Music production is more than just sitting in front of a computer, open audio editing softwares and start adding beats to pre-recorded voices.
Zambian uprising musical stars Robinson Mumba popularly known as ‘Queency-Wizzy’ and Gilbert Zimba also known as ‘Gizzy-More’ have formed a musical group called
New Zambian duo group ‘Zii Kaamp’ composed of Malz and Saavi originally known as Fortune Malunga and Saviour Njovu known have described their
Music producers need to realize the need for music and ensure that they give people what they want by not playing one genre of a song but mixing different sounds when producing and playing the songs.
HOLY Hip-hop Community (HHC) has called on youths countrywide to identify, join and embrace social Christian youth groups. Speaking to the Lusaka Star in an interview, HHC co-ordinator Nick Shitima said youth groups are important as they train youths to lead a ‘Christ like’ life. “Youths must get involved in decent social groups and praise Christ through dance, music, drama, and other activities,” he said
Zambian music sensation Frank Chirwa popularly known as Afunika “the eye of an eagle” has urged fellow music artists not to forget their culture when composing songs. In an interview with the Lusaka star, Afunika says many artists just compose songs without taking time to reflect on what is happening in their country and then write about it.
THE move by Superior Sounds and Visuals (SSV) to go all gospel has been recieved with mixed feelings among the Zambian music circles. SSV has worked with John Chiti on his gospel album as well as Karen on her latest project 'Another Level'. SSV has also worked with the Peace Preachers as well as Ephraim on various projects. Superior Sounds and Visuals music producer Victor Nyalazi also known as V.I.K says he will be producing gospel music only.
WHEN a person hears the word ‘reggae artiste’, the first thing that comes into their mind is this Rastafarian who uses cannabis. But, is it all reggae artistes that smoke the psychoactive substance? This is the question that a critique can ask. Maiko Zulu, formally known as St. Michael said thinking that all reggae artistes smoke marijuana is a huge misconception that people must stop.