Music from Zimbabwe – Lovemore Majaivana

Lovemore “Majaivana” Tshuma is a Zimbabwean musician, arguably the most  popular Nbebele  singer.  Majaivana means good dancer and he has been known for his dancing on stage. Listen to his nice song “Xolani”:

Music from Zimbabwe, Mali & Nigeria – C’est pas bon

BRANDNEW SONG! A song I don’t know more about, but it’s multi-cultural. Seems to be from Fore from Mali. But it’s awesome good african music. The ‘Ce n’est pas bon’ in the background is by Amadou & Mariam. About political and society problems. “C’est pas Bon”, in english: that’s not good:

Music from the US – Chiwoniso Maraire

Chiwoniso Maraire is a great singer and Mbira player from New York, born in 1976. Here’s her excellent song “Usacheme” on the mbira:

Music from Zimbabwe – Sam Mtukudzi †

Today, I will present you the Zimbabwean musician Sam Mtukudzi(April 1, 1988 to March 15, 2010)  who died already in the age of nearly 22. He was the son of Oliver Mtukudzi, a great Zimbabwean musician, and played the saxophone and the guitar. He died March 15, 2010 in a car crash with his sound engineer, Owen Chimhare of head injuries at the scene.

R.I.P. Sam Mtukudzi , you’ll never be forgotten, as great personality and as talented musician.

His song Amai is very nice…