This week Exquisite Entertainment held a lively interview session with Prophet Israel Matthew about the world of religion in a new-world order that prohibits gatherings, and questions the entire existence of healing, where touch is a central aspect
Royce Mapaike tells Zimbabwe Digital News what transpired with Prophet Matthew
However, most artistes were living from money made from gig to gig and few had monetised their brands on the digital front.
“For example, before this shutdown, artistes didn’t think it was possible to work from home. Now we realise that it can be done,” he said.
“This caught us unprepared. I don’t think most artistes were prepared for this virus and we were also unprepared for any event that demanded a shutdown. For a lot of artistes everything has completely shut down and I think one can safely say that save for one or two performers like Jah Prayzah, most will not be making money during this period,” he said
“Now we have to think like shoemakers. When you’re a shoemaker and you make shoes, you know when the shoes have been made, you need to find buyers for whatever you would have made. I think that’s the kind mentality that we need to have,” he said.
“We are targeting the most disadvantaged artists and trying to uplift them into the mainstream. Raw talent is dying because of lack of support.” he said.
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