Articles tagged 'winky d'

Song of the year race on 30 September 2018 HARARE - It is three months before the year ends and the race for the song of the year has opened with a number of artistes already positioning themselves with a number of chart-topping releases. And musicians such as ExQ, Winky D, Killer T and Alick Macheso are already front runners. On th...
Chamisa revels in seeming Winky D endorsement 16 July 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa is revelling in the seeming endorsement he got from Zimbabwe's biggest dancehall star Winky D. Winky D, who has brought Jamaican vibes to the country, has just dropped a hot rack dubbed Parliament that is being widely seen as an endor...
Winky D for City Sports Centre 13 July 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Winky D will perform at the Take 2 Grand Draw tomorrow at City Sports Centre in the capital, courtesy of Delta Corporation through its Chibuku brand. Entrance is absolutely free. Macheso descends on Beitbridge Sungura kingpin Alick Macheso will share the stage ...
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...
Ampitheatre ban KOs music promoters 4 April 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo City Council’s decision to ban musical shows at the popular Bulawayo Amphitheatre has seen promoters struggling to find a venue to host high profile gigs in the country’s second city. The city fathers pulled the plug on shows at the hugely liked Amphitheatre last year after...
Winky D releases 'Ngirozi' video 12 March 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall chanter Winky D is releasing Ngirozi video today barely a month after releasing the song. The song Ngirozi, off the studio album Gombwe, is a duet he did with apostolic musical group Vabati VaJehovah. Winky D’s manager Jonathan Banda confirmed the development. “This...
Winky D receives $70k for Gombwe 9 March 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall king, Winky D has received $70 000 from businessmen - Genius Kadungure and Albert Ndabambi - who both bid for his latest CD at its unveiling in the capital last month. Not everyone who bid and pledges pays as many do it for the camera but not with Ginimbi and Chief Albert...
Nama opens people's choice voting platform 7 February 2018 HARARE -The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has launched the People’s Choice for the 17th National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) voting platform on Monday giving hope to musicians such as Winky D who has not been nominated on the latest edition of the annual awards. Last year, the People’s...
6 000+ people at Winky D album launch 7 February 2018 HARARE - More than 6 000 entertainment-loving people thronged the 4 500-seater Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) to witness Zimdancehall star Winky D's Gombwe album launch, raising concerns over safety risks. Though the event organisers 2 Kings Entertainment were not comfortable to...
Zim's high-flying young tycoons give Winky D $70k 4 February 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall “boss” Winky D became a promoter's dream on Friday night when he launched his Gombwe album, netting a cool $70 000 in first sales at an oversubscribed show at the Harare International Conference Centre. Forget about the moola racked-in in ticket sales, in just one night, ...
Winky D sleeps on duty 23 January 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall heavyweight Winky D does not follow his gospel after all! The Disappear singer, who is a BVR ambassador, had not registered as a voter when the first registration exercise ended on December 19 last year. The Panorwadza Moyo singer only got to register as a voter on Sat...
Impala takes artistes to UK 12 January 2018 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi will share the stage with fellow Zimbabwean artistes Winky D, Andy Muridzo and Sam Dondo as well as South African giants Mafikizolo in the United Kingdom (UK) in March. The tour, dubbed Impala Sama Festival, being organised by the Thompson Dondo-...
Music stars line up albums 9 January 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Winky D’s new album titled Gombwe to be launched at the Harare International Conference Centre on February 2 is expected to open the way for many other albums by some of Zimbabwe’s top stars. Big names expected to release albums in the first quarter of this year incl...
Winky D to launch mega album 3 January 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall icon Winky D, whose videos for the songs Rugare and My Woman landed first and second position respectively on the annual Coca-Cola 2017 ZTV Top 50 Videos, will hold his biggest album launch to date on February 2. The launch, for the album titled Gombwe, which will also ...
Winky D, Shumba pocket $4 500 each 2 January 2018 HARARE - Gospel music star Blessing Shumba and Zimdancehall icon Winky D pocketed $4 500 apiece on New Year’s Eve after claiming first and second position on the 2017 Coca-Cola Radio Zimbabwe Top 50 and Coca-Cola 2017 ZTV Top 50 Videos respectively. Shumba’s hit Changa Chajaira earned $2 500 a...
Jah Prayzah stumbles again 2 January 2018 HARARE - Jah Prayzah, clearly Zimbabwe's hottest musician at the moment, surprisingly got lowly positions 45 and 50 on the 2017 Coca-Cola Radio Zimbabwe Top 50. Kutonga Kwaro, the title track of Jah Prayzah's latest album which has dominated the airwaves and dance floors since veteran national...
I'm married to music: Buffalo Souljah 23 November 2017 HARARE - Despite winning several awards in South Africa, dancehall artiste Buffalo Souljah remains largely unappreciated in Zimbabwe. But many believe the Harare-bred artiste's recent collaboration with Winky D, Rugare, which is doing well on most local charts, will finally change his fortunes...
Winky D, Beenie Man song raises bar 8 November 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Winky D’s just-released collaboration with Jamaican star — Beenie Man — who is widely regarded as the King of Dancehall — appears to have struck the right chord. Titled My Woman, the song produced by a rising producer — Nicky — at  Winky D’s Vigilance Music Studios i...
Chris Martin, Winky D rekindle bromance 23 October 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Winky D will rekindle stage romance with internationally-acclaimed Jamaican star Chris Martin in December, as the two artistes are set to participate in a show organised by Bantu Media and Big Yard Promotions in Cape Town South Africa. The Disappear hit maker will sh...
Riots force Busy Signal to cancel show 6 August 2017 BULAWAYO - Angry fans ran amok at the Large City Hall here on Friday — looting beer and foodstuffs in protest over poor sound quality which forced local star Winky D to leave the stage in the middle of a performance — before the overwhelmed organisers called off  the big concert whose main act wa...
Winky D, Freeman light up Castle Tankard 8 May 2017 HARARE - It's not often that an artiste is applauded over and over again at every interval of a live performance, but serial hit maker Winky D is just in a class of his own which critics and fans alike cannot help but marvel at every time he takes to the stage. The Ninja President as Winky D i...
Castle Tankard roars to life 5 May 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall heavyweight Winky D and rising afro-fusion artiste Andy Muridzo will be the star entertainers at the Castle Tankard tomorrow at Borrowdale Racecourse. The two music stars will be part of a sizzling entertainment that also includes HKD boss Freeman, Judgement Yard and DJ E...
K.O, Winky D to wrap up Trade Fair 26 April 2017 BULAWAYO - South African rapper K.O’s match-up with Zimdancehall star Winky D, set for Amphitheatre on Saturday, will provide an exciting finale to this year’s edition of the  Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) The two highly-rated stars will share the stage with award-winning Zim hip-ho...
Trace TV celebrates Zim uhuru 24 April 2017 HARARE - DStv’s international music channel Trace Africa on Saturday dedicated an hour-long slot to local artistes’ videos in celebration of the country’s 37 years of black rule. This came as a major boost to the local showbiz industry as musicians showcased their artistic talent to the whole ...
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...