Keeping it real

28 May 2021 | Art and Entertainment

The showbusiness scene in Namibia is growing despite the universal hurdles in entertainment globally. This growth is validated by the number of shows being hosted, and many music videos and television shows being produced.

I always used to feel like we would never see another moment in Namibian music like the 061 Music heydays. But that perception has changed completely because the music space in Namibia now is even more exciting.

However, it is important that we give flowers to the people that laid the foundation. This can be done, for example, by giving these veteran artists roles as judges at singing competitions, as their music knowledge is vast. Another form of giving them flowers is by featuring them on the line-ups – new music is always exciting but booking artists who may not necessarily be putting out new music always adds the nostalgic element to the show.

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