Margaret Mazhangaidze - GUTU - Upcoming zimdancehall artiste Tinashe Runyowa from Mukadziwashe village under Chief Gadzingo in Gutu is promising to be one of the best artists in Zimdancehall genre, after he rubbed shoulders with the man of the moment Tocky Vibes at Masvingo Sports Club Family Fun Day held last week.
Runyowa aka Triplek perfomed at the Family Fun Day that was held at Masvingo Sports Club recently, where he thrilled fans and left them crying for more. He is also referred to as Masvingo Dancehall Master (MDM) by a promoter popularly known as Tiger Fish after discovering talent.
The 24 year-old artist was born in Gutu and went to Gutu United Primary School and Mupandawana High School. He recorded his first song "Tariro" in February 2008 at Greengate studio which was mixed by Dj Mumhene of Dzivarasekwa in Harare .The song was a special dedication to his late sister.
According to Runyowa he is not attached to any studio so he records with different studios depending on how the producer operates. He recorded with Dj Cee Clear in Masvingo and his hit song "Cindy" was produced by Kutso productions.
Runyowa is the Young Given Talent (YGT) voice box champions with his song "Dai ndine Mari". He did a song titled 'Kufamba Ndega" with the" Misodzi" hit maker Yombreeman in 2013and his video was produced free of charge by Y.G.T after he won.
He said is inspired by seven Jamaican Artists and he got made his stage name from the first letters of their names; Turbulance, Rupee, I Wayne, Mr Perfect, Lexus, Elephant man and Kaprich.
Runyora said his dream is to take Zimdancehall to the world. He also advises all upcoming artistes to be strong because there are a lot of challenges in the music industry .His motto is "Forward ever, backward never.''
He also said that music should have decent lyrical content so that it can be listened by all age groups and one should understand that he or she cannot please everyone.entertainment