South Africa: Makhadzi honors his promise and adds a Shona verse to a new song


South African songbird Makhadzi, real name Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona, has honored his promise and included a shona verse in his highly anticipated song Tshentsha Magiya which was released last week.

Makhadzi promised to add a Shona verse to the track due to be released after the overwhelming response from Zimbabweans who took part in the Tshentsha Magiya challenge where people recorded themselves dancing to a snippet of the song.

The first video to ignite social media had a Zimbabwean woman dancing to the song with her hands on a stool while her feet were splayed against a wall.

Days later, another submission from a Zimbabwean couple sent social media to a standstill. In the video, the couple danced to a snippet of Tshentsha Magiya mimicking intimacy positions.

Reacting to the post, the Ganama singer said she would add a Shona verse before releasing the song.

“CUT CUT CUT Zimbabwe we surrender…. Mr Mazepe just submitted this one, I add a verse in shona and drop this one,” she wrote in reaction to the video.

The Shona verse was done by Mr. Brown who follows the lyrics;

Usarenge mukadzi wako kuenda kumaPorofita vanochinja magiya. [Don’t let your wife go to the Prophets; they will change gears.]

Usatemba kutengerwa doro nemurume wemunhu, anochinja magear. [Don’t rely on people’s husbands to buy you beer, they will change gears on you.]

Usatemba munhu wenyama pavanhu venyama vanochinja magear. [Don’t rely on people of the flesh, they will change gears on you]

Kuti chinja, chinja, chinja.

Kuti chinja, chinja, chinja.

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