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Winky D is a Danger to the Economy – Everything and Everyone 'Grinds' to a Halt When He Performs!!

5 May 2018

Eeeehhhh, comrades, we have probrem. In fact a number of probrems. Some say you can measure the success of an event by the types of problems they have. Here on these pages of the independently run and published HIFALutin’, we like to tell it like we like To - with no fear or favour.So let’s depart from the norm a little bit and talk about problems. Let’s count the problems that HIFA organisers had to witness all because of the Winky D show! 

Problem number one: everyone and his mother was there! There were even literally (no kidding) babies strapped to mothers’ backs whom this writer spotted amongst the throngs who seemed to come from nowhere to watch the Gafa (“gaffer” to the gentrified) perform. What a crowd! 

 

 

 

 Problem number two, if aliens (ok, ok, fine – even the less hypothetical tourists) were to come and try and understand societal class structure in Zimbabwe according to what they saw amongst the crowd, they would be utterly and thoroughly confused! ‘Allbody’ was there as one. Even Androids and iPhones were also there waving in unison when the Ninja President asked them to be waived. 

Which leads us to problem number three: even the corporate executives who were high up on their corporate gazebos, were dancing, jumping and waiving their scarves away like the ghetto yut who were amongst the povo. Kana ndimiwo, how can the economy progress if this young man from Kambuzuma performs like this regularly? People would be too busy trying to do like this young man’s song says: maprobhuremu ese disappear 

 

 

 through attendance of his shows! Tikaregerera mfana uyu anozni Bigi Man ka, anoenda nenyika akasadzoka nayo! 

Due to space considerations, we can only deal with only one other problem. If this young man, Messi we Reggae, does not perform at HIFA 2019, 

there may be ‘aram and despondency’ along with disaffection among the rank and file of ordinary citizens! Probrem is now: deciding which date and time the Kambuzuma King should perform at HIFA 2019…… 

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the HIFALutin’ are independently expressed and the HIFA Board of Trustees, management, staff and their descendents cannot be held liable for them as they do not necessarily reflect their own.

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