the 6th of February in Berea, Johannesbur...

by Vusmann

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - You are unique and special as a musician,DJ or producer in your own way, ungezwa ngabo

01 February 2016 | 1700 Views
I remember back in 2012 when I started producing beats using a software called Cubase. I wasn't  sure of my sound instead of ukuding' usizo on how to master or learn basics, I found myself taking...

by DJ-Sticha

Intwasa dates set

01 February 2016 | 966 Views
ORGANISERS of the annual Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo have said this year's edition will run from September 26 to October 1 under the theme Expressions. Now in its 12th edition, the festival has s...

by Showbiz Correspondent

Macheso ups tempo

01 February 2016 | 2079 Views
When Alick Macheso's album "Kwatakabva Mitunhu" was received with mixed feelings in 2012, he was exposed to the worst criticism of his career.The musician went on a campaign to try and convinc...

by Arts Reporter

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - This is how you get your music on radio stations in South Africa

29 January 2016 | 1767 Views
ATTENTION ALL RECORDING MUSICIANS!Do you want some airplay on radio? Of course you do. So I'm gonna be a nice guy and help you out.1. Make sure your song is good quality and mastered....

by DJ-Sticha

WATCH: Zoey's upcoming explicit video teaser

28 January 2016 | 3645 Views
RAUNCHY dancer Noleen "Zoey" Sifelani, who has been keeping a low profile, is back with a bang with an explicit music video that is set to be released next month.Titled Muzvambarara, the video...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Bogus DStv Agents flood Zimbabwean market

28 January 2016 | 3184 Views
A racket of dealers purporting to be Digital Satellite television agents have invaded Zimbabwe in a development that is likely to see most members of the public being fleeced of their hard earned cash...

by Mafriqmusicfactory.com

Jah Prayzah flies to Australia

27 January 2016 | 3510 Views
Jah Prayzah was due to leave for Australian on Wednesday afternoon for two gigs.The shows are slated for Friday (Melbourne) and Perth on Saturday.His handler,  Keen  Mushapai...

by Staff Reporter

Zimdancehall musician fakes death for limelight

27 January 2016 | 3038 Views
In a desperate attention seeking move meant to entice followers, Zimdancehall musician Nashie (real name Tinashe Mararanyika) faked his death last week.The death hoax which was part of efforts...

by Bongani Ndlovu

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - Working Your Local Music Scene

26 January 2016 | 1566 Views
While getting our fantastic demo and connecting with others online is a great start to getting out there with our music, there's nothing like playing locally. Here are just some of the benefits:Ho...

by DJ-Sticha

Peter Moyo 'cheats' fans

26 January 2016 | 3233 Views
Sungura singer Peter Moyo has been accused of cheating his fans who attended the Dandaro Inn show at the weekend  which was billed to be free but were made to pay.Scores of fans turned up...

by Staff Reporter

Tocky Vibes refuses to perform in Kwekwe

25 January 2016 | 3660 Views
Dancehall musician Tocky Vibes brew another shocker over the weekend after he refused to perform in Kwekwe without a band.The musician was scheduled to perform at Mbizo Inn together with Peter...

by Tawanda Marwizi

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - Why Unsigned Musicians Should Worry About Popularity, Not Money

25 January 2016 | 1836 Views
Even in 2016, unsigned musicians are still releasing their music and asking, "Where's my money?" right out of the gate. It's extremely important that every artist look deeply into this question. First...

by DJ-Sticha

Bev, Zoey clash

22 January 2016 | 3468 Views
Lady-of-the-moment Lady Storm aka Eriza is set to clash with her pronounced rivals Beverly Sibanda and Zoey Sifelani on stage at Holly's Hotel in Harare on Sunday - an event aimed at "crowning" the re...

by Staff reporter

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - Musicians Need To Rethink Their Struggle With Piracy

22 January 2016 | 2130 Views
Talking about music piracy has become an exercise in self deprecation, an emotional argument that never seems to end. I understand that music piracy was a real issue, it hurt a lot of people, and it s...

by DJ-Sticha

Promotor fight Sandra Ndebele back, says her music has since expired in the industry

21 January 2016 | 5425 Views
A Music promoter Nyasha William Gwazemba, the Chief Executive Officer of Bulawayo Music Awards  has fought back against the attack made by  the Bulawayo based Musician and dancer Sandra Ndeb...

by Stephen Jakes

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - 5 Reasons Why DIY is the best approach every musician needs to take today

20 January 2016 | 2006 Views
As musicians and artists we are all looking to grow our fan base by reaching out to as many listeners as we can who will appreciate our music. Digital music production tools have made making music mor...

by DJ-Sticha

Zimbabwean Producer releases track with Afropop star Wizkid

19 January 2016 | 3212 Views
Zimbabwean record producer Rymez has written another piece of history by his latest release featuring the infectious vocals of international Afropop star Wizkid and UK Pop Star SneakboKariba-b...

by Entertainment reporter

10 Anti Piracy Ideas for the ZIM ARTIST

18 January 2016 | 2520 Views
Whether you agree with them or not, here are some things I do in my career to avoid being affected by PIRACY that has eroded many careers of Zimbabwean artists. I once spent 7 days living on first str...

by Carl Joshua Ncube

Exotic dancers Spider and Nak*d Weapons in love with Bulawayo

18 January 2016 | 3319 Views
Exotic dancers Spider and Nak*d Weapons on Friday night left revellers mesmerised and clamouring for more after putting a top notch striptease performance at Club Forty 40 in Bulawayo.Their cu...

by Staff Reporter

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - How Any Musician Can Develop Their Unique Sound

18 January 2016 | 1751 Views
If you're a musician, you want to be original.  To have your sound. To be unique. The problem with being original is that it's a myth. We are all a...

by DJ-Sticha

Winky D heads to Bulawayo - 'Maproblems ese Disappear'

18 January 2016 | 2108 Views
ZIM dancehall singer Winky D, who is accused of being a Satanist heads to Bulawayo for a one off gig dubbed "Maproblems ese Disappear" 2016 Concert'.The so is set for January 30.The la...

by Staff Reporter

Zee-Slizer combo produces scorcher

18 January 2016 | 1701 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwean House-Kwasa singer, Zee Wengoma, recently collaborated with Botswana dance queen, Slizer to release a scorcher of a single track titled "Edladleni".The song, recorded...

by Mxolisi Ncube

Orphaned Zimbabwe teenage girls break into professional Mbira circles

16 January 2016 | 2303 Views
INSTEAD OF COWERING down to intergenerational transmission of poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination, two outstanding Zimbabwean teenage girls from Harare's poor Ruwa African Township have da...

by Maxwell Teedzai in Harare

1ns And 2s With DJ-Sticha - Producers and MusicianS: Stop Complaining and Start Innovating

15 January 2016 | 1569 Views
I'm a nice guy and I really don't say much, but this post is something I've had on my mind for a while and this really needs to be said. My intended audience for this post is producers and musicians w...

by Dj-Sticha

Wedding bells beckon for Stunner

15 January 2016 | 3175 Views
ITS official Zimbabwe's hip hop artiste Stunner real name Desmond Chideme is off the market, well at least according to his latest Facebook post where he announced that he was getting married soon to ...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Jeys Marabini readies new album

15 January 2016 | 1407 Views
Bulawayo star Majahawodwa Ndlovu popularly known in the music circles as Jeys Marabini is set to launch a 12-track album titled "Thula Sana" March 26 at Bulawayo Theatre.The much anticipated a...

by Xolisani Nyathi

Intwasa koBulawayo targets 30,000 visitors

14 January 2016 | 1435 Views
INTWASA Arts Festival koBulawayo organisers are targeting 30,000 visitors to this year's event to make the annual fete self-sustaining.The festival, which has been held over the past 11 editio...

by Bongani Ndlovu

EZASE Afro new reality TV show

14 January 2016 | 1628 Views
EZASE Afro, a new reality TV show focusing on the lives of artists and DJs signed to DJ Tira's record label Afrotainment, will premiere on DStv channel 161 tonight.The show takes a look behind...

by Staff reporter

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - What They Won't Tell You In This Music Industry Of Ours

13 January 2016 | 1420 Views
Ukufunda akupheli kuphel' iskole,now there are some things in life ozozifunda ngendlela ekuhambeni,noma bekufundisa abantu kodwa kukhona ozokufunda ngokwenz' ama mistakes noma ozofunda ngoba ubone iph...

by DJ-Sticha

Mas'kandi music charming Zimbabwean artistes

13 January 2016 | 1957 Views
THE popularity of Mas'kandi music of South Africa is now also charming local artistes with Maz'velela Khabo being the latest to release an album Ben 10 ungenzani.Boasting of 13 tracks, the alb...

by Bongani Ndlovu and Mkhululi Ncube

Zimbabwean actress to play Tupac Shakur's mom in biopic

13 January 2016 | 2941 Views
The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira has been cast as Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, in the biopic All Eyez on Me, a spokesperson for Morgan Creek Productions confirmed to EW....

by Staff reporter

AKA reconciles with Zinhle

13 January 2016 | 1875 Views
South Africa's rapper AKA showed his mature side when he sent the mother of his daughter what many consider a romantic gift – 50 red roses.While DJ Zinhle has denied that she and AKA are bac...

by Staff reporter

Sandra Ndebele accuses promoter

12 January 2016 | 2513 Views
POPULAR dance queen Sandra Ndebele-Sibindi has accused a little known promoter of using her name to promote the Bulawayo Music Awards, saying the whole thing was the work of con artistes.A mes...

by Bongani Ndlovu

1ns and 2s with DJ-Sticha - How Musicians Can Successfully Brand Themselves

11 January 2016 | 1702 Views
Ngithand' ukubingelela uzulu wonke I hope you in good health, ngikufisela impumelelo nengqubekela phambili in everything that you do kulo 2016 and beyond, asibangene ke. Today ngifun' ukuxoxa ngebrand...

by Dj-Sticha

Maskandi in war over copyright

10 January 2016 | 3295 Views
POPULAR South African maskandi artist Mjikijelwa Ngubane, better known as “Ichalaha Likashafuza”, is in hot water.Ichalaha is accused of stealing a song from a capella group, The Soil, wit...

by Staff Reporter
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