Kireni Zulu
  • Musician
Known forBeing a musician.

Kireni Zulu is a Zimbabwean musician.


He was born in Zvishavane in a family of eleven children. As of November 2016 he had 10 children; three daughters and seven sons. His children are; Jadren, Radon, Pharen, Oren, Brenny, Lydan, Esin, Rasin, Falyn and Abren. [1]


He did his primary education at Mabika Primary School in Zvishavane and later went to Rimuka High School in Kadoma for secondary education. He was to spend most of his time at Martin Square Farm which is well known for producing mangoes; there he learnt how to play the guitar with the help from his brothers.[2]


Zulu worked as a street photographer in the streets of Rimuka in Kadoma.[3]He worked as a journalist and wrote for Kwayedza in the late ’80s. In 2016, he launched his debut book, “Miromo Yavakuru”, in Harare after decades of trying to get published. [1] Zulu released his first single in 1991 after a struggle as he was also rejected by recording companies because of the genre of his music-Marabi.[4]



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Prince Mushawevato, 10th son, 8th album for Kireni Zulu, Sunday Mail, publishedː November 27, 2017, retrievedː August 8, 2017
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  3. offering from Marabi king Kireni Zulu, The Zimbabwean,published: June 16, 2011, retrieved: August 8, 2017
  4. Musician Kireni Zulu publishes a Shona novel, says it took him nearly 30 years to come up with a publishable book,, published: February 26, 2016, retrieved: August 8, 2017