Thomas Mapfumo
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/0.1.40/img/default_artist_images/pop1.jpg
1945
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/c17caac7-7667-4c8c-b54e-0aac360b37b6
Thomas Mapfumo Thomas Mapfumo Thomas Mapfumo Thomas Mapfumo

Biography

Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo (born 1945) is a Zimbabwean musician known as "The Lion of Zimbabwe" and "Mukanya" (the praise name of his clan in the Shona language) for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his ...

Read more on Wikipedia

Show biography

Biography

Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo (born 1945) is a Zimbabwean musician known as "The Lion of Zimbabwe" and "Mukanya" (the praise name of his clan in the Shona language) for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his music, including his sharp criticism of the government of President Robert Mugabe. He both created and made popular Chimurenga music and his slow-moving style and distinctive voice is instantly recognisable to Zimbabweans.

Read more on Wikipedia



Tracks

Sort by


Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss