Interview; Elo Zar – SA’s breath of fresh air part 1

5th May 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

There are so many things that I love about the woman that is Elo Zar, but I think the one thing that I love most about this beautiful soul is her personality! I wish personality could translate through words because I kid you not, never in this life have I ever felt so comfortable doing an interview – She just…

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Interview; Bongeziwe Mabandla; SA’s Modern Miracle part 2

28th April 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Did you think that your album would do as well as it has? I saw it hit number #1 in Botswana and respectively number #2 in France and Switzerland? Before the album was actually number one or even before I had released it, we were trying to get people to pre-order it and we were at number #3 one day,…

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Interview; Bongeziwe Mabandla; SA’s Modern Miracle part 1

28th April 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Have you ever just spoken to someone and think “wow, this person is an incredible soul!” That’s how I would describe Mr Bongeziwe Mabandla. He is the definition of a musician – he makes music to connect with people, not for the sake of money or hitting number #1. His songs tell stories of his past experiences and his journey…

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UK Afropop of Zimbabwean origin Valee Music Reveals New Single

24th April 2020 BY checkoutafrica

UK Afropop newcomer of Zimbabwean origin Valee Music is ready to kickstart her summer takeover, with her lead single “Watoro Moyo” taken from her forthcoming debut EP ‘Ying Yang’. Coming off the back of her debut single ‘Mina Nawe’, which amassed over 50 000 plays online. Valee was led to collaborate with Delirious Productions last year where she dropped 3 tracks, ‘Vosho’, ‘Me and You’ and ‘Dolla’. Which gained support from BBC Africa, BEN TV, and Don City…

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Denim Woods Shines With New Home Alone Visuals

15th April 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

The Zimbabwean hip hop scene has faced a lot of scrutiny for years but of late artists and hip hop heads have been working extra hard and the results have seen an increasing wave of pretty dope visuals, exclusive management and an increase in the quality of music and brands coming out of the country. Denim Woods is a young…

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Ami Faku; SA’s highest streamed female artist part one

13th April 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

There’s something so incredibly beautiful about listening to music in your own language. For me I never really deep lyrics when it comes to songs, I just listen because I vibe with the song but listening to SA soul just does something to me, I feel every single word and so much more! So it’s no surprise that I adore…

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AFRONATION 2020

11th March 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

AFRONATION is back in Portugal this summer and you do not want to miss it! I stick by the comment that I made last year when I said that AFRONATION is the festival of the summer! I had friends that went to AFRONATION in Portugal and Ghana last year and every single one of them said it was one of…

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‘CHIDO’ by Munashe, An African Folktale About Love

14th February 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Love is one roller coaster filled with ups and downs, joy and sadness and a lot of other dynamics which we can not dwell on because there is no formula with and when it comes to this verb. In ‘CHIDO‘, Munashe orates his own experience with Love in one masterpiece of a song, as he flexed his rap muscles in…

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“Destination” Sets Tone For Hillzy’s New LA Beginnings

13th February 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Hillzy was and has always been dubbed to be a ticking time bomb in the Zimbabwean/African Music fraternity causing major waves using the internet to capture fans with a strategy that started off with covers, to him shaking heads with his own hit songs. Now after scooping some rewards at the Changamire and AFRIMA awards he is on his way…

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