Bryan Kadengu
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BornBryan Kadengu
(1992-10-03) October 3, 1992 (age 29)
  • Musician
Known forBeing The First Winner Of Starbrite Zimbabwe

Bryan Kadengu is a Zimbabwean musician who was the first winner of the relaunched version of Starbrite Zimbabwe in 2012. He has performed alongside the likes of Uhuru and Toya Delazy from South Africa, Lucius Banda from Malawi, Young Fathers from the United Kingdom and Mokoomba from Zimbabwe.


Kadengu was born on October 3, 1992 in Chinhoyi.[1]


He attended Chemagamba Primary School before he went to Chinhoyi High School where he came out with three A-Levels.[1]

Music Career

He started his music career at school at the age of nine and professionally after leaving school. After winning the StarBrite show, he performed in Chinhoyi as he shared the stage with Oliver Mtukudzi, Busi Ncube, Roger Mbambo and other artistes each time they came to Chinhoyi. He also performed for students at Chinhoyi University Hotel.[1]

Winning Starbrite Zimbabwe

He auditioned for Barney Mpariwa’s StarBrite in Chinhoyi, before going on a boot camp at Mazvikadei Dam where the top 10 artistes were selected.

From there the selected team proceeded to Glamis Stadium, Harare, and came through to the finals held at the Zimbabwe College of Music where he won a Toyota Spacio car as first prize. This was given to him at a ceremony held at Pandari Lodge in Glen Lorne. He came first in the StarBrite competition in 2012.[1]


Bryan Kadengu has since recorded an eight-track album titled “Nyaya Dzerudo” which included titles such as “Jamaican Girl”, “Marunjeya” “Matida”, “Inseparable”, “Tanya”, “Usasiyane Neni” and “Beautiful You Are”.[1] He also released a single "Heavy Machine".


Nyaya Dzerudo

Bryan Kadengu - Usasiyane Neni
Bryan Kadengu - Nyaya Yerudo
Bryan Kadengu - Matida
Bryan Kadengu - Marunjeya
Bryan Kadengu - Beautiful You Are
Bryan K - Tanya
Bryan K - Inseparable

Latest Videos

Bryan K - Heavy Machine- Official Music Video


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Fred Zindi, Is Bryan Kadengu a lucky winner?, Herald, published: September 28, 2015, retrieved: September 12, 2016