Here’s what Peace In The Hood has in store for you at #Shoko2017

Shoko Festival brings down the curtain on the 1st of October in Chitungwiza at Unit L Community Hall Grounds with its Peace in the Hood Concert.

Peace in the Hood is a free community concert bringing together thousands of people to enjoy an incredible line up of local acts with featured performances from Dhadza D, Chengeto Brown, Sharky, Boombeto, Diamond Boyz and Ninja Kid.

Our afternoon will kick off with performances from Chitungwiza artists Sharky and Ninja Kid. Sharky’s afro-centric sound and the use of traditional instruments on stage make him a unique act and one of the most energetic performers in Zimbabwe.Ninja Kid is a dancehall artist who has released several music videos in 2016 along with a singles collection called Totangira Ipapo.

The afternoon will also feature performances from rapper and songwriter Russy Amplifaya whose lyrics are a raw depiction of the gritty streets of highfield; Diamond Boys with their unique and versatile style of fusing Afrobeats with other genres like Dancehall , Hip Hop and EDM; Munodonhedza Musika hitmaker Boom Beto;Hip Hop artist and Promoter Big Dollar Bruce and the Jibilika dance crew. The women are being represented by Chengeto Brown, with her afro-pop and western pop sounds. She has featured in projects with Oliver Mtukudzi and Salif Keita titled African Paradox  and recently collaborated with Ammara Brown on the smash hit  “Wachu Want”.Peace in the Hood will come to close with a performance from the Magetsi Aenda, dancehall heavyweight and Peace in the Hood favourite,  Dhadza D.

Natalie Kombe. Festival Coordinator.

Peace in the Hood is a very special component of our festival and we do our best to ensure an exciting line up for the community so that it’s something they can look forward to each year. The energy is so incredible and it something people should definitely experience

Tickets for Shoko Festival are currently  available from Moto Republik and Alliance Francaise. Tickets will also be available at the gate. Ticket prices are $10 p/d for general admission; $5 p/d for varsity students with a valid ID and $5 p/d for two high school students in uniform. Shoko festival is Zimbabwe’s premier festival of Urban Culture taking place from the 29th – 30th of September at the Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences and Unit L Chitungwiza on the 1st of October.

For more details on the festival visit is a Shoko 2017 partner

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