Mathew Masinge, Entertainment Reporter
United States based singer Reverend Togarepi Chivaviro has urged fellow artistes to derive benefits from their fame as a substitute to earn a living.
Chivaviro reckons that while a lot has changed in the music world, only those choosing to be versatile have a chance to survive outside live performances.
The musician recently launched his personalized online store where his fans will shop for various merchandise associated with his music.
“I encourage fellow artistes to take advantage of their fame and convert it into a monetary value.
“Every artiste must strive to survive in these new times, have the fans supporting his or her art in order to derive all the benefits that comes from being an artiste.
“My stay and interaction with international stars in the US has led me to launch the much awaited revttchivaviro.com websites which is now up and running for our fans world over to access our special merchandise,”said Chivaviro.
Some of the merchandise available online include hoodies, caps, cups and t-shirts among other reverend Chivaviro branded products.
According to the singer, fans will get the chance subscribe to the store and enjoy giveaways, discounts and once-in-a-lifetime-deals.
“The online shop will provide our fans and clients an excellent shopping experience and everyone’s satisfaction matters to us.
“We have the perfect combination of Apparels and Cups that are tailored to meet your needs through our standard shopping practice.
“Even if you are not sure of what you want, our revttchivaviro e-shop has got several ways to help you identify your needs,” he said.
Chivariro says he has been in the merchandise business for over a year with hopes to expand.
“We have a feedback platform where our clients can also ask any questions about our products, or if they would like to check the availability of an item, our customer service is always available to attend,” he said.
The singer is also contemplating his next step in regards to his music.
However, a recent joint with fellow musician Blessing Shumba titled-Tungidzai Mweje-is receiving airplay locally.