What is Winky D Trying to Say with His New Album?

The popular dancehall singer took to stage wearing a prison uniform, a move fans believe hints at Zimbabwe imprisoning its citizens. His album - Njema - is slang for handcuffs. Winky D was in trouble with authorities after they reportedly banned state-controlled radio stations from playing his new album, an allegation they denied.


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  • Zimbabwe:  Govt Dismisses Claims of Banning Winky D On Radio

    New Zimbabwe, 30 December 2019

    Information Ministry Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana, has dismissed claims that government has banned the playing of popular Zim-Dancehall artiste, Winky D's songs on all State… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Govt Denies Blocking Winky D Interviews On Radio

    263Chat, 30 December 2019

    Government has denied blocking Zimdancehall kingpin, Winky D from being interviewed on all local radio stations prior to the singer's much-awaited album launch set for Harare… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Major Set Back for Winky D

    263Chat, 30 December 2019

    Zimdancehall king Winky D real name Wallace Chirumiko who is due to release his much-awaited album, Njema tomorrow, has been dealt a major setback after powers that be ordered all… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Winky D 'Bows to Pressure'

    Zimbabwe Standard, 22 December 2019

    The recent pressure from music fans for dancehall chanter Winky D to release an album was the perfect cue for his camp to launch, after lengthy delays, the yet-to-be-named project,… Read more »


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