H*TF aka H*TOWNZFYNEST is a tight collective of conscious MCs hailing from Zimbabwe's Sunshine capital. Our mission is to put best of Harare's Hip Hop talent on the map, and carry the torch and blaze the trail for young entrepreneurs in the music business.
1996-2000 - A loose association of mcsperforming at schools shows, gigs
2001-2005 - Online community started on MSN for peers in H and the Diaspora, and grew to have over 4000 members before we shut it down.
2006-07 - Registered our company, domain, drafted business, marketing plans etc and began recording.
2007 - Mixtape finished! Great response.... Shopped around a lot, Several shows, marketing online, word-of-mouth, (spamming), a lot of rejections and 'almosts' and here we are.... Fittin To BLOW!
Yes we've performed live a few times. High Schools, pageants. Its empowering... nothing quite like it if U have a lively audience... Special moments?... Bras n panties on stage!
Diverse is the best way to describe our taste in music - Bob Marley, Tupac, Tuku, Common, Immortal Technique, Wu Tang, Commodores, Otis Redding... etc etc etc!
Its a studio so use your imagination!
The movement will be simulcast, televised, broadcast, n podcast!