Articles tagged 'albert nyathi'

Nyathi releases video for poem 1 October 2018 HARARE - Renowned poet Albert Nyathi, will today release a video of his award-winning poem My Daughter which was turned into a song. The poem was published in 2012 and won a National Arts Merit Award (Nama) in 2013. “Last year we recorded a song out of it, and people were asking why we were...
New play puts spotlight on 'Ben 10s' phenomenon 15 March 2016 BULAWAYO - Hollywood popularised the phenomenon of older women dating and marrying younger men to the point of making it a fashion statement. The most prominent case being in 2003 when Demi Moore ,41, and Ashton Kutcher ,25, began dating. They were followed by the likes of Halle Berry and G...
Nyathi in gender equality drive 3 March 2016 BULAWAYO - Poet and women rights activist Albert Nyathi yesterday began a nationwide tour to audition for a multilingual 20-track album of gender-sensitive and non-sexist songs. The award-winning artist told the Daily News that the project, which seeks to promote gender equality, will be ancho...
Nyathi makes song milestone 12 September 2014 HARARE - Musician-cum-dub poet Albert Nyathi and his Imbongi crew will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the hit song Senzeni Na at the Book Café tonight. Nyathi will be supported by a number of guest artistes from different cultures, languages and dialects spoken in the country including Kala...
Imbongi Arts to mark Senzeni Na anniversary 5 September 2014 HARARE - Dub poet Albert Nyathi and Imbongi Arts will mark the 20th anniversary of the poem and song Senzeni Na at the Book Café on September 12 through a multi-lingual 90-minute musical production. The musical production of the song written by Nyathi in 1993 following the assassination of Sou...
Nyathi, Chirikure exude class 22 May 2014 HARARE - Veteran performance poets Albert Nyathi and Chirikure Chirikure dazzled a packed Book Café on Tuesday night during the launch of their joint album fittingly titled Connected. The two internationally-recognised spoken word artistes, who are generally acknowledged as the pioneers of pro...
Nyathi relishes duet with Chirikure 19 May 2014 HARARE - Veteran performance poet Albert Nyathi says his joint album with celebrated fellow poet Chirikure Chirikure is meant to demonstrate the value of artistic collaboration. The two internationally-recognised spoken word artistes, who are generally acknowledged as the pioneers of professio...
Circumcision not license for promiscuity: Nyathi 12 April 2014 HARARE - Veteran poet Albert Nyathi says Zimbabwe's circumcised population must not use the status as a licence to immorality. Nyathi, who was circumcised on Thursday together with Peter 'Young Igwe' Moyo, at Lobengula Community Hall, wants circumcised men to continue using protection during s...
Albert Nyathi to collaborate with Iyasa 17 February 2014 HARARE - Dub poet Albert Nyathi and Iyasa have teamed up to create a song titled What’s Up that focuses on the negative effects of social media. Iyasa director Innocent Nkululeko Dube told the Daily News that artistes have a duty  to enlighten society on the impact of social media. “Familie...
Albert Nyathi protégé aims big 10 June 2013 GWERU - Upcoming performance poet Dumisani Ndlovu is determined to surpass the great heights scaled by his idol Albert Nyathi. The 33-year-old Dumisani, who hails from Dorset, a resettlement area situated some 66km south east of Gweru, said he was inspired by the internationally-famous Nyathi to ...