Empty promises rile Madzibaba

Empty promises rile Madzibaba 1

By Nyore Madzianike Veteran sungura musician, Nicholas “Madzibaba” Zakaria, has expressed displeasure at local businessmen who are in the habit of publicly giving fake promises to musicians, saying such a culture should come to an end. Nicholas Zakaria The Senior Lecturer, as Zakaria is affectionately known by his legion of fans, said fake promises make planning difficult on the part of musicians, especially when the pledges have something to do with production. “We have had a number of businessmen who are on record giving promises to musicians, and those pledges…

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Shiga joins Young Igwe on stage

Shiga joins Young Igwe on stage 2

By Blessing Masakadza Popular Congolese chanter Shiga Shiga, real name Gift Kathulika, took music lovers down memory lane, reminding many of the late Tongai “Dhewa” Moyo’s days. Gifted chanter Gift “Shiga Shiga” Katulika Despite being an outcast in the Utakataka Express — now under the guidance of Dhewa’s son, Peter — Shiga took time and appeared at the commemoration gig at Xtra Mile Leisure Spot, wooing audiences with his renditions. His stay at Utakataka after Dhewa’s death has been problematic, leaving and re-joining the crew on several occasions. Peter had…

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