Tamy Moyo image credit zimbuzz.co.zw
January 5, 1998
|Education||Lusitania Primary School|
|Alma mater||Westridge High School|
|Parent(s)||Doris Moyo (mother) Richard Kohola DJ RK (father)|
Thamsanqa Moyo is a Zimbabwean singer, songwriter and guitarist known mostly for her 2016 song Ndibereke. She is one of Zimbabwe's youngest musicians.
She started her music career when she was 7 years old when she was singing in the senior choir. She started singing at 7 while she was in Grade Two at Lusitania Primary School. She later attended Westridge High School. At an age of 13 while she was in Form One, she was already sharing the stage with International artists like Joe Thomas and perfoming with local artistes like Oliver Mtukudzi, urban groovers like Stunner, Ba Shupi, as well as Alexio Kawara. At 13 years again Tamy became the Child Ambassador for Childline Zimbabwe. Tamy released her first album called Celebrate Yo Lyf in the same year.
In 2008, Moyo spearheaded the formation of the Uganda African Choir, together with three other colleagues in a charity gig at the Madison Square Garden in New York, entertaining guests on the commemoration of the plight of the African child.
Tamy has performed at the largest festivals in Zimbabwe; Harare International Festival of the Arts and Shoko Festival. She has also featured at events such as National Arts Merit Awards and Miss Tourism Zimbabwe where she performed in November 2016.
Award-winning filmmaker, Sydney Taivavashe, recently announced the addition of Tamy as part of their cast for Gonarezhou (Film). Tamy will play the role of a girl named Chipo, who fearlessly pursues her dreams of being a world star and famous singer, together with her lover. She is basically a small town girl with big dreams. Along the way, her boyfriend flips the script on her dreams and from there the drama begins.
The young diva spoke about how she landed the role. “Well, the director of Gonarezhou, Sydney Taivavashe, had known about me as an artiste for some time, so he basically reached out and asked for an audition clip and from there he saw potential in me and I got the part.”
Tamy is also working on another short film Goredema, which is due for release in a few months’ time. For Tamy, this is just the beginning of her acting career, one she plans to maintain in a bid to be like her idol, Beyoncé Knowles.
- The 18th Rollecoaster (2016)
- Celebrate Yo Lyf
- Tamy has said she wants to be a humanitarian lawyer in the future, to protect children's rights.