dhewa dies.jpgPopuplar sungura music maestro, Tongai Moyo has died.

 

He was 43.

 

His cousin, Davison Chosa said Tongai died this last night at St Annes Hospital after a long battle with cancer.

Manager for Utakakata Express, the band that Tongai fronted, Gift Katulika, popularly known as Shiga Shiga also confirmed Dhewa’s death.

After starting his music career back in the late 1980s, Tongai, known to his legion of fans as Dhewa rose to stardom in the late 1990s with albums such as ‘Vimbo’, ‘Vise’ and ‘Mano’.

Other albums that Tongai did are Bvumavaranda, Chingwa and Samanyemba and others which saw him reach iconic status in the local music industry.