R Kelly may perform at Zim International Carnival in May if all goes according to plan
MUSIC lovers may be in for a special treat this year if word from the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) that America’s Pied Piper of R&B, R Kelly (real name Robert Sylvester Kelly), will perform at the Zimbabwe International Carnival is anything to go by, the NewsDay reported. The Zimbabwe International Carnival, which was launched last year in [...]
Bruno Mars was the main man in 2013 in the RnB Genre
In my opinion, on the RnB front 2013 belonged to a fine young man whose roots emanate from Cuba. His name is Bruno Mars, 28 who as singled out by Forbes Magazine as its featured artist. Bruno Mars, earned this prestigious nomination for a variety of reasons which included his 18 Grammy nominations and his [...]
RIP Nelson Mandela
The great iroko tree has fallen. Africa and the world’s most celebrated heroes in recent times has gone home to rest. His legacy still lives on and will continue to inspire many generations to come. This quote defined the man he was, and what he became to millions of people across the globe. “No one [...]
‘ I am in love with Rihanna’ – Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt – the fastest man on the planet — is chasing HARD after Rihanna … telling TMZ Sports he’s straight up IN LOVE with the singer and wants to get together ASAP. Bolt made his intentions clear after Rihanna posted an ass-jiggling dance video this week — when he tweeted at the singer, “I clearly am in love frm [...]
Freddy Gwala and Bev Mentorship Project hits brickwall
South African musician Freddy Gwala, who was in the country to mentor dancer Beverly “Bev” Sibanda, returned home unceremoniously on Wednesday after the programme failed to materialise. Gwala spent the better part of his one-month stay in the country holed up in a hotel room because of the confusion that surrounded his planned talent exchange programme [...]
Inaugural Miss Curvy Tanya Chikuni claimed that she could have easily reclaimed the title she won in 2009 if she wanted as she is ‘the curviest woman alive’. The self styled queen of the curvy was speaking after the Miss Curvy fundraising dinner held at the weekend at Elcombe Restaurant in the capital.
“I have what it takes to be Miss Curvy for the next five years or may be forever. I have to give others a chance, but I know I am wonderfully made,” she said. The curvaceous beauty stole the limelight when she took to the stage with this year’s contestants.
She left nothing to imagination as she was the centre of attraction when she took to the stage ‘wholesomely’ and picked a couple of deft twerks much to the delight of contestants and revellers. “I think Miss Curvy pageant seeks to define who I am exactly. I can always come back and reclaim my pole position, but I think others need to be given a chance,” said Tanya. READ MORE AFTER THE CUT
ZIMBABWEAN Hip- Hop artiste Pee Kay (born Patrick Kahlari) is in Jamaica shooting the video for a duet he did with Jamaican star Busy Signal. Titled Show me Love, the track was initially scheduled to be released on June 6, but will now be released towards the end of the year.
Pee Kay’s manager Kevin Kumire told NewsDay from Jamaica on Tuesday that they had just finished shooting the video. “We are in Jamaica and we finished shooting the video this morning Jamaican time. The video was shot here in Kingston and we have been here for about a week now,” said Kumire. READ MORE AFTER THE CUT
International pop star Shakira is officially the most popular person on online social networking platform Facebook, with over a 100 million ‘‘likes.’’
To celebrate this milestone, the 37-year-old Colombian posted a video on her page thanking her fans, saying ‘‘I am honoured and humbled about reaching this milestone, because it’s one that’s purely about connecting with my fans from all parts of the globe.’’
Book Cafe in conjunction with Pamberi Trust will today join hands with Vibe Culture, the late Chiwoniso Maraire’s band, in commemoration of her life and musical brilliance in a show dubbed “Tribute to Chiwoniso Maraire”. The late mbira songstress, Chiwoniso, will become the first artist to be incorporated into the Book Café’s Hall of Fame.
The posthumous award, an affirmation of Chiwoniso’s musical brilliance, is a sparkle in the musician’s career which redefined boundaries endearing itself to many souls around the world. Chiwoniso died last year in July at the age of 37 after suffering from pneumonia.READ MORE AFTER THE CUT
LONDON – At 13, Ras Pompy will become the youngest Zimbabwean musician to tour the United Kingdom this coming weekend. The dancehall chanter, real name Nyasha Reginald Mano, will be part of the Zvirikumbofamba Sei Tour alongside fellow Zimdancehall artists Jay C, Lady Bee, Dhadza D, Loud H Mbada and Lewaz Skattaw.
At 13 Ras Pompy is also now the main breadwinner in his family, earning a cool US$2 000 on a good month. Last month he told a local paper; “On average I perform two shows per week but sometimes the demand can be more or less. This translates to about eight shows per month, sometimes they can be seven. My standard fee is US$250, which can also vary upwards or downwards depending on the type of the show. READ MORE AFTER THE CUT
One half of P-Square music group, Peter Okoye, has disclosed that working with a member of the famous Jackson family is what he never thought would come true. P-Square has done few collaboration with top America-based music artistes, including Akon, TI and Rick Ross.
Jermanie Jackson, brother to late Michael Jackson, zoomed to Nigeria to work with the multiple award-winning Nigeria music group, and Peter is excited over this.
Peter noted that as a child, this was a tall dram, but today, it is reality. He advised people to stay focused and pursue their dreams.- Nigeriafilms.