Culture Beat

What makes you African?

What makes you African?

THIS week I had written on a number of matters pertaining to our arts and culture.

2014: Prophets, dirty dancers, murderers

2014: Prophets, dirty dancers, murderers

THE headline says it all: A dark narrative of the depths to which the human soul plunged in terms of our cultural life. Yes, there were redeeming moments here and there.

Hip-Hop Awards: Biko steals thunder

Hip-Hop Awards: Biko steals thunder

WHAT Biko Maximus, real name Bukhosi Maphosa, managed to do this week is hog the showbiz headlines.

When sport interacts with art

When sport interacts with art

IBUMBA Festival caps the arts calendar year in Makokoba.

Buffalo Soldier bags 6th Channel O award

Buffalo Soldier bags 6th Channel O award

TODAY we are celebrating another of Zimbabawe’s illustrious musical sons — Thabani Ndlovu, aka Buffalo Soldier — who has just recently bagged a sixth Channel O Music award for most gifted reggae dancehall, beating out Basawine Orezi (Nigeria), Patoranking (Nigeria) and Shatta Wale (Ghana) in the category.

X-RATED COMEDY NIGHT

X-RATED COMEDY NIGHT

It’s easy to lose friends in this business and that’s sad. The risk is always looming.

Soul Train Music Awards: A Zimbo moment

Soul Train Music Awards: A Zimbo moment

Tinashe Kachingwe a United States-based Zimbo based R&B chanteuse last week took to the stage at the Soul Train Awards ceremony.

The Zima saga refuses to abate

The Zima saga refuses to abate

Last week I stirred a hornet’s nest when I dared call out the awarding of the music engineer award to Obadiah Matulana.

Matulana ‘steals’ Joe Maseko’s award

Matulana ‘steals’ Joe Maseko’s award

Before the dust has settled in the aftermath of the Zimbabwe Music Awards in which three local Bulawayo artistes won each an award, a controversy is brewing over the winner of one of the awards.

Zima awards create buzz

Zima awards create buzz

ON Wednesday, the local showbiz glitterati came out in full force to attend the Zima awards with the hope of taking to the stage.

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