Lusaka based artist Jonathan Nyirenda whose stage name is Tiye-P had his very first album release at Chez Ntemba VIP club in Kabulonga last week Friday.‘The Red’ album which has 15 songs on it features vocalists such as Slap Dee, Dope G, Daev, Chef 187 and Tommy-D among many others.
By Janet Phiri
The University of Zambia will this Friday February 10th 2017, host the buy and sell event that occurs termly at
Government has established the long awaited national committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) with communities to facilitate the implementation of the 2003 UNESCO
Zambian Rapper David Mwelwa also known as Young D is set to release two new singles before the end of this year. In an interview with the Lusaka Star,Young D said he is working on two new singles that will be released before December ends. Young D says his first song which is entitled teti ndande, to mean I can’t speak, depicts a story of a woman who is in love with a man but fails to speak out and hence supresses her feelings.
ZAMBIAN model Mapalo Mulenga is set to represent Zambia at the Miss Hope International beauty pageant to be held on 5th December, 2015 in South Africa. Mapalo says she is honoured to have been chosen to represent Zambia at the upcoming pageant. She says she has confidence she will do well despite the competition being stiff. “I am honoured to be Zambia’s representative. I am going to do my best to make my country proud,” she states.
DIGITAL Satellite Television (DStv) Zambezi Magic Channel 160 is set to launch Spiritual Sunday on 8th November, 2015. Zambezi Magic Channel Head Addiel Dzinoreva said the channel will be a block of spiritual programming from Southern Africa for viewers in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). Mr Dzinoreva said Spiritual Sunday will come every Sunday at 08:00 hours and will feature different genres of christian programming.
Born and Bread award winning gospel artist Chaka Nyathando, popularly known as Pompi, says he is working on promoting upcoming gospel artists in the country in a bid to make Zambia the gospel capital in 2016. Speaking to the Lusaka Star after a spectacular performance at a fundraising concert held at the University of Zambia on Saturday, Pompi said he is working with a number of upcoming gospel artists in order to spread the gospel through music.
Gospel Artist Lolavye Simukoko, popuarly known as Lo Sims, says his long awaited first studio album is set to hit the airwaves before the end of 2015. Lo Sims told to the Lusaka Star in an interview that the 12 track album will be dubbed 'Enlightened'.
Zambian music artist Mark Mulaza Kaira popularly known as Marky 2 has called on fellow artists to use music as a tool for educating the public on matters concerning HIV/AIDS. Marky 2 told the Lusaka Star in an interview that musicians are opinion leaders who should play a pivotal role in the fight against social adversities as HIV/AIDS. “Many people listen to Zambian music so using it as a medium to prevent social vices is a good strategy,” said the 29-year-old Copperbelt based performer.
ZANIS LUSAKA - Government has sold a total of 1,928,361 holograms from September 2013 to August 2015 which translates to K1, 928, 361. Ten percent of the amount realized has since been remitted to ZAMCOPS as mechanical rights for the artists whose rights were sold. Registrar of Copyrights Kenneth Musamvu disclosed to ZANIS in Lusaka today that government through the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services has been selling holograms with the view of curbing piracy in the country.