gospel music sermon with The Master
EMERGING businessman Simbarashe Edwin Jawona, who is popularly known by his security company’s trade name Mambo, has decided to record his debut album titled Nokutenda as a way of giving thanks to God for bringing Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya into his life.
Jawona told Standard Style that while he has never met the PHD leader in person, it was the teachings by his prophet that he had religiously taken as a guide, and in the process this had brought the blessings he was now enjoying in his thriving business.
Songs on the six-track album recorded at Dylan Chikwange’s Unique Records include the title track Mwari Pindirai, Vana VeYadah, Mwanakomana, Vaiti Vebasa and
The businessman-cum-singer, who composed all the songs on the album, said he began singing while still at school, and the phenomenal growth of his business had
triggered the resuscitation of his musical talents.
“I have managed to record my first album this year called Nokutenda, which is now almost ready and will be launched soon,” Jawona said.
“The album is based on thanking God for what He has done for me in my busines breakthrough with the assistance of the highly anointed man of God, Dr Prophet
The businessman said he had also been inspired by local gospel musicians like Mathias Mhere, Blessing Shumba, Mai Olivia Charamba, Fungisai Zvakavapano-
Mashavavave and Minister Michael Mahendere.
He added that his foray into gospel music was not aimed at making money, but to spread the Word of God as a way of appreciating the wonderful work God had done
in his life in his rags-to- riches testimony.
“Personally, I am not taking gospel music as a business, but as a way of preaching the Word of God,” he said.
“In that respect, I am willing to work with other gospel musicians during crusades and also holding music concerts to uplift others spiritually through
He emphasised that he wanted everyone to experience how gospel music was uplifting him spiritually as this was the only source of good success, as what was
happening to him daily in his business.
Jawona testified that God had done wonders in his life as he has managed to open Mambo Electronic Security, Mambo Home System and Mambo Farming Solutions and Trucks.
He promised his fans another hot album in November.
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