BY THOMAS CHIDAMBA
HIGH-FLYING Kadoma-based sungura musician Solo Moyo has said the best is yet to come as he prepares to release a scorcher of an album this year to solidify what has made him a household name in the genre.
Buoyed by the success of his seventh album Zvinobva Kunashe, the Kutinya Express frontman told NewsDay Life & Style that he was busy in the studio working on his 2022 project meant to surprise his legion of fans.
“I am optimistic that I will hit the right chord this year and cement myself as the darling of sungura fans. This is my year to shine. I am busy in the studio working on my next project that I will launch soon,” he said.
“With the support of my fans, I believe Solo Moyo and Kutinya Express band will be the talk of the music industry in 2022.”
Having been groomed by the late sungura legend, Tongai “Dhewa” Moyo, Solo opened his arms to Dhewa’s son, Obert, whom he nurtured and featured in one of his forthcoming songs.
He said working with Obert was a way of appreciating the late Dhewa’s role in grooming him when he was in the early stages of his career.
“I appreciate the role Dhewa played in my career and I am forever grateful. So, the best way to thank him is to uplift his sons in their careers, of which I am doing with Obert,” he said.
Solo, however, poured cold water on claims that he was Dhewa’s copycat.
“I don’t know why people think that I copy other people’s works. What these people should know is that I am in music to perfect my version and style of music,” he said.
“What I only do is to continue producing good music for my fans to enjoy and judge me.”
Solo is riding high on the album Zvinobva Kunashe, released towards the end of last year which is receiving national radio and entertainment joints airplay.
He is popular for songs such as Huya Tigare, Pindirai, Sorry and Ndinomera Zenze.
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