Category music

Success Story from Zimbabwe: Thomas Mapfumo’s Revolutionary Music

Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo was born in Marondera in 1945, a town southeast of the capital city of Salisbury (now Harare) in what was then the British colony of Rhodesia. He was raised surrounded by farms, forests, and markets for timber, tobacco, corn, dairy products, and beef. When Thomas was just ten years old, his family […]