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Zimbabwe Born Brian Soko Wins Grammy for Beyoncé and Jay Z’s “Drunk in Love”

Zimbabwean born producer Brian Soko took top honours when the smash hit he produced for Beyoncé won a Best R&B song Grammy. A thrilled Soko took to Twitter to upload an image of himself and associates all touching the coveted golden horn at last night’s Grammy Awards which took place in Los Angeles, USA. A […]

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PHOTO ALERT: Tinashe Goes Topless for V Magazine

Zimbabwean-American singer Tinashe (Jørgensen Kachingwe) seems to be on her topless photo grind. Following a recent topless/semi-topless photo for a certain magazine cover, she has now done yet another one for the cover of American fashion magazine V Magazine. The R’n’B poster girl’s photo was released as part of V Magazine’s annual music issue 2015 […]

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Tinashe Goes Topless For Magazine Cover

Here at Diasporaw.net we have been following the career of Zimbabwean-American entertainer Tinashe since she was a teen, up until now, after she burst onto the R’nB music scene as the new poster girl of pop music. The industry is a dog-eat-dog world and we always worried that Tin might fall into the stunting trap […]

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Tinashe’s “2 On” Goes Platinum

My first Platinum PLAQUE! Truly a dream come true. This is what R’nB singer posted on facebook today alongside the image below, in celebration of her first major musical achievement. The female artist who has Zimbabwean heritage released her debut album “Aquarius” on which “2 On” is featurd a couple of months ago an it […]

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With metal African instruments, Joel Laviolette makes ‘musical rain’

When Joel Laviolette lived in Zimbabwe, he played with a band several times a week in the ghetto bars of Chitungwiza. Not infrequently during these gigs, people would be seized by more than just a love of music. “On one particular occasion, while we were playing, a man became possessed,” the Austinite says. “He jumped […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Carlprit ft. Jaicko – Only Gets Better

The Afro-Caribbean of the moment is back again. Zimbabwean-German rapper Carlprit and Bajan soinger Jaicko have followed up their previous track “Remember to Forget” with a new and fresh one called “Only Gets Better”. the new track is another high-tempo, Pitbull-esque track with melodies and lyrics on point, very inspirational. We really can’t wait for […]

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Ciara & Future Cheating Scandal: Is Singer Tinashe His Other Woman?

Ciara and Future are back on after ending their engagement due to his alleged cheating, but a new report claims that singer Tanashe was Future’s other woman — and that it’s getting serious! Could Ciara and Future be on the rocks again? Poor Ciara! Shorty after giving birth to son Future Zahir in May, Ciara, 29, ended […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Kid Ink ft. Usher & Tinashe – Body Language

US rapper Kid Ink has just released the video of his new single “Body Language” which features Usher and Zimbabwean-American singer Tinashe. The video for the Stargate and Cashmere Cat song was directed by Darren Craig and shot in Atlanta. As the song title suggests, the video is full of suggestive body language and the […]

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Nico & Vinz Talk African Roots, Musical Influences [Part 1 of 2]

Norwegian music duo Nico & Vinz sat down with AFKInsider to discuss their recently released album Black Star Elephant and the behind-the-scenes logistics of the global music industry. The pair elaborated on their experiences, which thus far include nabbing a record deal and a few partnerships. In part one of the interview they discuss their […]

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Tinashe, ‘Aquarius’: Track-by-Track Review

Tinashe‘s arrival on the mainstream music landscape comes at a time when experimental R&B is rapidly crescendoing. Yet even within the ranks of emerging women singers showing just how quirky and eccentric they can be (Jhené Aiko,Kelela, BANKS), Tinashe may be the songbird best primed for superstardom. Her certified party starter “2 On” has ignited […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tinashe ft. A$AP ROCKY – Pretend

Tinashe’s album Aquarius is due on the 7th of October and build up is not slowing down. Her second single “Pretend” features a top rapper, A$AP Rocky as did her first one, “2 On” which featured SchoolBoy Q. Tinashe’s claim of the R’nB queen can be just with the consistency on both singles. To bag […]

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Zimbabwe-born The Voice Australia contestant Thando Gets Crowd Funding

After making a name for herself with her powerful voice in the most recent series of The Voice, Thando Sikwila is busily working on her debut EP. The former-Canberran will next month head into the studio to create an album she says represents exactly who she is. “Going on The Voice really put things into […]

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