Greatman
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BornTongai Gwaze
(1993-06-24) June 24, 1993 (age 28)
Mhangura
Spouse(s)Silibaziso Masara
ChildrenKarrane Gwaze (son)
RelativesMuchaneta Gwaze (grandmother)

Greatman (born Tongai Gwaze) is a Zimbabwean musician. He has done collaborations with popular musicians such as Sulumani Chimbetu.

Background

Greatman was raised by his grandmother, Muchaneta Gwaze. He has said that his physical condition almost tore his paternal and maternal families apart when he was born, with either side accusing the other of practicing witchcraft. Eventually, however, both families accepted his condition. His song Pandakazvarwa speaks about the situation around his birth.[1]

Siblings

Greatman has twin brothers Kudakwashe and Kundai Chari.[2]

Wife

Silibaziso Masara

Children

In May 2021, Greatman announced his wife had given birth to a son named Karrane Gwaze.

Discography

Songs

  • Pandakazvarwa (featuring Sulumani Chimbetu)
  • Mwanakomana
  • Ndo...
  • Ciara
  • Jambwa Iroro
  • Mwanangu

Albums

  • Cheziya (2018)
  • Chikara Chemuno (2017)


Personal life

Greatman was born with myopathy, a condition, which reduces muscle strength and power in older children and adults.

References

  1. Robert Tapfumaneyi, Disability not a barrier - Upcoming musician Tongai Gwaze., New Zimbabwe, Published: 27 December 2018, Retrieved: 29 July 2019
  2. Tiller Maringa, Match made in Heaven, The Herald, Published: March 21, 2020, Retrieved: May 19, 2021