By Tapera Gwezhira
Gospel artist Reverend Togarepi Chivaviro successfully released his EP Friday with his wife Juliet Chivaviro also releasing her first ever album titled Perseverance.
Rev Chivaviro’s EP carries two songs Excellent and Hamupererwi.
He promised to release the videos of the two songs next month.
The song excellent has been received very well by his fans.
“I was given this song in a dream as it is. Keep praying for us so that we keep on preaching the word of God through music. Very soon you will hear the song being played at the radio stations across the country,” the Ebenezer hitmaker said.
One of his fans Felix Maroto said, “The song Excellent sounds very good to me, may God continue to bless the works of Rev Chivaviro. Both the guitars and the message is power packed.”
His wife Mrs Chivaviro known as ‘Mother General’ released 8-track album. The hit song Perseverance has also been praised by her fans.
Odlum Pahla said, “The song is rich in content, you can dance to it as well, I think the woman has done a very good work and I wish her a good luck in future.”
Other songs on the CD include Chokwadi zita raJesu, Wauya wauya a hymn, Topemberera which she featured Mai Mhere and Mai Ngolombi. Today we start is a song sang by Assemblies of Pentecostal Methodist kids at Germiston.
Mother Chivaviro featured the late National Hero Oliver Mtukudzi’s wife Daisy and Mai Manyeruke on the song Pindai Jesu.
Other two songs are Pindai Jesu instrumental and Tichanoimba Hosanna.
Chivaviro and wife were forced to cancel the Harare launch which was set for Saturday January 26 after a protest by the opposition MDC Alliance supporters and some civic groups. He cited security reasons.
Chivaviro however flew to Harare from his South African base for the burial of Mtukudzi which was set for Sunday January 27 at his rural home in Madziva, Mashonaland central.
Mtukudzi died on January 23 at Avenues clinic in Harare after a long battle with diabetes.
Rev Chivaviro said the CD’s are sold in both hardcopies and online.