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We Are Zed: Mosi backs local talent

We Are Zed: Mosi backs local talent

2,173 ViewsThe most happening talent in Zambia is celebrated by the We Are Zed campaign launched by Mosi Lager this independence week. The iconic local beer brand, brewed by Zambian Breweries, kicked off its breakthrough initiative on the eve of Independence Day with a star-studded line-up of the nation’s hippest talent  including boxer Catherine Phiri, […]

Stanbic Music Festival good for local music industry

2,524 ViewsLocal artists took to the stage alongside the legendary Sisters With Voices (SWV) and Nigerian star Davido to entertain music lovers at the 2019 Stanbic Music Festival this weekend (October 4-5).  SWV served as a replacement for Grammy award winner Brandy who was the original headlining act but was forced to pull out of […]

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Brandy pulls out of Stanbic Music Festival

4,562 ViewsBrandy is unable to make it for this weekend’s Stanbic Music Festival, disappointing thousands of her Zambian fans. The American R&B icon was scheduled to headline Zambia’s biggest musical event alongside Nigerian Afrobeat sensation Davido. According to Stanbic Bank Head of Public Relations Chanda Chime-Katongo who confirmed the development today, the ‘Full Moon’ singer […]

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Rexious takes on the country’s leaders with ‘Njala’ song

3,734 ViewsSinger Rexious is set to ruffle feathers in high places with his latest hard-hitting offering, ‘Njala’. In the up tempo track produced by Uptown Beats, Rexious bemoans the hunger situation that has hit many parts of the country that has seen hundreds of thousands of Zambians facing starvation. He also bemoans the prevailing harsh […]

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We are ready to mesmerise – Stanbic Music Festival artistes

2,624 ViewsWith less than three days to go before Zambia’s biggest music event – the Stanbic Music Festival – local artists have assured fans of a memorable concert. The artistes made the assurance at a press conference in Lusaka this morning. This year’s Stanbic Music Festival, whic will be headlined by American R&B icon Brandy […]

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Kwacha Music Awards 2019: Full list of nominees and winners

3,766 ViewsBest Artist – Central Province D2 Drimz Jemax Yo Maps (Winner) Best Artist – Copperbelt Province 408 Empire DMK Dope Boyz King Dandy May C Shenky T-Low (Winner) Best Artist – Eastern Province Chimz Kelly (Winner) Faluja KD Mr. Don Best Artist – Luapula Province Born Bugah (Winner) Crysman Chola IC Kasa Buchi Best […]

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31 years ago today

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31 years ago today

4,979 ViewsEarly on Tuesday morning on 16th August 1988, the sound of a car hooter woke me up outside my house. It was followed by a loud knock at my bedroom window and a man shouting out my name. I looked at the clock. It was 3:45am. A feeling of dread swept through me as […]

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Daddy Zemus: Zam-Dancehall King

4,475 ViewsAnthony Mbinga Kafunya (1st May 1968 – 3rd January 2001), known professionally as Daddy Zemus, was a pioneer Zambian Dancehall artist, reports Ziye Phiri. Generally considered as the King and Father of Zam-dancehall, he was one of the first artists to fuse vernacular with ragga, hip-hop and R&B, and is widely regarded as one […]

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The urban circus is coming to town!

5,490 ViewsHere comes the circus! R&G Events will host the MTN Urban Circus at its new purpose-built event facility The Arena in Lusaka’s Chamba Valley on August 10. The show will feature the Urban Circus of South Africa, a group of multi-talented people who come together to put on a unique show that re-defines what […]

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Forgotten Lion of Judah

7,851 ViewsSenzo Mthethwa (Ireen) is still Alive By Joseph Chibwe Elder Senzo Mthethwa, a South African gospel reggae artist was popular in the 90’s and managed to capture audiences as far as east and central Africa. He was Lucky Dube’s contemporary until his sudden disappearance from the scene. Nobody knew what happened to him until […]

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