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Zone in: SARNILO

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By Temnotfo Mvubu She’s pure magic. At first glance you’d never imagine that a being so down to earth could possibly carry a voice that’s larger than life. SarNilo, real name Ntando Dlamini, is one of Eswatini’s emerging stars and undeniably Africa’s next big thing. Her notes hit places in[…]

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ZONE IN: CARRENCY

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By Temnotfo Mvubu The first time I heard his music I was standing outside Mario’s parking lot with the team. This was the very same night that we met Sjava and the only reason we were at that particular location was because intel had us believing that the rapper had[…]

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

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By Sithembiso Dlamini Who let the girls out? That’s the exact same question I had lingering in my mind as I arrived at Smokey & Wigo’s after-party. The scene had all the ingredients of an awesome party; drinks, women and good music. As my mind drifted to all the glitz[…]

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Zone In: Windflower

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By Temnotfo Mvubu Music connects us all. It is the one universal language that has the power to move us, shift our perspectives and grant us the gift of expressing ourselves fully and unapologetically. In recent years, there has been an upsurge of artists breaking past the norm and creating[…]

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The Power of Music

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By Sithembiso Dlamini Guest Writer Since ancient times, music has always been a form of entertainment. Notably, there is no specified origin of music but it quickly engulfed the world, regardless of country, race, religion or sex. It has become a universal language that everybody can understand and relate to,[…]

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Zone In: ShowTime

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By Temnotfo Mvubu His name is as catchy as his music. ShowTime. Quite alluring too. Makes you believe that everything he creates and puts out is most likely to be stellar. His sound is what millennials love to call wavy. It’s captivating, eccentric and borderline futuristic. I was scrolling through[…]

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Zone In: Kim Mbingo

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By Temnotfo Mvubu in Kim Mbingo’s words Her voice is electric. I remember attempting to hide out from PE in the girl’s locker room back in high school and hearing her sing outside the window. A beautiful sound that spilled out hauntingly and a talent that was by far unmatched.[…]

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Zone in: The Boy Asaph

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By Temnotfo Mvubu The music scene in Zimbabwe has been bubbling on the lowkey for a minute now; with a rich entertainment landscape that birthed reggae sensations like Buffalo Soulja and wild stages whose floors were graced by the legendary Bob Marley. Zimbabwe’s music come-up is stealthily sneaking up on[…]

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Tribute to a shooting star: Marcus SD

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By Temnotfo Mvubu & The Wordis Team On the 15th of October, local social media woke up to the tragic news of a fallen star. Marcus SD, as known to his friends, fans and followers, had passed away. And as we slowly funnelled through the insurmountable posts, tags and confusion,[…]

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