Music of Zimbabwe is rich with the cadences of pop and folk genres which have been enlightened with the rhythms of country’s well popular musical instrument ‘mbira’. Zimbabwe houses numerous myths of popular cultures and traditions.
Every year country celebrates a music festival at the Pacific Northwest of United States where people round the globe assemble and tastes the savour of Zimbabwean culture and music. Although Zimbabwe hosts number of popular musical genres, most popular and well accepted musical styles include Chimurenga, soukous, rock and roll and rumba. Country’s popular musical device ‘mbira’ is an essential instrument played in a halved calabash amplifying the sound and distorts.
Mbira is popularly called as thumb piano which has gone through several renewals and revivals. Changes and modifications in Mbira have gained international acceptation. Apart from that Zimbabwe’s dedicated musical players such as Dumisani Maraire, Forward Kwenda, Ephat Mujuru, Chartwell Dutiro, Stella Chiweshe, Cosmas Magaya, Beauler Dyoko, Hakurotwi Mude, Cosmas Magaya have blew up the tone of Mbira round the globe.
Zimbabwe is best known for its Sungura music genre. Pioneers of this great musical genre Ephraim Joe and the band Sungura Boys have brought Sungura in the mainstream music through ever green compositions. Notable names of artists who popularized the rhythm of Sungura globally include James Chimombe, Leonard Dembo, Leonard Zhakata, Joseph Garakara, Daiton Somanje, Gift Amuli and so on.
Other popular musical genres of Zinbabwe through which country’s name have been arrived in the Peak of Music Mountain includes Chimurenga, Tuku Music, Jit, Rumba, Gospel, Bulawayo, Urban Grooves etc.
Urban Grooves is a new trend in Zimbabwean musical industry that mostly attracts young generation and are sung by only young artists. Zimbabwean musical world is blessed with number of outstanding artists and boon voiced singers who have contributed their whole life for the augmentation of country music.
The marvellous beauty of Zimbabwean rhythms and attractive tones apace attained global reputation. Music lovers round the globe started to taste the yummy flavour of Zimbabwean music. Widened eyes and broadened brain of internet have realized the growing fame of Zimbabwean music and brought the same to its haven cover of net.
People round the globe at present can hear and experience the unexplainable beauty of Zimbabwean music through online. No need to go for Zimbabwe to hear country music. Sitting in the comfort of your personal room you can hear the beautiful Zimbabwean music. What you only need is to own a net enabled computer system at home. Enough! Leave the rest to internet.
There are number of online sites providing Zimbabwean music download either at free of cost or on paid. Zimbabwean music download sites updates people about new releases, traditional songs, folk songs, database information etc.
Be apart from paid sites as they ask some pennies as registration fee. Before downloading your favourite Zimbabwean music, it is better to check their quality. Download songs in a separate folder to avoid re-searching. Switch on your speakers, let them trickle the beauty of Zimbabwean music.