Winky D refuses to perform Ibotso in Bulawayo – VIDEO
Zimdance hall sensation Winky D refused to play a song he featured with Holy Ten titled Ibotso.Winky was performing at a show in Bulawayo on Sturday night where fans were calling out on him to play the song. He let the fans down and let them know that he has been cautioned and he was there to make people happy irrespective of their political views.
On 4 March 2023, during a concert in the city of Chitungwiza, police removed Winky D from stage. He had just sung his latest hit, Ibotso, from his 12th album, Eureka Eureka. Videos shared online capture him being manhandled as he walks from the stage.
The lyrics he was singing include the line: ”ini ndiri muimbi chete handina pfumo handina bakatwa. (I am just a singer, I do not have a spear or a sword.)
Musicians in Zimbabwe have to be cautious when it comes to lyrics that express anti-establishment views. Yet even so, in Ibotso the artist addresses the decay and economic inequality of a country where a political elite thrives by suppressing the working class.
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