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African Renaissance

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African Renaissance - Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi Feature( 0:28:44)       
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The show features Oliver Mtukudzi's music. Oliver is an African Legend and one of the most popular musicians to ever come out of Zimbabwe. Oliver Mtukudzi also affectionately known as TUKU by his fans has released 67 Albums in his musical career. The show plays a few of the songs from his wide collection.
Published: 19/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Gospel Music Part 2( 0:28:50)       
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This is a second feature of Gospel music which is one of the biggest musical genres in Africa. Songs featured in the show are timeless classics with most of them being more than 20 years old but still relevant today as they were at the time they got released.
Published: 5/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Music By ExQ( 0:28:39)       
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The show features music by ExQ who rose to fame in the early 2000's when Urban Grooves music genre was gaining popularity in Zimbabwe. He has continued to produce great music and on the 5th of August released his latest album titled 'Enoch' which is his real first name. This show will play music from this latest album including songs from his previous albums
Published: 22/08/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Africa Unite By Bob Marley and The Wailers featuring Various African Artists( 0:25:40)       
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The show plays music from Africa Unite a posthumously released album by the legendary Bob Marley and The Wailers which features Artists from Africa who perform their own reinterpretation of his Classic Songs.
Published: 8/08/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Golden Oldies( 0:28:59)       
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This show features songs by Miriam Makeba, Ishmael Lo and the Soul Brothers among others. These timeless classics sound as good as they did many years ago.
Published: 25/07/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Mixed Bag( 0:24:19)       
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Popular songs by African Artists
Published: 11/07/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Sungura Music: Part 1( 0:29:30)       
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This is the first party of a series of features on Sungura Music. The show features Sungura music from Simon Chimbetu , Leonard Dembo and Alick macheso.
Published: 27/06/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Tuku, Zahara and Freshly Ground Feature( 0:29:17)       
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The show features some live emotional performances by the late Zimbabwean Legend Oliver Mtukudzi and South African Artists Zahara and Freshly Ground.
Published: 13/06/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Jah Prayzah( 0:26:31)       
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African music with an emphasis on Zimbabwean music
Published: 30/05/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Lucky Dube The Legend Feature ( 0:28:24)       
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The show features music from one of Africa's best reggae musicians. The late but great Lucky Dube played a pivotal role in shaping African music history. Born in South Africa, he is Africa's own version of Bob Marley.
Published: 16/05/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - 2023 African Vibes( 0:26:20)       
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This show features recently released music by African Artists from Cameron, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe among others
Published: 2/05/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Happy Independence Day Zimbabwe( 0:28:40)       
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Celebrating Zimbabwe's Independence Day with nostalgic music by Zimbabwean Music Icons. ThomasMpfumoChipatata OliverMtukudziNdakuvara Murambinda AlickMachesoCharakupa SolomonSkuzaBanolia
Published: 18/04/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Afrobeats featuring Davido Timeless album( 0:25:20)       
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Afrobeats originated from Nigeria and Ghana and is very popular in West Africa. The music is also known as Afro pop and incorporates many music styles such as Hip Hop and Dancehall. Davido is one of the most popular Afrobeats artists who released a long awaited album titled Timeless on 31 March 2023. The show samples some music from that album as well as some old songs from other artists.
Published: 4/04/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Gospel Music( 0:27:54)       
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Gospel music is a very popular genre in Africa. It is enjoyed by both Christians and non Christians alike. Gospel music is usually a key part of celebrations like weddings and graduations but is also played or sung during sad times like funerals. There is a spiritual awakening that gives the euphoria and nostalgia associated with it.
Published: 21/03/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Zim Dancehall( 0:29:25)       
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This show showcases Zimdance hall songs that span over a decade. Started by Zim youths in the gettos os Zimbabwe the gnre has mutured and the industry has grown and become mainstream music in Zimbabwe.
Published: 7/03/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
African Renaissance - Yester-year Love Ballads( 0:28:37)       
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Where are these amazing artists who gave us what we knew as Urban Grooves? This show plays some Urban Grooves love ballads.
Published: 21/02/2023 6:00:00 p.m.

Join Mercy for a fortnightly programme devoted to playing music from Africa with an emphasis on Zimbabwean music to awaken an interest in the diverse musical genres by African musicians.

Host: Mercy Munatsi

Produced By: Mercy Munatsi

Language: English

Category: Music

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