Yemurai Dyakonda, Entertainment Reporter
Former Starbrite Ngonidzashe Moreni says artistes should be educated at least up to Ordinary Level.
The 24-year-old told H-Metro Entertainment & Lifestyle that education was essential in sending message.
“Music is used to send message to people, educating them and course for entertainment.
“Thus when a musician is educated he can teach people through music and also to understand contacts from sponsors,” he said.
Moreni urged fellow youthful musicians to try other genres rather than Zim dancehall.
“It appears everyone who wants to become an artiste starts by venturing in Zim dancehall and maybe that’s why I chose Rnb,” he said.
Moreni, who started off his music career around 2014 when he was still in high school, said he used to sing at AFM church.
“I used to sing in the praise and worship team and everyone was surprised that I could sing then.
“The church members started paying me to perform on small functions and getting paid that’s when I realised music can be a paying job,” he said.
Moreni entered the Starbrite Competition Season 8 and finished as a first runner up in 2017.
In his words, he said:
“Starbrite was a huge step for me in the music industry because it taught me to be creative and to perform in front of a huge crowd.”
He later competed in the Dreamstar Zimbabwe and he was one of the finalist.
During the same time, he released a love song titled Mashurugwi which he said was based on a true story.
Meanwhile, Moreni is set to release another single titled Rufu on October 26.
He is also working on an album which he looks forward to release early next year.