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  STAR OF THE MONTH: MEET DJ QUEST DJ Quest describes himself as the African version of Electronic Dance Music, capable of reaching the iconic level of the likes of Avicii. Ali Phiri aka DJ Quest was born in Bulawayo Zimbabwe and he is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. DJ Quest grew up in a music loving home and his parents are his biggest fans. The DJ/producer started his musical journey in high school and he never looked back since then. His music skills include an infectious melody and hard hitting bass. DJ Quest grew up listening to different genres of music, however EDM is a genre that he has always been passionate about. He describes EDM as a genre that is universal and people from different parts of the world will always dance to it. Like everyone else DJ Quest has encountered challenges along the way, not everyone understands EDM and finding the right people to work with was difficult. These challenges led to him almost giving up, with the perfect timing he found

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MJ SINGS IS WHAT YOU NEED Music is a beautiful gift that heals the soul, and MJ Sings’ music is that beautiful gift.   MJ Sings is an Afro pop/ RnB artist based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and he is known as the Prince of soul. After listening to his music (specifically his latest single what you need ), the title fits him perfectly. The Prince of Soul has worked with Berita, Mimie, Vuyo Brown and many more. He is the former Bulawayo’s got talent second runner up and Dream Star Zimbabwe finalist. So let’s talk about his latest single ‘What you need’. MJ Sings’ single was produced by a Nigerian producer, Hemmzy alongside Godwin Smallz. This is to affirm that he is taking the step of expanding his fan base (you better recognize). MJ says “the song carries a message of self-worth, hope and love to those who are in bad spaces in terms of relationships it is produced to warm feminine hearts”. My sisters can attest that we all need that love and affection from the opposite sex.   Sometimes we don’

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STAR OF THE MONTH: RAYAAZ NANHANGA This month i am excited to present to you the star of the month Rayaaz Nanhanga also known as Mushina. Rayaaz is a 25 year professional dancer and creative based in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Rayaaz is passionate about the arts and entertainment industry. He is part of Gweru's best dance crew, Voltage dance crew. Voltage Dance crew consists of four members whose common goal is dancing.  Rayaaz is passionate about mentor ship and this led him to open his dance school, Making moves, with the help of the Voltage Dance crew members the aim of the school is to create a platform where upcoming dancers can exchange and learn more about dance. Rayaaz's participation in a competition held in France was a proud moment for Zimbabwe. As a professional dancer his goal is to be legendary.  Read the interview below. You are a well-known dancer, how did you find your niche?    I've always had a passion for music and I found dance as the best way to conn

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Models edition featuring Shadel Noble This week’s models edition feature is Shadel Noble, Shadel is a multi-award winning model based in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. He has featured in fashion shows such as the Fashion without Borders in Botswana, the Mpumalanga Fashion and design week in South Africa, Ekurhuleni Fashion week in South Africa.  Shadel holds the male model of the year title and has received an international award at the Mpumalanga Fashion and Design Week and the Best International model at the Zambian Fashion Awards.  Besides modelling Shadel is a basketball player and he plays for the Oilerns team. Despite being timid Shadel has made a name for himself in the modeling industry. Read the interview below: What made you venture into modelling?  A lot of my friends used to ask if I was a model, I guess they had noticed that I had that model look and people I met for the first time used to ask if I was a model. These questions made me venture into modelling because people had seen the

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MODELS EDITIONS FEATURING NOMONDE SIGAWUKE Hey there, so this month I am running with the models edition theme, the star of the month theme has been put on the shelf. This month is exciting as I will be featuring models who are thriving in the modeling industry. The first models edition feature is Nomonde Sigawuke she is also known as Monde Black. Nomonde who was born in Bulawayo is a screen writer, model, blogger, vlogger and she is currently studying BA honors in Film and theatre arts.  Nomonde‘s modelling career began in 2014, she was inspired by Samantha Tshuma and Brita Maseluthulini. Growing up she was fascinated by Miss Tourism and Miss Malaika, these beauty pageants inspired her to pursue a career in modeling. She holds two titles Miss Glamorous 2019 and the Face of Bulawayo Queen 2019. She is currently the face of Vegas Beauty 2019.  The modeling industry is not all glitz and glamour (a lot happens behind the scenes) and Nomonde has encountered a number of challenges that have

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Star of the month: Christopher Mpofu This month I took a different turn, i decided to do a sports feature (there’s a first time for everything right). Christopher Mpofu who is also known as Bobby is a Zimbabwean cricketer whose playing role is pace bowling. He has been playing on the international scene for over a decade and he has played for major teams such as Amakhosi, Mashonalnd, Matabeleland and Matabeleland Tuskers. Christopher has represented Zimbabwe at Test, ODI and Twenty20 international level. He describes this experience as an experience of a lifetime. According to his Wikipedia page, he is the world record holder for conceding the least number of runs without bowling a maiden over in a T20 international after bowling the complete quota of overs. Read the interview below. Christopher Mpofu Tell us how you got to the level of being an international cricket player. I started playing cricket when I was in high school, I went to Magwegwe high school. Prior to that I wasn’t

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STAR OF THE MONTH : FORTUNATE SIZIBA Our star of the month is Fortunate Siziba , she is a singer and song writer. She recently released her debut album Be Glorified. She also won the best female vocalist award at the Harvest House International clash of hub choirs for two consecutive years. Besides music Fortunate works at the Government of Zimbabwe and she studied banking and finance at Midlands State University and she also studied MSc at the National University of Science and Technology. Fortunate says music plays an important role in her life , it makes her feels alive and this transcends to her audience.  Read the interview below Fortunate Siziba Take us back to when your music journey began  My musical journey began in 2017 when I released my single titled Muzita raJesu . I realized I enjoyed singing at a very tender age. During my primary school period I would try all that I could to join the choir, I just felt like that was my niche, it just made me feel hap