CULTURAL VAMPIRES: White Exploitation of Zimbabwean Mbira Music
I woke up this morning to my phone buzzing at the news of today’s Google Doodle focusing on mbira. Thank you to everyone who recognizes that this music is my calling and respects my voice in this ...
Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio will be the new MBIRA Chair moving
Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio will be the new Chair moving forward. Councillor Price said that the MBIRA has been a tireless advocate for the Inland Rail since well before the Federal ...
Leadership change for national rail body
After two years as Chairperson of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance (MBIRA), representing all local government authorities on or adjacent ...
American rap legend Nas pays tribute to Zimbabwe’s Mbira
By Bongani Ndlovu As Google took time to celebrate Zimbabwe’s Mbira instrument yesterday through changing their Google Doodle and putting a Mbira game to educate people on the instrument, American ...
Google celebrates mbira during Culture Week
GOOGLE has joined the Culture Week celebrations in Zimbabwe by incorporating the mbira in an interactive video that enables interested users to play the instrument. Culture Week is an annual event ...
American rapper Nas pays tribute to Zim’s Mbira
According to online sources, One Love samples the mbira (thumb piano), double bass and piano from the Heath Brothers’ “Smilin’ Billy Suite Part II” (1975) and contains a drum break from Parliament’s ...
Google celebrates Zim culture with Mbira Doodle
American multinational technology company, Google has joined in on Zimbabwe’s Culture Week celebrations by celebrating the country’s traditional instrument, the Mbira (also known as the Thumb piano) ...
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