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The owner and founder of Gaza Conquering Empire, “Gaza Commander”, celebrated his 40th birthday with a huge Zim dancehall fever this past Saturday.

“Gaza Commander”, real name David Akandawasvika, hosted the birthday bash at Mbare Netball Complex where dozens of top Zim dancehall artistes took part in the much-hyped event.

Although the event was scheduled to start at 6pm, it only went underway around 11pm because of the rains which resulted in less people attending.

The bash brought together a number of top dancehall artistes who included Soul Jah Love, Kinnah, Killer T, Bounty Lisa and Ricky Fire who performed in the wee hours of the morning.

“This birthday bash is not only meant to celebrate my 40th birthday, but also the many positive effects that have been brought about by the introduction of Zim dancehall.

“Because of the Zim dancehall industry, many youths are now able to look after themselves and their families. Also, the crime rate in the ghettos has been greatly reduced due to the dancehall industry,” the birthday boy said.

Gaza Commander said some promoters want to take aantage of talented artistes without giving anything back.

“A lot of promoters are using our talented youths for personal financial gains without uplifting the youths. But, as Gaza Conquering Empire our main aim is to uplift and nurture young talent so as for them to reach their highest potential.

“I would also want to urge Government authorities responsible for the Zimbabwean youths to contribute financially and materially for these youths to be able to fend for themselves and their families,” he said.

In an interview with The Herald Entertainment, Gaza Commander’s right hand man, Soul Jah Love, said Gaza’s birthday bash has brought him and other artistes together as a family and he admires Gaza for all the good deeds he has done to promote him and other artistes.

“I really appreciate the opportunities he has given me in uplifting my career. We as artistes should come together as one family even though we are all not perfect human beings. I would also like to thank the Most High for Gaza Commander’s successes in life and the immense contribution he has done to promote Zim dancehall artistes,” he said.

Gaza Conquering Empire was established by Gaza Commander way back in 2008 and that was the time he formed a solid bond with Soul Jah Love who was the MC at the birthday bash.

Invited guests included artistes King Labash and Mic Inity.

Source : The Herald