Former Zimpraise producer Hofmeyer Joseph Madzinga last week unleashed two gospel songs which are likely to shake the country’s gospel music scene.
By Staff Reporter
Madzinga, who is now based in the United States, said the two tracks — Shungu Dzangu and Nyengetera — were his first singing projects despite having worked with a number of local gospel artists.
“I would say I am an upcoming music producer. I only started singing on these two singles trying to see how it goes when I am on the vocals,” he said.
The 27-year-old singer who is now contracted to a US radio station where he is doing adverts and jingles said he was comfortable with every genre, but on his debut project he opted for Afro-fusion.
Born in a family of five to an AFM pastor based in Masvingo, Madzinga said he gained a lot of experience working with a number of artists in Zimbabwe before he left the country last year for the US.
“I worked with Zimpraise, Sebastan Magacha, Pastor G, ExQ and many other artists in Zimbabwe. I also produced and wrote songs for Sharon Manyonganise on her first album in 2012 with Joseph Madziyire,” he said.
“I have been playing keyboards at my church’s biggest platforms like conferences. I was also the choir director at the AFM church from 2008 to 2012 and left because of work commitments with Zimpraise.”
Hoffie as he is popularly known said he was working on an album, which will be released later this year.
Local producer Munya Vialy flew to Dallas, US to do the production of the two singles.