Centrik Afrye

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Centrik Afrye
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Background information
Birth nameBhekumuzi Mguni
Born (1994-09-11) 11 September 1994 (age 24)
OriginBulawayo, Zimbabwe
GenresDance, House,
Occupation(s)Music producer , Remixer
Years active2011–present
LabelsIndependent (current)
Associated actsDjembe Monks, Tehn Diamond
Websitehttp://www.centrikafryeworld.com [1]

Bhekumuzi Mguni is a Zimbabwean artist with credits in visual arts, cinematography and music known by his stage name Centrik Afrye[2] .

Early Life[edit]

Centrik Afrye grew up in the dusty streets of one of Bulawayo's oldest townships Entumbane .He attended St Pius Primary School, a Roman Catholic church pre-school and later went on to do his primary education in various schools including Nyamande Primary School[3][4].

Music has a power like no other, dance is the praise song to that power"

Musical Career[edit]

Beginnings from 2011 [edit]

Its unclear what prompted him to do music but some journalists have written stating that the rise and popularity of dance music in Africa, pioneered by the likes Black Coffee,Euphonik and [[Locnville ,may have inspired Afrye to pursue the genre. He was a member of the widely successful school choir; Tsholotsho High School [5][6], from 2011 to 2012.

Musical Influences[edit]

Black Coffee and Tehn Diamond have been cited as some of his musical influences. He once said in an interview that dance music would be much fun if all the elements are mashed up to create a beautiful electronic sound.

Other Projects[edit]

Besides producing music, Afrye has worked extensively in the perfoming arts and has worked with local dance groups like Supergeeks Halotane[7]

Personal Life[edit]

He is currently based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

References[edit]

  1. "Centrik Afrye official website". 
  2. linkedin.com/BhekumuziMguni
  3. http://www.graduates.com/ss/349632
  4. [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2013/10/31/peoples-choice-work-like-slave &sa=U&ei=B74kVfSYGIK6aeWCgMAP&ved=0CBgQFjAE&usg=AFQjCNEsE3Wn6NDFjdJWzFHJY12WIojZvg "People Choice work like Slaves website"] Check |url= value (help).  line feed character in |url= at position 68 (help)
  5. http://www.chronicle.co.zw/tsholotsho-high-wins-big-at-choral-competition
  6. http://www.southerneye.co.zw/2014/10/20/chipadze-wins-battle-choirs
  7. "SuperGeeeks website".