Zimdancehall musician Guspy Warrior has been nominated for the 2017 edition of the United States’ Linkage awards.
He is the only Zimbabwean to be nominated in the awards. He has been nominated for the category of the “Best African Dancehall Artiste of the Year” together with fellow African artistes; Stonebwoy (Ghana), Bobi Wine (Uganda), A2 (Gambia), AK Songstress (Ghana) and Frankie Dee (Kenya). Speaking to The Herald, Guspy said that he was grateful for the nomination. Said Guspy Warrior:
This nomination means success. I am motivated to do more in the music industry. It was always my wish to be recognised outside of my country and this is only the beginning. I am honoured by this nomination alone. It has taken me to greater levels and it shows that God has blessed all my hard work.
The date for the main awards ceremony is yet to be announced. Voting is open for all nominees and you can vote by clicking here. The rule reads ‘1 vote 1 person every 5 days’.
Guspy Warrior is a popular Zimdancehall artist known for his hit song Seunononga. So prominent was the song that it made the chanter a household name just after its release. He is also the son of legendary gospel singer Mechanic Manyeruke Read More About Guspy Warrior
Zimdancehall, is a Zimbabwean music genre with roots in the Jamaican tradition of reggae. The genre is known for its hard-hitting lyrics which often encompass social commentary on issues like poverty, unemployment and drug abuse. Read More About Zimdancehall