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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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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“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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New Music – ZENGEH – Teeah ft Sarkodie

8th November 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Exactly a year after her surprise soulful Afro-Jazz debut single ‘Save Me’, which caused a stir in the UK Afrobeats landscape, and following the release of the critically acclaimed house track ‘So Good’ and the neo-soul slow burner ‘Space & Time’ earlier this year, East London singer and songwriter TEEAH is back with her brand new single titled ‘ZENGEH’ featuring the…

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“ Cava “ a tale defining Zimbabwean street culture, A must watch !!

12th August 2019 BY Kevin Mwenye

It so used to be so hard to come across dope visuals in the Zimbabwean music scene but this year the artists and creatives are putting in double and triple shifts just to make their work look awesome. It’s now a matter of expecting crystal clear visuals everyone. But Cava isn’t just a music video, and it really caught our…

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Johnny Drille; The rising Afro-folk artist

4th July 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Signing on to Mavin Records appears to be the dream of every upcoming artist in Nigeria, it is basically their version of Universal. This is Africa’s largest record label, noted for its success in the Afrobeats world with artists like Rema and Tiwa Savage. So for the singer, Johnny Drille who is now signed with the Don Jazzy owned label, this…

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Zimbabwean – UK Singer Songwriter Shingai Releases ‘Ancient Futures’ EP

1st July 2019 BY checkoutafrica

From leading the UK indie rock band The Noisettes with her touch of class and African prowess to breaking new grounds with her unique vast talent Shingai is a force we can’t keep our eyes off. A Zimbabwean – UK singer songwriter and leading vocalist/bassist for the Noisettes, she keeps doing the most and now she has graced the world…

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TEEAH UNVEILS NEW SINGLE ‘So Good’

20th May 2019 BY checkoutafrica

East London singer-songwriter, TEEAH releases her New single ‘So Good’. Teeah has linked up with acclaimed producer Cuebur for this sultry Spoken Word, Tribal House jam. ‘ So Good’ is one of Teeah creative expressive styles. Following her previous releases Save Me and Space & Time, ‘ So Good’ is sure to have you in positive thought. Speaking on the inspiration behind the track,…

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