Millicent Dube, Showbiz Reporter
The music industry in Bulawayo is about to be rejuvenated as city jockey, DJ Feel G has created a movement that seeks to support and promote local artists and house music as a genre. The initiative has been named House of CBD.
As part of the initiative, house music lovers are being treated to massive hangouts every fortnight at the Stop Over Club which has been revamped. Once-off events are also set to be held at different venues for a diverse ambience.
This Sunday, the House of CBD will be hosting the tribal house music trio of Djembe Monks. They will be supported by the movement’s permanent DJs, Deeper MrStripes, DJ AshT, Kotwane Hikwa and the curator DJ Feel G.
For the longest time, Bulawayo has been the epicentre of house music well blended with kwaito music and the House of CBD brand has been initiated to support the local artists and boost the house genre.
Loyal house heads have been starved of this genre at most spots in town hence this has come as an opportunity to connect artists and DJs with their followers under one roof to network in the Bulawayo CBD.
In an interview, DJ Feel G gave more insight into the movement.
“Looking at the likes of DJ Nitefreak, a local who is doing well in the international house market, I got motivated to create a space whereby house music as a genre would get enough acknowledgement and respect…