|Tonight is the night!|
|Friday, 21 September 2012 00:00|
Problem Masau Arts Correspondent
Tuku would fly past Harare suburbs such as Warren Park, Machipisa, Epworth, Chisipite and Borrowdale.
Dyer and Auntie Dorothy Masuka of the “Gona Ramachingura” fame will be waiting for the superstar.
On the local front, musicians such as Alick Macheso, Jah Prayzah, Peter Moyo, Chimbetu siblings — Suluman, Tryson and Douglas among others will wear white on the stroke of midnight singing happy birthday songs for the legend.
Dubbed “Dendera United” Allan, Suluman, Tryson, Douglas and Saiwe will unite for Tuku’s cause.
Tuku will relaunch his album “Sarawoga” and a DVD “Nzou Nemhuru” tonight.
Tuku has won a host of awards that include M-Net Best Soundtrack (Neria) in 1992, Nama (Best Group/Male Vocalist) in 2002, Kora (Best arrangement Ndakuvara) in 2002, SAMA Finalist (Best Traditional/African Adult Contemporary DVD) in 2002, Reel Award Winner (for Best African Language) in 2003, Kora (Best African Male Artiste and Lifetime Achievement) in 2003, Nama (Best Group/Male Vocalist) in 2003, Zima (Music Ambassador) in 2004, Zima (Best Music Ringing Tone “Handiro Dambudziko”) in 2006, Cultural Ambassador — Zimbabwe Tourism Association in 2007, Nama (Outstanding Musician) in 2008, Honorary M.Sc (Fine Arts) Women’s University in Africa in 2008 and Cultural Ambassador — Project Concern International in 2009, among others.