Dehwa ( Tongai Moyo’s Sons) Peter Moyo and Obert Moyo who were involved in a public fight over their father’s legacy as accusations of Peter taking over his father’s legacy and not sharing with his siblings emerged, The Herald reports.
Obert who last saw his brother 10 years ago reportedly extended an olive branch to his brother and the two are set to reunite.
Obert who once released a song likening their rift to that of biblical Cain and Abel spoke to the publication and said:
Sibling rivalry is normal. I have forgiven my brother Peter and I am at peace with myself. My life was hard growing up. We were born seven children, with Peter being the eldest. I was chased away and beaten up by Peter while I was in Grade 7 in 2011 after he accused me of stealing US$700. I went to stay with Gogo Chihera in Sesombe Village, Zhombe.
By then, my mother was in South Africa. Years later, she instructed me to move in with her sister in Waterfalls. I lived like an outcast in the family. I was changing schools and I finished my ordinary level at Kenzin College, passing four subjects.
I knew I had to take care of my siblings, who include Nyasha, Tendai, Tanaka, Nicole and Natasha. By then Peter had already relocated to Harare. I started working in sand pits in Chitungwiza before moving to Metro Peech. I then worked at a local construction company and met Brian Samaita in 2016 and we started discussing music.
I recorded my first track with Samaita in 2016 called Dhewa Vedu. It flopped. I then we went to South Africa, were I met Ronnie Mudhindo, who once worked with our late father.
Ronnie convinced me to take over the legacy left by our father and we did a track titled “Dzinza Rinokosha” and launched it on March 7 in Zimbabwe, but again it flopped.
I am now a born again Christian. The church leader counselled me and helped me record “Cain and Abel”. The church leader is now my manager. The song was recorded at Tru-Tone Studios owned by Jabulani Ndlovu. ‘Cain and Abel’, which already has a video, talks about me and Peter. I wanted to let my anger out. It was inspired by my upbringing.
Dehwa succumbed to cancer on 15 October 2011 and he left 8 children and a business in his home town of Kwekwe.
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