Nyasha Kada, Entertainment Reporter
UK based promoter and deejay, King Alfred, says it’s important to keep the dancehall riddim culture alive for the genre’s continuity.
King Alfred is founder of Gully View Records, which is set to release a new riddim compilation titled Streets this Sunday.
The riddim features an array of artistes like Daruler, Diana Samukange, Kadijah, Ninja Lipsy, Blot, Jah Master , Decide Doubles Razerera Marange, Master H , Kapfupi Yut, Dobba Don, Hwinza Tally B, Extra Large and Vanchoga among others.
Jamaican artiste, Dwayno, and Nigeria’s Mr Claws are also on the line-up.
Speaking to H Metro, King Alfred said:
“Riddim keeps dancehall alive, that has been the culture since way back then.
” It is important to focus on such fundamentals of the genre because this is where more artistes are discovered which is important for the genres growth.
“A few months back we released the King Alfred riddim now we have the Streets riddim coming up this Sunday.
“The riddim is going to be available on the King Alfred TV channel on YouTube and is also going to be launched on various radio stations.”
“This production is one of a kind in Zimbabwe.
“A special shout out goes to the C. E. O,General Olive and our beloved producer Ras Nigga, he is a consistent in making good riddims.
” Our music is in safe hands if he keeps up the good attitude.”