Entertainment

Rapper Dice drops another hot video 28 March 2017 HARARE - Rapper-cum-filmaker Denise “Dice” Edwards, who was nominated for the Best Female and Best Video gongs at the 2016 Zim Hip-Hop Awards, has released a video for her duet with Donne titled Trouble. The video was directed by Charles Mugaviri Jr, who was also behind her acclaimed video for...
Tehn Diamond talks up Zim hip-hop 28 March 2017 HARARE - Rapper Tehn Diamond says his just–ended tour of 10 urban centres has demonstrated that there is a significant audience among Zimbabwean youths for other music genres beyond Zimdancehall. Tehn Diamond, in conjunction with songstress Ammara Brown, rappers Simba Tagz and Thaiwanda Thai, ...
Dance queens close women's month 28 March 2017 HARARE - Leading female dancers in the country are set to clash at The Volt in Harare this Friday to wind up the women’s month in style. The cast includes Zoey Sifelani and Red Angels, Sarah Dee and Real Divas, Wasu and Syndicate Girls, Lady Storm and Swagga Band as well as Beverly Sibanda and...
Band introduces 'Ladies Nights' 28 March 2017 HARARE - With the local economy on its knees, the arts sector is usually the first casualty as people cut down on their spending on leisure. The people who go to nightclubs become fewer and even the few that still attend spend less. Music fans, some of who follow their idols everywhere they...
Kessia returns to Jam Session 28 March 2017 HARARE - Highly-energetic singer and actress Kessia Masona, who plays the lead role in television drama Muchaneta, is returning to City Sports Bar’s weekly event Jam Session tonight. She is expected to share the stage with Tendai Chimombe, Allan Chimbetu, Tendai Dembo, Lady Storm, Juntal, Mala...
Bryan K wades into new terrain 26 March 2017 HARARE - Rising artiste Bryan K has ventured into uncharted territory with his single titled Ndopenga. The new single, which features Zimdancehall star Dobba Don, was produced by Mr Kamera, an acclaimed South Africa-based Zimbabwean music producer. Ndopenga, the rising artiste’s first singl...
Macheso, Tuku team up 24 March 2017 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi and sungura giant Alick Macheso will share the stage at Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton tonight. The two will be supported by rising Afro-fusion artiste Prince Musarurwa in a concert dubbed Kumadzvamu-Tsvamu. The Tuku-Macheso gig is part of a serie...
Mokoomba to launch album tonight 24 March 2017 HARARE - In a bid to attract new fans, internationally-acclaimed afrofusion band, Mokoomba has decided not to fix the entry charge to the launch concert of their self-produced third album titled Luyando on tonight at Theatre in the Park in the Harare Gardens. According to Mokoomba manager, Mar...
Runn Family, Assegai Crew clash 24 March 2017 MUTARE - Runn Family and Assegai Crew — widely regarded as Mutare’s finest bands ever — will share the stage at Club Mandisa in the eastern border city tomorrow night. Dubbed “Runn Family meets Assegai Crew,” the show is expected to present a platform for the two legendary bands to showcase ne...
Tuku to star at Hifa 23 March 2017 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi is among a host of local and international artistes who will perform at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) running from May 2 to 7. Hifa executive director Maria Wilson announced Tuku’s return to Zimbabwe’s biggest arts event, w...
Mafikizolo lines up another Zim dance 23 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's love affair with celebrated South African Afro-pop duo, Mafikizolo, is indeed an enduring one. The South African group, which has regularly toured Zimbabwe over the past four years, will return to Harare for a gig set for Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) on Apr...
Miss Deaf Zim set for Saturday 23 March 2017 HARARE - Miss Deaf Zimbabwe will bounce back on Saturday at Longcheng Plaza in Harare after a four-year hiatus. According to pageant organiser and founder Madeline Yohane, 14 girls will participate in the beauty contest. [GoogleAd] “We were initially targeting 20 girls between 17 and 30 ...
New album my best yet: Muridzo 21 March 2017 HARARE - Afro-fusion artiste Andy Muridzo says his new and third album, Tichambotenderera, set to be officially launched tomorrow at 7 Arts Theatre in Harare will take his brand to new heights. The album is made up of 11 tracks, nine of which, including the title track, were recorded at Tapiwa...
Comic Pastor to 'deliver fans from stress' 21 March 2017 HARARE - Comedian Prosper “Comic Pastor” Ngomashi, who will host the weekly” Laugh out Harare” gig at Jazz 24/7 tonight, has promised “laughs galore.” The hilarious jester, who abruptly quit Bus Stop TV last year, will share the stage with Boss Kedha, Probeatz, Mai Titi, Madzitateguru and an u...
Sekurutau rocks Mutare 21 March 2017 MUTARE - Musician-cum-sculptor Brian “Sekurutau” Mteki lived up to his billing as he delivered a near-flawless performance at Club Mandisa on Friday. Teasing his starved fans with songs from his forthcoming album titled Ndakabva kure, Sekurutau had the packed club on its feet until the wee hou...
Zim marks Francophonie Week 21 March 2017 HARARE - The week-long 2017 Zimbabwe Francophonie Cultural Festival, which celebrates the diversity and richness of the French language and that of Francophone communities around the world, kicked off at various venues in Bulawayo and Harare on Saturday. The event is a commemoration of The Fra...
Zakaria album launch set 18 March 2017 HARARE - It's not an April fool’s Day prank! The sungura star’s manager, Tapfumaneyi Kurumuko, told the Daily News yesterday that the launch, which has previously been postponed a few times due to resource constraints, will definitely take place at the beginning of next month. “The album la...
SA gospel artiste reeleases Shona song 18 March 2017 HARARE - South African gospel songstress Tsholofelo “Pastor Tsholo” Acts has released a Shona track titled Minana which was produced by the internationally-acclaimed Mr Kamera. Pastor Tsholo, who is married to Zimbabwean clergyman and businessman, Witness Acts, featured South Africa-based Zimb...
Local Child abuse play traverses the world 17 March 2017 HARARE - Veteran actress Getrude Munhamo has been pleasantly surprised by how her play, “Lamentations @ 12,” the first and only one she has written, is generating “unimaginable interest” in many diverse countries. The play, which puts the spotlight on the sexual, physical and emotional abuse i...
Model Mkwebu inspired by art 17 March 2017 BULAWAYO - When one talks about modeling and fashion in Zimbabwe’s second largest city, the name Lungani Mkwebu comes up often. The 25 year old male model has featured prominently at fashion and modeling events held in Bulawayo in recent years. Mkwebu told the Daily News on Sunday that his ...
Winky D, Tehn descend on Masvingo 17 March 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall legend Winky D and Zim hip-hop star Tehn Diamond will perform in Masvingo today and tomorrow respectively in what promises to be fun-packed shows for music fans in Zimbabwe’s oldest town. Winky D, who is also set to perform at Pagomba in Cafe Beitbridge tomorrow night, wi...
Moto Republik gets reprieve 17 March 2017 HARARE - The Harare City Council is ready to give arts centre Moto Republic, which was last week threatened with demolition, the opportunity to regularise its papers. “We have since invited the owners of the property for a discussion on the conditions which they should meet for council to regu...
Masike to celebrate mbira queens 17 March 2017 HARARE - Mbira princess Hope Masike will honour female musicians who have popularised the ancient music instrument at Jazz 24/7 in Harare tonight. In the show dubbed Gwenyambirakadzi Concert, Masike will present her own songs after which she will perform some of her favourite songs from great ...
Bev reveals baby's sex 17 March 2017 HARARE - Controversial dancer Beverly “Bev” Sibanda says a recent scan revealed that she is carrying a baby boy. Bev, who attracted national attention recently after claiming that she was carrying musician Andy Muridzo’s baby, said she consulted a doctor last week. “Shaa I was told it’s a b...
Chimbetu 'son' to launch new album 17 March 2017 HARARE - Musician Chamson Boroma, 39, believed to be among several children sired out of wedlock by late dendera legend Simon Chimbetu, will launch his seventh album titled Tinochema Navo at Jazz 24/7 in the capital tonight. Boroma’s paternity has always been a contentious issue among the Chim...