Baba Harare get first high profile gig

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Showbiz newcomer Braveman Chizvino, affectionately known as Baba Harare, is set to hold his first upmarket show Thursday night at The Volt Club located in the Central Business District.

The “City Father”, who made a grand entrance into the music scene late last month following his departure from Jah Prayzah camp as lead guitarist to start his solo career, said he was looking forward to the show.

“It will be my first time performing there and I’m very excited and looking forward to it,” he told H-Metro. Read more

Sulu’s new album ladden with Political insinuations

HARARE – Ever since he took over as the leader of Orchestra Dendera Kings after the death of his father in 2005, Suluman Chimbetu has generally come across as a dyed-in-the-wool supporter for the ruling Zanu PF party.

The 34-year old artiste has had a long association with Zanu PF thanks largely to the fact that his late father-music legend Simon Chimbetu-took part in the war of liberation against Ian Smith’s racist regime. Read more

‘Prophet Magaya healed me’ – Soul Jah Love

Image result for soul jah love and magayaChanter Soul Jah Love has leapt to Prophet Walter Magaya’s defence saying he was the real deal.

“I usually maintain my silence and even when some people call me I do not say anything but let me set the record straight. I used to diss him but I know what happened to me. I went there and he prayed for me, ndikasimuka.

People should not judge. The Bible says thou shall not judge and it is true. People have read things about him and they judge but the power of God through his intercession healed me.

“People think it is Prophet Magaya who heals people but it is God through him. Vamwe vanofunga anekajuju kakarapa Soul Jah Love but it is God. Read more

Young Igwe loses key band members

Image result for peter moyoHARARE – Sungura musician Peter “Young Igwe” Moyo has been deserted by long-serving manager Suko Dube and sound engineer Robert Gomba due to financial problems reportedly affecting the band’s operations.

Dube, who also doubled up as Young Igwe’s sound engineer, confirmed his departure from Utakataka Express but unwilling to shed more light on why he quit.

“Yes, I left. I just decided to take a rest,” was all the veteran manager, who worked with Young Igwe’s late father — Tongai Moyo-as manager and sound engineer, could say. Read more

‘Nudes circulating on Social Media are not mine’- Tinopona Katsande

Radio and television personality Tinopona ‘Tin Tin’ Katsande has come out guns blazing following reports on various social media sites that her nudes were circulating, something she says is a total lie as she doesn’t want to relive the same nightmare she went through four years ago.

In 2012, Tin Tin and her then boyfriend Brian Munjodzi recorded a sex tape that was leaked to the public after her phone was allegedly stolen from her. Read more

Tuku denied US Visa

Internationally-acclaimed musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has been forced to cancel his United States of America tour, after being denied a visa at the US Embassy in Harare as his shows coincide with a summit of musicians from Sudan, Somalia, and Libya – countries whose citizens have been barred from visiting the US by President Donald Trump.

Successive US presidents, namely George W Bush and most recently Barrack Obama and now Trump have always treated Zimbabwe as a rogue state with no democracy while accusing President Robert Mugabe of running his government autocratically. They also accused Mugabe of cheating his way into State House. Read more

Jah Prayzah finds replacement for Baba Harare

Jah Prayzah has replaced Baba Harare with a talented guitarist from Gweru – 26-year-old Brian Tsiga.

Tsiga said he has always been an instrumentalist who had not been able to break through into the main stream entertainment because his home city has a few people who are into music.

“I started playing the lead guitar for local musicians in Gweru among them Samukoko. I am the one who played the lead for him on his album and I also played for a guy called Yulesis, these were the only people who were into music in Gweru,” he said. Read more

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise loses mum

Mary Lee South, the mother of Hollywood star, actor, Tom Cruise, has died. Mrs South who has battled with health issues in recent years died peacefully in her sleep last week at the age of 80.

She was given a memorial service at her local Church of Scientology this past weekend with Tom Cruise and his sisters Lee Ann DeVette, 57, Cass Mapother, 55, and Marian Henry, 52, all in attendance.

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