Multi award-winning musician, Jah Prayzah will headline ZIMFEST LIVE https://www.zimfestlive.com/ at Kempton Park on August 19. Just 16 miles from the capital, Jah Prayzah will complete a line-up that includes Evicted, The Heritage Survival Band, Ard Matthews and Tytan to name a few and DJ sets from the reknowned Musiq Avenue and King Alfred this weekend at the UK’s Longest running Zimbabwe diaspora festival. Purchase tickets here https://www.zimfestlive.com/tickets
This comes as ‘My Lilly’, his collaboration with Nigeria’s Davido - one of the most sought-after pop artists on the African continent breaks through the million views mark on Youtube. The video, directed by the esteemed GodFather (D’Banj, P Square, Burna Boy), sees Davido singing lines in shona (one of Zimbabwe’s languages) and is already making waves back home with support across MTV Base and Trace.
Jah Prayzah is one of the fastest growing success stories from Southern Africa at the moment. With passion and drive, he is establishing himself as a true ambassador for Zimbabwe and ‘My Lilly’, is the latest in a line of pan African collaborations between him and some of the hottest talent from the continent. His connection in South Africa resulted in Sendekera https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2jc4KBkZ54, a smash hit featuring revered South African duo Mafikizolo and production by DJ Maphorisa (Wizkid, Davido). The track stayed at the top of the SA airplay charts for several weeks, saw him nominated for a SAMA (South African Music Award) and headlined the neighbouring country’s - Bush Fire and Africa Day festivals.
Also, ‘'Watora Mari' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8Ogqf9P2qI , with Tanzanian superstar, Diamond Platnumz saw Jah Prayzah become the first Zimbabwean to rack up a whopping million views+ on YouTube in just one week. The video now sits on 6million+ YouTube views. In 2016, he became the first Zimbabwean artist in history to bag a prestigious MTV Africa Award beating stiff competition from all over Africa for the prized
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVJ4X5TdRhw category. Elsewhere, he was one of four African artists chosen by Coke Studios to participate in their 2017 edition for their flagship music show with US star, Jason Derulo.
With a brand new album on the horizon - set to drop in October, My Lilly gives Jah more momentum to make his mark on the African continent but until then, catch him live in the UK. Purchase tickets for the family day event - here
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