Oliver Mtukudzi

 
Tuku at Harare's Book Cafe
Tuku at Harare's Book Cafe
The Book Café was packed. Fans were even trying to bribe the doorman to get into the show, but we had to turn them away. I’d printed a ‘Sold...
Just singing to his situation
Just singing to his situation
Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi loved telling the story about the exact moment he decided to be a professional musician. The decision was made on a hot...
Through upheaval and instability, we always had Oliver Mtukudzi
Through upheaval and instability, we always had Oliver Mtukudzi
It’s hard to pick a favourite Oliver Mtukudzi song. After all, for an artist who produced over 60 albums and countless classics, singling out a...
Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died at the age of 66. The news was confirmed by Gallo Records on Wednesday afternoon
Legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi passes away
Legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi passes away
Oliver Mtukudzi, passed away on Wednesday. He was 66 years old.
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Letta and Caiphus Live in Concert: As part of the 10th annual Mzansi Fela Festival, the State Theatre is hosting Letta Mbulu and...
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Wear comfortable shoes, arrive early, have a decent meal and, most importantly, have a taxi service’s number saved on your phone for your journey...
Oliver Mtukudzi: Troubadour for troubled times
Oliver Mtukudzi: Troubadour for troubled times
"It’s not really what we achieve but what we overcome.” His eyes flickered for the first time as those words poured out. The room full of...
[Slideshow]Rock 'n rolling in Zimbabwe
[Slideshow]Rock 'n rolling in Zimbabwe
Spontaneous jam sessions and dodging Zimbabwean police were all part of a group of local musicians' trip to Zim for the Vic Falls Carnival.
The musical Tuku train keeps on rolling
The musical Tuku train keeps on rolling
An obsessive work ethic is at play in the life of Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi. It’s something he alludes to on the 2002...
Tuku: Bringing light and hope
Tuku: Bringing light and hope
Tall and lean, he wears a black hat and a casual T-shirt upon which the image of his late son, Samson, is emblazoned. Popularly known as...
Story of diaspora exiles many
Story of diaspora exiles many
Those inducted receive the envious glances of those skulking in the corridors, left off the roll of honour.

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