Remarkable story of rising Zim Commediene ‘Mai Titit’

Zimbabwe’s vibrant comedy circuit has witnessed the spectacular rise to fame of a new female voice in the form of Fellistas “Mai Titi” Maruta.

Maruta has become a star overnight through her humorous skits that have become popular on social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube.

While the local comedy industry has registered growth in leaps and bounds over the past years, the sector has still largely remained dominated by a pool of male comedians.

Only a few female comics have emerged, with the most notable being Sharon “Maggie” Chideu and Samantha “Gonyeti” Kureya of the Bustop TV fame, who are proving to be serious players in the genre as they have continued to dish out unpredictable rib-cracking jests. Read more

Young Igwe releases DVD in style

Peter “Young Igwe” MoyoSungura musician Peter Moyo recently launched his DVD album titled Mabasa aMwari at Dandaro Inn in Harare where hundreds of his friends and fans packed the venue.

At the end of the launch, Moyo should have been a happy man as the DVD album managed to raise more than $5 000 as his friends and fans bought it for varying prices which ranged from as much as $150 to $700 per copy.

Businessman Chamu Chiwanza, who was the guest of honour at the event, set the ball rolling for the night’s auction as he bought the DVD album for a whopping $160.

Chiwanza said before the event Moyo had pestered that he attends, “because he is my nephew and I am his uncle. His father also called me uncle, so I had to force myself to be here and it is an honour”. Read more

Bella Hadid feels betrayed and back-stabbed by Selena Gomez

0113-selena-gomez-the-weeknd-bella-hadid-tmzBella Hadid believes Selena Gomez did her dirty by dating The Weeknd behind her back.
Sources close to Bella tell TMZ she feels betrayed because her ex and Selena hooked up almost immediately after Bella and Weeknd ended their relationship.

Here’s where it gets interesting. We’re told it was actually Bella who pulled the plug 2 months ago, because the bi-coastal relationship was just too difficult. Nevertheless, the breakup hurt. Read more

Ailing singer Soul Jah Love hospitalized in UK

Image result for Soul Jah LoveAiling dance-hall chanter Soul Jah Love was reportedly admitted in an England hospital after his condition worsened during his tour last month. Reports coming from UK are that the Ndini Uya Uya hit-maker’s condition deteriorated whilst he was performing on stage in Northampton on New Year’s Eve.

The conquering Family boss is said to be still admitted but recovering.

“There were a number of shows still lined up for him but it is unfortunate that he could not fulfil them. On December 31 last year, he had to be rushed to hospital after he fell seriously sick. Hos performance was full of energy which affected his condition since he was already sick,” said the source. Read more

Khiama Boys reunion Album release delayed due to lack of funds

Since the announcement that yesteryear Khiama Boys trio of Nicholas “Madzibaba” Zakaria, Alick Macheso and Zakaria Zakaria was in studio doing some songs together, fans have been waiting with anxiety.

The songs will feature on Madzibaba’s upcoming album that was expected to be released last year, but the waiting continues because the musician does not have funds to print CDs.

The contract he signed with Gramma Records for the upcoming album requires that the musician funds the reproduction of copies. The company only facilitated recording of the product. Read more

Flavour and Diamond Platnumz to open AFCON 2017 Games

Award winning high-life Nigerian singer, Flavour ‘N’ abania will be performing alongside Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz at the opening ceremony of 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon.

With exactly three days to go before the tournament kicks off on Saturday, January 14, 2016, the pair who had performed at the just concluded Glo-CAF Award 2016 in Abuja, will be thrilling the African football teams and fans at the opening ceremony of AFCON 2017. Read more

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