Macheso to unveil Tsoka Dzerwendo on cassette

SUNGURA ace Alick Macheso has honoured a request by his multitude of fans to unveil his latest album, Tsoka Dzerwendo, on cassettes and online.


Macheso’s manager Tich Makahamadze confirmed the developments to NewsDay yesterday, saying the album would be available in different formats, including online, to cater for fans in the Diaspora, who will get the album the moment it will be officially released.

“We have received requests from some of our local fans that they want the album to be available on cassettes and as a way of showing gratitude to our paymasters, who have stood with us despite starving them for about three years, we saw it fit to have the album on cassettes,” Makahamadze said.

“We are still working on the number of cassettes, although we had an experience of a bigger run on cassettes more than CDs previously. After conducting our research, we have established that we still have a significant number of fans who play cassettes, so we must not let them down.”

Makahamadze emphasised that more than 100 000 copies of the six-track album would hit the streets on Monday and would be available across the country as they have more than 500 distribution points available in a move to counter piracy.

“Mobile teams co-ordinated by Nash Paints and Zimbabwe Red Cross Society, who are our partners and primary distributors of the album, will be in different corners of the streets across the country selling thousands of the CDs at $1 each,” he said.

“For our South African fans, the album will be selling from R50 at New Town (Mashate Restaurant) and Boksburg Hotel.”

Local music marketing and distribution company, Jive Zimbabwe, are organising the massive album launch three days after the release (March 24) at the Harare International Conference Centre.

Tracks to be featured on the album are Baba, Kurarama Inyasha, Gungwa, Wandirangaridza, Mude Mude and Munyaradzi, all inspired by people’s social life in their day to day living.

The Madhawu hitmaker has been a victim of piracy, with his albums Kwatakabva Mitunhu (Kure Kwekure), Ndezvashe, Vapupuri Pupurai and Zvinoda Kutendwa being pirated before they were released.

28 Responses to Macheso to unveil Tsoka Dzerwendo on cassette

  1. Willard Manganeez Manga March 18, 2016 at 9:38 am #

    Waaal Tskoka Dzerwendo!!! Tinozvibonga Baba Chisale. Tanga taremba ngekumirire dambarefu iri kuno kuNyanyadzi Musharukwa woye. Ndabonga hangu!!!

    • Mwandipa March 18, 2016 at 1:27 pm #

      iya pamunyanyazi here zvainge zvarembesa ngekumirira mhanzi newone hino motogara maudzapo mutape Gudyanga (Chikiliki) agadzirire chigiyo ngeMonday mwaDorcus kkkkkkkkkk

  2. La G40 March 18, 2016 at 9:39 am #

    Interesting. To think that there will be kids on the street quipping at this never before seen (in 10 years) technology.

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  4. DEDEDE March 18, 2016 at 3:02 pm #


  5. Dr Lee March 18, 2016 at 3:12 pm #

    ayaaah yaaah

  6. Kindred Toys March 18, 2016 at 3:14 pm #

    Thumbs up Cheso, we are waiting to hear it from you

  7. Richard Jeke David Masuka March 18, 2016 at 6:52 pm #

    Power Power chete chete tokutendai Baa Shero

  8. Tatenda March 18, 2016 at 8:59 pm #

    zvaitwa tombofarawo

  9. Dewa March 18, 2016 at 9:47 pm #

    I cant wait for tsoka dzerwendo.thank you ba Sharoe

  10. Michael t nedziwe March 19, 2016 at 3:44 am #


  11. joseph gambe March 19, 2016 at 6:47 am #

    baba shero thank u

  12. tman March 19, 2016 at 8:42 am #

    tsoka dzekupera

  13. bindura kata March 19, 2016 at 10:20 am #

    Apera ndiwe

  14. wemakonzo March 19, 2016 at 1:17 pm #

    tman..bvisa weruvengo mkati mehana yako

  15. tashy dee March 19, 2016 at 7:52 pm #

    zora butter!!!

  16. gmen-madharican March 19, 2016 at 9:28 pm #

    Innate and evergreen music leader in zim ,skopokopo, to walk to chech, xool, toilet u nid ur feet. thank you mdara

  17. fsk spembe March 19, 2016 at 9:57 pm #

    Tobaaaabonga eyaaaaaana

  18. Team-Africa March 19, 2016 at 10:30 pm #

    Haunzwe zita racho here Toilet Man nxaaaaaaa isu toti Cheso power zvinoda kutendwa Teeman utinyarewo nhyka

  19. mupedzisi innoe March 19, 2016 at 10:46 pm #

    baba sharo makapenga

  20. Stephen March 20, 2016 at 3:52 am #

    Thank you baba Cheso. Tsoka dzerwendo kwaakumberi, but maatiregerera, tamirira tiri zvedu paBende-Nyanga

  21. dz power March 20, 2016 at 11:06 am #

    3 years without an album kwaiva kupererwa hr? kana kutya competition usatifinhura iwe alick ,wakambotinyepera uchiti be4 xmas this tym let it be ,good luck anyway we will support you

  22. Tafadzwa Nyarara March 20, 2016 at 11:11 am #

    Piracy was never a problem but the pricing of the CDs was the root cause Baba Shero.This time with a dollar each you win and your fans can afford.

  23. yasmin March 20, 2016 at 2:37 pm #

    thanx baba sharo

  24. alfa March 20, 2016 at 3:26 pm #

    The man himself, king of sungura. Noone can replace your space papa sharo

  25. ronald March 20, 2016 at 8:19 pm #

    tanga taneta kumirira woye zvaitwa

  26. ronald March 20, 2016 at 8:21 pm #

    pakaipa wangu takumbofarawo

  27. nyika March 21, 2016 at 9:05 am #

    tsoka dzerwendo ndozvo ndokuti rwendo

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