Articles tagged 'winky d'

Winky D tops SA charts 8 December 2018 HARARE - Dancehall music star Winky D's music is topping music chats in South Africa, with his recently released Paperback video being rated number 4 on best South Africa top 10 on Trace Africa. Winky D reposted a post on Instagram stating that his video is trending. Paperbag was launched o...
Jecha craze hits showbiz 4 December 2018 HARARE - The jecha (sand) craze has gripped local showbiz with a number of singers dropping songs coined around the now popular word. Apart from the musicians rallying behind jecha, MDC president Nelson Chamisa is also an admirer of the word. Chamisa is always mocking President Emmerson Mna...
Winky D pours 'jecha' 29 November 2018 HARARE - Dancehall icon Winky D has heightened his social commentary, this time delving into the prevailing economic situation in the country. His latest release Kasong KeJecha is hitting hard on real issues affecting majority of the populace touching on issues such as corruption, dire state o...
Winky D's Coke Studio experience 17 November 2018 HARARE - Dancehall star Winky D, was not at the Coke Studio for social media likes but for learning and the work will show, his camp has said. The chanter described the experience as a learning curve which exposed him to some of Africa's greatest musicians and music producers. He said he go...
Jah Prayzah, Winky D and the coincidences 11 November 2018 HARARE - Jah Prayzah and Winky D are among the big names in Zimbabwe's music industry with their music cutting across generations. Competition between the two has always been discussed and though they have not admitted to any rivalry, it is hard to ignore. Comparisons have always been drawn...
Winky D gets Chamisa's recognition 6 November 2018 HARARE - Dancehall star Winky D has received the recognition of opposition MDC president Nelson Chamisa who described him as great talent. Winky D in his latest release Paper Bag made reference to spaghetti roads which is part of Chamisa's vision for the country's infrastructure. Chamisa wa...
Lady Squanda yearns for Winky D collabo 5 November 2018 HARARE - Controversial Zimdancehall chanter Lady Squanda, is yearning for a collaboration with dancehall music heavyweight Winky D. Real name Sandra Gazi, Lady Squanda described the Ngirozi hit-maker as the best artiste ever to emerge in Zimdancehall circles. “We are still in talks with him...
Winky D's video stirs controversy 3 November 2018 HARARE - Dancehall music giant Winky D has silenced critics with a beautiful video, Paper Bag which was launched on Trace Africa yesterday but some have questioned the coincidence of its release with Jah Prayzah's album launch. The chanter was recently criticised when he dropped the video Ngir...
Elikem's love for things Zimbabwean 3 November 2018 HARARE - Pokello Nare's estranged hubby, Elikem Kumordzie, has not only fallen in love with Zimbabwean women but with the local music as well. He has videos on Instagram playing and singing along to Zimbabwean music from artistes such as Winky D and Jah Prayzah, describing them as great Africa...
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...