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Zimbabwean artist launches a 10-track gospel CD album online

by Entertainment Reporter
20 May 2016 at 00:46hrs | Views
Seasoned Zimbabwean music artist based in South Africa, Dj Rabaaz, real name Claud Rabson, recently launched his 10-track debut gospel CD album, Tendeuka (Repent), on an online platform, www.beats98.com/album/59 Asked why he chose an online platform to launch his album, Dj Rabaaz said he found this to be a very efficient and cost effective way of reaching out to the global audience. Dj Rabaaz says anyone connected to the internet from any device such as cellphone, computer, etc can download a free bonus instrumental track#10 Tariro (Hope) off his album using the above link.

The full album costs less than USD1, i.e. 98cents to download and you pay via a very secure environment powered by PayPal. Dj Rabaaz is encouraging fellow Zimbabwean musicians to also sell their music online because the costs involved there are very minimal. ‘Costs such as distribution, printing of CD's and labels are completely eliminated and this is passed on to the audience hence I can afford to sell my album at less than USD1', says Dj Rabaaz. ‘In such a diverse market whereby people have gone ‘mobile', we ought to serve this huge potential market by bringing convenience onboard hence initiative online music stores such as www.beats98.com. You will find out that certain households these days no longer keep cd players, so we are living in changing times that we must respond to as artists', Dj Rabaaz added.

The gospel CD album comes with a new beat and a theme for repentance and comprises tracks; Tariro (Hope), Nguva ndiyoyi (The time is now), Makomborero (Blessings), Hakuna (No-one like Jesus), Tendeuka (Repent), Muchato (Wedding), Makanaka Mwari (God you are good), Tambira Jesu (Dance for Jesus), Kudenga (Heaven) and lastly the bonus instrumental track for Tariro (Hope) that is available for free download online. Anyone who listens to this album will discover a new music rhythm hence we asked Dj Rabaaz about his musical background. He says he has been around in the music industry for more than 15 years ago and has played as a drummer with various groups/artists such as Mambakwedza Band, formed at Zimbabwe College of Music, Noel Zembe, King Isaac, Bulk Spirits, Mozambiquean duo of Theresa & Awendile of the Musikana fame, just to mention a few. Dj Rabaaz says he is creating a new music brand under Gospel music and is looking forward to work with upcoming musicians in future to come up with a gospel compilation album under his new Rabaaz Entertainment label. He produced the album on his own, with the help of Rejoice Jambaya on backing vocals.



Dj Rabaaz says besides the online platform, CD's for his album will be available on the streets in Gauteng and Zimbabwe before end of May 2016. Log on to his facebook page DJ Rabaaz or email djrabaaz@gmail.com for more details on where to get his CD album or any other enquiries. Please don't forget to like his facebook page.

Dj Rabaaz is promising his fans, at least 2 musical videos before end of this year to promote the new album.

Watch full interview with Dj Rabaaz on the launch of his CD album and wish you a happy listening.



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