Articles tagged 'macheso'

8 nabbed for chaos at Macheso show 9 October 2018 HARARE – Eight people were on Friday night arrested for causing chaos at sungura musician Alick Macheso’s show in Chegutu. Reports are that there was an electric fault at the venue that saw the malcontents — who were outside — try and force entry, resulting in clashes with the security. An ...
Winky D headlines Masvingo campus party 13 April 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Winky D who is riding high with his latest album Gombwe will headline Campus Concert Part 3 scheduled for Caravan Park in Masvingo tonight, courtesy of One Fusion (Net One) in conjunction with the Great Zimbabwe University SRC. The “ultimate concert for all universit...
Macheso degree campaign gathers momentum 1 April 2018 HARARE - The campaign to lobby the University of Zimbabwe to accord sungura kingpin Alick Macheso an honorary doctorate degree has gathered momentum. The campaign has mobilised 20 000 endorsements through Facebook likes and Nash Paints director Tinashe Mutarisi, who is spearheading the campaig...
'Award Macheso a degree' 30 March 2018 HARARE – Fans of Alick Macheso are lobbying the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) to confer an honorary doctorate on the sungura kingpin for his contribution towards development of the music industry in the country. The social media campaign spearheaded by Tinashe Mutarisi — through his Nash Paints ...
Tekno's gig cancelled 23 November 2017 HARARE - Nigerian star Tekno's maiden concert in Zimbabwe which was scheduled for Alexandra Sports Club in Harare tonight has been cancelled yet again. In a statement last night, Triplife Entertainment, the organisers of the gig, confirmed the cancellation of the highly-anticipated show. “P...
Macheso returns to Mutare 13 October 2017 MUTARE - Sungura kingpin Alick Macheso will perform at The Platinum in Mutare tonight. Joint proprietor Esau Mupfumi has promised a top-notch show. “It has been a while since Macheso played in Mutare and he has promised to prove that he is still the king regardless of other developments els...
It's show time, again 20 August 2017 HARARE – A star-studded cast of musicians is set to showcase their prowess at this year’s edition of Harare Agricultural Show scheduled to start tomorrow. The list of artistes include Leonard Zhakata, Alick Macheso, Suluman Chimbetu, Jah Prayzah, Andy Muridzo and Soul Jah Love among others cou...
Failing economy hits arts industry hard 18 June 2017 HARARE - “An artiste cannot fail; it is a success to be one,” this assertion was made by American Sociologist Charles Horton Cooley back in the day; the statement has since lost relevance when applied to Zimbabwean artistes. The harsh economic environment prevailing in the country has left man...
Macheso speaks on juju 11 June 2017 HARARE - Sungura ace Alick Macheso says his success is down to hard work and not juju as some of his rivals have often alleged. Macheso, who turned 49 yesterday, told the Daily News on Sunday recently that his music brand has resulted from decades of hard work and determination. “I owe my s...
Macheso celebrates 49th birthday tonight 9 June 2017 HARARE - Sungura music star Alick Macheso will celebrate his 49th birthday tonight at a gig set for Tanza Centre in Chitungwiza. The Tafadzwa singer's big day will also feature performances by his mentor Nicholas Zakaria, Jacob Moyana, Faheem Somanje, Leonard Zhakata, Seh Calaz and Soul Jah Lo...
I'm still looking for my father: Macheso 6 June 2017 HARARE - Sungura music star Alick Macheso, who turns 49 on Saturday, is still looking for his father who deserted him when he was a six-year-old Macheso, who will celebrate his birthday on Saturday at a gig set for Tanza Centre in Chitungwiza that will also feature Nicholas Zakaria, Jacob Moya...
Macheso mentor yearns for recognition 23 April 2017 HARARE - Veteran artiste Shepherd Chinyani, known for perfecting Alick Macheso's musical skills, is a bitter man. Chinyani told the Daily News on Sunday in Harare recently that sungura music history was not being properly documented as it did not give credit to the actual pioneers of the genre...
Majuice celebrates 30th birthday 20 April 2017 HARARE - Alick Macheso’s lead dancer for his backing Orchestra Mberikwazvo group Selemani Mpochi aka Majuice is celebrating his 30th birthday in style at City Sports Bar in Harare tonight. Born and bred in Harare’s Rugare suburb, Majuice is one of the leading dancers in the country and is cred...
Easter gigs galore 13 April 2017 HARARE - Controversial artistes Andy Muridzo and Beverly “Bev” Sibanda will share the stage tonight at Ice and Fire Pamuzinda in Harare tonight. The two will play on the same stage barely a week after Bev miscarried a baby she claimed was fathered by Muridzo. Muridzo and Bev will share the ...
Sulu to hold farewell shows 7 April 2017 HARARE - Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu will hold farewell shows this weekend before leaving for Canada next week where he will perform in Toronto and Edmonton. Suluman will kick off his weekend gigs tonight at Jazz 24/7 in the capital city before heading to Liquid Bar in Norton tomorrow ni...
Macheso endorses Jam Session 6 April 2017 HARARE - Sungura ace, Alick Macheso was overwhelmed by the support and love shown to him by fellow musicians as they mobbed him during the City Sports Bar’s Monday Jam Session this week. Participating at the popular Jam Session on Monday for the first time, Macheso said the gathering was a nob...
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...
Sulu's 'Jamboree' hits Masvingo 17 February 2017 HARARE - Dendera star Suluman Chimbetu, who is currently going around the country promoting his latest album titled Jamboree, will hold his second show this weekend at Masvingo-based Ritz Night Club tomorrow night. Before heading to Zimbabwe’s oldest urban Centre, the rejuvenated Suluman will ...
Music sector grows in bounds 1 January 2017 HARARE - As we celebrate the New Year in form of 2017, it is important to look back to what characterised last year. The year 2016 saw many artistes releasing new albums and these include sungura giant Alick Macheso, Leonard Zhakata, Jah Prayzah, Suluman Chimbetu, Winky D, Killer T, Freeman...
Macheso ends year in Karoi 30 December 2016 HARARE - Tonight sungura ace Alick Macheso will perform in Glendale at Club 007 before returning to Karoi on New Year’s Eve for a gig at As You Like It. On Sunday, Macheso will return to Harare for a family show at Extra Mile. The Extra Mile concert will be Macheso’s last gig as he will tak...
Music unrewarding — Macheso mentor 8 June 2016 HARARE - The  history of sungura music cannot be documented fully without mentioning the name Shepherd Chinyani, but the artiste feels the industry he contributed so much to short-changed him and described it as a “thankless venture”. Joining local showbiz at a tender age, Chinyani discovered ...
Macheso still going strong with new album 3 June 2016 HARARE - After unveiling his 10th studio album Tsoka Dzerwendo (Ayayaa) in March, sungura ace Alick Macheso was confident that the offering was going to get the country dancing. The track Mude Mude, off the latest album is without doubt the song of choice on the country's dance floors and appe...
Sulu returns to City Sports Bar 22 April 2016 HARARE - Dendera star Suluman Chimbetu will share the stage with upcoming musician Potifa Mopo at City Sports Bar in the capital tonight. Musicians, poets mark Shakespeare’s milestone.artistes, who include Hope Masike ,Victor Kunonga along with poets Albert Nyathi, Chirikure Chirikure, Tehn Di...
Macheso, Dondo show the way 21 April 2016 HARARE - The recent album launches, by sungura musician Alick Macheso and that of Sam Dondo last week have shown that music is a business that needs serious planning and execution. While Macheso launched his album titled Tsoka Dzerwendo at the Harare International Conference Centre, his market...
Rain washes out Macheso gig 11 April 2016 HARARE - Sungura ace Alick Macheso cancelled a gig that was scheduled to take place at Moonlight Bar in Mabvuku, Harare on Friday night due to “excessive rainy conditions.” Macheso told the Daily News that the rains and chilly conditions that have engulfed Harare over the past few days forced ...