Keeping it real

19 February 2021 | Art and Entertainment

The come-up stage during any artist’s journey has always been an important one. Some started out as low-self-esteemed musicians and then quickly emerge as super confident stars, while others find themselves along the way, picking up the music business’ ins and outs and learning from their failures.

Today’s edition carries stories that speak to both scenarios. After a long hiatus, Desmond has resurfaced with an international deal. Meanwhile, leading their genres, Waters and Lioness have new music for your playlists. With that said, let me not hear that ‘R&B is dead in Namibia’ conversation. The genre isn’t dead, you just stopped listening.

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