Songs That Has Many Zimbabwean Singers in Sin Bin

Zimbabwean Rhumba singer Juntal has found himself in hot water after his song Mutupo was found to be nearly identical to Cote d'Ivoire artist Bebi Philips's song Balaumba. While Juntal has been allegedly been caught red-handed, he is not the first person to fall foul of copyright infringments. Journalist Robert Mukondiwa trawls through the archives to see just who else is guilty of playing copycat. You decide...



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  • Zimbabwe:   Jah Prayzah Admits to Stealing Song

    The Herald, 12 December 2014

    Musician Jah Prayzah has admitted that he copied the beat of his song "Mwanasikana" on the album "Tsviriyo" from Ghanaian musician Emmanuel Samini's 2007 hit track titled… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Jah Prayzah 'Stole' Award Winning Song

    New Zimbabwe, 8 December 2014

    IN another embarrassing low point for Zimbabwean music and creativity, NewZimbabwe.com can exclusively reveal that Jah Prayzah 'stole' a song off his Tsviriyo album passing it off… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Sulu Exposed As a Copycat

    The Herald, 14 September 2011

    Suluman Chimbetu has dismissed claims that he copied a Kenyan group's work when he wrote "Kwedu", instisting the song originated from one of his dreams. Read more »

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