Watch: Mukanya Humour – Only Me and Tuku Are Known Overseas!

In an interview on TV, popular Chimurenga musician Thomas Mapfumo took a light humourous dig at fellow musician Alick Macheso. In his attempt to explain why Oliver Mtukudzi is a hero, he says that only Mapfumo himself and Mtukudzi are known beyond Zimbabwe. Other musicians like Macheso, he says, aren’t known much out there…


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Alick Macheso is one of Zimbabwe's top Sungura musicians of all time. He is an award winning guitarist, lyricist, and dancer. Macheso rose to prominence in the early 1990s with his album 'Magariro' which carried the hit 'Pakutema munda' and 'Baba namai'. Read More About Alick Macheso

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

Oliver Mtukudzi, also known as "Tuku" (short for Mtukudzi) was a singer-songwriter, actor, writer, film director and entrepreneur. With over 60 albums to his name, he was one of Zimbabwe's top musicians and lead of the band The Black Spirits. His music was mainly in... Read More About Oliver Mtukudzi

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