Winky D has gained a coveted slot on the posthumous album of the iconic Jamaican reggae superstar, Bob Marley, in a breakthrough move that tilts the scales in his favour as the best Zimbabwean artist alive.
Winky D and fellow Zimbabwean singer Nutty O are the only representations from Southern Africa on this incredible album, which mostly features performers from West Africa.
The song “So Much Trouble In The World,” which features the outstanding vocal skills of Winky D, Nutty O, and Bob Marley, was superbly produced by the legendary Zimbabwean DJ Tamuka.
Entitled ‘Africa Unite,’ the new Bob Marley album is an exceptional collaboration between the iconic artist and Africa’s most talented musicians. This remarkable project breathes new life into Bob Marley’s timeless classics, with each artist reimagining a hit in their unique style.
Among the array of extraordinary talents featured on the album are Davido, Rema, Sarkodie, Ayra Starr, Tiwa Savage, Fireboy DML, Oxlade, and Tems. Together, they pay homage to the profound impact that Bob Marley’s music has had on the continent. The album is now available for pre-order and will officially be released on the 4th of next month.
Below is the captivating tracklist:
- So Much Trouble In The World ft. Nutty O and Winky D
- Dem Belly Full ft. Rema and Skip Marley
- Redemption Song ft. Ami Faku
- Waiting In Vain ft. Tiwa Savage
- Turn Your Lights Down Low ft. Afro B
- Three Little Birds ft. Teni and Oxlade
- Buffalo Soldier ft. Davido
- Stir It Up ft. Sarkodie
- Jammin ft. Ayra Starr
- One Love ft. Patoranking
Winky D’s inclusion in this prestigious album is a testament to his undeniable talent and the growing recognition of Zimbabwean musicians on the global stage. The album, ‘Africa Unite,’ promises to be an extraordinary and unifying musical experience, celebrating the enduring legacy of Bob Marley in the heart of modern-day Africa. -iharare