Music from Zimbabwe – Zhakata

Zhakata is a zimbabwean musician born in 1968.  He’s best known for sungura songs in the shona language. I really like his music, it’s “real” World Music for me. Here’s his great song “Rwendo Rwembiri”:

Music from Zimbabwe – Stella Chiweshe

Stella Chiweshe (also Stella Rambisai Chiweshe, Stella Rambisai Chiweshe Nekati, or Stella Nekati Chiweshe, born ate Mujumi Village, Mhondoro, Zimbabwe, 8 July 1946) is a Zimbabwean musician. She is internationally known for her singing and playing of the mbira dzavadzimu, a traditional instrument of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. She is one of the few female players of the instrument, which she learned to play from 1966 to 1969 when even fewer females played the instrument. Here is the song “Chachimurenga “

Music from Zimbabwe – Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi

I want to present, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe. Oliver born in 1952 in Highfield, Salisbury, began performing in 1977 and released 49 albums. He won everything you can imagine from music awards  in his Country.  Here is the song “Tozeza Baba”