Statistics have shown that zimdancehall chanter Winky D is the most trending artist on you tube in Zim and among the top five trending artists in Africa. Stats released by You tube on Friday revealed that his song Ijipita has taken over You tube and the singer is dominating the air space.
In Africa’s most played list, Winky D features among some of the continent’s best artists such as Davido and Dj Maphorisa.
In a Twitter post on Friday Google Africa announced,”Here is whta you guys have been jamming this week on You Tube”. They then listed the top five trending singers of the week being Dj Maphorisa, Winky D, Davido, Eddy Kenzo and Diamond Platinumz. Such news has come as sweet music to the ears of Winky D music lovers. Indeed the singer is making his mark on the continental landscape.
Locally, Winky D enjoys a huge fan base. His album launch was evidence of the popularity that he enjoys.
Winky D has received various awards and continues to dominate the music scene. He has released songs such as Rokesheni, Finhu Finhu and Njema which have all been hits. His rise to fame was as a result of great talent and consistency.
Last year his collaboration with Gemma Griffiths on the song mugarden earned him a top seat on You tube. The song went on to dominate the airwaves by taking the top post on BBC Africa radio station.
Ijipita is a song on his latest album titled Njema. Most people had been begging the singer to release an album before year end last year and he rounded off the year in style with a massive album launch. The video to Ijipita was another surprise for his fans and it was well received.
Winky D has indeed cemented his place in musical circles and continues to grow his fan base both locally and internationally