Wambuseun is planning on kicking off December with a first of its kind show for the local entertainment scene. Lownan Nangombe or LO2 as he is also known is not only making inroads in Afrikaans Rap, but now the innovative musician is set to host a mash-up of Punk, Metal Rap and Rock music with the South African band Fokofpolisiekar. Read more about Wambuseun’s Afrikaans Invasion
“The industry is changing. People are not buying CDs like they used to with downloads and stuff now.
There’s Youtube and Facebook, but you still have to prove to the crowd what you are doing and the question becomes can you duplicate or even better that on stage,” says Elemotho Gaalelekwe Richardo Mosimane. Read more about Elemotho and The Music
Meet Selma Kambala (23) the Golden Gal. Born in Onyanya and raised by her parents in Windhoek where she attended the Augustineum.
Golden Gal only started her music career this year in June. “First I was just listening on the radio and I thought, why not me?” Now she has released an album called Omwene Gwetu featuring ten tracks recorded and produced by Sixa and the prolific DJ Micclassa, as well as SLP Productinos. Read more about Golden Gal’s First
Veteran Namibian musician Tokhoto is staging his comeback today at Zenso Lounge as part of this month’s Bank Windhoek Arts Festival. Real name Manson Gottfried, Tokhoto started his music career as a founding member of the former University of Namibia (UNAM) band ‘Legends’. From there, he embarked upon a solo career in music and has since released three CDs namely: Promises Are, Earth Life Crazy and the single GRN Read more about Tokhoto’s return to the music scene
“LET this be the end. Let me be the end of this violence, the end of this jealousy, the end of this greed. I have the power today to send people out to go fight. It is the same power I have to tell my people it’s not worth it. Authority being misused is my problem. I’m gonna take my authority and make it clear to all of my people. I want positive energy. I don’t want any revenge. I don’t want any violence,” said Hip-hop star Jericho at a news conference at the Namibia Music Industry Union (NAMIU) complex in Katutura this week. Read more about Music violence condemned
ADORA is 20-year-old Lilanie Kisting. Born into a musical family in Keetmanshoop, she launched her singing career as a member of the local church choir at the tender age of seven. Her inspiration is her father – a trumpet player in his own right. Her mother was also a performing artist. Read more about Adora On Sunday
STONE G is about to drop his debut album Straight From The Streets on 20 November after the album preview show on Saturday, 13 November at Zenso Lounge Bar. The album features the hit song by the same name, as well as the remarkable Broken Dreams with Luvy and Zoxa which was produced by Glo of Lash Attractions who also did Straight from the Streets and radio hit I’m Hot. Read more about Stone G Dropping
Equiped Dance Academy is set to combine the shooting of its video with a little environmental action and community participation today when they host a block party in Katutura at the site of a newly graffiti-painted concrete slab near Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School and Jan Jonker Afrikaner Secondary School.
DJ EQ will provide the music, while Equipped T-shirts will be available for sale. There will be a jumping castle, dance-offs and a whole lot of family fun. Here Mojo, Victoria, Skiks and Mic are seen doing a little of what they intend to do today. Read more about Equipped Makes a Difference
‘I LIVE ART’ is the theme of this year’s UNAM Annual Student Art Exhibition and Fashion Show which will be held at the Franco Namibia Cultural Centre next week. The annual event, which showcases the best works of the university’s art, fashion and textile students, is hosted by UNAM’s Visual and Performing Arts Department. Read more about UNAM Fashion and Art Week