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The city of Gweru came alive on Friday as several artistes took turns to entertain music lovers at Midlands Hotel.

Jah Prayzah, Winky D and Tarasina Chibaya,Terminator and several dancehall artistes performed at the event.

Chibaya was the first to take the stage and the afro jazz artiste did well to introduce herself to fans.

Songs from her new album “Zvakarongeka” proved popular among fans.

Terminator who is currently riding high with his song “Tinofamba NaMwari” thrilled fans.

He was energetic throughout the night leaving fans asking for more.

“A lot is coming up this year and let’s keep supporting Zimdancehall in a peaceful manner,” he said on stage prompting fans to cheer him on.

He paved way for Winky D who managed to keep fans on the dance floor with his hits.

Songs “Paita Party”, “Musarova Bigman” and “Taitirana” were part of the playlist that thrilled fans.

At the peak of his performance, Winky D randomly called fans to the stage to sing his tracks and he ‘collaborated’ with a number of talented voices from the crowd.

His manager Jonathan Banda said the musician has planned something bigger for his fans this year.

“Our fans have been supportive and for that reason Winky D is doing his best to please them.

“He is planning something big for them,” he said.

Jah Prayzah was the last performer of the night.

He introduced his new songs “Dindingwe” and “Chipo Changu” from his forthcoming album “Jerusarema”.

Fans enjoyed the songs and asked people to play them over and over again.

The musician said he was happy with the response to songs from his upcoming album that he has been sampling at his shows.

“We are launching the album on May 22 and people must look forward to a great project.

The musician said he was sampling songs from his new album at most of his shows.

In a separate interview the musician’s manageress Filda Muchabaiwa said they are putting final touches to the new album.

“Everything is going according to the plan and as I speak he is working hard to make sure people will enjoy the music,” she said.

Partson Chimbodza who organised the show praised the people of Gweru for being peaceful.

“With such crowds we would have seen some cans being thrown on stage but they have enjoyed the show peacefully,” said Chimbodza.

He hailed the artistes for being professional at the show.

“They all came in time and they have performed according to their contracts. If all artistes behave this way at their shows, we will have a good industry,” he said.

Source : The Herald