Archive | July 27, 2013

Chiwoniso Maraire Obituary: Guardian UK

Zimbabwean singer, songwriter and master of the mbira, a thumb piano traditionally used by male musicians The Zimbabwean musician Chiwoniso Maraire, better known as Chiwoniso or simply Chi, has died of suspected pneumonia aged 37. Chiwoniso was a singer and songwriter, and one of the country’s best-known exponents of the mbira, the traditional thumb piano, […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Blitz The Ambassador – African In New York

Rapper, Blitz The Ambassador has returned with another masterpiece. His latest track is called “African In New York”. Hailing all the way from Accra, Ghana but living in New York, Blitz tells the story of a regular African immigrant living in the Big Apple, hustling and trying to make a living, in the song African […]

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