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Bickering Rocks Zim Hip-Hop

January 13, 2013 | Comments

It appears all is not well within Zimbabwean hip-hop scene if last month’s Zim Hip-Hop Awards are anything to go by. The otherwise well-organised awards were marred by controversy and ignited feuds among rappers leading...

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Tatea Da MC Up for Hip Hop Awards

December 7, 2012 | Comments

by Tinashe Sibanda (Zimbabwe Independent) Up and-coming rapper Tatenda Nziramasanga aka Tatea Da MC has been nominated for three awards at the Zimbabwe Hip Hop Awards slated for December 12 at the 7 Arts Theatre....

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Having grown up in Bulawayo’s high density suburb of Entumbane in what is Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Tswarelo Mothobe aka A Scribe Called Tswa, uses his difficult environment to inspire his artistry. With ancestral roots...

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‘Syn City’ Harare (Zimbabwe)

October 22, 2012 | Comments

Zimbabwe is a paradox. A country riddled with contradictions. While the often unpalatable and sometimes hair-raising stories are making news, the stories of everyday people of Zimbabwe are less reported, if not altogether the country’s...

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What started off in 2009 as merely a hobby has for Emmah Mabye become a notable part of her life and put her in the seat as an ambassador of spoken word (poetry) in a...

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Teck-Zilla (Nigeria/Canada) and Depth (MC from Zimbabwe) have come together to bring to us a dope track titled Star Gazer… ‘STAR GAZER’ is the first single from the upcoming ‘Teck Meets Depth’ collabo EP between...

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African Hip-Hop Caravan Tours the Continent

September 27, 2012 | Comments

Local hip-hop artists are set to benefit from an initiative meant to facilitate international tours and exchange programmes. by Simbarashe Manhango (The Standard, Zimbabwe) Dubbed the African Hip-hop Caravan, the expedition is an initiative of...

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Live From Zimbabwe

September 6, 2012 | Comments

by Mikal “The Hired Gun” Lee (for NomadicWax.org) When I was asked by Nomadic Wax and Magamba to be one of the headline performers for a week-long festival in Harare, Zimbabwe, they didn’t have to...

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The hip hop scene in Zimbabwe is fierce, and also heavily slept on. Overshadowed by the scenes in its neighboring countries, it is only a matter of time before movements like Magamba Network’s Shoko Festival...

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SHOKO! Festival Documentary (Zimbabwe) from Nomadic Wax on Vimeo.   The 2nd annual SHOKO! Festival will take place in Harare, Zimbabwe, on September 18-23, 2012. Take a look at how the festival got started and...

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