By Lerato Ndlovu and Kudakwashe Vhenge
Popular Zim-dancehall chanter Enzo Ishall who recently attracted public rage for being affiliated with the controversial prophet, Passion Java, has torched social media storm again with his new video ‘’Highest Score’’ which seems to have disappointed his legion of fans.
People took the conversations of the new video to different social media platforms expressing mixed reactions over the song particularly the video
The three minute and thirty-five seconds long video which was reported to have galloped some R1.2 million was directed by Buffalo Souljah in South Africa.
Popular Zimbabwean celebrities in the showbiz seen featuring on the video include Chillspot producer, Tafadzwa “Levels” Kadzimwe SouthAfrican based “JahSeed’ of the Bongo Muffin crew as well as the controversial Prophet Passion Java himself.
An online survey by Bustop showbiz desk triggered assorted responses with most people expressing their disappointments with the scariness of the video.
After simply asking what is the people’s take on the new song, the following comments where forwarded.
“Aita go beyond expectation this is extreme im not usualy scared kuona mavids ana Alkaline nana tommy lee but iri ndatya narohameno pamwe its because vamwe ava tajaira asi uyu ummmmm” said one Nathaniel Dick
“He should stick to singing in vernacular zvechirungu izvi zvinomuti netsei. The video has a different tale due to the HD quality motion graphics chii chii….. however inotyisa as it depicts scenarios associated with the underworld somehow” added one Romeo Takundwa.
“Ari ufamba nenzira yakafambwa nevaimbi vakawanda, eg Michael Jackson, the Beetles . This is satanic”, reiterated Gainmore.
However, some individuals applauded the youngster for defying all odds, enabling himself to exceed people’s expectations.
“what people don’t know is that controversy sells. From the moment Enzo started doing things na Prophet Java obviously this was bound to happen. He is heading towards stardom” responded one Nigel.
Part of lyrics to the tune sang in Jamaican lingua portrays the never ending ambitiousness of Enzo’s lshall’s dreams as he vows to reach the “Highest score”
“Mi nah tell a lie mi nah wanna miss target.
Mi make sure if mi want it mi get it.
Fearless mi never settle for less ca me know weh mi want
Finally here, one ting weh mi gatta clear
U uno hear me seh fearless
Mi never settle fi less
Cah mi know weh mi want”
In his defense for the song and video the Kanjiva hit maker’s YouTube channel stated that “ There are days when all we ever encounter are roadblocks, preventing us from moving forward. The moments when our dreams seems so out of reach make us wonder if it’s truly worth pursuing or fighting for…….The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake… [Taken from psalms 23]