Facing the Uncertain…

So much has already been blogged, posted, facebooked, grammed or tweeted about the August 2016  elections in Zambia.  I have done a bit of writing myself but nothing has been  posted online yet.  Until now. I don't seek to address the usual issues in this year's election discourse such as the campaign, the referendum or … Continue reading Facing the Uncertain…

Earning vs Getting Paid

An interesting piece by Cathy Phiri.

I’ve been reading a lot across social media platforms around Zambians (specifically) talking about not doing work for free.   I read it with keen interest.

As a person who has had to pay for services of another person, and have also had to charge out my services, I hasten to caution that the not working for free does not apply across the board. I’m a strong believer in knowing your worth, therefore you know when and how much to charge out your time to, but don’t have an exaggerated belief in your worth.   This blog is more for people coming up in the industry, still wet behind the ears, as opposed to those established as I feel the ones coming up are feeling they are established out of the gate.


So before you refuse any zero paying jobs, consider these points:

Is It Really Not Paying?

Money is not the…

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Why are so Many Mainstream Artists Doing ‘Christian’ Music? [Re-post from Rapzilla]

The original version of this story be read from Rapzilla here.  The author, Justin Sarachik, tries to explain this phenomenon and breaks down some of the lyrics. Read the comments on the Rapzilla page to get an idea of peoples views on this issue.  And for more such stories, follow the Rapzilla Facebook page. Why … Continue reading Why are so Many Mainstream Artists Doing ‘Christian’ Music? [Re-post from Rapzilla]