Events & Show-Biz

Musician ‘Sharara’ dedicates album to Mnangagwa

LITTLE known Odzi-based musician, Steven Sharara, has released a five-track album, Zorai Butter, which he has dedicated to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Mutare North legislator Batsirayi Pemhenayi for “working tirelessly” in the new dispensation, as the country anticipates new economic fortunes. Sharara (35), however, said the album, which was released early this month, was apolitical. The album, which fuses gospel, ...

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Mai Chisamba to record two episodes in Bulawayo

BULAWAYO Theatre will be the place to be today if one wants to appear on television as popular ZBCtv talk show host Dr Rebecca Chisamba, popularly known as Mai Chisamba, will record two episodes in the city. The recordings will start at 10AM and entry will be free. The first of the episodes according to Mai Chisamba will look at ...

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Mugabe rejects birthday bash offer

Former President Robert Mugabe yesterday reportedly turned down a public birthday bash organised for him by the Zanu-PF youth league, opting to privately celebrate his 94th anniversary with his close family members. The Zanu-PF youth league had approached his family with a proposal to have a mini-party for its former leader, who was removed from power in November last year ...

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Chinotimba goes to Dubai

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Nicki Minaj to visit Zimbabwe?

Trinidad-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress Onika Tanya Maraj, known as Nicki Minaj, might be coming to Zimbabwe after all. The famous artiste revealed this to a nine-year-old Langa Simhedwana who is originally from Zimbabwe and lives in England. The two met behind the scenes of an H&M advert, which also features Jesse Williams, with Minaj and Williams as ...

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The story of Bro Hugh Masekela (1939-2018) told in a Jazz way

Hugh Masekela, an award-winning songwriter, singer and accomplished musician, took his last breath yesterday leaving a very wide gap in the musical landscape internationally . Born in Witbank, Mpumalanga Province 78 years ago, Bro Hugh , as he would prefer to be called, began his singing and playing a Piano as a child. In 1954 , the Archbishop Trevor Huddleston ...

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Majaivana for SA debut show

Derrick Sipho Majaivana, son to legendary musician, Lovemore, is set to stage his debut performance with the Super Legends Mlambos Express Band at Boksburg Hotel, Hillbrow Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 2 and 3. Majaivana told The Standard Style that he will serenade the crowd with his latest tracks and will also perform his father’s music. “For those ...

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Chimbetu arrested over maintenance

ORCHESTRA Dendera Kings leader Suluman Chimbetu slept in the cells on Wednesday before appearing in court yesterday over defaulting maintenance for the two kids he sired with ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango. He pleaded not guilty. The 35-year-old musician appeared before Harare magistrate Amanda Muridzo. According to the State, led by Hatizivo Chatikobo, Chimbetu failed to comply with a court order granted ...

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Soul Jah Love assaults wife Bounty Lisa

Zimdancehall star Soul Jah Love went berserk on Tuesday and assaulted his wife Bounty Lisa, alleging she had been impregnated by a city drug dealer. Bounty Lisa, who is nursing injuries on her face and elsewhere on her body, told the Daily News at her father’s home in Kuwadzana 5,Harare,that the Pamamonya Ipapo hit-maker attacked her with fists and an ...

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Mutodi drops 2018 album

The band of choice Mutodi Express has once again released yet another masterpiece. Titled “Ruvheneko” the new album will surely not disappoint as it carries promising hits with Dembo and Chibadura flavours. All songs composed by Energy “Musorowembada” Mutodi. Lead guitar by Rodwell Roda, Rhythm guitar by Innocent Mujintu, Bass guitar by Spencer “Bolt-cutter” Khumulane,and  Drums by Guyson Sixpence. The ...

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