princetendai.jpgPopular musician and “Character” hit-maker, Tendai Mupfurutsa, also known as Prince Tendai, has died. He was 56.



Prince Tendai, who was also a musical promoter, was credited for bringing to Zimbabwe R n’ B musician, Akon and dancehall sensation, Sean Paul in 2010 under his Real Deal promotions.

Family friend,Gates  Jijita said Prince Tendai, who has been sick for the past eight months, succumbed to a motor neurone disease, which affects the nervous system.

He said Prince Tendai, who came back from China last night where he was seeking treatment, died around 3am today on his way to hospital.


Mourners are gathered at House Number 4 Warwick Drive, Greystone Park, Harare.

Prince Tendai will be laid to rest at the Mupfurutsa homestead in Magunje, Hurungwe on Saturday.

He is survived by his wife and six children.