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Oliver Mtukudzi : Tsimba Itsoka

Iconic Zimbabwe vocalist-“Tuku” to his many fans-has much to share on Tsimba Itsoka, which translates to “no foot, no footprint.” But Mtukudzi’s left quite a large footprint in Zimbabwe, as he’s been performing for more than 30 years, first with Zimbabwean legend Thomas Mapfumo in the band Wagon Wheels. Now, the 55-year-old with the weathered and raspy chops singles out violent crime, fast-talking con men and the perils of fast fame while surrounded by the spirited background quartet of two male and two female vocalists.

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