Meet Morset Billie a self-driven young art entrepreneur

    Morset Billie is a self-driven young art entrepreneur who is powered by poetry and marketing. Raised in a small town of Mutare in a large high density suburb, his poetic pieces are all about where he comes from, what he grew up seeing, the struggles ghetto children are born into but not obliged to die in and how the creative asset portfolio can be used in addressing such struggles.

    Morset Billie is a self-driven young art entrepreneur who is powered by poetry and marketing. Raised in large high density suburb in Mutare the third capital in Zimbabwe , his poetic pieces are all about where he comes from, what he grew up observing, the struggles ghetto children are born into but not obliged to die in and how the creative asset portfolio can be used in addressing such struggles. Having studied International Marketing at Chinhoyi University of Technology, Morset has a keen interest in merging business and art in a creative way that opens up opportunities even for other creatives.img-20161101-wa0005

    Artiste Profile for Morset Billie


    Guest artiste/organizer/resident host at Shaurai Poetry and Music Sessions held monthly at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (N.G.Z), Mutare

    Director of ceremonies at Manicaland Show of the Arts, NGZ Mutare – 2016

    Performing artiste, Jingaregomo Urban Festival, Mutare – September and December 2015

     Performing artiste, Zim Hip Hop Awards, Harare, December 2015img-20161101-wa0002

     Supporting act, Rudo Chasi Africa University Jazz show, Courtauld Theatre – August 2015

     Host/organizer, Arts against drugs and substance abuse, Courtauld Theatre – January 2016

     Host, Miss Afriport, Afriport Bar and Grill, Mutare – February 2016

     Host, Miss 21st February Movement Manicaland, Mutare Hall – February 2016

     Host, Food for Thought Discussion forums, Turner Memorial Library/Mutare American Corner

     Host, Black History Poetry slam, Education U.S.A/Mutare American Corner – February 2015 and 2016

     Host and guest artiste, Exhibition Opening events, N.G.Z Mutare

     Participant, Creative Enterprise and Professional Development Programme (British Council, The Hip hop Shakespeare Company and Patsime Edutainment Trust) – April 2016

     Performing artiste, Rebuild Sakubva Initiative Launch, Sakubva Beit Hall, Mutare – May 2016

     Performing artiste, Shakespeare Mix the Play Initiative, British Council, Harare – June 2016

     Co-founder/Performing artiste, Young Readers Initiative, Education U.S.A/Mutare American Corner – July 2016

     Performing artiste, Shakespeare 400th anniversary Commemorations, British Council and Patsime Trust, N.G.Z and Courtauld Theatre, Mutare – August 2016

     Participant, Zimbabwe International Book Fair Poets Workshop, Harare – July 2016

     Participant, Zimbabwe German Society Write Affair Poets Workshop, Harare – August 2016

     Performing artiste, Jibilika Dance Festival Finals, Courtauld Theatre, Mutare – August 2016

     Moderator and performing artiste, Poetry and Literature for Peace forum, Education U.S.A/Mutare American Corner, Mutare – September 2016

     Participant, Intwasa Festival Poetry Slam, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo – September/October 2016img-20161101-wa0003

    Creatives Morset Billie has worked include:

     Flexxo Mushawarukwa (poet/rapper)

     C Bleech (producer/beat maker)

     Aguila (rapper)

     Lady Tshawe (Poet/singer)

     Shingie the Poet

     Teq Niq (producer/beat maker/rapper)

     Mbizo Chirasha (poet/activist)

     Adam Lagrande (pianist/guitarist)

     Rudo Chasi (jazz singer/guitarist)

     DJ Touch (Producer/deejay/beat maker)

     Keven Simomondo (poet/events coordinator)

     Vera (singer)

     Aunty Martha (vocal coach)

     DJ Tosh (deejay/events coordinator)

     Lucy Chiduku Nyangani (events coordinator)

     Meyniak (spoken word artiste/rapper)

     Stanford Kutiwa (producer/sound engineer)

     Johnny Gambler/Baba Andile (rapper/events coordinator/graphic designer)

     Professor Johnson (visual artist/art professor)

     Mr. Muparutsa (Producer/sound engineer/guitarist)

     Patricia Dube (Poet/writer)

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    Organizations Morset Billie has worked include:

     Mutare/Haarlem City Link, Mutare

     National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Mutare

     The British Council, Harare

     The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, London

     The Courtauld Theatre Players, Mutare

     Poetic Licence, Harare

     Patsime Edutainment Trust, Harare

     Education U.S.A/Mutare American Corner, Mutare

     Manicaland Association of Performing Artistes, Mutare

     Zimbabwe Red Cross Society, Mutare

     Vision Aviators Media, Harare

     Jibilika Dance Academy, Harare

     Stone Age entertainment, Mutare

     Intwasa Arts Festival, Bulawayo

     National Arts Council of Zimbabwe

    Follow Morset on the link below

    https://www.facebook.com/morset.billie

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