Alick Macheso also known as Baba Sharo,Extrabasso, Razorwire or Cheso-Power will on the 24th of March Launch his new offering Tsoka Dzerwendo.The Album will be launched at HICC in the Capital. Cheso Power will this morning premier his new Album Live on Star Fm.
As we prepare to hear the new offering lets learn of 8 Quick Facts about the Sungura Maestro.
1.He came onto the music scene in 1998, with his debut album Mugariro
2. Simbaradzo was to be the turning point is his career and Mundikumbuke and Mai Rubhi brought Macheso into the limelight. He was to follow on the success of Simbaradzo with Zvakanaka Zvakadaro.
3.He can dance, sing and play the guitar – a rare combination of skills among musicians. Zvakanaka Zvakadaro was followed, in 2003, by Zvido Zvenyu Kunyanya.
4.The popular Zora Butter dance in 2011 is Macheso’s initiative
5. Macheso can speak and sing in five languages – Shona, Chichewa, Sena, Venda and Lingala
6. In 1997, he broke ranks with Zacharia, to form his own Orchestra Mberikwazvo.
7. He is ranked among the best bass guitarist on the continent.
8. He is Zimbabwe’s best-ever selling artiste with his album Simbaradzo being the highest ever sold album in Zimbabwe, a record which is yet to be broken by any artiste in Zimbabwe to date