PREMIUM – Was Sungura buried with Dhewa?

07 May, 2023 - 00:05 0 Views
PREMIUM – Was Sungura buried with Dhewa?


The quest to come up with new duels that could add fillip to the waning genre has, however, been abysmal thus far. A recent attempt to pit promising up-and-coming artiste Mark Ngwazi with Macheso was especially desperate, if not laughable. Although Ngwazi’s recent offering ‘Nharo Nezvinenharo’ was laudable, it woefully did not have popular appeal. Attendance at music shows indicates that the gulf between the two is huge


Tendai Chara

When sungura ace Tongai “Dhewa” Moyo succumbed to cancer on October 15, 2011, at the tender age of 43, his fans were naturally disconsolate.

Fate had dealt them a cruel hand by cutting the tall, handsome muso’s life short.

Born and raised in Kwekwe, Dhewa, who fronted the Utakataka Express band, rose to fame in the late 1990s.

Initially, he struggled to detach himself from the shadow of the late music great Leonard Dembo, from...

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