Popuplar 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 Dhewaâ€™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 â€˜Vimboâ€™, â€˜Viseâ€™ and â€˜Manoâ€™.
Other albums that Tongai did are Bvumavaranda, Chingwa and Samanyemba and others which saw him reach iconic status in the local music industry.