URBAN grooves artiste Shamie Mabvudzi of the yesteryear Shame and Nathan duo recently released a new album titled African Dream.
Report by Sheryleen Masuku
Shame and Nathan rose to popularity with their hit songs Aripo and Ndofara in 2002.
Mabvudzi relocated to South Africa a few years ago and is currently based in Cape Town.
He launched a solo music career in SA and has been actively involved in various entertainment activities.
He has performed at a number of shows and his new album promises to be a hit.
The album’s online version has received numerous positive comments and fans seem to be enjoying most of the songs.
The 35-year-old artiste, who is also a radio presenter for an online radio station, One Afro Radio, based in United Kingdom, believes the 14-track album will put him on the spotlight as a solo artiste.
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“Now I can safely say I’m back in the game and people’s support encourages me every day. The album was released online a month ago,” said Mabvudzi.
“It will be available in Zimbabwe before the end of January 2013.” The album features a number of artistes such as Mad Fisher, Rev Levi and Faith who collaborated with Mabvudzi on different songs. Popular songs are African Queen, Hlala Nam, Ndivhurire, Une Rudo and Anouya Chete.
Mabvudzi does a number of shows in Cape Town clubs where he gets huge support from the Zimbabwean community.