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Asaph topples Winky D, ExQ, Jah Prayzah

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Asaph, Zimbabwe’s award-winning hip-hop musician has added another feather to his cap as his song, Mambo, is topping charts so much so that he has toppled the likes of Winky D, ExQ, Takura and Jah Prayzah.

The song that is a celebration of him being crowned the new king of hip-hop in Bulawayo is sitting on number one on the ZiFM Stereo GTel top 40 charts this week.

Mambo is a track that features Tha Dawgg and Fish F McSwagg. It was produced by Rayobeats and is a precursor to Asaph’s Mambo EP set to be released next month.

Asaph has relegated Winky D’s Parliament that was released two weeks ago to position two, Takura’s Ngoro yemoto (number three), Jah Prayzah’s Pahukama to position four and America’s Cardi B’s Bad Bunny to position five.

Born in Bulawayo, the rapper (real name Tafadzwa Tarukwana) said it feels like a dream to be on top.

“It’s my first song to make number one on one of the country’s biggest radio stations.

The ZiFM Stereo top 40 is seriously competitive.

“So being mentioned in it among some of Zimbabwe’s biggest artists is very impressive,” said Asaph.

As news filtered that he had taken the number one spot, Asaph said he started getting bookings from businesspeople and music promoters.

“I’m actually going to Harare this week to talk to some people who’re interested in working with me.

I want to work on producing some Mambo merchandise, but selling the single online is my first priority.

I really want to maximise on all the attention that Mambo is giving me.

Bookings have already started coming in so this last bit of the year will be exciting.”

He said the feat was not for him alone but was for the Zim Hip Hop movement.

“It really feels like this is bigger than me or that I’m representing the whole genre of Zim Hip Hop.

This is because for some time now, Zim Hip Hop has been perceived as a struggling genre in the country.”

During the fledgeling years of his career, Asaph once touted himself as the Zim Hip Hop messiah.

This latest endorsement from fans, he said was in line with his ultimate aim to lead Zim Hip Hop.

“When I said that (I’m hip hop’s messiah), it initially had a bit of pride and arrogance to it.

But over the years, I’m learning to allow my work to speak.

My mission has always been to shape and lead the genre and as I grow older, I’m realising that it’s about the work, not titles,” said Asaph.

Mambo has a music video that was released a month ago on YouTube.

Asaph said he had submitted it international music channels such as Trace, MTV Base and Channel O for consideration for airplay.
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Stunner’s house under fire?

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Desmond Chideme

Desmond “Stunner” Chideme who caused a scene at his birthday celebrations insists he was not seeking cheap publicity.

Stunner, who is not new to ladies’ drama, has deleted his post on Instagram in which he was apologising for pushing his wife Dyonne Tafirenyika whilst he was drunk.

In an interview with H-Metro, Stunner said he really meant it when he apologised on social media.

“I was just trying to apologise to my wife for messing up.

“I am not seeking attention on social media, my intention was to show how much I love her in front of the whole world and how sorry I was.

“Right now I am a busy taking good care of my family and you are actually disturbing me,” said Stunner.

Dyonne was, however, not reachable but she blue ticked on WhatsApp and switched off her phone.

Prior to his interview with H-Metro, Stunner had posted on Instagram admitting he was under the influence of alcohol when he pushed his wife at the birthday celebrations held over the weekend at Motor Action.

“Thank you all for coming out it was such a vibe, I was a bit of a problem. I’m sorry babe #Marambadoro #imsorry,” posted Stunner on his deleted post.

In ire, Stunner’s wife Dyonne went on to comment saying the apology was fake.

“Fu** you and your fake apology. Clout chaser! Alcohol chii chii are you always drunk? Don’t start with me mf,” commented the wife.

The screenshot of Stunner and Dyonne’s birthday drama has been trending on social media.

Despite all the backlash the couple got, Stunner insists he meant it when he apologised.

Stunner believes he used the right platform to show his remorse since the drama attracted the attention of merry-makers comprising of the capital’s well-to-do.H-Metro

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Zodwa Wabantu proposes to Ntobeko Linda

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Zodwa Wabantu Ntobeko Linda

Zodwa Wabantu has over the years proven that she is a nonconformist of note, and on Sunday Mzansi’s fave went “down on bended knees” to propose to her 24-year old lover, Ntobeko Linda. And he said “yes”.

Taking to her official Instagram account the local dancer and socialite shared the special moment with a powerful caption that highlights the plight that most successful women face when their partners aren’t doing well financially.

“We as Women we give our Men Money to Marry us. Hard working Women hide that they Marry themselves by giving their Boyfriends money to go to their families to pay Lobola. Some Women get Desperate to have that Ring on their Fingers.

She continued: But I don’t mind showing reality cause everything that has to do with Zodwa Wabantu is real. Mine is Real, I will Marry him”.

If you think that was dramatic enough then clearly you don’t know Zodwa because the dancer also revealed the prices of the rings.

She pulled receipts, showcasing that the “custom made princess style 9ct rose gold morganite and diamond” ring cost R47,826,09, while the one she bought for her bae only costs R5,217,39.

Zodwa has previously confirmed that she’s been dating Ntobeko for four years and now it seems the couple is ready to take their relationship to the next level.IOL

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Nox Guni speaks on porn video

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Nox Enoch Guni says the recent leak of a video of him masturbating is an attempt to destroy his marriage by a former flirt mate from the past who is now using his past shenanigans from previous years.

Nox Guni recently got engaged with his UK based girlfriend, Tadzo when he toured the Queendom for a number of shows.

Despite the leak of the dirty video, Nox claims his marriage is still intact despite efforts by one Bridget Mabrijo Sibanda Shumbakadzi who tried to extort money from him not to leak the video.

“That video is from way back before I even got married to my girlfriend and it is the work of this girl called Bridget.

“I met her on Facebook and we were never in a relationship.

“She actually wanted money from me so that she wouldn’t leak the video but I couldn’t agree to her demands.

“My lawyers are on the issue and as of me and wife we are in good books,” he said.

He said that the video was captured whilst he was intoxicated and flirting with Bridget.

“Ndakanga ndakatorohwa nema drinks and I was just flirting with this Bridget girl on a video call showing her my manhood,” he added.H-Metro

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