Herbert Schwamborn
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Herbert Schwamborn
Background information
Birth nameHerbert Willi Schwamborn
OriginHarare, Zimbabwe
GenresHip hop, electronic
Occupation(s)Director, Producer, Rapper
Years active1989 - Present
LabelsGandanga Music Zimbabwe
Associated actsSöhnemannheims

Metaphysics, (real name Herbert Schwamborn) is a Zimbabwean hip hop artists, music producer, film producer and entrepreneur who is based in Germany. Metaphysic is a member of the famous German band Söhne Mannheims. He founded the Zimbabwean and German based record label, Gandanga Music Zimbabwe.


He was born in 1973 in Mbare, Harare, Zimbabwe to a German father and Zimbabwean mother. While still in high school, Herbert hosted a show on one of the country's major radio stations, Radio 1. His show was called Young Zimbabwe Later he formed a music group called "A Peace Of Ebony" which which did the song Pretend it never happened".