20 Oct, 2021 - 13:10 0 Views


Trust Khosa, Assistant News Editor

Afro fusion exponent Harmony “Demonso” Mazhindu says determined to work hard following the recession in Covid-19 cases.

The 38-year-old, who was steadily building his profile before the Covid-19 induced lockdown, said they survived by the grace of the Lord.

Harmony Mazhindu

“I had made great strides in building my brand before Covid-19 which led to the ban on public gatherings.


“I once resorted to my old business as a car dealer but the situation got worse that we ended up spending the capital.


“Now that we are can now hold parties with a stipulated number of people, I have decided to prepare myself for the festive season by recording my first album called Sango.


“Prior to this project due for launch next month, I had released a singles collection but I couldn’t market it well due for financial constraints,” he said.


Mazhindu, who fronts Kanoyerera Band, said he was grateful for the support he is getting form his producers.


“I have always known that God will never forsake us but we learnt the hard way though.


“I’m happy that I am still alive and still doing what I love best.


“As we speak, I have finished recording on my album which carries five tracks namely Manhenda, Mudzimudzoka, Kure Nehama,  Kuvhunduka  and the Tiri Musang.


“I recorded all these tracks at KOM Studios and I am looking forward to recording beautiful videos,” he said.


Mazhindu, who is inspired by US based Thomas Mapfumo, the late Oliver Mtukudzi and Chiwiniso Maraire, said he would not throw in the towel.


“I have been grounded like most of my peers but I won’t give up books music is my lifestyle and I can’t let it got easily,” he added.


Mazhindu, who is now using Demonso as his stage name, boast of a series of single which topped the charts on radio.


These comprise Kudenga Kuna Mwari, Rova Ngoma, Ndewangu, Jah, Bereka Mwana Tiende and Kuchanaya, a fusion of jazz with funky.


He has also done some collaborations with other artistes such artistes as Novuyo from Bulawayo, Gweru based Samukokoko and Mutare bred crooner Caff.


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