Macheso's new songs being pirated on the streets

Macheso's new songs being pirated on the streets
Published: 12 November 2012 (79992 Views)
ALICK Macheso on Friday vowed he would "kill" anyone he found selling his two new songs recorded at one of his recent shows.

Macheso told NewsDay at the sidelines of his show at Boomerang Mabvuku (formerly Hurudza Tavern) that he was alerted upon his return from the United Kingdom that two of his coming songs were on sale on the streets.

"Last year I was forced to change some of the songs because my CD had leaked. They want me to repeat the same process this year? No! I will kill them if it is that case," fumed Macheso.

He said piracy shortchanged fans who would buy unfinished products.

"Our fans suffer the most because they are forced to listen to unfinished products. This time around we will deal with piracy," he said.

Last week, some of Macheso's new songs from the forthcoming album Huyai Samasimba were circulating on the market. Macheso said he had instructed his security to deal with anyone caught recording his music at live shows.

He said he appreciated the move by the police and authorities in the arts sector to raid vendors selling pirated music.

The musician shocked fans at the show when he took over the drums at one stage while Noel Nyazanda played the bass guitar.

Progress Chipfumo, the supporting act, performed exceptionally well.

He evoked yesteryear memories at what used to be his ceremonial home during his stint with Hohodza Band. 

- macheso

Tags: Macheso,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

MDC congress in late start

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 41 Views

Zhuwao, Wadyajena in war of words

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 35 Views

Dabengwa to be declared national hero

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 36 Views

Mnangagwa feels the heat

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 40 Views

Sadness at the hands of the Zanu-PF

by GoodNess Nwachukwu | 25 May 2019 | 34 Views

Statement by the NANGO on Africa Day

by NANGO | 25 May 2019 | 29 Views

A smoking pipe hung precariously from his blackened lips

by Thomas Murisa | 25 May 2019 | 37 Views

Africa Day ADF speech 2019

by Dr Vusumuzi Sibanda | 25 May 2019 | 29 Views

We want real meat-pies not soya-chunks

by Thomas Murisa | 25 May 2019 | 24 Views

Mourn DD as He Was

by Mkhululi Zulu Zapu Presidential Spokesperson | 25 May 2019 | 29 Views

MDC Congress: A case for tribal balance

by Jimmy Jombo Charowa | 25 May 2019 | 31 Views

Mnangagwa gets wild cheers in South Africa

by Mandla Ndlovu | 25 May 2019 | 62 Views

JUST IN: 5 CIOs storm Kasukuwere's farm

by Mandla Ndlovu | 25 May 2019 | 60 Views

WATCH: Apostle Chiwenga prophesying on Dabengwa's death

by Mandla Ndlovu | 25 May 2019 | 46 Views

'Mnangagwa's dialogue is nonsense' says Chief Ndiweni

by Mandla Ndlovu | 25 May 2019 | 58 Views

MDC CONGRESS: Latest voting results

by Mandla Ndlovu | 25 May 2019 | 79 Views

Africa Day not yet uhuru

by Dr Masimba Mavaza | 25 May 2019 | 32 Views

I say no to executive share option lets have minority and all employees

by Engineer Jacob Kudzayi Mutisi | 25 May 2019 | 36 Views

No more excuses in fighting graft

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 38 Views

Ndiweni endorses Chamisa

by newzimbabwe.com | 25 May 2019 | 42 Views

Mnangagwa, Chiwenga fly Dubai planes

by ZimLive | 25 May 2019 | 38 Views

Chiwenga receiving treatment in India

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 40 Views

MDC congress in slow start

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 36 Views

Ex-Zanu-PF MP donates to cyclone victims

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 40 Views

Zimbabweans told to brace for mass protests

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 40 Views

Mnangagwa ally speaks on military ouster claims

by ZimLive | 25 May 2019 | 35 Views

Wife flees poking -machine hubby

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 38 Views

Zinasu victory under threat

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 33 Views

Man keeps lover's panties under pillow

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 36 Views

Chamisa's MDC promises more demos after congress

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 24 Views

Chibaya blames MDC bigwigs for chaotic structures

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 26 Views

Another Zimbabwe coup looms?

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 23 Views

Man catches wife pants down with churchmate

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 28 Views

Mwonzora attacks Masvingo executive

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2019 | 26 Views