- Ghana's raggae artist, black Rasta has is in Zimbabwe to perform at the Zimbabwe Music Awards
- He is also due to perform at the 92nd birthday of Robert Mugabe
- Blakk Rasta has a song that eulogizes the Zimbabwean president
Controversial reggae artist and former radio presenter, Blakk Rasta, has arrived in Zimbabwe ahead of his performance at the 7th edition of the Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMA).
The awards ceremony which is scheduled for 25th of February 2016, is to be held at the Harare International Conference Centre.
The Barack Obama singer is also expected to headline a concert in honor of His Excellency President Robert Mugabe. The concert, dubbed “Well Done Bob will feature some of Zimbabwe’s biggest musicians and is to commermorate Mugabe’s 92 birthday.
In a statement by the publicisit of ZIMA, Farai Chapoterera, she noted that Blakk Rasta will be the headline act at a concert to be held in honor of President Robert Mugabe. The statement added that the concert would be held after after the ZIMA ceremony.
The statement added that the theme for this year’s ZIMA ceremony, ‘Celebrating leadership through music’. It added that the music platform will be used to honor President Robert Mugabe with a concert dubbed ‘Well Done Bob’.
“We are excited to announce an additional showpiece that will come hot on the trail of the awards ceremony. ZIMA will host a concert dubbed. This concert is a musical celebration of Robert Mugabe the teacher, father, uncle, president and continental icon”.
It is unclear how Blakk Rasta was selected to perform in Zimbabwe, but we can deduce that his open support for President Robert Mugabe could have influenced the decision to have him in Zimbabwe for 2 very important events in the life of every Zimbabwean. Blakk Rasta to show his love and support to Mugabe has a song titled “Mugabe”, which eulogizes Robert Mugabe.