Sulu, Winky D to perform at Castle Tankard
HARARE – National Arts Merit Award winner Suluman Chimbetu and dancehall ace Winky D will be the main entertainers during the Castle Tankard to be held at the Borrowdale Racecourse in Harare on May 4.
Sulu and Winky D, whose Christian name is Wallace Chirumiko, will share the stage with Sniper Storm, King Shaddy and urban groover Baba Shupi.
DJ L-Roy and Ottis Frazer complete the Castle Tankard’s entertainment line-up.
Chamunorwa Mhembere, Mashonaland Turf Club (MTC) marketing manager told the Daily News that they have lined up musicians with the ability to appeal to the great crowd expected at the May 4 event.
“When we organise occasions like this one, we consider artistes with the profile which will suit with our expectations”, said the MTC marketing manager.
“We deliberately choose artistes who command many supporters. Our 2013 theme is Destination Perfection and we have chosen these artistes so that they help infiltrate our theme in people’s minds”.
Preparations are already on course for the annual event that promises a lot of thrills.
Some of the country’s top models are expected to take to the ramp to showcase a variety of clothing created by local designers.
MTC is still in the process of identifying the fashion designers and models who will participate on the day.
The choice of 2012 treble Nama winner Sulu ,Winky D and Sniper Storm comes as no surprise. The chosen artistes are proven crowd-pullers.
The “Ninja President” Winky D, who is currently riding high with the song Taitirana featuring female rapper Ninja Lipsy and Baba Shupi are set to delight young Castle Tankard gathering.