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Unpacking Mpiwa: The rising Afro-Fusion star

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Unpacking Mpiwa: The rising Afro-Fusion star

Mpiwa Gwindi simply known as Mpiwa is a recording and performing artist hailing from Zimbabwe who has been captivating audiences worldwide with her unique blend of Afro-fusion, gospel, and traditional music.

By Plot Mhako

Her musical odyssey began at a young age when she first picked up the marimba and shakers at the tender age of 10.”

Mpiwa’s journey through the world of music has been a continuous exploration, with pit stops at the mbira, guitar, and djembe. Each instrument added a new layer to her sonic palette, enriching her Afro-fusion sound with diverse textures and influences.

Since bursting onto the music scene in 2021, Mpiwa has been making waves with her original compositions and electrifying live performances. Her discography boasts a music video, six singles, and a six-track EP titled ‘Daughter’. With over 150,000 streams and listeners from at least 70 countries, Mpiwa’s music has transcended geographical boundaries to touch hearts around the globe.

Vibrant fusion of cultures, languages, and rhythms.”

Mpiwa’s music is more than just entertainment; it’s a celebration of cultural diversity and unity. Singing in multiple languages, including English, French, Shona, and Italian, she effortlessly bridges the gap between different cultures, inviting listeners into a world where language is no barrier to understanding and connection.

She has achieved numerous milestones and accolades that speak to her talent and dedication. From performing at prestigious events like the Harare International Festival of Arts (HIFA) to setting a Guinness World Record for the largest marimba ensemble, she has consistently pushed the boundaries of her craft.

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One of Mpiwa’s most impactful endeavors has been her role as the singer and songwriter of the youth empowerment-themed anthem ‘Together’, performed at the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) World Food Forum (WFF). This groovy, uplifting tune calls for international cooperation and sustainability, inspiring young leaders to shape a brighter future.

As Mpiwa’s musical journey continues to evolve, she remains committed to diversifying her artistry and spreading positivity through her music. Whether she’s exploring new genres or co-hosting a wellness podcast, Mpiwa’s passion for creating meaningful connections through music shines through.

Mpiwa’s endless narrative will continue to inspire, uplift, and unite audiences around the world, one beat at a time.”

Listen to Mpiwa’s music here

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Made by Kuda (MADE IN ZWE)
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