Sulumani Chimbetu’s publicist Joe Local Nyamungoma yesterday told NewsDay that the Dendera musician’s album “Asante Sana” is ready and will feature Thomas Mapfumo on a remix of Mukanya Mugomo.
Nyamungoma said the album will feature 8 tracks and Sulumani will play some of the songs for the first time during the Dendera Kings’ gig at Legends Sports Diner in Marondera on Saturday. He said the album will be launched at a yet to be announced date. Said Nyamungoma:
The album is ready. Takungoda kutarisa kuti mhepo iri kufamba sei (we are just watching the trends in local music), so that we can announce the launch date. The title of the album is going to come as a surprise to our fans. Our fans in Marondera will have an opportunity to feel the new stuff before anyone else. We are going to play two new songs for the first time and they should brace for that. On the forthcoming album, the song Asante Sana is there including a remix we did with Mukanya (Thomas Mapfumo) called Mukanya Mugomo. He (Mukanya) is putting final touches on the song.
Sulumani Chimbetu is a Zimbabwean Dendera Music vocalist, guitarist, composer, stage performer and businessman. He is the frontman for the Orchestra Dendera Kings and son of the late Dendera music icon Simon Chimbetu. He first came to the public's attention in 2004 when he joined... Read More About Sulumani Chimbetu
Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo, also known by his nicknames "Mukanya" or "gandanga", is a Zimbabwean Chimurenga music singer, a songwriter who is based in the USA. Mapfumo is one of Zimbabwe's top musicians. His genre of music is called Chimurenga (Shona for Revolution ) and many... Read More About Thomas Mapfumo
Marondera formally Marandellas is located some 67 km from Harare and is the capital of Mashonaland East Province. The city is surrounded by commercial farms where the residents go for seasonal employment. As of 2013, the town has a popuation of an estimated 46 000.... Read More About Marondera