DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DRC) rhumba star Josar Nyoka Longo, popular known as Zaiko Langa Langa, has called on countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region to come up with laws which will protect musicians from practices such as piracy.
Mr Nyoka said governments are losing a lot of revenue through such illegal activities.
IT was one of those nights when you are assured of retiring to bed with a happy face. A multitude of people thronged the Barclays Sports Complex to witness one of the biggest album launches the country has ever witnessed.
Well, one of the biggest in the sense that it was by Petersen, an artiste whose music career spans over a decade and is currently some unrivalled superiority in his regard.
KITWE’s Cinderella Night Club car park tomorrow becomes a hive of entertainment activity when Danny (Kaya) takes to the stage face to face with the visiting artiste from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) DaCosta in what is expected to be a gas of a jam.
Organiser of the event Ricky Chilolo said everything was ready and tickets for the show were selling like hot cakes and appealed to fans to turn up in good time to ensure they secured better seats in the car park.
IT HAS been a long time coming but now it is finally here. Jay Rox, otherwise known as Mr Roxa, has finally released his debut album titled Mvesesani.
Producer and rapper Jay Rox is one of the Zone Fam quartet.
After several mix tapes such as Berg City Mercenary, Fruits of My Labour, Bar Dissertation and More than Human, coupled with a successful album with his crew Zone Fam, Roxa thought it would be great to put together an album of his best material with assistance from his crew and other Zambian artistes.
EXCITEMENT characterised last Friday night in Livingstone when Lusaka premier night club Eastpoint opened a franchise in the tourist capital.
As early as 20:00 hours the venue was packed with traffic on Mwila Road while many revellers thronged the pub trying to find space inside the club that proved to be small for the bustling tourist capital.
Basement Entertainment is a UK based Zambian events management and promotions company set out to promote Zambian cultures and performing acts in the UK as well as parts of Europe.
A ZAMBIA-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) musical extravaganza is set to envelope the local entertainment circuit when the visiting Congolese artiste DaCosta from Lubumbashi appears on stage live with local idol boy Danny Kaya in an explosive storm at the Smugglers Inn on September 7.
Copperbelt-based music promoter Ricky Chilolo said in Kitwe that arrangements with the two musicians had been finalised and was pleased that the Congolese artiste had agreed to local terms of the contract.
THEY were both an exceptional duet team when they performed songs with Orchestra Quartier Latin 001, but as Fally Ipupa exited from the country two weeks ago, his mentor, Koffi Olomide, is back on the local charts with his sizzling album magically titled Abracadabra.
The album, which has toppled Bob Nkosha’s Dorika and the Big Dudes on the summit of Sounds Arcades, comes exactly a week after Olomide turned 56 years on August 13 and an astonishing 25 years in the rhumba music industry.
Six years after the release of his acclaimed debut album Sound Legacy, Chilu Lemba is back with yet another offering of his blend of Hip Hop and Afro-pop with a hint of Zam-beats.
This second album offers a more mature sound from Chilu and demonstrates how much he has grown as a person and as a musician and, more importantly, a lyricist and writer.