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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter PREPARATIONS are at an advanced stage for gospel sensation Janet Manyowa’s debut live performance in Bulawayo with the artiste expected to arrive in the city today. The show taking place at the ZITF Hall 3 on Saturday has been dubbed “In the City of Kings and Queens Wanqoba Concert…

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The Chronicle Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter FAME and success are any creative’s Holy Grail and one avenue that has helped showbiz personnel attain lofty heights is social media. With the globe celebrating World Social Media Day, local creatives have taken time to reflect on the power of social media on their brands. This day was…

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The Chronicle US singer R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women. The R&B artist, 55, was convicted last September in New York of racketeering and sex trafficking crimes. He had faced years of allegations and the judge on Wednesday said he…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter Pastor Barak’s live concert on Saturday night was a great success as people had a chance to mingle with him physically and later that night, his international fans were able to watch the premiere of the Wavuma video on DStv’s One Gospel (Channel 331). The Wavuma Experience brought life…

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The Chronicle Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent Kwekwe will be a hive of activity this weekend with a number of artists from Harare set to entertain revellers in the mining town. Killer T who was at Solomon’s Lifestyle Café last month where he serenaded his legion of fans will return to the city on Friday, only…

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The Chronicle Angela Sibanda, Showbiz ReporterRadio personality and MC Cde Phil is set to introduce a new reality show which aims at addressing mental health and psychological challenges in relationships. Named I Dated A Psycho the show will première this Saturday and will see a number of guests opening up about their experiences in toxic…

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The Chronicle Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz ReporterBULAWAYO’s hip-hop perennial figure, Asaph is back in the studio recording songs for his upcoming EP titled Mhofu. The EP set for release in August comes a few months after his debut single Thebele with South African rapper Loki which was recorded at his new home, Def Jam Recordings Africa.…

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The Chronicle Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter GUITARIST and Afro-pop singer, Kinah The Music (real name Shekinah Ndlovu) says it is a disservice if creatives who are “role models” do not give back to the community. The “Uncertainty” singer said creatives need to play an active role in civic duty. “It’s very critical for us as…

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The Chronicle Leonard Ncube in Victoria FallsEXPERIENCE and a well-choreographed performance saw Hwange-based Pezhuba Pachena shrug off the challenge from nine other traditional dance groups to win for the fourth time, the ticket to represent Matabeleland North in the national finals of the Chibuku Neshamwari Traditional Dance Festival competition. It was a perfect present for…

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The Chronicle Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter LAST week, a Spanish guitarish descended on Bulawayo when Reilo Viekk (real name Paul Ngwenya) released his debut single titled, “Settimo Cielo” to introduce a distinct sound. In Mexican and Spanish locale, the sound is called flamenco and Reilo Veikk believes for music to grow, innovation must reign supreme.…

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