BY PRECIOUS CHIDA
ZIMDANCEHALL chanter Caleb Tareka — popularly often known as Ras Caleb in music circles — continues to base his music on tragic occasions, and has launched a observe titled Xenophobia themed on the recurring scourge in South Africa.
The musician, who hogged the limelight by his standard Tokwe Mukosi music in solidarity with the victims of the 2014 Tugwi Mukosi floods which left many Masvingo households homeless and displaced, instructed RZP Weekender Life & Type that his mission was to console the continent by his music.
“It’s my goal to console Africa and feed it with constructive constructive music, that has at all times been my calling. The Xenophobia assaults are an enormous situation and, we as Africa, have to crush such inhuman practices in order that we don’t stay a troubled continent,” he stated.
The musician stated he was presently engaged on one other single that may be launched subsequent month, which was impressed by the devastating results of cyclone Idai in Manicaland.
The extraordinary tropical cyclone was one of many worst pure disasters on report to have an effect on Africa, inflicting catastrophic injury in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, leaving greater than 1 300 folks lifeless and lots of extra lacking.
“My dream has at all times been to make a distinction in folks lives. I did Tokwe Mukosi, but it surely by no means modified my life financially. I’m, nevertheless, glad that we managed to encourage the entire nation and the dam was accomplished, and that brings me satisfaction. I can lead everybody astray for cash, however that’s not what God despatched me to do,” he stated.
The chanter, who was as soon as homeless and needed to eke out a sordid dwelling within the streets of Harare, stated his music spoke to his life as lots of his songs — significantly the albums Reggae
Dispensation and Miriyan Miriyan — had been primarily based on his previous life experiences.
Ras Caleb, whose different album is titled Rascals Manuscript, was nominated for an award in 2015.
His fourth providing, Tsviramo, is ready for launch earlier than finish of the yr.
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