WINKY D last Friday announced the release of the long awaited video for the hit song, Disappear.
“Winky D fans have been asking for this video, we do what we do because of the fans. And as I promised during Gafa Futi album launch that I would deliver the Disappear video before any other video, it was fitting to answer the Disappear question before I answer the latter - Panorwadza Moyo, Twenty Five or Gafa Party questions,” said Winky D.
True to his word, The Gafa Life exponent debuted his video on BTV’s flagship music programme Flava Dome on Friday evening before releasing it on his official YouTube channel for online consumption.
While some fans would have been pleased with just having a video for the song, for the more critical and perhaps too expectant, the visuals for the runaway hit track contained more bark than bite.
The wait has been long for the chanter’s fans, who like most observers, have been baffled by his decision to sit on a potential gold mine by not making a video for a song that obliterated every chart in Zimbabwe and beyond after its release.
For over a year, the chanter played hide and seek, avoiding or ignoring questions and calls for a video for his hit song.
After the premiere of the video, the buzz and excitement about the video was muted while a rising tide of criticism started to bubble from those that had got less than they had bargained for after a year of waiting.
Perhaps it is the wait that killed the excitement.
One might question the wisdom of releasing the video when the song is no longer popular.
In modern times, videos have