Articles tagged 'jamaica'

Bob Marley statue for Zim 3 February 2018 HARARE – After months of negotiations with the late global reggae icon's representatives, Martin Chemhere, a South Africa-based Zimbabwean arts and media consultant says he has finally been given a go ahead to organise the creation and installation of Bob Marley's statue in Zimbabwe. He says h...
Poor crowd mars Tarrus Riley gig 30 October 2017 HARARE - On Sunday night Jamaican star Tarrus Riley (pictured) delivered a concert awash with class, energy and variety but sadly Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) was just half-full. As predicted in the run-up to the Jamaican star's first ever concert on Zimbabwean soil, a combina...
Jamaican star Tarrus Riley relishes Zim visit 27 October 2017 HARARE - Reggae-dancehall superstar Tarrus Riley, who will perform at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) tomorrow, says he will savour his maiden tour of Zimbabwe for a long time. The She's Royal singer, who has been accompanied on the Zimbabwe tour by celebrated Jamaican saxoph...
Tarrus Riley show moved by a day 17 October 2017 HARARE - Reggae/dancehall superstar Tarrus Riley's (pictured) maiden tour of Zimbabwe set for the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) has been moved to October 28. The Sorry Is A Sorry Word hit-maker was initially scheduled to perform at the same venue a day earlier. Riley, who wi...
Beenie Man fails to impress 28 August 2017 HARARE - Jamaican dancehall musician Anthony Moses Davis — better known by his stage name Beenie Man — failed to charm the Zimdancehall fans after his lukewarm performance at Harare's Alex Sports Club over the weekend. Beenie Man was performing in Harare for the second time, following his 2010...
Beenie Man jets in today 24 August 2017 HARARE - Jamaican international artiste Beenie Man is expected in the country today for a once-off performance scheduled for Alex Sports Club in the capital on Saturday. Beenie Man, real name Anthony Moses Davies, will share the stage with Jah Prayzah, Winky D, Soul Jah Love, Queen Vee and Cin...
Harare music lovers spoilt for choice 22 August 2017 HARARE - Music lovers in Harare will be spoilt for choice this Saturday as the city is hosting more than four high-profile gigs, including Jamaican artistes Demarco and Beenie Man among others on the same day. On Saturday, Beenie Man will perform at Alex Sports Club courtesy of 2 Kings while D...
Concert violence must be slammed 10 August 2017 HARARE - The recent violence that erupted at a musical concert featuring international reggae star Busy Signal in Bulawayo over the weekend should be strongly condemned. Fans ran amok after Winky D walked off the stage in protest over poor sound and in the resultant mayhem, beer and other beve...
Turbulence to grace Sir Calaz birthday 3 August 2017 HARARE - Jamaican reggae and dancehall artiste Turbulence whose last tour of Zimbabwe in April was a big flop, is returning to the country on October 14 to grace Seh Calaz's birthday bash to be held at Mbare Netball Complex. Turbulence confirmed his return to Zimbabwe through a video posted on...
Music promoters hit by forex shortage 9 July 2017 HARARE – Local music promoters are forging partnerships with their counterparts in other countries in a bid to get the necessary foreign currency to bring international artistes to Zimbabwe. Due to the shortage of foreign currency in the country as a result of economic challenges the nation ha...
Busy Signal confirms Zim tour 4 July 2017 HARARE - Jamaican reggae star Busy Signal has confirmed his second tour of Zimbabwe which will take place early next month. Busy Signal, who held his maiden performance in Harare in 2015 at the Glamis Arena, will kick-start the tour at the Large City Hall in Bulawayo on August 4 where he will ...
Jamaican singers love Harare 29 June 2017 HARARE - Jamaican artistes have been increasingly flocking to Harare especially from 2009 when the country adopted the multi-currency system. In August alone, Harare is going to host two Jamaican international reggae icons in the form of Busy Signal and Beenie Man on August 5 and 26 respective...
Freeman lauds duet with Jamaican star Anthony B 9 June 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Freeman has described his recent duet with veteran Jamaican artiste Anthony B as a big honour. The two collaborated on a song titled Time To get Rich that is attracting a lot of airplay on local radio stations. “I really felt honoured to be presented with the oppo...
Alkaline Harare concert in doubt 8 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean fans of Jamaican music star Alkaline appear destined to wait longer for the controversial artiste to hold a maiden concert in the country. The Jamaican star was originally scheduled to perform at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) on August 26 but organisers ...
Turbulence, Mega Banton kick off Zim tour 14 April 2017 HARARE - Jamaican reggae and dancehall artistes, Turbulence and Mega Banton, will begin their three-concert tour of Zimbabwe tonight at Golden Mile Hotel in Kwekwe. After the Kwekwe gig, the two Jamaican stars, who will share the stage with Ghanaian dancehall artiste Episode, will head to Bula...
The Cure is here at last 16 December 2016 HARARE - Jamaican reggae star Jah Cure, who will perform for the first time in Zimbabwe tonight at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC), has promised a memorable concert. The King of Lovers Rock and Roots Reggae will share the stage with local stars Winky D, Trevor Dongo, Transit ...
Jah Cure to bring 12-member band 13 December 2016 HARARE - Jamaican international reggae star Jah Cure, who is expected to arrive in the country today, will bring a 12-member band which will back on Friday at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). The organisers of the Jamaican star's maiden tour of Zimbabwe-2 Kings Entertainment-...
Jah Cure confirms Zim concert 3 November 2016 HARARE - Jamaican reggae star Jah Cure has confirmed his maiden concert in Zimbabwe which will take place on December 16 at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). The internationally-acclaimed artiste, who is widely regarded as King of Lovers Rock and Roots Reggae, took to Twitter ...
Chris Martin dazzles Zim fans 1 May 2016 HARARE - For over three hours, thousands of Zimbabweans inside the Glamis Arena were made to forget their problems by Jamaican reggae singer Chris Martin's performance in the early hours of Saturday morning. From the very first moment Martin stepped onto the stage at around 1:00am, it was tota...
Chris Martin promises good show 29 April 2016 HARARE - Jamaican reggae-singer Christopher Martin, who will hold his maiden concert in Zimbabwe at Glamis Arena in Harare tonight, has promised a show to remember. The Cheater's Prayer hit-maker, who jetted into Zimbabwe on Wednesday evening, will share the stage with local artistes who inclu...
Jamaican star Munga hints at Zim concert 10 March 2016 HARARE - Jamaican reggae-dancehall artiste Munga Honourable looks set to hold his maiden concert in Zimbabwe soon. Munga, who is also known as The Gangsta Ras or Wanted Man, hinted at the gig on instagram. The artiste, however, did not reveal the date, venue and organiser of the purported conc...
I-Octane records song on local riddim 15 December 2015 HARARE - Jamaican music star I-Octane has recorded a song on the Summer Season riddim co-created by Chillspot Records' DJ Levels and ex-Kenako producer DJ Oskid. I-Octane, who made a maiden performance in Zimbabwe at Harare's City Sports Centre on Saturday, recorded a song titled Ghetto Youths...
I-Octane to rock Harare 11 December 2015 HARARE - Jamaican dancehall star I-Octane will hold his maiden concert at the City Sports Centre tomorrow. The Badmind Dem A Pree singer will share the stage with several local Zimdancehall musicians who include Winky D, Sniper Storm, Soul Jah Love, Seh Calaz, Dadza D, Hwindi President, Kinna,...
Charly Black jets in today 5 August 2015 HARARE - Jamaican international artiste Charly Black is expected in Harare today in the afternoon for a once-off performance on Saturday at Longcheng Plaza. Chipaz Promotions, organisers of the concert's director Partson “Chipaz” Chimbodza, confirmed the development. “Charly Black is arrivi...
Jamaican star Charly Black to perform in Zim 9 June 2015 HARARE - Rising Jamaican dancehall star Charly Black is set to perform in Zimbabwe on August 8 during the Heroes Sunsplash to be hosted at Long Cheng Plaza. Thirty-year-old Black, whose real name is Desmond Mendize, will be performing in Zimbabwe for the first time in a gig that has been put t...