Showbiz – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:40:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Showbiz – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Jonah Sithole: Mapfumo’s forgotten partner in song http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/22/jonah-sithole-mapfumos-forgotten-partner-in-song/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/22/jonah-sithole-mapfumos-forgotten-partner-in-song/#comments Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:11:50 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175436

When the story of how Chimurenga music was born, the name of Jonah Sithole, a young man who was expelled from Mpopoma High School while he was in Form Two, is rarely mentioned.

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‘I won’t die in a foreign land’ – Legend singles out Sulu, Winky D http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/22/i-wont-die-in-a-foreign-land-legend-singles-out-sulu-winky-d/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/22/i-wont-die-in-a-foreign-land-legend-singles-out-sulu-winky-d/#comments Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:15:11 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175426

Decorated Chimurenga music proponent, Dr Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo says he has no intentions of dying in a foreign land and his visit is the beginning of a solid reconnection with his motherland.

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Tuku, Mukanya collabo on cards http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/tuku-mukanya-collabo-on-cards/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/tuku-mukanya-collabo-on-cards/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:01:36 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175330 Thomas Mapfumo and Oliver Mtukudzi

Chimurenga Music Company and Tuku Music officials revealed that they are working on a collaboration song of Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo and his former protégée Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi.

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Mukanya keen to unite ED, Chamisa http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/mukanya-keen-to-unite-ed-chamisa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/mukanya-keen-to-unite-ed-chamisa/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:33:43 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175301

Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo has said he would want to bring both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa to persuade them to preach unity and peaceful co-existence ahead of elections.

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Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, found dead at 28 http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/avicii-top-electronic-dance-music-artist-found-dead-at-28/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/avicii-top-electronic-dance-music-artist-found-dead-at-28/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:07:19 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175281

Swedish DJ Avicii, one of the world's biggest dance music stars, has died in Oman at the age of 28.

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Ginimbi single and willing to mingle http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/ginimbi-single-and-willing-to-mingle/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/ginimbi-single-and-willing-to-mingle/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:27:07 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175239

One of Zimbabwe’s most trending socialites, self-styled millionaire, Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure has opened up on his relationship with longstanding girlfriend Zodwa Mnkandla saying the two are no longer together.

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The other side of ‘Prince’ Wataffi http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/the-other-side-of-prince-wataffi/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/the-other-side-of-prince-wataffi/#respond Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:12:09 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175226

Willis Wataffi until today remains famous for his hit album “Qaya Music” featuring the scorcher “Wanga” with Mehluli Moyo as Africa Revenge more than ten years ago.

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Avenues celebrity drug house busted http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/avenues-celebrity-drug-house-busted/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/avenues-celebrity-drug-house-busted/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:55:34 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175222

It was the devil’s lair. One that was becoming the playground of the celebrity who’s who in Harare who needed a fix of anything from marijuana to crack cocaine, from illegal abuse of prescription medication containing codeine to a quick minute with a sex worker.

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Lion Mukanya ready to roar . . . shares golden wisdom nuggets on life and arts http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/lion-mukanya-ready-to-roar-shares-golden-wisdom-nuggets-on-life-and-arts/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/lion-mukanya-ready-to-roar-shares-golden-wisdom-nuggets-on-life-and-arts/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:49:17 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175223

He’s old, they’ve said. Can he last the distance? sceptics have asked. Can he belt them out like in the days of old? critiques have quizzed.

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Nigeria’s Davido is finally in Harare http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/20/nigerias-davido-is-finally-in-harare/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/20/nigerias-davido-is-finally-in-harare/#comments Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:13:58 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175132

Nigerian superstar Davido finally landed in the country yesterday after failing to travel for his 2017 tour on two occasions. Davido was welcomed at Robert Mugabe International Airport by businessman Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, local musician Jah Prayzah and many fans.

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Thomas Mapfumo receives grand welcome http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/20/thomas-mapfumo-receives-grand-welcome/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/20/thomas-mapfumo-receives-grand-welcome/#comments Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:04:05 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175129 Legendary chimurenga musician Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo was all smiles seeing scores of fans when he landed at the Robert Mugabe International Airport on Wednesday night.

Legendary chimurenga musician Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo was all smiles when he landed at the Robert Mugabe International Airport on Wednesday night.

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Artists still disappointed http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/artists-still-disappointed/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/artists-still-disappointed/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:07:59 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175119 Dino Mudondo

Artists are still disappointed that 38 years of independence have brought little if anything for their sector. Artists feel the government has neglected them and while most of them are popular, they are poor.

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Diamond Platnumz is in trouble for a kiss http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/diamond-platnumz-is-in-trouble-for-a-kiss/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/diamond-platnumz-is-in-trouble-for-a-kiss/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:11:06 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175039 Diamond Platnumz is in trouble for a kiss

One of Africa's top musicians - Diamond Platnumz - has been questioned by Tanzanian police after posting a video clip of himself playfully kissing a woman on Instagram, which authorities say is indecent.

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Mukanya expected home tonight http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/mukanya-expected-home-tonight/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/mukanya-expected-home-tonight/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:23:01 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175014 Chimurenga music legend Thomas Mapfumo

Legendary chimurenga musician Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo is expected in the country tonight ahead of his homecoming bira set for Glamis Arena in Arena on April 28. Mukanya will share the stage with Oliver Mtukudzi, Suluman Chimbetu, Winky D, Andy Muridzo and Gary Tight.

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Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz arrested http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/tanzanias-diamond-platnumz-arrested/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/tanzanias-diamond-platnumz-arrested/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:56:58 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175010 Diamond Platnumz

Tanzania's top music star Diamond Platnumz has been arrested for posting pictures that authorities say breach cultural norms.

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