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Byo Karate club wins Starbrite competition

Byo Karate club wins Starbrite competition

A Bulawayo based Karate group made up of primary school pupils came tops in the finale of the national Starbrite Awards held in Harare over the weekend. The Godlwayo Primary Wushu Club, came first in the Special Talent Category in the finals held on Saturday, ... Read More »

Support local music: Cal_vin

Support local music: Cal_vin

BULAWAYO’s entertainment industry has generally been considered to be on a downhill, a situation has driven some entertainment lovers from the city to shun local arts, and instead opt for foreign music. In as much as this is the case, Bulawayo rapper, Cal_vin who recently ... Read More »

Sandra launches seventh album

Sandra launches seventh album

BULAWAYO dance queen and songstress Sandra Ndebele Thursday successfully launched her seventh album titled Izenzo at the Large City Hall. The album launch had its guest of honour as Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Sthembiso Nyoni with prominent artists Jah Prayzah, Martin Sibanda ... Read More »

Roots, yearns for recognition

Roots, yearns for recognition

THEY are probably one of the youngest and little known bands performing Afro-centric music in Bulawayo yet they are attempting to make headlines in the showbiz industry. The Roots an Afro-centric group is yearning to get recognition and draw fans from Bulawayo community, and have ... Read More »

Outfit Band bemoans dearth of Jazz music

Outfit Band bemoans dearth of Jazz music

CONTEMPORARY Jazz band, Outfit, has bemoaned the dearth of Jazz music in the city, a situation that has seen audiences of the once revered genre dwindle. Although such is the situation, the band has not given up on popularising the genre and instead has fused ... Read More »

Khuxman, Tkp Collaborate

Khuxman, Tkp Collaborate

BULAWAYO’s top two musicians Khulekani ‘Khuxman’ Bethule and Sandisiwe ‘TKP’ Dube have collaborated in a singles album. The album features six tracks from TKP and Khuxman respectively and has been welcomed by fans as a positive development. The Vumelan’ Sangoma hit maker said the collaboration ... Read More »

Black Umfolosi to tour Europe

Black Umfolosi to tour Europe

BULAWAYO’S all-male song and dance ensemble Black Umfolosi is set to tour the United Kingdom and Canada later this year. The ensemble, popularly known for belting out harmonious acapella rhythms which tackle  love and peace issues, combined with stupendous South African dance routines has earned ... Read More »

Byo DJ gets SA’s Metro FM Awards recognition

Byo DJ gets SA’s Metro FM Awards recognition

HE is little known in Bulawayo, yet big in South Africa. DJ Mqondisi ‘Skaiva’ Sibanda has had his efforts recognised as one of his house music tracks was nominated for the prestigious Metro FM awards that are set for later this month at the Inkosi ... Read More »

Amakhosi sets up recording studio

Amakhosi sets up recording studio

AMAKHOSI Cultural Centre has launched a recording label in an effort to retain Matabeleland as a hub of arts. With the vision to grow the music industry in Matabeleland and expose young untapped talent that has seemingly been isolated, the recording label, Giya Music will ... Read More »

14TH NAMA Nominees List Out

14TH NAMA Nominees List Out

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ), Thursday released the nominees for the 14th edition of the National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) which will be held at the 7 Arts Theatre, in Avondale, Harare on February 14. Below is the full list of the nominees. ... Read More »